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Langley Open 2024

In Partnership with Langley Chess Club

Event Start Date & Time : August 31, 2024 (Saturday) - 10:00 am

Event End Date & Time : September 2, 2024 (Monday) - 6:00 pm

Event Details

You are invited to the 17th edition of the Langley Open 2024 Chess Tournament with a prize fund of $4,000 across various sections based on 150 entries. Happy surprise if we exceed 200 entries. Please refer to our rewards section for full details.

Langley Chess Club has been running strong since 1970s and they have been hosting this prestigious event since 2006.Langley Chess Club and Fraser Valley Chess Academy, in collaboration, will host the 2024 Langley Open at Trinity Western University in Langley, BC this year.

Location: Trinity Western University, 22500 University Dr, Langley Twp, BC V2Y 1Y1
Main playing area: Robert G. Kuhn Building, Room # 116 (First floor).
– Ample indoor waiting area for parents/ visitors.
– On-site restaurant: Starbucks adjacent to the waiting area.

Schedule and round timings:
Sat, Aug 31st, 2024: Round 1: 10am start; Round 2: 3pm start
Sun, Sep 1st, 2024: Round 3: 10am start; Round 4: 3pm start
Mon, Sep 2nd, 2024: Round 5: 9am start; Round 6: 2pm start

Prize ceremony: 6pm to 6:15pm
– Langley Open Winner name to be engraved on the trophy
– Top BC Player will qualify for BC Closed 2024

Time Control: 90 mins + 30 secs increment (6 rounds)

Sections:
OPEN (FIDE & CFC rated)
U1700 (CFC rated)*
U1000 (CFC rated)
*Section range subject to change based on average strength of entries when registration closes.

Tiebreaks:
– Buchholz

Tournament Fee:
– Free entry: Players with over 2300 CFC/FIDE rating until Jun 30th, 2024 – midnight
– Early bird $90 + GST: Until Jun 30th, 2024 – midnight.
– Regular $105 + GST: Until Aug 29th, 2024 – midnight.
– Play-up fee: $30 if the player is within the 100 points range.
Family Discount: $20 per player from 2nd family member onwards.

No onsite registration. No refunds after registration closes/ for no-shows or withdrawals.
Forfeit time = 1 hour from scheduled start time.

Hotel & Accommodation Partner:
Special group rate at Sandman Langley,
– Direct 6-minute drive to the tournament venue.

Sandman Hotel Langley – Rates starting at $209
Sandman Signature Langley – Rates starting at $239
8855 202 St, Langley BC, V1M 2N9.
Hotel 604 888 7263

www.sandmanhotels.com

Onsite paid parking

Onsite Starbucks

Free Wi-Fi

Rewards & Recognition

OPEN

Best Premier Player:
2nd place:
3rd place:

U1700

Best U1700 Player:
2nd place:
3rd place:

U1000

Best U1000 Player:
2nd place:
3rd place:

Best Unrated Player:

Biggest Upset:

*We will call or email you with the trial confirmation and try our best to accommodate the preferred trial date requested in the form."
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