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7th Annual Grand Pacific Open





Easter 2013,

March 29-April 1


A 6 round FIDE & CFC rated Swiss

$5000 Guaranteed Prize Fund


The Grand Pacific Open is BC's largest chess tournament and this will be it's 7th annual!    The main event is a 6 round FIDE and CFC rated Swiss with $5000 in prizes.   There are also a number of side events which are free if you play in the main event and include an active tournament, Midnight Blitz with $100 in prizes, and a Bughouse tournament to finish off the weekend.





Come join us Easter 2013 in Victoria for the Grand Pacific Open!


Thanks to all of our Sponsors!




Side Event Details:


Side Event Entry Fee: For all side events, FREE if registered in the main event, the Grand Pacific Open.  Otherwise, $10 gets you a pass to all side events.  CFC membership not required for any of the side events.


Grand Pacific Scholastic: A CYCC qualifier for juniors. March 29.  Details TBA

Grand Pacific Active A 4 round active event open to all: March 29 12 noon - 5pm, G/25min+5 sec increment,

Midnight Blitz March 30 10pm or ASAP to midnight, G/5min, 5 double round Swiss, 1st $50, U1800 $25, U1500 $25

Grand Pacific Bughouse April 1 2:30pm - 4pm, G/5min, 5 round Swiss  


Grand Pacific Open Details:


Registration: Online registration will be set up September, 2012 or you can also contact us at grandpacificopen@gmail.com


Sections: Open (FIDE and CFC rated); U1800 (CFC rated)


Round Times Rd 1 at 6:00 pm Friday March 29; Rds 2 and 3 at 12:00 noon and 6:00 pm Saturday March 30;

Rds 4 and 5 at 12:00 noon and 6:00 pm Sunday March 31; Rd 6 at 10:00 am Monday April 1


Prize Fund: $5000 Guaranteed:  

Open Section: $1150+Trophy, $700, $450 U2100 $475+Trophy, $375

Top BC Player qualifies for BC Closed.

Top Women $80, $70, $60, $50, $40 (in addition to any other prize Courtesy of Goddess Chess)

U1800 Section: $425+Trophy, $325; U1500 $350+Trophy, $250

Top Unrated (Highest score in either section) $100

Biggest Upset $100


Time Control: Game in 90 minutes with a 30 second increment


Entry Fee , $75 registered and paid on or before Feb. 22, $85  registered and paid  on or before March 25, $95  on site.  Discount $20 if rated U1400 or unrated.   Add $20 if playing up a section and rated U1700 or unrated.

Non CFC members add $16 (adult) or $8 (junior).   First time players who meet the conditions listed on our Policies page have CFC membership included in entry fee.  2nd & higher entries from one family receive a family discount of $30.


Policies:  Please see our policy page for information on our policies for membership, ratings, refunds, and other items of interest.



Same great location at the Grand Pacific Hotel!  $99 room rate available.  Quote APR2013Chess  for this great rate. www.hotelgrandpacific.com

Toll Free: 1-800-663-7550  Phone: 250-386-0450  Email: reserve@hotelgrandpacific.com


Contact us at: grandpacificopen@gmail.com


Organizers: Brian Raymer, Paul Leblanc, Roger Patterson







Previous Grand Pacific Opens

2012 Grand Pacific Open

2011 Grand Pacific Open

2010 Grand Pacific Open

2009 Grand Pacific Open

2008 Grand Pacific Open

2007 Grand Pacific Open

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