Canadian Women’s Chess Championship 2011

15th Canadian Women’s Chess Championship 2011: October 8-10

(voir la page Championnat féminin d’échecs du Canada 2011 en français)

Annex Chess Club is pleased to host the 2011 Canadian Women’s Chess Championship.

WIM Natalia Khoudgarian is the new Canadian Women’s Champion – see the results page.

This event is sanctioned by the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC). The winner will become the Canadian Women’s Champion, and will earn a place on the 2012 Olympiad Women’s Team. The event will also raise funds for the 2012 Olympiad Women’s Team.

former Women's Champion,
Dina Kagramanov

15th Canadian Women’s Chess Championship 2011

Saturday October 8 to Monday October 10

Organized by:

  • Chess Institute of Canada (CIC)
    c/o Ted Winick, 41 Nina Street, Toronto, ON M5R 1Z5

Tournament Director:

  • Bryan Lamb

Location:

  • Annex Chess Club, 918 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON

Format:

  • 6-round Swiss

Schedule:

  • registration – Saturday @ 9 am
    Round 1 – Saturday @ 10 am
    Round 2 – Saturday @ 4 pm
    Round 3 – Sunday @ 10 am
    Round 4 – Sunday @ 4 pm
    Round 5 – Monday @ 10 am
    Round 6 – Monday @ 4 pm
    Playoffs – immediately following, or at a mutually convenient time
  • Those who cannot play Saturday because of Yom Kippur can play the first two rounds in advance

Time Control:

  • 40 moves/90 minutes; remaining moves/30 minutes; 30-s increment from move 1

CFC/FIDE:

  • All players must be up-to-date CFC members. The tournament will also be FIDE rated.

Equipment:

  • Chess sets, chess boards, and digital chess clocks will be provided

Prizes:

  • Projected Prize Fund: $1000
  • We are pleased to announce an additional prize, as follows: $250 to be shared among all players with a perfect score of 6/6. There has never been a perfect score in the Canadian Women’s Championship!
  • The 2011 champion will also receive free accommodation in Montreal for the 2012 Canadian Women’s Championship (courtesy of the 2012 organizers)

Entry Fee:

  • $150

Advance Registration:

  • pay by credit card to CFC,
    mail cheque to CIC (see address above),
    or pay by credit card to CIC (see PayPal registration below)

On-site Registration:

  • cash only

Filming Notice:

  • A Chess Institute of Canada camera crew will be on site, Monday October 10, filming for a video on chess in Toronto. By registering for the tournament, you are giving permission to appear in this film unless you indicate otherwise on your registration. If you do not wish to take part in the film, please inform the organizers on your registration form, and you will be seated so your game is not on camera.

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Players

# Name CFC/ Expiry CFC Rating FIDE/ FIDE Rating FIDE Title Notes Rds 1 and 2 in advance
9 Daniela Belc 121686 CFC expired 2052 2603861 2053 WFM women’s Olympiad team 2000 no
10 Myriam Roy 139360 OK 2001 2032589 1957 top female player in Quebec, rated 2088 FQE no
4 Iulia Lacau-Rodean 144348 OK 1994 1211285 2008 women’s Olympiad team 2010 poss.
5 Liza Orlova 138247 OK 1994 2601826 1931 WCM women’s Olympiad team 2010 poss.
1 Olya Chichkina 120564 CFC expired 1885 0 no
3 Natasa Serbanescu 111320 OK 1869 2605724 1824 no
12 Qiyu Zhou 151707 OK 1811 505161 1660 no
8 Rebecca Giblon 141076 OK 1564 2608324 1732 yes
11 Melissa Lee 139352 CFC expired 1563 2614448 0 no
2 Jiaxin Liu 149747 OK 1502 2611872 0 WCM no
7 Melissa Giblon 142624 OK 1474 2608286 1580 yes
6 Jessica Danti 151192 OK 1367 2613573 0 no
# Name CFC# Expiry Rating FIDE# Rating Title Notes 1 & 2 in advance

Also, the following players have indicated that they will play:

# Name CFC# Expiry CFC Rating FIDE# FIDE Rating FIDE Title Notes Rds 1 and 2 in advance
# Taylor Zhang 150152 OK 1215 2615665 0 no
# Rachel Tao 146055 OK 1155 2616300 0 no
# Name CFC# Expiry Rating FIDE# Rating Title Notes 1 & 2 in advance

15th Canadian Women’s Ch. – Advance Group

Rounds 1 and 2, results from games played in advance

# Round 1 Result
1 Melissa Giblon – Iulia Lacau-Rodean 0-1
2 Rebecca Giblon – Liza Orlova 0-1
# Round 2 Result
1 Iulia Lacau-Rodean – Rebecca Giblon 1-0
2 Liza Orlova – Melissa Giblon 1-0
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