Quebec Open Championship 2013 Print
Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:54
The Quebec Open Championship 2013 is scheduled to take place on 21-28th July at the beautiful venue in Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, 3200 Côte Sainte-Catherine, Montréal.

The tournament will be held in six sections: Invitational, Open, Section A (U2200), Section B (U1700), Section C (U1300 and unrated) and Mini-COQ.

The organizers have secured Grandmaster participation in the main Invitational section and this presents an excellent opportunity to win title norms. The total prize fund is 18,000$ guaranteed.

Top rated players are: GM Lazaro Bruzon Batista, GM Bator Sambuev, GM Eric Hansen, GM Sarunas Sulskis, GM Alexis Cabrera, GM Eduardas Rozentalis, GM Ioan-Cristian Chirila, GM Reynaldo Vera and GM Walter Arencibia.

Last year winner was GM Wesley So


2013 Quebec Open playing venue


Rules and format

Time Control: 40 moves / 90 minutes + 30 minutes/mate + 30 sec. increment.
Registration: No reimbursement after July 19 2013. 15% of administrative fees on reimbursement. All taxes included. You can pay by Paypal at www.fqechecs.qc.ca or by cheque at Fédération québécoise des échecs C.P. 1000, succursale M, Montréal H1V 3R2.
Rating: FIDE rating is used for the invitational section. For the other sections, we take the highest rating (FQE, national or FIDE). The invitational and the open sections are FIDE, FQE and CFC rated. All the other sections are only FQE rated. Unrated players cannot win more than 100$, except in the Open section.
Byes: Possibility of three (3) ½ byes in the first 4 rounds, if asked before the tournament. Complete rules on www.fqechecs.qc.ca.

Prizes

Invitational: 4 000$, 2 000, 1 000, 500, 200, 100 — 1500$ for the best Quebecer (Gowlings Prize)
Open: 1 000$, 600$, 500$, 400$, 300$, 200$, 100$, 350 (-2200), 250 (-2100)
Section A (U2000): 800$, 500, 300, 200, 250 (-1900), 150 (-1800)
Section B (U1700): 600$, 400, 200, 100, 150 (-1500), 100 (-1400)
Section C (U1300 and unrated): 400$, 300, 200, 100, 100 (-1200), 75 (-1100)
Mini-COQ: 300$, 200, 100



 
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