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Canadian Open 2014

Canadian Open 2014This year’s Quebec Open will be merged with the Canadian Open in one super-tournament to be held on 19-26th July in the “Grand Salon” of the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, in Montreal.

The 9-round Swiss tournament is organized by the Quebec Chess Federation. The total prize fund is $25,000, with $20,000 guaranteed.

Sections and prizes

Over 2400 (CFC, FQE and FIDE rated):
$4,000, $2,000, $1,200, $700, $400, $200, $100 — $1500 (best Quebecer: Gowlings prize), $500 (best junior), $300 (best woman), $300 (best senior), $250 (best cadet)

Under 2400 FIDE (CFC, FQE and FIDE rated):
$1,500, $900, $600, $500, $400, $300, $200, $100, $300 (-2200), $225 (-2100), $125 (best woman), $125 (best senior), $125 (best junior), $75 (best cadet)

Under 2000 (CFC and FQE rated):
$1000, $600, $300, $200, $250 (-1900), $150 (-1800), $125 (best woman), $125 (best senior), $125 (best junior), $75 (best cadet)

Under 1700 (CFC and FQE rated):
$750, $500, $250, $100, $150 (-1500), $100 (-1400), $125 (best woman), $125 (best senior), $125 (best junior), $75 (best cadet)

Under 1300 (CFC and FQE rated):
$600, $400, $200, $100, $100 (best U1200), $75 (best U1100), $50 (best unrated player), $125 (best woman), $125 (best senior), $125 (best junior), $75 (best cadet)

Best result (total CYCC + Canadian Open, any sections) : $250

Mini-COC
$300, $200, $100

Side events:
Bughouse tournament (Friday July 18) at 6 PM
Blitz Tournament (Saturday July 26) at 7 PM

Top rated players:
Sergei TIVIAKOV – Russie – 2658
Anton KOVALYOV – Argentine – 2636
Robin VAN KAMPEN – Pays-Bas – 2633
Elshan MORADIABADI – Iran – 2586
Eric HANSEN – Canada – 2580
Bator SAMBUEV – Canada – 2530
Nick DE FIRMIAN – 2509
Walter ARENCIBIA – Cuba – 2531
Thomas ROUSSEL-ROOZMON – Canada – 2476
Reynaldo VERA – Cuba – 2454
John FEDOROWICZ – États-Unis – 2427
Luis Manuel PEREZ RODRIGUEZ – Cuba – 2387

Tournament website

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