The 104th BC Chess Championship will be hosted by West Chess Club in New Westminster during Thanksgiving weekend.
WhenOct 11th - 14th
First round: 5pm, Oct 11th
Douglas College (New Westminster Campus)
700 Royal Ave, New Westminster
4th Floor N4360 (Main Venue)
OrganizerWest Chess Club
Arbiter(s)IA Stephen Wright (TD)
Email: email@example.com (Preferred)
7-round Round-Robin for BC Closed
- Rating system
FIDE & CFC rated
BC Closed: First place: $300, Second place $200.
Perpetual trophy for first place winner(s).
All by invitation.
* Joshua Doknjas(by BCJCC 2019), Patrick Huang(by GPO 2019) and IM Raymond Kaufman(by Keres 2019) declined to play.
Rating Qualified by Accepted invitation FM Grigorii Morozov 2400 co-champion 2018 Y FM Tanraj Sohal 2351 co-champion 2018 Y Davaa-Ochir Nyamdorj 2330 BC Open 2019 Y NCM Neil Doknjas 2145 Langley Open 2019 Y Brandon Zhu 2208 CFC rating Y NM Brian McLaren 2146 CFC rating Y CM Arpak Worya Mohammed Qanee 2198 CFC rating Y NM Roger Patterson 2075 CFC rating Y
- Entry fee
Provided (including chess sets, chess clocks and record sheets).
Thanks to for the rental of chess sets and chess clocks!
|17:00||Start of Round 1|
|10:00||Start of Round 2|
|15:00||Start of Round 3|
Main Site: N4360 (depends on total entries, could be used as Skittle room)
No food or beverage of any kind will be permitted to be brought in or to leave to the venue.
Please note: On Sunday and Monday (BC Day), only east entrance will be available! See the red arrow in the map bellow.
Suggestion for parking
Douglas college underground parkade is open on only Monday to Friday(6am–midnight) and Saturday(7am–7pm); the rates are $2/hour to a max of $8 before 6pm & a $3 flat rate after 6pm. Cash only.
There is an Impark lot on 8th St & Royal Ave (surface lot). The rates are the same as the underground lot $2/hour up to a max of $8 per day & a $3 flat rate after 6pm.
Alternated parking around Douglas college are:
- In red circle 1& 2 are paid parking, $6 for 12 hours (recommended).
- In red line have free hours parking, please read sign carefully to determine how long you want to park the car.
Crowd Release for Photography
Please be advised that photographs will be taken at the event (2019 BC Chess Championship) for use on the westchess.com website and in the press, and other publications. By entering this event, you consent to the West Chess Club photographing and using your image and likeness.