Chess Tournament Venue

#Introduction

This summer, let's meet for chess in Royal City (New Westminster). For results of last year's tournament, you can find the link here: New West Open 2018 Results

When

Aug 3rd - 5th
(Aug 3rd - 4th for Reserve section)
First round: 10am, Aug 3rd

Where

Douglas College (New Westminster)
700 Royal Ave, New Westminster
1st Floor S1650, S1670 and S1802
See map and parking suggestions

Organizer

West Chess Club
Lily Jia, Nicole Zhao and Eric Gu
Co-youth organizers:
Lyvia Shan, Sherry Tian and Henry Yang

Arbiter(s)

IA Stephen Wright (TD)
Eric Gu

 PLEASE REGISTER ON SITE

Contact

Eric Gu 
Email: info@westchess.com (Preferred)

Sponsors List

Donors list

Yang Song, Samuel Zheng

Detail

  • Swiss system
    6 rounds
  • Sections
    Premier / U2000 / U1600 / U1200 / Reserve (U800)
    (Subject to merge in case less than 40 total entries or less than 10 entries any section.)
  • Time control
    G/50+10 for Reserve section
    G/90+30 for all other sections
  • CFC rated
    You need a valid CFC membership ( Renew or buy annual CFC membership)
    Premier section:  FIDE &CFC rated
    Other sections: CFC rated
  • Prize
    $3000 (based on 80 paid entries), with $600 for 1st place in Premier section
    Unrated players (except in Premier section or Reserve section) are not qualified for section prizes, but for over-all best unrated prizes.
    Sponsored by Pizzeria Ludica, we also provide 5 upset prizes for Round 1 to 5 (detailed rules)
    Trophies and medals only for Reserve section
  • Tiebreaks for Reserve section
    a) the games between the tied players (only if all tied have played each other),
    b) Buchholz cut 1,
    c) Buchholz,
    d) the greater number of games with black (unplayed games count as played with white),
    e) the greater number of wins.
    f)  coin flip (administered by TD)
  • Entry fee
    Early Worm, $60 (by Jun 16th)
    Early Bird, $70 (by July 7th)
    Regular, $90
    Free for FIDE / CFC / USCF 2200+ or National Masters (by Jul 21st)
      Early Worm Early Bird Regular On Site
    Standard $60 $70 $90 $100
    Second in same family $40 $50 $70 $80
    Third in same family $40 $40 $50 $60
    Reserve section $40 $50 $70 $80
    FIDE/CFC/USCF 2200+ or NM Free before Jul 21st $100
    Play up a section (current rating within 100 rating points), add $20
    Play up a section (current rating within 200 rating points), add $40
    Deadline of online registration will be 24 hours before the first round.

    On site registration will be accepted at $100 before first round (starting at 8:45am) ; if registering before 9:45am, players will still be paired for the first round, otherwise get a potluck pairing (against someone else registering late) or a half-point bye.
  • Payment
    We accept online payment by Paypal (You don't need to have a Paypal account), or
    INTERAC® payment to info@westchess.com (please also send an email to inform player name and CFC number)
    We accept on site payment by credit card or by cash.
  • Cancellations and Refunds
    Should something arise that prevents you from being able to attend the tournament, you can email us expressing the need to cancel, and your entry fee will be refunded in the manner of your entry fee payment, less any payment process fee. The deadline for any cancellations is 48 hours before the starting of the tournament.
  • Equipment
    Provided (including chess sets, chess clocks and record sheets).
    Thanks to Chess2Inspire for the rental of chess sets and chess clocks!
  • Accommodation
    Inn At the Quay: $189 (Queen) per night + tax (nights of Aug 2nd, 3rd and 4th)
    Simply call the Hotel (tel:604-520-1776 or toll free tel:1-800-663-2001) before July 22nd, and book in the “New West Summer Open” block.

 

We recognize and acknowledge the QayQayt (Ki-Kite) First Nation, as well as all Coast Salish Peoples, on whose traditional and unceded territories we live, we learn, we play, and we do our work. 

Rounds

Aug 03 2019 / Day 1

Time 3-day section Reserve Section
08:30 On-Site Registration
10:00 Start of Round 1 Start of Round 1
12:30     Start of Round 2
15:00   Start of Round 2 Start of Round 3

Aug 04 2019 / Day 2

Time 3-day section Reserve Section
10:00 Start of Round 3
 
Start of Round 4
12:30   Start of Round 5
15:00 Start of Round 4
 
 Start of Round 6

Aug 05 2019 / Day 3

Time 3-day section Reserve Section
10:00 Start of Round 5  
15:00 Start of Round 6  

Half-point byes may be requested for all but the last round. One hour before the round starts, you can request a bye by emailing to info@westchess.com.
If your opponent doesn't show up for 1 hour after the round starts, you win by "forfeit".

Venue

Douglas College New Westminster Campus (Classroom S1650)

Douglas College New Westminster Campus (Classroom S1650)

Google map

700 Royal Avenue
V3M 5Z5 BC
Canada

Parking

On Saturday, the rates for the underground parkade in Douglas College 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.

Public transition

The venue is close to Skytrain Stations ( New Westminster station and Columbia Station). You are recommended to take #106 bus to reach the college (directly or after Skytrain).

Venue Detail

Main Site: S4650(Aboriginal Gathering Place), S1650 & S1670

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 map bellow.
East Entrance

Suggestion for parking

Douglas college underground parkade is open on only Saturday (August 3);the rates are $2/hour to a max of $8 before 6pm & a $3 flat rate after 6pm. Cash only.
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. 

Parking around Douglas College

Side Event: BC Day Blitz
Organized by Lyvia Shan, Sherry Tian and Henry Yang
TD: Lyvia Shan

Registration is $5 per player

(Please register 30 minutes before hand)

It starts at 7pm August 4th (Sunday) and may delay if the last round of the tournament before hand doesn’t finish very quickly.

5 round Swiss, time control 3+2.

First place $100 Second place $50 third place $25

Finish time is around 8:30pm.

**You will NOT be able to request a bye during this tournament**

Parental Supervision

Parents of players in grade 4 or below MUST remain on site throughout event to provide support/consolation to child. By the players’ participation in the event, parents/ guardians, whether on-site or off-site, release the organizers, officials & other volunteers from any claims, damages or liabilities arising from participation in the event.

Crowd Release for Photography

Please be advised that photographs will be taken at the event (New West Summer Open 2019) 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.

Registered list finalized
Total online registrations: 122
Section: Premier
No. Title Player   CFC Rating FIDE Rating Region CFC Expiry * Bye Rounds Section Notes  
1   Madiyar Amerkeshev edit player 1944 2221 Nanaimo, BC expiring   Premier   edit order
2 NM Brian McLaren edit player 2170 2114 Langley, BC valid   Premier   edit order
3   Kenji Hiebert edit player 2139 2033 West Kelowna, BC valid   Premier   edit order
4   Neil Doknjas edit player 2102 1975 Surrey, BC valid   Premier   edit order
5 WFM Alina Iuliana Gibbard edit player 2077 2046 Langley, BC valid   Premier   edit order
6   Gilbert Roland Co edit player 2065   New Westminster, BC valid   Premier   edit order
7 WFM Shi Yuan (Sherry) Tian edit player 2050 1855 Richmond, BC valid   Premier   edit order
8   Tristan Taylor edit player 2027 1953 Vancouver, BC valid   Premier   edit order
9   Peter Ferguson edit player 2004 1862 New Westminster, BC valid   Premier   edit order
10   Victor Zheng edit player 1976 1726 Vancouver, BC valid   Premier   edit order
11   ZhiQi Ryan Huang edit player 1933 1874 New Westminster, BC valid   Premier   edit order
12   Pavel Trochtchanovitch edit player 1924 1967 Richmond, BC expiring 2 Premier   edit order
13   Ryan Leong edit player 1913 1926 Richmond, BC valid   Premier Floater possibly edit order
14   Mark Linnick edit player 1876 1838 Saskatchewan, SK valid   Premier   edit order
15   Brian Yang edit player 1831 1574 Richmond, BC valid   Premier   edit order
16   Charles Wu edit player 1800   Richmond, BC valid 1 Premier   edit order
17   Joe Soliven edit player 1897 2076 Vancouver, BC valid   Premier   edit order
18   Chuyang Gu edit player 1879 1730 New Westminster, BC valid   Premier   edit order
Section: U1800
No. Title Player   CFC Rating FIDE Rating Region CFC Expiry * Bye Rounds Section Notes  
19   Jamie Campbell edit player 1799 1715 Nanaimo, BC valid   U1800   edit order
20   Jofrel Landingin edit player 1782 1788 Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
21   Jose Prem edit player 1754   Surrey, BC valid   U1800   edit order
22   Kai Wang edit player 1754 1577 Richmond, BC valid   U1800   edit order
23   Ashton Taylor edit player 1748   Vancouver, BC expiring   U1800   edit order
24   Nathan Ping-Ying Wu edit player 1714   Richmond, BC valid   U1800   edit order
25   George Kim edit player 1697   Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
26   Enayat Ganjian edit player 1692 1734 Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
27   Ethan Su edit player 1684 1524 Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
28   Ronald Basilio edit player 1637   Surrey, BC valid   U1800   edit order
29   Emmanuel Pangilinan edit player 1603   Abbotsford, BC valid   U1800   edit order
30   Brian Sullivan edit player 1592   Langley, BC valid   U1800   edit order
31   Joshua Imoo edit player 1583   Surrey, BC valid   U1800   edit order
32   Yu Han (Veronica) Guo edit player 1540   Vancouver, BC valid 1 U1800   edit order
33   Elliot Lupini edit player 1509   Victoria, BC expiring   U1800   edit order
34   Navid Samiei edit player 1282   Coquitlam, BC valid   U1800   edit order
35   Larysa Plostak edit player 1590   Coquitlam, BC expiring   U1800   edit order
36   Daniel Ruohan Wang edit player 1578   Richmond, BC valid   U1800   edit order
37   Timur Zaruev edit player 1547   Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
38   Clement Cheng edit player 1535   Richmond, BC valid   U1800   edit order
39   Henry Yang edit player 1506 1529 Burnaby, BC valid   U1800   edit order
40   Tyler Cruz edit player 1484   Nanaimo, BC valid   U1800   edit order
41   Gillian Mok edit player 1365   Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
42   Kamal Singh edit player 1342   Burnaby, BC expiring   U1800   edit order
43   Aaron Anandji edit player 1339   Surrey, BC valid   U1800   edit order
44   Joyce Zhang edit player 1339   Surrey, BC valid   U1800   edit order
45   Dylan Fraser edit player 1327   Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
46   Jerry Ming edit player 1326 1493 Calgary, AB valid   U1800   edit order
47   Jerald Mamaradlo edit player 1289   Surrey, BC valid   U1800   edit order
48   Aaron Han edit player 1288   Surrey, BC expiring   U1800   edit order
49   Zhengyuan (Frank) Zhou edit player 1282   Burnaby, BC valid   U1800   edit order
50   Neo Huang edit player 1275   Surrey, BC valid   U1800   edit order
51   Alex Zou edit player 1212   Vancouver, BC valid   U1800   edit order
52   Raymond Tangning Zhang edit player 1208   Burnaby, BC valid   U1800   edit order
Section: U1200
No. Title Player   CFC Rating FIDE Rating Region CFC Expiry * Bye Rounds Section Notes  
53   Winston Huang edit player 1170   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
54   Jason Sunardi edit player 1143   Surrey, BC valid   U1200   edit order
55   Anthony Zongyue Li edit player 1127   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
56   Akash Jain edit player 1101   Delta, BC valid   U1200   edit order
57   Khoi Trinh edit player 1093   , SK valid   U1200   edit order
58   Justin Gao edit player 1090   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
59   Norman Batisse edit player 1085   Surrey, BC valid   U1200   edit order
60   Erwin Jun-Han Mok edit player 1056   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
61   Aiden Leong edit player 990   Burnaby, BC valid   U1200   edit order
62   Sohrab Ganjian       West vancouver, BC     U1200   edit order
63   Behnam Vahabpour edit player 1151   Vancouver, BC valid 2 U1200   edit order
64   Tyler Fowler edit player 1063   Victoria, BC valid   U1200   edit order
65   Amanda Yang edit player 1056   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
66   Alexander Jin edit player 1039   West Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
67   Steven Wang edit player 1034   Richmond, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
68   Nicholas Pei-Chang Wu edit player 986   Richmond, BC valid   U1200   edit order
69   Rohan Wessels edit player 972   Richmond, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
70   Arya Cyrus Boroomand edit player 971   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
71   Lyvia Shan edit player 957   Coquitlam, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
72   Samuel Zheng edit player 953   Burnaby, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
73   Joey Xu edit player 925   Burnaby, BC valid   U1200   edit order
74   Julian Tang edit player 918   Vancouver, BC valid 3 U1200   edit order
75   Mengyang Li edit player 917   Burnaby, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
76   Felix Tian Zhou edit player 912   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
77   Eric Shan edit player 906   Vancouver, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
78   Miguel Vivas edit player 898   New Westminster, BC valid   U1200   edit order
79   Jason Imoo edit player 885   Surrey, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
80   Tom Chen edit player 858   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
81   Luke Huang edit player 858   New Westminister, BC expiring   U1200 Floater edit order
82   Zhengyu Chen edit player 852   Burnaby, BC valid   U1200   edit order
83   Ryan Bole Yu edit player 841   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
84   Nathan Yi-Hsin Yang edit player 839   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
85   Brendan Woodroff edit player 833   Chilliwack, BC valid   U1200   edit order
86   Shushrutha Bhatt edit player 818   Vancouver, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
87   Gideon Tang edit player 814   Vancouver, BC valid 3 U1200   edit order
88   Eliza Tian edit player 809   Richmond, BC valid   U1200   edit order
89   Daniel Zhu edit player 785   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
90   Jerry Zheng edit player 777   Surrey, BC valid   U1200   edit order
91   Alren Buhay edit player 762   New Westminister, BC valid   U1200   edit order
92   Drake Chen edit player 749   , BC valid   U1200   edit order
93   Emilian Holmgren edit player 662   North Saanich, BC valid   U1200   edit order
94   David Yang edit player 654   Burnaby, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
95   Abigail Wang edit player 578   Surrey, BC valid   U1200   edit order
96   Ruijie Feng edit player 465   West Vancouver, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
97   Aaron Holmgren edit player 0   North Saanich, BC valid   U1200   edit order
98   Eoin Kelly edit player 0   Richmond, BC valid   U1200   edit order
99   Kaiser Md Nahiduzzaman edit player 0   Vancouver, BC valid   U1200   edit order
100   Brendon Taylor edit player 0   Delta, BC valid   U1200   edit order
101   Braden Honson       Burnaby, BC     U1200   edit order
102   STEVEN ZHANG       WEST VANCOUVER, BC     U1200   edit order
103   David Liao       Surrey, BC     U1200   edit order
104   Bohan Zhang       West Vancouver , BC     U1200   edit order
105   KEVIN ZHANG edit player     WEST VANCOUVER, BC     U1200   edit order
106   Dong Fang Shi       Surrey , BC   3 U1200   edit order
107   Nathan Yan edit player     burnaby, BC     U1200   edit order
108   Walter Zhang edit player 723   Burnaby, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
109   Peter Gordon edit player 644   Maple Ridge, BC valid   U1200   edit order
110   Coen Holmgren edit player 608   North Saanich, BC valid   U1200   edit order
111   Gwendolyn Tang edit player 607   Vancouver, BC valid 4, 5 U1200   edit order
112   Matthew Imoo edit player 573   Surrey, BC valid   U1200   edit order
113   George Baiyuan Ning edit player 408   Vancouver, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
114   Caitlin Wang edit player 378   Burnaby, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
115   Hayden Feng edit player 0   Burnaby, BC valid   U1200   edit order
116   Vikram Logan edit player 0   Port Coquitlam, BC expiring   U1200   edit order
117   Joey Deng       Surrey , BC   6 U1200   edit order
118   Armaan Randhawa       Surrey, BC     U1200   edit order
119   Philip Tran       Surrey, BC     U1200   edit order
120   Lucas Tran       Surrey, BC     U1200   edit order
121   Adley Du       Surrey, BC     U1200   edit order
122   zachary liu       coquitlam, BC     U1200   edit order

Notes

* : If player's CFC membership will expire before the end of tournament ( 2019-08-04 ), please renew it at: CFC website
* : If you have paid to play up a section ($20 for current rating within 100 rating points, $40 for within 200 rating points), please wait for the administrator to manually confirm.