Thanksgiving Day Open 2016

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Date: October 7-9, 2016

Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, 166 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS., McCain Centre, Room 105 (See campus map.)

Contact: Ken Cashin

Type: Five round Swiss.

Registration: Friday, October 7th onsite, 5:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.


Rd 1: Friday, October 7th, 6 p.m.

Rd 2: Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.

Rd 3: Saturday, October 8th, 4 p.m.

Rd 4: Sunday, October 9th, 10 a.m.

Rd 5: Sunday, October 9th, 4 p.m.

Time control: Game in 2 hours, with 30-second increments starting at move one.

Entry Fee:

Adults (age 18 and over): $40

Seniors (age 65 and over): $35

Juniors (under age 18): $35


Note: In addition to the tournament entry fee, a membership to the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC) is required to participate in the tournament. The membership can be purchased online on the CFC site before the tournament, or can be paid to the tournament director onsite at time of registration.


Confirmed Participants: (Last updated 2 p.m. Friday, October 7th, 2016)

Chris Felix (2091)

Glenn Charlton (2018)

Stephen Saunders (1942)

Ken Cashin (1876)

Paulo Ferreira (1866)

Marius Bajorski (1787) (Germany)

Eric Newman (1760)

Cristian Stanchiu-Cashin (1689)

Erdem Daldal (1652)

Ed McKearney (1602)

Jim Livingstone (1600) (bye rd. 1)

Brandon MacDonald (1490)

John MacLean (1283) (bye rds. 1 & 2)

Dylen Keel (1220)



Probable Participants:

David Kenney (1863)

George Hensel (1716)

Conrad MacNeil (1612)


Maybe Participants:

Anton Wysocki (2208)

Paul Ford (unr.)




Affordable hotels nearby:

Wedgewood Hotel, Bedford Highway

Howard Johnson/The Bluenose Inn & Suites, Bedford Highway

Chebucto Inn, Lady Hammond Road


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