923 Robie St
NS B3H 3C3
NOTE: THIS EVENT IS CANCELED, AS SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY HAS CANCELED ALL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES SCHEDULED FOR UP UNTIL MAY 31, 2020 IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. THE EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.
(See LA on campus map.)
Registration: Friday, May 8th 2020, onsite, 5 p.m.-5:30 p.m
Rd 1: Friday, May 8th, 6 p.m.
Rd 2: Saturday, May 9th, 10 a.m.
Rd 3: Saturday, May 9th, 4:30 p.m.
Rd 4: Sunday, May 10th, 9 a.m.
Rd 5: Sunday, May 10th, 3:30 p.m.
Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded, based on the number of entrants.
Note: The Nova Scotia Open trophy will be engraved with the name of the player(s) who finish(es) in first place. Chess Nova Scotia, however, keeps possession of the trophy.
** Time control: 40/105 + G/30 + 30-second increment starting from move one (same as the tournaments in the upcoming Pawn Wise festival) **
Adults (age 18 and over): $40
Seniors (age 65 and over): $35
Juniors (under age 18): $35
Forced byes: In rounds where there is an uneven number of players, a full-point, forced bye will be given to one player, as determined by the pairing software.
Note: This tournament is subject to the Chess Nova Scotia Fair Play and Electronic Device Policy.
Ken Cashin (1682)
Paulo Ferreira (1813)
Affordable hotels nearby:
Wedgewood Motel, Bedford Highway (near MSVU)
Howard Johnson/The Bluenose Inn & Suites, Bedford Highway (near MSVU)
Comfort Inn, Bedford Highway (near MSVU)
Chebucto Inn, Lady Hammond Road (between MSVU and SMU)
Robie’s End, (B&B, very close to SMU)
And a little more upscale…
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax – Bedford, 980 Parkland Drive (near MSVU)
Chateau Bedford Trademark Collection by Wyndham, 133 Kearney Lake Road (near MSVU)
Lord Nelson Hotel, 1515 South Park Street (closer to SMU)
Atlantica Hotel Halifax, 1980 Robie Street (closer to SMU)
Note: If you are looking for a roommate to share hotel and/or travel costs with for the tournament, please contact:
Ken Cashin email@example.com to have your name and contact info posted on this site for others to contact you.