The Etobicoke Open

I) tournament info

II) registration

i) fee (donation only, see below)

III) Prizes

I. Tournament Info:

June 1st and 2nd @ Etobicoke Civic Center, meeting rooms 1, 2 and 3

June 2nd : R4 @ 10a R5 @ 1230p
70+10 time

Rated sections U1200/U1700/U2100/Crown

(sections may be combined based on turnout)

Non-CFC section (Time control 25 minutes per side + 5 seconds per move)

June 1st R1@10a/2@1130a/3@1p/4@230p/5@4p

June 2nd  Depending on the amount of interest, we will either have casual blitz games or a 5-minute blitz knockout tournament starting at 1030 AM, come by the day of for some chess and we’ll see what we do.

Free Parking , subway/TTC accessible, for directions check

II. Registration

To obtain a CFC ID to play in the rated section, visit

To play in the unrated section, simply fill out the form below and put “00000” in the CFC ID section.

i) There is no official registration fee. The suggested donation is $10 – 20 since the tournament will cost us at least $500 to run. If you can afford it, donating would help. If you can afford to donate $20 or more, it would help tremendously and would allow us to keep running these tournaments more than once, and maybe more than once a year. Ways to donate:

  • E-transfer us money , email is “”, make the secret answer “chess” or something else but make it obvious, and mention somewhere that it’s your donation for the tournament
  • Donate online: add “tournament” in the message Paypal donation link
  • Cheques can be made out to “Etobicoke Chess Club” and can be mailed to:

Etobicoke Chess Club

21 van camp place

Toronto ON

Canada M9R 2N2

We cannot accept any cash donations on the premises on the day of the tournament, but we can accept cash on our Thursday night sessions which would go towards the tournament. Come by on a Thursday night, donate, and say “this is for the tournament”.

If you can’t afford to donate, don’t worry, just put “0” in the “My expected donation” section.

Fill out this form to register:

If you can’t afford to donate $10 then don’t worry, donate what you can and register. If you can’t afford to donate, don’t worry, just register. If you have a CFC ID, you’ll play in the rated section. If you don’t, we’ll put you in the Unrated section.

Any questions please call / text 6475742453 or email

III) Prizes

– The CFC rating points that you win from the games

– Bragging rights

– Everlasting Glory