The Hart House Chess Club, the official Chess Club of the University of Toronto, is delighted to host the 2024 Canadian Chess Championship.

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Hosted at Hart House for the first time in over 30 years, the Canadian Chess Championship will include a 10-round Open Swiss and a 9-round Women's Swiss for spots to the Chess World Cup and Olympiad.

Time Control (all sections): 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an addition of 30 seconds per move increment from move one

Capacity: 100 for Zonals, 300 for General Section.


  • Zonal Section, Minimum 2000 FIDE OR 2200 CFC/FQE;
  • Women’s Zonal Section, open to all;
  • General Sections: 1800+, U1800(CFC-rated and FIDE-rated),and U1400(CFC-rated only).

Fee Structure:

  • Zonals: $160 by March 1st, 11:59 pm ET, $200 thereafter until March 25th 11:59 pm.
  • General Sections: $90 by March 1st, 11:59 pm ET, $100 thereafter until March 25th 11:59 pm. 
  • Discounted fees apply for University of Toronto students.

Location: 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

Playing Venue: Great Hall, Debates Room, Music Room.

Please visit Hart House Chess website for all the information.

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  • Event Website: Official Website
  • Date: Wed, Mar 27, 2024
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  • Time & Duration: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (EST) (5h)
  • Cost:
    • Zonals (by March 1)


    • Zonals (by March 25)


    • General (by March 1)


    • General (by March 25)


  • Venue:
    Hart House
    7 Hart House Cir,
    Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
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  • Room: Great Hall / Debates Room / Music Room
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