Join us for our Hart House Chess Club Rapid Championship and Raffle fundraising tournament!

Open to all, this 2-section tournament offers a fun and competitive way to play chess while supporting the Club’s fundraising efforts. In addition to improving club equipment, this year’s fundraising will go towards hosting the Ivy League Challenge, sending teams to tournaments abroad (PanAms and CUCC) and special social events involving titled players.

All community members, non-participants included, are encouraged to participate in the Raffle to help support the fundraising efforts.


Format: This event is a 6-round Rapid Event (Swiss), using a 15 minute + 10 sec/move increment time control.

Ratings: CFC Quick Rated. CFC classical ratings will be used for Rd #1 pairings and final prizes. All players are required to have a valid CFC membership to play in this tournament. Players can either pay the fee online or bring cash onsite. 

Registration: Pay online by November 10th 11:59 PM. Or in-person on Fridays during casual play.

Prize Fund: ($1200 est. based on 70 entries):

  • Open Section:
    • 1st place – $250 + Championship Title
    • 2nd place – $175
    • 3rd place – $125
    • Top U2200 – $75
    • Top U1800 – $75
    • Top Woman: $75
  • U1400 Section
    • 1st place – $150
    • 2nd place – $100
    • 3rd place – $75
    • Top Woman – $50
    • Top Unrated – $50

Full details on the Hart House Chess Club website.

Event Metadata

Event Ended

  • Event Website: Official Website
  • Date: Sat, Nov 12, 2022
  • Time & Duration: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (EST) (7h)
  • Cost:
    • Open Section


    • U1400 Section


    • Raffle Ticket


  • Venue:
    Hart House
    7 Hart House Cir,
    Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
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  • Room: East Common Room (1034)
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