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For further information : info@fqechecs.qc.ca

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Among others....

  • Accommodation
  • One of the most beautiful venues in Quebec
  • A great opportunity for norms
I. Guaranteed prize fund of 18 000$

Invitational :
4 000$, 2 000, 1 000, 500, 200, 100 -- 1500$ for the best Quebecer (Gowlings Prize)

Open :
1 000$, 600$, 500$, 400$, 300$, 200$, 100$, 350 (-2200), 250 (-2100)

Section A (-2000):
800$, 500, 300, 200, 250 (-1900), 150 (-1800)

Section B (-1700):
600$, 400, 200, 100, 150 (-1500), 100 (-1400)

Section C (-1300 and unrated):
400$, 300, 200, 100, 100 (-1200), 75 (-1100)

Mini-COQ :
300$, 200, 100

Registration fees

Invitational(FIDE, CFC and FQE rated) : Contact us.
Open (FIDE, CFC and FQE rated): Reg. 100$, after July 1st 115$, on site 130$
Section A (-2000) : Reg. 85$, after July 1st 105$, on site 120$
Section B (-1700) : Reg. 75$, after July 1st 95$, on site 110$
Section C (-1300 and unr.) : Reg. 65$, after July 1st 85$, on site 100$


20 $ discount for junior players(under 20 years old on January 1 2013)

Online payment
Mini-COQ (30$ for all the sections). Please send an email if you want to play up a section.
Membership : Quebec residents and foreign players must be FQE members or pay a tournament card (20$). Players living in another province need to be CFC members or pay a tournament card (20$). Online payment by Paypal or credit card :

Inscription - COQ2013


REGISTRATION - JUNIOR Special rates for juniors until July 1st, 2013 (19 years of age or less on January 1st, 2013). Use the button : Acheter
REGISTRATION - JUNIOR
II. Venue : Collège Brébeuf

The tournament will be held at the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, 3200 Côte Sainte-Catherine, Montréal.

The old Brebeuf's Chapel, now containing the Jesuit archives, is the principal tournament hall.
Itinerary from the Côte-des-Neiges station (about 13 min. by foot)

1- Take the north exit when getting out of the metro.
2- At the exit of the station, turn right on Chemin Côtes-des-Neiges.
3- Walk until the Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine and turn right. The college is at 0,6 km.

3200 Chemin de la Côte Sainte-Catherine

For public transportation: http://www.stm.info/

III. Rules

Prizes : For the invitational section, the prizes will be determined by using the Hort system.
Time Control : 40 moves / 90 minutes + 30 minutes/mate + 30 sec. increment. No analog clock tolerated.
Registration: No reimbursement after July 19 2013. 15% of administrative fees on reimbursement. All taxes included. You can pay by Paypal at www.fqechecs.qc.ca or by cheque at : Fédération québécoise des échecs C.P. 1000, succursale M, Montréal H1V 3R2.
Rating : FIDE rating is used for the invitational section. For the other sections, we take the highest rating (FQE, national or FIDE). The invitational and the open sections are FIDE, FQE and CFC rated. All the other sections are only FQE rated. Unrated players cannot win more than 100$, except in the Open section.
Byes : Possibility of three (3) ½ byes in the first 4 rounds, if asked before the tournament. Complete rules on www.fqechecs.qc.ca

IV.Schedule

Sunday July 21 2013 : Registration - 9 AM to 10:15 AM / round 1 at 11 AM ; round 2 at 6 PM
Monday July 22 to Friday July 26 : rounds 3-7 at 6 PM
Saturday July 27 : round 8 at 11 AM
Sunday July 28 : round 9 at 11 AM
Blitz tournament at 7 PM