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University Team Chess Championship at McMaster
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Saturday 12 January 2019 - 02:34:17 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
The 2019 University Team Chess Championship will be at McMaster this weekend. Come visit and see some of the strongest players in Canada.

The event will throughout Saturday and Sunday at Convocation Hall, which is in the building, University Hall.
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Hamilton Holiday Series 2018: Round 5 Pairings Are Up!
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Saturday 08 December 2018 - 03:42:16 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
The results for the last round of our Holiday Series are now up. Please visit the following link to see them:

Hamilton Holiday Series 2018

For those of you taking a break from long games, we will be trying ongoing blitz tournaments on the side. The blitz games will start at 8pm!
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Club Championship 2018 - Round 8 Doug Bailey Wins!
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Saturday 03 November 2018 - 03:56:30 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
Congratulations to Doug Bailey, you are the Hamilton Club Champ for 2018. Second place is Konstantin Agabekian. Best U1500 prize is a split between Al Fabris and Ken Callaghan.

Please check the following link to see the final cross table:

Hamilton Club Champ 2018 - Standings
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Halloween Party October 26 2018
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Saturday 20 October 2018 - 04:06:24 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
There will be no chess on October 26, 2018 as the youth group is getting the building that day. Kids from our chess club who would like to attend the party should contact the Emmanuel United Church asap to get on the guest list. Their contact info is:

905-389-4150 | euchamilton@gmail.com

Enjoy your Halloween and see you Friday November 2!
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Hamilton City Club Championship 2018
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Thursday 20 September 2018 - 00:50:16 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
The Hamilton City Chess Club Presents...
Hamilton City Club Championship 2018!

The event will begin on:
September 28, 2018
and continue for 9 weeks.
(There will be one week off for Halloween)

Playing site is:
Emmanuel United Church
871 Upper Ottawa Street
Please register at 7:00pm
Entree fee for Members is $20

Non members pay 20 + 3 dollars per visit or $44 total
CFC Memberships Needed.

ALSO Join Us for
Hamilton Blitz Championship September 21!
Begins after our annual meeting at 7:30 pm (About 8:15pm)
No CFC or Club membership is needed to play in this blitz tournament!
The blitz championship is free to the public!

Please email any questions to chesshamilton@gmail.com

Join the discussion for our championship events on Chess Canada:

And good luck with your chess!
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Coming Up At Hamilton City Chess Club
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Saturday 15 September 2018 - 19:32:56 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
September is always one of our most busy months! Here's what's going on in 2018:

September 22, 2018 7:30pm Annual Meeting - Elect executive and talk about chess issues!
September 22, 2018 8:15pm Hamilton Blitz Tournament - A free tournament!
September 28, 2018 7:00pm Hamilton City Club Championship - Play the best!
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Hamilton August Series 2018: Datis Wins!
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Saturday 15 September 2018 - 19:27:01 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
Congratulations to Datis Azarpazhooh who came first place with 4.5! Honorable mention goes to Mitchell Schneider who came second. Please click on the following link to see the cross table!

Hamilton August Series 2018 Results
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Hamilton Summer Open 2018: Deadline Change
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Monday 20 August 2018 - 22:54:04 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
Please note that the deadlines for our weekend swiss have been extended by one day due to a confusing printing error.

So the preregistration deadline is now Thursday Aug 23 and the Titled player discount deadline is Wednesday Aug 22.

Please preregister for our event, by emailing chesshamilton@gmail.com. Once you pre register, you just pay your entry fee Saturday morning at 9am.

Members of Hamilton City Chess club should also remember to email us as chesshamilton@gmail.com for a bye Friday, if they intend to skip the regular club.

Good luck with your chess everyone!!
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Hamilton Summer Open 2018
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Monday 20 August 2018 - 22:50:12 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
Hamilton Summer Open 2018
Hamilton City Chess Club Presents:
A 5 Round Swiss August 25-26 At
Emmanuel United Church
871 upper Ottawa Street, Hamilton Ontario

• Schedule
Please Confirm your registration Saturday August 25 at 9:00am
Those arriving after 9:20am may not be paired

• Game Times
Saturday - 9:30am, 2:00pm and 6:30pm
Sunday - 11:00am, 4:00pm

• Sections and Prizes
Top Guns - U2000 - U1600 - U1200
Top Guns and U2000 will play for cash prizes. U1600 and U1200 will play for trophies.
To play in the Top Guns Section You must be 1900 or higher
To play in the U2000 section you must be 1500 or higher
To play in the U1600 section you must be 1200 or higher
Please note: Unrated players are not eligible for the U2000 prize.

• Fees
Email us your commitment to play by by Thursday Aug 23 to avoid late fee!
Top Guns and U2000 $60.00 - U1600 and U1200 $40.00 Cash Only
(Cost at the door is $70 and $50 respectively)
Titled players who commit to playing by Wednesday August 22st will receive BIG discount
CFC Membership required

• Time Control
All games 90 minutes with a 30 second increment

• Rules and Equipment
Please Bring Chess sets, Boards and Digital Clocks
Players are responsible for providing their chess equipment
Please Turn off your cell phones
TD Rulings based on CFC/FIDE handbooks are final

Organizers: Robert Gillanders and Garvin Nunes

Questions, Concerns and Pre-Registration
Email us at: chesshamilton@gmail.com
Also visit our website: chesshamilton.mygamesonline.org "http://www.chesshamilton.mygamesonline.org/"

Discuss our tournament on Chess Canada: https://tinyurl.com/y9rc5jwb
Discuss our tournament on Chess Talk: https://tinyurl.com/ybkzqma8
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Hamilton July Series 2018 - Mustafa Wins!
Author: Mapleleaf / On: Saturday 14 July 2018 - 04:00:56 Read/Post Comment: 0 :: 
Big comeback for Mustafa who wins the July Series! To see the pairings and results please click on the following link:

Hamilton July Series 2018
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