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91 Skyway Ave, Suite 206
Toronto, ON  M9W 6R5


2023 Ontario Women Closed Championship

June 30th to July 3rd

June 30 @ 7pm, July 1 @ 11am and 5pm, July 2 @ 11am and 5pm, and July 3 @ 11am and 5pm. **The default time for any game is 30 min

ENDORSEMENT: Ontario Chess Association (OCA)


Excelsior Chess Club

91 Skyway Ave, Suite 206 Toronto, ON M9W 6R5

Onsite Registration

5:30pm to 6:00pm on Friday, June 30th


6:00pm to 6:30pm on Friday, June 30th

Tournament Details


Ontario resident female players; no rating restrictions.

CFC Membership Required

Players can pay the annual CFC membership on-site. ($32 / Juniors; $48/ Adults)

Entry Fees

$70 by June 1
$90 by June 29
$110 on-site
Free for WGM and WIM

Refund Policy

No refunds


30 players


Time Control

90 minutes + 30 seconds a move


Single half point bye in rounds 1 -7 if requested before round 1


Top single section (rated by CFC and FIDE)


7 Rounds Swiss (using CFC regular rating)


Hal Bond – Chief Arbiter
Nicolae Oancea – Deputy Arbiter



$500 – $350 – $200
(guaranteed minimum)

(Additional: based on entries)

Trophy for the Champion and medals for the first three players.
All cash prizes are in Canadian dollars.


in case of equality of points the ranking will be decided by tie-break using Buchholz system as the first tie-break; However, the prizes will be split based on the number of points accumulated (for example, if three players accumulate the same number of points for the first position, the prizes from first, second, and third places will be added and split equal between the three players; the next prizes will start from position number four and split as described before, and so on)


provided; 8 DGT boards available; live streaming on Excelsior website, and club premises (three monitors available).

Other Benefits:

plenty of free parking available, large individual washrooms for female and male available, safety assured by security cameras, two separate cubicles of 8 players each available for the first 16 players playing the DGT boards, skittles room available if running under 88 players, Swiss Manager tool used for running the tournament, a team of experienced arbiters, microphone available, HVAC, quality wood boards and DGT 3000 limited edition clocks for all players, monitors used to post the pairings, results and rankings after each round, lot of food places and hotels nearby, TTC available and close to HYW 401, HYW 27, and HWY 427, music available before the tournaments start, friends, family or supporters allowed, free Wi-Fi, and a big commitment from the club’s team for providing participants with the best chess experience possible.


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How to Register

Online registration is open through June 29th, 2023 at 11:59pm. Please complete the form below and submit payment via etransfer to contact@excelsiorchessclub.ca.

Players may register in person on-site June 30th 2023 from 5:30pm to 6:00pm. Please pay cash for on-site registration.

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