Grand Pacific Open Victoria BC April 18-21

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Grand Pacific Open Victoria BC April 18-21

Postby braymer » Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:55 pm

Just a few days left before the early bird registration deadline. There are now 49 players signed up. $5000 guaranteed prize fund. $99 room rate at the Hotel Grand Pacific (Event venue). Easy access from Seattle on the Victoria Clipper Ferry. The Clipper docks just steps from the Hotel Grand Pacific http://www.hotelgrandpacific.com . The HGP is a great hotel in the heart of downtown Victoria close to shops, restaurants, ocean walkways, parks and more. Book a weekend getaway in Victoria BC. And play some chess as well. Enjoy a long weekend on an island in the Pacific. http://www.grandpacificopen.com

April 18-21
Victoria, BC

A 6 round FIDE & CFC rated Swiss
$5000 Guaranteed Prize Fund

The Grand Pacific Open is BC's largest chess tournament and this will be it's 8th annual! The main event is a 6 round FIDE and CFC rated Swiss with $5000 in prizes. There are also a number of side events which are free (even if not in the main event) and include an active tournament, Midnight Blitz with $100 in prizes, and a Bughouse tournament to finish off the weekend.
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Re: Grand Pacific Open Victoria BC April 18-21

Postby braymer » Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:57 pm

Good news for US players! The Canadian dollar is sinking. Get more value for your dollar in Victoria. The Canadian dollar has been hovering around 90 cents US for the past few months. Make 2014 the year you visit Victoria for the GPO!
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Re: Grand Pacific Open Victoria BC April 18-21

Postby braymer » Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:57 pm

80 players are now signed up for the 8th Annual Grand Pacific Open Chess Tournament. $5000 Guaranteed Prize Fund. We have players from 5 Canadian provinces and 3 US states. Register online www.grandpacificopen.com Book your hotel room now! Here are the top 10 players.

Get extra value for your dollar in Victoria this year. The Canadian dollar slipped below 90 cents today.

April is a great time to visit Victoria. The Victoria Clipper ferry from Seattle docks across the street from the venue for the GPO. www.hotelgrandpacific.com

No. Title Name Foreign Rtg Type CFC City Misc.
1 IM David Cummings 2311 FIDE 2424 Toronto, ON
2 FM Jack Yoos 2327 FIDE 2394 Vancouver
3 NM Robert Sasata 2273 FIDE 2385 Saskatoon, SK
4 WGM Katerina Rohonyan 2299 FIDE 2351 Seattle, WA
5 FM Jason Cao 2126 FIDE 2297 Victoria
6 IM Lawrence Day 2228 FIDE 2237 Toronto, ON
7 NM Butch Villavieja 2260 FIDE 2236 Vancouver
8 NM Bobby Palacios 2195 FIDE 2232 Scarborough,ON
9 NM Howard Wu 2166 FIDE 2224 Victoria
10 NM Georgi Kostadinov 2119 FIDE 2223 Calgary, AB
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83 Players Now! less than 1 month until the GPO

Postby braymer » Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:51 pm

83 Players Now! less than 1 month until the GPO. See who is already signed up.
http://grandpacificopen.pbworks.com/w/p ... red%20List

Register online www.grandpacificopen.com
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Re: Grand Pacific Open Victoria BC April 18-21

Postby braymer » Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:27 pm

102 players now registered for the GPO. Register online and more info at www.grandpacificopen.com

Take the Victoria Clipper or the MV Coho to Victoria. Both ships dock across the street from the Hotel Grand Pacific in the heart of Victoria's tourist district. April is a great time to visit Victoria. Book your travel today. See you April 18 in Victoria BC.
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