Side Events

All side events will take place at the Edmonton Chess Club:
#204, 10840 124 St. Edmonton, AB

The Side Event will include a lecture by GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly and a simul TBD at a later date  Both events will take place on the evening of June 17th.  The Edmonton International Blitz Championship will take place on June 18th. 
The blitz event will include participation of GMs Shirov and Shankland!

Edmonton International Blitz Fundraiser

Date: Saturday, June 18th.  Registration: 12:30-12:50 pm.  Start 1 pm. 
Expected end time: 3 pm.
Format: either 5 rounds of Double Swiss, or 9 rounds of Single Swiss (will be determined on-site).  One section for everyone.
Time control: 3 minutes plus 2 seconds increment per move.
Entry fee: $10 per player, 50% will go towards prizes and 50% of fees will go to support the Edmonton International Chess Festival.


Presenter: GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly
Friday, June 17th. 
Format: Attendance is open to everyone.
Time: 6:00  pm
Cost: $10.

Simul:  GM S P Sethuraman.

Date: Friday, June 17th. 
Time: 7:15 pm
Format: Up to 20 players, maximum rating of 2000 FIDE.
Registration: Register in person with Micah Hughey.  If spots will be available on the day of the simul they will be allocated on the first come first serve basis.
Cost: $10 per player.

Event Sponsors

1498413 Alberta Incorporated

Dale Haessel, President
"The first and last name in Software Development"

Sardul Purewal

Joskin Cleto

University of AB Chess Club

You can have your, or your company's name added to this list for as little as: $100