Side Events

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

GM Nigel Short Lecture


Date: Saturday, June 22, 6 pm start.
The lecture will be one hour long.  Show up early as this event had over 40 spectators last year.

GM Lazaro Bruzon Simul:

GM Lazaro Bruzon will play up to 20 players simulteneously on June 22nd at 7 pm (immediately after GM Short's lecture).  Maximum rating for the simul is: 2000!

Cost: $10 each or $15 for both events.  Pre-registration to the simul is recommended as it is on first come first serve basis, and it may sell out since you don't get to play a 2700 every day!
To secure your spot please pay Terry Seehagen, or Micah Hughey at the Edmonton Chess Club.  You can also send a cheque to the Edmonton Chess Club.  Please ensure to include your name and what the cheque is for.  Cheques  should be sent no later than June 15th and if the final spot is booked before the cheque arrives, it will be returned to you.

Pre-registered list for the GM Bruzon simul:

Congratulations to Lazaro Bruzon for going 21-0 in the simul!!!


Edmonton International Blitz

Date: Saturday, June 29th at: noon.
Format: either 5 rounds of Doube 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, all will go towards prizes.
Event Sponsors













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Dale Haessel, President
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Peter and Dawn
Rock-Lacroix


Sardul Purewal


George Sponga

Manuel Borja

Joskin Cleto

Rory Sillador

Ali Razzaq

Armine Arzumanyan

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