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 simul by GM Pentala Harikrishna and a lecture by another titled player TBD at a later date  Both events will take place on the evening of June 19th.  The Edmonton International Blitz Championship will take place on June 20th.

Edmonton International Blitz

Date: Saturday, June 20th.  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, all will go towards prizes.

GM Pentala Harikrishna Simul

Date: Friday, June 19th. 
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, $15 for a combination of simul+lecture.


Presenter: Titled player TBD
Friday, June 19th. 
Format: Attendance is open to everyone.
Time: 6:00  pm
Cost: $10. $15 for a combination of simul + lecture.
Event Sponsors

Sardul Purewal

David Miller

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

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