A total of four open Speed Xiangqi tournaments will be held this year (not including the annual “slow” Toronto Championship). Two players from each will qualify for a championship final in December. The series is jointly organized by the Toronto Xiangqi Association and the Scarborough Seniors Chess Club.
The exact location for the tournament is:
- Marty’s Coffee Bistro, 221 Cundles Rd E Barrie, ON L4M 6L5
For those who would like transportation from Markham, cars will be leaving at 10 a.m. May 25 from:
- Richmond Court (Bur Oak) Restaurant, 9600 McCowan Rd. Unit 1, Markham, Ontario L6C 3E5 (905 888-6789905 888-6789)
All are welcome to play in this tournament. Play will begin at 1 p.m. If you’re coming by car, please arrive early.
The tournament will take the form a of a six round Swiss and will probably end around 6 p.m. The awards (including cash prizes) will be given out during dinner at a restaurant; all are welcome. The cars will return to Toronto around 9 p.m.
The entry fee for the tournament is free for TXA/SSCC members and $10 for non-members (the same cost as a membership) and $5 for those who bring others by car. For those who get rides from the Richmond Court Restaurant, the cost for transportation and meals, including dinner, is $40.
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