49th Annual Tournament

                          April 2223, 2016

                 University of Toronto Schools

   371 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2R7

                    (at Spadina Road and Bloor Street)


Championship             CFC Rating 1500+  or 2+ years of tournament experience

Intermediate                 CFC Rating 1100 to 1499  or 2+ years of chess experience

Beginner                      CFC Rating under 1100 and less than 2 years of chess experience.


SCHEDULE       Friday                                     Saturday

                             Check in     8:15 am                Round 4                         9:00 am

                             Opening      8:45 am                Round 5  (Int & Beg)     1:00 pm

                             Round 1      9:00 am                Round 5  (Champ)           2:30 pm

                             Round 2      1:00 pm                Round 6  (Int & Beg)     4:30 pm

                             Round 3      5:30 pm                Award Ceremony:         8:00 pm



Int & Beg:             Rounds 1 – 6:       1.5   hours per player

Championship:     Rounds 1 – 3:       1.75 hours per player

                             Rounds 4 – 5:       30 moves in 1.5 hours + 0.5 hours to end (per player)

+ 30 seconds increment per move


Combined Trophy        A team of 3 students from the same school, one student from each section, with the highest combined score 

Team Prizes                   Medals and gift certificates to top three teams of 3+ students from the same school who played in the same section.   

Individual Prizes           Medals and gift certificates by section & grade.


All players who are under 18 as of 1/1/2016 and who win 3/6 (Int & Beg) or 2.5/5 (Champ)

will qualify for Canadian Youth Chess Championship (CYCC) 2016.


WEBSITE:                   www.ohscc.on.ca                   

E–MAIL:                      high.school.chess@gmail.com          


TOURNAMENT   ENTRY   FEES                  

Before April 15, 2016             Individuals:                    $50 per player

                                                          Team of 3+ players:       $40 per player

April 15 to 20, 2016                Individuals and Teams: $75 per player

After April 20, 2016               No registration will be accepted.



On–line:      Fill the form at the website      http://www.ohscc.on.ca/register.htm

E–Mail:      Download a form from the website: http://www.ohscc.on.ca

Fill in the form (it is MS Word format), save, and e–mail to:   high.school.chess@gmail.com  Pay by cheque.


PAYMENTS:      Payment can be made on–line using PayPal or by cheque.     

Cheques must be payable to Ontario High School Chess Championship (OHSCC) and mailed to

          University of Toronto Schools

(OHSCC, attn. Serguei Ianine)

371 Bloor Street West

Toronto, ON  M5S 2R7



·        Tartu College, 310 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W4          $60 /person /night (incl tax)

Book with registration on our website 

·        Holiday Inn, 280 Bloor St W., Toronto, ON M5S 1V8     $160  /room/ night (incl tax)

Book via link or phone number on our website

Teachers / Parents:    1 or 2 in a room with 1 queen bed:        $151 /room/ night (incl tax)

Students:                   4 in a room with 2 double beds:   $169 /room/ night (incl tax)

                                  3 in a room with 2 double beds:   $163 /room/ night (incl tax)

                                  2 in a room with 2 double beds:   $ 157 /room/night (incl tax)


PARKING           $10 per day (Mon–Fri), $8 per day (Sat–Sun)  





EQUIPMENT     Chess sets, boards, and clocks for OHSCC are provided by


                                          CHESS INSTITUTE OF CANADA

Please, bring your own sets and clocks for practice/skittles.