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The 37th Annual Jack Taylor Memorial Chess Tournament


A 5 round CFC rated Swiss Oct. 14-16, 2022


$4000 Guaranteed Prize fund



This year's event, the 37th, has been again generously supported by the Jack Taylor family.  Make sure to attend this year!



Event Report



Tournament Details:


When:  Oct.14-16, 2022. 


Where:   Mary Winspear Cultural Centre, 2243 Beacon Ave, Sidney, BC.    Located a few minutes away from Swartz Bay ferry terminal.


Rounds:  Friday Oct. 14 6:00pm, Saturday Oct. 15 at 10:00 am, 2:30 pm;  Sunday Oct. 15 at 10:00am, 2:30pm


Time Control: Game/90 + 30 sec increment


Sections:  Premier, U1600 and U1000.  You may play up a section up to 100 rating points above your current rating.  Add $20 if playing up.      2nd & higher entries from one family receive a family discount of $20.     Unrated players may play in either the U1000 or U1600 sections although it is recommended you have some experience with the equivalent of an online rating of 1300+ to play in the U1600 section.


Rating: CFC rated.  


Prizes: ($4000 Guaranteed)

Premier Section:

1st:  $1000

2nd: $500

3rd:  $275

U2000:  $250

U1800:  $225

U1600 Section:

1st: $500,

2nd: $250

U1300: $300, $200

U1000 Section:

1st: $150

2nd: $125

3rd: $100

Top Unrated (one prize, winner can be from any section): $125


Entry Fees:  Registered & paid on or before Sept. 5  -$70, Registered & paid on or before Oct. 11. - $80,  No onsite registration.   Discount of $20 for 2nd & higher family members.  Discount of $10 for first time players (no CFC regular rating, FIDE rating, USCF rating, or FQE rating)


Accommodation:  Victoria Airport Travelodge, 2280 Beacon Ave. Sidney 250-656-1176  $149 single/double includes continental breakfast, shuttle to ferry.   Rooms must be booked by Sept. 14 with no changes after Sept. 30  Space is limited - book early.  Mention Jack Taylor Memorial Chess to get rate or quote 101422JAC or use this online link.   Alternate accommodation $179 at: Best Western Plus 2306 Beacon Ave, Sydney 250-656-4441 or this online link.  Can be cancelled only up to Oct. 7 4:00pm


Registration:   Online


Contact:  Roger Patterson at:  victoriachessclub@gmail.com 



  • BCCF membership included in entry fee
  • CFC membership or CFC tournament membership required.   You can buy a CFC membership either during our registration process or directly from the CFC here.
  • All equipment provided.
  • For information on byes, electronics, etc. see our Policies page.   Please note in particular changes to policy on electronics.



The family of Jack Taylor.   Many Thanks! 



Organizer: Victoria Chess (Roger Patterson)  contact at: victoriachessclub@gmail.com

TD:  Marc Moisan, NA





Previous Jack Taylor Memorials:


2021 Jack Taylor Memorial

2020 Jack Taylor Memorial

2019 Jack Taylor Memorial

2018 Jack Taylor Memorial

2017 Jack Taylor Memorial

2016 Jack Taylor Memorial

2015 Jack Taylor Memorial

2014 Jack Taylor Memorial

2013 Jack Taylor Memorial

2012 Jack Taylor Memorial

2011 Jack Taylor Memorial

2010 Jack Taylor Memorial

2009 Jack Taylor Memorial

2008 Jack Taylor Memorial

2007 Jack Taylor Memorial

2006 Jack Taylor Memorial

List of Previous Winners of the Jack Taylor Memorial (Thanks to Stephen Wright)


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