Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational 2016

The 13th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational 2016 - BC Championship qualifier

GM Susan Polgar and Webster University are inviting the top Canadian girls from each province to participate in “The 13th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational” (SPFGI) scheduled to take place at Webster University, Saint Louis, Missouri (date will be announced later). The event will offer more than $200K in prizes and scholarships. The annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational, is the most prestigious all-girls event in the United States.
“Golden Knights” has proudly organized on April 3rd the 1st edition of the BC Championship, qualifier for the 13th annual SPFGI 2016.

The video of our closing ceremony sponsored by ROMPOST TV in Romanian and English. Thank you Adelina!
Our 5 puzzles selection from the tournament includes the annotated decisive endgame of our Champion, Sherry. You can enjoy them HERE

SPFGI 2016 - BC CHAMPIONSHIP, FINAL STANDINGS (4-Apr-2016)
# PLAYER POINTS SCHOOL GRADE
01  Shi Yuan (Sherry) Tian 4.5  DeBeck Elementary, Richmond BC 5
02  Agata Seyfi 4.0  SelfDesign LC 7
03  Anna Van 3.0  St Joseph the Worker, Richmond BC 5
04  Veronica Guo 3.0  York House, Vancouver BC 3
05  Lyvia Shan (Golden Knights) 3.0  Our Lady of Fatima, Coquitlam BC 5
06  Coco Ruan (Golden Knights) 3.0  Scott Creek Middle, Coquitlam BC 7
07  Gillian Mok 3.0  Crofton House, Vancouver BC 2
08  Bo Wen (Angelina) Yang 2.5  Mulgrave, West Vancouver BC 6
09  Anysia Andrisoaia (Golden Knights) 2.0  Citadel Middle, Port Coquitlam BC 6
10  Evelina Dzhyha 1.0  Maple Ridge Christian, Maple Ridge BC 5
11  Shya Bains (Golden Knights) 1.0  Children of Integrity Montessori Academy, Coquitlam BC 3
12  Rachel Pulfer DNP  Did not play 7

 


PRIOR INFORMATION BEFORE April 2nd, 2016
Please see below requirements and other important information about it. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

SPONSORS

 

REQUIREMENTS for participants:

  • Under 19 years old on Jan 1st 2016 (please provide date of birth)
  • Must reside in BC

TIME: April 3rd, 2016
PLACE: Charles Rummel Centre, 3630 Lozells Ave, Burnaby, BC V5A 2Y8
8 minutes walking from Lake City Way Station (skytrain). It is located in Charles Rummel Park, Burnaby with playing fields, playground and a water park. Food and beverages available at the skytrain station.

ORGANIZER and TD: Valer Eugen Demian, cell (text): 604-505-2473, Email: valeredemian @ gmail dot com

PLEASE COME ON SITE BY 9:00am

ROUNDS: 5 rounds 30 minutes per player (G30), 60 minutes for each round with clocks (provided):

  • Round 1: 9:30 – 10:30
  • Round 2: 11:00 – 12:00 followed by lunch break
  • Round 3: 13:00 – 14:00
  • Round 4: 14:30 – 15:30
  • Round 5: 16:00 – 17:00

Tie breaks for 1st and top 3 places if required. It will consist of a written chess puzzles test (Polgar method) within a given time frame. Tournament will be rated NW and CFC (active rating). FIDE rules of rapidplay apply!

PRIZES:

1st place: Clear of after tie breaks will represent BC, Canada @ SPFGI 2016
The online registration announcement can be accessed HERE
Top 3 places Clear of after tie breaks
Other prizes To be announced. Watch our website for latest announcements.

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION (no registration after April 1st or on site):

Name: Birthday:
Address: Apt/ #:
City: Postal code:
Phone: Email:
School: Grade:
Rating (organization):  

 

PARTICIPATION FEE:

$30

Early bird (until March 21st, 2016 included)

$40 March 22nd to April 1st, 2016 included

 

PAYMENT METHODS:

Cheque payable to: Valer Eugen Demian, 1805 View Street, Port Moody, BC V3H 3Y3
Paypal vdemian @ shaw dot ca
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