Annual Active Chess Championship takes place next Saturday

The Okanagan campus' fifth annual Active Chess Championship has been organized for next Saturday. Everyone on campus is invited to participate in this all-day event that will feature a regular Swiss time control format and prizes from the UBC Bookstore for the winners.

Players will play five rounds -- games run at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

The cost to enter the tournament is $20. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and is limited to 30 participants.

Players are asked to bring their own sets and clocks.

Date: Saturday Jan. 25
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Arts building, room ART102

To participate in the tournament, or find out more, contact Tournament Director Greg Bishop at 250-807-8045.