Member Events

The Scarborough Chess Club (SCC) holds Chess Federation of Canada-rated tournaments on Thursday evenings (except July and August). Weekend tournaments are occasionally held. Most events use a Swiss pairing format except for the round robin format used for club championship games. Time controls vary depending on the event. Chess pieces, boards and clocks are provided by the club for the Thursday night tournaments.

For crosstables of ongoing and recently completed tournaments, click here.

More tournaments to be announced on an ongoing basis. Check the website regularly.

2019-2020 Tournament Schedule

Event Name Date of First Round Rounds
Howard Ridout Memorial Swiss  September 12, 2019 7
Falling Leaves Swiss October 31, 2019 7
Jack Frost Swiss January 9, 2020 6
Winter Swiss February 20, 2020 6
Club Championship & Reserves April 2, 2020 8
Spring into Summer Swiss May 28, 2019 5

Tournament Director: Omar Shah

What's On Now

Annual General Meeting

After a taking the summer off, the club starts the 2019-2020 chess season with its Annual General Meeting on September 5, 2019. At this meeting, the 2019-2020 club executive will be elected and any changes to the playing format for the upcoming chess season will be decided upon. Club members are encouraged to attend the AGM.

Upcoming Events

Howard Ridout Swiss

The 2019-2020 Scarborough Chess Club season kicks off on Thursday, September 12, 2019 and runs for 7 rounds, finishing on October 24, 2019. You can enter in advance by emailing or at the club prior to the first round. As with all SCC tournaments, you can join in a later round and get byes for the rounds that you've missed.

Thursday Night Swisses

Thursday night tournaments run year round (except for the months of July and August). Members can join in a tournament at any time with byes. Please note that a CFC membership required for tournament play.

All Thursday night events are located at:

Birkdale Community Centre
1299 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Please click here for a map to the clubhouse.