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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.

2017-2018 Tournament Schedule
Event Name Date of First Round  No.of Rounds
Howard Ridout Memorial Swiss  September 14, 2017 7
Falling Leaves Swiss November 2, 2017 7
Jack Frost Swiss January 11, 2018 6
Winter Swiss February 22, 2018 6
Club Championship & Reserves April 5, 2018 8
Spring into Summer Swiss May 31, 2018 5


Tournament Director: Omar Shah

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. Non-members may play in one round at no charge before buying a membership (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.


Upcoming Events

Summer Vacation

The club takes a vacation during the months of July and August. The club AGM is the first Thursday after Labour Day and regular play rresumes the following week with round 1 of the Howard Ridout Memorial Swiss.