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British Columbia Chess Federation

Welcome to the home of the BCCF on the web. Use the links above and to the far left to find a chess club to visit or a chess tournament to play in. If you'd like to know about events that have concluded, check out the BCCF Bulletin.

The British Columbia Chess Federation is a society whose purposes are:
* to extend and foster interest in chess throughout the Province.
* to assist and co-ordinate the affairs and activities of chess clubs in the Province.
* to assist in the settlement of chess disputes within the Province.
* to promote and support provincial championships.

If you have content you would like posted here, detect any problems with the site, or need to contact the webmaster for some other reason, please e-mail [email protected]

For non website related matters, please consult the list of BCCF executives on the menu above.

Upcoming Chess Events

See coming events page for full details (links to websites etc.)

Chess in the Park Victoria, March 2, 2024, Victoria
Rapid Chess Tournament WV, March 3, 2024 West Vancouver
Vancouver Chess Festival #6, March 9-10, 2024, UBC
Salmon Arm Rapid, March 16, 2024
2024 BC Youth Chess Championship, March 23-24, 2024
17th Annual Grand Pacific Open, March 29-April 1, 2024
Vancouver Chess Festival #7, April 13-14, 2024 UBC
2024 Okanagan Open, May 3-5, 2024, Salmon Arm
2024 BC vs Alberta Match (by invitation only), May 3-5, 2024, Salmon Arm
RCC Elite Chess Championship 2024 #2, May 5, 2024, Richmond
Stan Rogers Memorial Rapid, May 11, 2024, Chilliwack
Rapid Chess Tournament WV, May 15, 2024 West Vancouver
48th Annual Keres Memorial Chess Tournament, May 18-20, 2024, Surrey
BC Senior Championship, June 21-23, 2024, Surrey
RCC Elite Chess Championship 2024 #3, September 15, 2024, Richmond
RCC Elite Chess Championship 2024 #4, October 6, 2024, Richmond
RCC Elite Chess Championship 2024 #5, December 8, 2024, Richmond

Recurring events are listed on the coming events page. There are also possibly events that dates have been set for but are still in the planning process, also on the coming events page.
What's New

February 21, 2024: Bulletins 447-448 added
February 20, 2024: Stan Rogers Memorial added
February 10, 2024: Various tournaments added
January 28, 2024: Various tournaments added
January 7, 2024: Junior Winter Rapid added
December 29, 2023: Multiple tournaments added
December 20, 2023: West Van Rapids added

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