Registration deadline: 11:00pm on Wednesday, . Onsite registration will NOT be available.
Entry fee: $25 which includes pizza lunch on site.
Div. 1 (Kindergarten-Grade 3)
Div. 2 (Grade 4-6)
Div. 3 (Grade 7-9)
Div. 4 (Grade 10-12)
Players can play in a higher section if they would like to.
Schedule: 10am – 5pm
Check-in: 10:00 am - 10:15 am
Rounds 1-2: 10:30 am - 12:30pm
Pizza Lunch: 12:30 pm – 1:30pm
Rounds 3-5: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tie-breaks (if necessary) and awards: immediately after the completion of the last round
Format: The exact format of each section will depend on the number of participants but players should expect to play 5 games.
Top 4 Players will contribute to the School Team Score.
Time control: Game in 25 minutes with a 5-second delay.
Special rules: No agreed draws are allowed before move 30 (ACA Junior Draw Rule). Players are not allowed to talk to anyone (including parents, coaches, and other participants) except the TD during their games. It is forbidden for players to have cell phones, or other electronic communication, computer, or media devices in the tournament room.
Team prizes for each division:
Top school: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place trophy for the school
Top team: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals for the top 4 finishers in the winning team
Top 3 individuals and Top Girl in each division: Trophies
All other participants will get coloured chess pieces.