Qualifier for Alberta Youth Chess Championship (AYCC) and Canadian Youth Chess Championship (CYCC).
Registration deadline: 10:00pm on February 27.
Onsite registration will NOT be available.
Entry fee: $25
- U-8 (Born after Jan 1, 2012)
- U-10 (Born after Jan 1, 2010)
- U-12 (Born after Jan 1, 2008)
- U-14 (Born after Jan 1, 2006)
- U-16 (Born after Jan 1, 2004)
- U-18 (Born after Jan 1, 2002)
12:00pm – 5:30pm (U8 and U10 sections likely finish before 5:00pm)
12:00pm – 1:00pm Check-in
1:15pm Tournament Begins
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.
Time control: Game in 25 minutes with a 5-second delay.
Special rules: No agreed draws are allowed before move 25. 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.
Prizes in each section
1st place: $50 travel grant and a free entry to 2020 AYCC, 1st place trophy.
2nd place: $50 travel grant and a free entry to 2020 AYCC, 2nd place trophy.
3rd place: $50 travel grant to 2020 AYCC, 3rd place trophy.
4th-5th places: medals.
Top girl overall: top girl trophy.
Top girls (3) in combined U8&U10, U12&U14, U16&U18 section: $50 travel grant to 2020 AYCC.
All the other participants will receive chess pieces.
2020 AYCC will be held in Edmonton on April 18-19. Travel grant holders must provide receipts to be reimbursed for their travel expenses.
To be eligible for travel grants, a player must have particiated minimum of 3 CJCC monthly events (tournaments or chess schools) between September 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020.