The location will be in rooms Cassio and Escalus inside the MacEwan Conference and Event Centre at the University of Calgary. Click here for directions. 

2017 Calgary Youth Championship.pdf


U-8   (Born after Jan 1, 2009)   U-12 (Born after Jan 1, 2005)   U-16 (Born after Jan 1, 2001)

U-10 (Born after Jan 1, 2007)   U-14 (Born after Jan 1, 2003)   U-18 (Born after Jan 1, 1999)

Schedule: 10am - 4pm

Registration: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Rounds 1-2: 10:30 am - 12:30PM 

Lunch: 12:30 pm - 1PM (CJCC will provide pizza)

Rounds 3-5: 1:00 pm - 4:00 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.

Time control: Game in 20 minutes with a 5-second increment.

Entry fee: $20 if pre-registered online by 6 pm, Friday, January 27th$25 afterwards and on site.

Prizes in each section

1st place: Free entry to the 2017 AB Youth Championship (held on Feb 20-21 in Calgary)   $100 of professional chess coaching   1st place trophy.

2nd place: Free entry to the 2017 AB Youth Championship   2nd place trophy.

3rd place: 3rd place trophy.

4th-5th places: medals.

All the other participants will receive chess pieces.

Byes: In case you cannot be there all the time you can request advanced half point byes. Up to two 1/2-point byes

will be allowed and not for the 5th round. For more information about byes contact tournament organizer.

Sat, Jan 28, 2017

Kevin Zhao

University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4,

Calgary Junior Chess Club 

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