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.