CJCC Girls Chess Camp is returning for this Christmas Dec 21-23!

CJCC is exciting to announce that our Girls Chess Camp is returning for this Christmas. The popular Netflix show "The Queen's Gambit" might be too mature for most girls to watch now but the Girls Camp will definitely help your chess skills get more matured and inject some fun activitives for the staying-home holidays.  It will be held on Zoom and lichess.org from Dec 21-23 and will be led by Canadian real-life Chess Queen - WIM Agnieszka Matras-Clement as well as our long-time chess school coache and previous CJCC president Paul Gagne.  Agnieszka is the top ranked woman chess player in Canada and had coached girls/summer camps in Calgary in previous years. You watch her a short interview with CBC here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=145907570261773

Registration: Registration is open to all girls 6-18 with a valid CJCC memberhsip. With the membership, you can particiapte in all CJCC organized events until the season end June 2021. If you haven't got one, sign up and buy your memberhsip ($10) at https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/WebPage/WebPage/22937/MembershipRegistration 

Registratioin Fee: $20 with required CJCC membership. We can make this camp so affordable with a big Thank You to Alberta Chess Association for the financial support for girls chess developement!

Deadline: Registration is closed on Dec 20th, 8pm. Use the Registration Button on this page to register. The links to the Zoom&tournaments with their passwords will be sent out to the registration email once the registration is closed. Parents, please use your email instead of kids email for registration to prevent missing the important information.

3 Levels provided: Advanced, Intermediate, Beginners. Advanced level will be coached mainly by Agnieszka while Paul and Agnieszka will co-coach the other two levels.

Tournaments and Prizes: Optional Casual and CFC rated tournaments will be held with the lessons. Agnieszka will also run a Simultaneous exhibition with the Advanced and Intermedite levels. If you want play the touraments, please get a frelichess.org account and join our Girls Camp Team https://lichess.org/team/cjcc-christmas-girls-camp on lichess.org as soon as you register the event.All registration fees will go to prizes in the form of Amazon e-gift cards and free entry to CJCC GM workshops, in the hope everyone will get something:) The CFC Rated tournamenet on the last day will require you 

Schedule: Parents and Girls, please read your level's time table carefully and keep it accessible. Everyday the lesson and tournament times are NOT the same.

Monday Dec 21
AdvancedIntermediateBeginner
TimeActivityLeadTimeActivityLeadTimeActivityLead
9-9:15 amOpening SpeechAll9-9:15 amOpening SpeechAll9-9:15 amOpening SpeechAll
9:15-11:15Chess simulAgnieszka9:15-11:15Chess simulAgnieszka9:30-11 amChess lessonPaul
11:30-12:30 pmChess lessonAgnieszka11:30-12:30 pmChess lessonPaul1-2 pmChess lessonPaul
1-2 pmChess lessonAgnieszka2:15-3:15 pmChess lessonAgnieszka
Tuesday Dec 22
AdvancedIntermediateBeginner
TimeActivityLeadTimeActivityLeadTimeActivityLead
9-11 amChess lessonAgnieszka11:30-12:30 pmChess TournamentPaul10-10:45 amChess lessonPaul
11:30-12:30 pmChess TournamentPaul1-2:30 pmChess lessonAgnieszka11:15-12 pmChess lessonAgnieszka
2-3 pmChess lessonPaul
Wednesday Dec 23
AdvancedIntermediateBeginner
TimeActivityLeadTimeActivityLeadTimeActivityLead
9-11 amChess lessonAgnieszka10-11 amChess lessonPaul11:15-12 amChess lessonPaul
2 pm-4 pmCFC rated TournamentPaul11:15-12:15Chess lessonAgnieszka12:30-1:15Chess lessonAgnieszka
2 pm-4 pmCFC rated TournamentPaul2 pm-4 pmFun TournamentPaul
Date
Mon, Dec 21 - 23, 2020

Organizer
CJCC

Venue
Zoom and lichess.org


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