Canadian Youth Chess Championship 


Canadian Youth Chess Championships

July 7 - 11, 2022

7 Rounds

Hillfield Strathallan College, Hamilton, Ontario

All Equipment Provided

Note: Due to the last two years of limited Tournament play, normal qualification rules are NOT in effect. This year, the CYCC is open to all!


  • Age Sections

  • Under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 (Age category determined by Year of Birth)

  • Girls and Open


     To register:                       


Entry Fee:  

$225 tax ($254.25) Before May 1

$250 tax ($282.50) Before June 1

$275 tax $310.75) After May 31

           Placement Prizes :     Trophies for each section

The CYCC qualifies players to international corresponding events:

There are 3 events that players can qualify to:

1) World Cadet Chess Championships / World Youth Chess Championships

2) Pan-American Youth Chess Championships

3) North American Youth Chess Championships

The top 3 finishers in the CYCC in each category qualify to participate in the above 3 events

The first place finisher may choose to be Canada’s official player in one of the above. Second place gets second choice and Third gets third choice

One official player in each of the above international events for each section will have their Entry fee, FIDE fee, Hotel cost paid for by the CFC

In addition, the first place finisher in each section will win some sponsorship towards their flight to their chosen international event

The second or third player going to any of the above international championships will have their Entry and FIDE fee paid for by the CFC, but must pay other expenses themselves

Round Times:    See Complete Schedule here

Time Control :    Game in 90 minutes with 30 second Fischer increment

Tie breaks :    Tiebreaks to determine award of Trophies - tba

Forfeit:    Failure to arrive at the board within 30 minutes of the round start will result in forfeiture of the game

Advance registration: Please click HERE and fill in the online registration form.

Pay in advance: 

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Byes :    2 half point byes in the first 6 rounds if requested with entry

Eligibility: Players MUST have current annual membership with CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) or FQE (F�d�ration qu�b�coise des �checs)

Support: Proudly supported by the City of Hamilton

PreRegistered: Here

Thu, Jul 7 - 11, 2022


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