Sun, Mar 12, 2023

Qualifier for Canadian Youth Chess Championships (July 19 to 22, 2023 in Calgary)

Players who earning half of the total points (e.g. 2.5 points out of 5 rounds) will be able to qualify for the event.

Please note that since the capacity of 60 players has been reached the registration for this competition is now closed.  Please send a message if you would like to be placed on the cancellation list. 

Start Time: 1:00PM on Sunday March 12. 

Venue:  Renert School at 14 Royal Vista Link NW, Calgary. The venue is in the portable building on the north side of the main building.

Volunteer sign-up:

Head Tournament Director: Paul Gagne

Schedule: 1:00 – 1:15  Registration/Check-In 

                 (Players who arrive after 1:15 will be paired for Round 2.)

                  1:30              5-round tournament begins

                 (Beginner, Novice and Intermediate Sections likely finish around 4:00; Open Section likely finishes around 5:00.)

Format: Players are placed in the following sections according to their ability

* Beginner

* Novice

* Intermediate

* Open


- CFC ID is strongly recommended when you register for this event. To become a CFC member, you must complete BOTH steps: 1). create an ID on GoMembership and 2). buy a CFC membership.  You can follow the detailed steps on the CFC webpage to become a member:,2)%20buy%20a%20CFC%20membership
- Check your CFC rating at the link:
The table below listed recommended section enrollment based on CFC ratings. Players are allowed to play up a section should you choose so.
SectionCFC Rating
Beginner< 500
Novice500 - 899
Intermediate900 - 1,300
Open> 1,300

The final section assignment will be determined by the Head TD. 

Time Control:  20min 5sec

Prizes: Trophies for 1st and 2nd places in each section and Top Girls. Medal for 3rd place in each section. Other participants will be awarded a token.

Fees:  Annual Membership $10. Tournament Fee $15.

Discounts: $3 sibling discount and $7 discount for bringing a friend who is new to the club. 

Registration:Register the tournament using the “Registration” button at the top of the page, before 10:00 PM on Saturday March 11.



We have limited volunteers onsite. Parents are solely responsible for the safety and security of the players in between rounds and after the tournament has completed. Also, we ask you please kindly notify the volunteers at the front desk if you decide to pick up your kids before all rounds are completed.

Sun, Mar 12, 2023

Shelley Li

Renert School
14 Royal Vista Link NW, Calgary

Calgary Junior Chess Centre 

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