Please make sure you have renewed your 2023-2024 membership or sign up to become a member via link:
All participants must have a CFC (Canadian Chess Federation) ID. To find out the player's CFC ID number visit: https://www.chess.ca/en/ratings/ and enter your name. If you never played official tournament chess in Canada, you will need to create a free account on the CFC website which will allow you to have a CFC number. In order to join visit: https://www.chess.ca/en/players/membership-join/
Registration Cap: Maximum registration 56
The registration will be closed as soon as the cap is reached OR by 10:00 PM on October 28th, whichever comes sooner. On site registration is not premitted.
Volunteer sign-up: Volunteer will be refund the entry fee https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/Volunteer/SignUp
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 and Intermediate Sections likely finish around 5:00; Open Section likely finishes around 5:30.)
Format: Players are placed in the following sections according to their ability. Players are allowed to play up a section should you choose so.
- Level 1 – Beginner (CFC < 500)
- Level 2 – Intermediate (CFC < 1000)
- Level 3 – Open (CFC > 1000)
Time Control: 20min 5sec incremental
Prizes: Top 3 players and top girl in each section will receive trophies, Other participants will be awarded a colorful chess piece.
Fees: Annual Membership $10. Tournament Fee $15.
We recommend parents of players 8-year-old and under stay on site to supervise your children Also, please kindly notify the volunteers at the front desk if you decide to pick up your kids before all rounds are completed.