Canadian Youth Chess Championship Qualifiers (July 8-12, 2024 in Laval, Quebec). Players who earn half of their total points (e.g. 2.5 points in 5 rounds) will qualify for the event.


- Only players who have solid knowledge of the chess rules should register. Note: two illegal moves will lead to loss of a game.

- Prior to register for the tournament, please make sure you have renewed your 2023-2024 membership or sign up to become a member via link:

- CFC ID is strongly recommended when you register for this event. Please check out the CFC membership link to get an ID:

Start Time: 10 AM on February 11, 2024.

Venue: Room 140-148 Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary.

Schedule: 10:00am – 10:30am Registration/Check-in.

                  10:30am Tournament begins and the finishing time depends on the number of participants. 

                   In general, we expect the tournament should finish around 5:00PM.          


Head Tournament Director:  Yao Wang


U-8   (Born after Jan 1, 2016)

U-10 (Born after Jan 1, 2014)

U-12 (Born after Jan 1, 2012)

U-14 (Born after Jan 1, 2010)

U-16 (Born after Jan 1, 2008)

U-18 (Born after Jan 1, 2006)


Tie-breaks Rules:

Format: The exact format of each section will depend on the number of participants but players should expect to play 5 games.

Time control: 25 minute and 5 second increment.

Prizes in each section

1st place: a free entry to 2024 AYCC,  1st place trophy.

2nd place: a free entry to 2024 AYCC, 2nd place trophy.

3rd place: 3rd place trophy.

Top girl in each section: a free entry to 2024 AYCC and a trophy.

All the other participants will receive chess pieces.

Entry fee: Tournament fee is $27. 

Discount: $3 sibling discount.

Registration: Register using the “Register” button at the top of the page by 10:00PM on February 10 (Saturday) . Late registration and onsite registration will NOT be permitted.  


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, Feb 11, 2024

Lili Ou

Room 140-148 Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary
434 Collegate Blvd NW,, Calgary,

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