Registration deadline: 11:00pm on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
Onsite registration will NOT be available.
Entry fee: $25 which includes pizza lunch on site.
- U-8 (Born after Jan 1, 2010)
- U-10 (Born after Jan 1, 2008)
- U-12 (Born after Jan 1, 2006)
- U-14 (Born after Jan 1, 2004)
- U-16 (Born after Jan 1, 2002)
- U-18 (Born after Jan 1, 2000)
Schedule: 10am – 5pm
Check-in: 10:00 am - 10:15 am
Rounds 1-2: 10:30 am - 12:30pm
Pizza Lunch: 12:30 pm – 1:30pm
Rounds 3-5: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tie-breaks (if necessary) and awards: immediately after the completion of the last round. The rules for tie breaks are posted at https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/event/WallChart/7779.
Format: The exact format of each section will depend on the number of participants but players should expect to play 5 games.
Time control: Game in 25 minutes with a 5-second delay.
Special rules: No agreed draws are allowed before move 25. Players are not allowed to talk to anyone (including parents, coaches, and other participants) except the TD during their games. It is forbidden for players to have cell phones, or other electronic communication, computer, or media devices in the tournament room.
Prizes in each section
1st place: Free entry to 2018 AB Youth Championship (held on Feb 24-25 in Calgary), $100 of professional chess coaching, 1st place trophy.
2nd place: Free entry to 2018 AB Youth Championship, 2nd place trophy.
3rd place: 3rd place trophy.
4th-5th places: medals.
Top girl: Free entry to 2018 AB Youth Championship, trophy.
All the other participants will receive chess pieces.