Oct 23

October Chess School

Oct Chess School will have one hour session of chess class for 4 different levels: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate and Open.
Oct 2021 Chess School followed by an 4-round CFC rated Tournament on lichess.org. (we will have only two sections to play the tournament)
Chess School:
Oct 23, 1pm - 2pm (meeting room opens from 12:45 pm) on Zoom.
Fee: $10 for members. Sibling member price is $7. Sign-up without a valid membership will be removed.
2021-10-20 08:38:17 by Yao Wang

Sep 25

CJCC tournaments schedule

By Sean Wu
Dear chess kids and parents:

To comply with public health restrictions, we decide to change all our tournaments from October to December to online. We will post our events on our website shortly, and here is our draft schedule. 

Oct. 2nd      Thanksgiving tournament (monthly tournament)
Oct. 9th          Calgary Junior Regional championship 
Oct. 24th      Octorber chess school
Nov. 6th      Alberta Junior championship (TBD)
Nov. 13th     Rememberance Tournament (Monthly tournament)
Nov. 28th      November Chess school 
Dec. 4th          Christmas tournament (Monthly tournament)
Dec. 19th       December chess school 

To participate these tournaments, you need to be member of CJCC, if you don't have a good standing membership, please go to https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/WebPage/WebPage/22937/MembershipRegistration to regist one. Our membership fee is $10 for one year. (Expired at the end of June 2022)

Also, if you don't have a CFC number, you can register one at https://www.chess.ca/en/players/membership-join/  you don't need to pay the annual CFC membership fee for now. 
2021-09-25 10:37:35 by Yao Wang

Sep 19

2021 Back to School Tournament

Venue: Renert School (Portable building)
Tournament Director: Sean Wu
Schedule: 1:00 – 1:15 Check-In
(Players who arrive after 1:15 will be paired for Round 2.)
1:30 5-round tournament begins
Time Control: 20min 5 sec delay
2021-09-13 04:50:55 by Yao Wang

Jul 28

Seeking Volunteers for Chess in the Library

By Ian Zhao
Chess in the Library is one of the programs that the Calgary Junior Chess Centre offers in partnership with the Calgary Public Library, and we need your help! 
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2021-07-28 04:36:50 by Yao Wang

Jan 23

ACA Workshop - Organizing Online Tournaments

ACA has asked our club to share the experience to help other chess communities gaining more confidence on running their own online events. 

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2021-01-19 07:10:14 by Yao Wang

Jan 16

Calgary Chess Challenge

By Yao Wang
CJCC 2021 first event - Calgary Chess Challeng

Registration deadline: 10:00pm on January 14. Only open to juniors Calgary and surrounding areas (Airdrie, Okotoks,etc). 

- Time:  Jan 16th, 2021 1:30pm

- Sections by Grades (Grade 1-12): Sections might be combined if there are not sufficient players in certain grade. Kindergarteners and pre-schooler must register Grade 1 section.

2020-12-28 02:56:06 by Yao Wang

Dec 21

Christmas Girls Chess Camp - Dec 21-23

By Yao Wang
CJCC is exciting to announce that our Girls Chess Camp is returning for this Christmas. 

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2020-12-16 07:59:01 by Yao Wang

Nov 22

November Chess School

November Chess School followed by an 4-round CFC rated Tournament on lichess.org. will be held on Nov. 22 1  - 2 pm.

Chess School:      Nov 22nd, 1pm - 2pm (meeting room opens from 12:45 pm) on Zoom. 

Registration:      https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/event/event/24530

2020-11-20 08:51:27 by Yao Wang

Nov 11

GM Workshop Series 2 with GM Evgeny Bareev and Chess Simultaneous Exhibition with FM Ian Zhao

By Yao Wang
We are exciting to announce that we are inviting GM Evgeny Bareev on Remembrance Day November 11th 10am-11am to the 2nd episode of our GM Workshop Series - Attacking the f7 Square
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2020-11-06 12:41:01 by Yao Wang

Nov 7

2020 Calgary Junior Regional Championship

2020 Calgary Junior Regional Championship Tournament will be held on Saturday November 7th, 2020, 1:00 pm. Format:   5-round Swiss on lichess.org 15min/10second incremental.

OPEN: (higher level)

  • 1st place: Guaranteed spot at 2020 Alberta Junior Championship Section and $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd place: Free entry to AB Junior Open Section, $40 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd place: $30 Amazon Gift Card
  • Top Girl (if any): Free entry to AB Junior Open Section, $30 Amazon Gift Card

U1300 (one section combines U1300 and U800):

  • 35/25/15/20 for OVERALL Top 1/2/3/Top Girl
  • $30/20/15 for U800 Top 1/2/Top Girl. 
  • Top 1's and Top Girls in U1300 and U800 will get a free entry to AB Junior Open Section

2020-10-30 07:52:42 by Yao Wang

Oct 3

2020 thanksgiving tournament

2020 Thanksgiving Tournament  will be held on  Oct 3rd, 1:30pm

- Fee: $10, $3 discount for sibling

- Prize:  $20/$15/$12/$10 Amazon e-gift cards for the top 3 and the top girl of each section. And $10 for the top ranked U500 in the lower section and top ranked U1000 in the upper section .

2020-09-28 11:25:19 by Yao Wang

Sep 27

September Online Chess School

September Chess School followed by an unrated Arena Tournament on lichess.org.
Chess School Time: Sep 27th, 1pm - 2pm. Tournament time: Sep 27th 2:15 pm on lichess.org,10/5,
Prize: top 3 of each section will receive a Free Entry to a future Chess School event. Only registered chess school students are eligible for the price.
2020-09-22 08:14:05 by Yao Wang

Sep 12

Back to School Tournament

First CJCC tournament of the new school year! 
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2020-09-08 11:10:52 by Yao Wang

Aug 23

August Chess School

Augugst Chess School (last Free summer event for members) followed by an urated Arena Tournament on lichess.org.

Chess School Time: Aug 23rd, 1pm - 2pm (meeting room opens from 12:45 pm) on Zoom

Arena Tournament: 2:15pm on lichess.org/team/calgary-junior-chess-centre-cjcc

Sign-up: by cut-off time Aug 22nd, 10pm @ https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/event/event/23656

2020-08-18 08:21:31 by Yao Wang

Aug 22

CJCC Events from Sep 2020 to Year End

A decision has been made by CJCC Board to keep all CJCC organized events ONLINE from Sep 2020 to the end of the year.
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2020-08-18 08:20:51 by Yao Wang

Aug 5

Play Like Magnus Carlsen - Learn Chess with GM on Aug 5th

CJCC is bringing on a special event to give our members an opportunity learning chess from a GM! It is our hornor to invite GM Victor Mikhalevski as the guest speaker.

Time: 10am - 11am MST, Aug 5th. on Zoom Fee: $10

Registration detailshttps://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/event/event/23524

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2020-08-02 10:58:09 by Yao Wang

Jul 25

Checkmate COVID-19 Tournament - CFC Rated!

Let's Checkmate COVID-19! Our first REAL CFC Rated Online Tournament is coming on July 25th, 1:30pm. Check out details and sign up at https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/event/event/23271
2020-07-15 09:44:28 by Yao Wang

Jul 11

MOCK "Rated" Online Tournament - lichess.org

By Yao Wang
To be prepared for our coming CFC Rated online touraments, we are running a MOCK tourament on lichess.org on July 11th 1:30pm. This MOCK tournament will implement all required controls as for a real CFC Rated Tournamements, the only difference is the result will not be submitted to CFC and it won't affect your CFC rating yet this time. It will give both the players and the tournament coordiantors an opportunity to familize the requirements and process to do a Rated tournament. Note this is a member-only event. Read details and sign up on the event page 
2020-07-08 02:52:41 by Yao Wang

Jul 5

2020-2021 CJCC Annual Membership Renew

2020-2021 Membership is open NOW for Renewal or New Membership to enjoy Free Member-only Events in Summer! And July Chess School on July 5

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2020-06-24 03:42:01 by Yao Wang

Jun 20

2020 SPF Girls Invitational June 20

2020 Susan Polgar Fundation Girls Invitational will be online with $180,000 in prizes/scholarships

Open to all girls this year for free. Check the details out: 

2020-06-16 12:50:48 by Yao Wang

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