Archives for the month of: June, 2017

Monday and Tuesday chess lessons and training at Trinity Montessori

Saturday chess lessons and training at Our Lady of Guadalupe

NYYCC and Grand Prix 2018

We are running a series of 4 Grand Prix tournaments in 2018.

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2018 Canadian Youth Chess Championship– Qualifiers

There are 4 tournaments. Each single tournament is a CYCC qualifier. Players achieving a score of 2.5 or better in any one tournament will qualify to participate in the CYCC 2018. The top players  will be on Team Canada as the Canadian representatives to the 2018 World Youth/Cadets Chess Championships.

Sections: Under 8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 Open and Girls
Sections with fewer than 12 players may be combined at the TD’s discretion.
Play up is allowed. Girls can choose to play in open or girl section if any.
Age: as of January 1, 2018

Location: TBA.

Dates:

#1   Saturday, January 6, 2018
#2   Saturday, February 17, 2018
#3   Saturday, March 31, 2018
#4  Saturday, May 19, 2018

Players can participate in any 1 or multiple tournaments.

Format and schedule:
5 round Swiss pairings. Time controls: 25 minutes per player.
Saturday 11:45, 12:45, 1:45, 2:45 and 3:45 or earlier.
Awards-4:45-5:00
Games are CFC Active rated.

 *Prizes:

1st Trophy After tie-breaks
2nd Trophy After tie-breaks
3rd Trophy After tie-breaks
Players score 2.5 or 3 $5 bursaries for next tournament 1st, 2nd  and 3rd tournaments only
Players score 3.5 or more $10 bursaries for next tournament 1st, 2nd  and 3rd tournaments only

*All prizes and bursaries are given per combined section/sections 

Tie-breakers:
(1) Head to head and (2) Performance of Opposition

Grand Prix – scholarship
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Details TBA

 Entry fee and registration:

Details TBA

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Results: (2017)

#1   Saturday, January 7, 2017 – results
#2   Saturday, February 18, 2017 – results
#3   Saturday, March 18, 2017 – results
#4   Saturday, April 15 2017 – results
#5   Saturday, May 20, 2017 – results

Grand Prix results after GP5 – click here.

Results: (2016)

#1   Saturday, January 2, 2016 +++ Results
#2   Saturday, February 13, 2016 +++ Results
#3   Saturday, March 19, 2016 +++Results
#4   Saturday, March 26, 2016 +++ Results
#5   Saturday, May 21, 2016 +++ Results

Grand Prix Standings after all five GPs with cash amounts.

Results: (2015)
February (GP1)March (GP2)April (GP3)May (GP4)Current GP standings