2020 NYYCC Canadian Youth Chess Championship qualifier 

Tournament canceled.

2020 NYYCC 1- CYCC qualifier – GP1 – November 30, 2019

2020 NYYCC 2 – CYCC qualifier – GP4 – April 18, 2020

2020 NYYCC 3 – CYCC qualifier – GP5 – May 16, 2020


Location: St. Timothy Catholic School, 25 Rochelle Crescent, North York, ON M2J 1Y3 Map


These three NYYCC are Seneca Hill Grand Prix events. Grand Prix details here.

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, 2020.

5 round Swiss pairings. Time control: 25 minutes per player.
Half point bye allowed in round 1. Games are CFC Active rated. 

Posting of pairings onsite: 11:40a.m.
Rounds 1-5:  12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 or earlier. Default time is 25 minutes.
Awards After round 5

If a player doesn’t show up at the start time of the first round (12:00), the clock will be started. The game will be rated. If the player doesn’t show up at the end of the first round, he/she will be withdrawn from the tournament.


1stTrophyAfter tie-breaks
2ndTrophyAfter tie-breaks
3rdTrophy/MedalsAfter tie-breaks
Players score 2.5 , 3 or 3.5$5 for next GP tournamentGP 1 to 5 only
Players score 4 or more$10 for next GP tournamentGP 1 to 5 only

*All prizes are given per combined section/sections 

Tie-breaks: (1) Buchholz, (2) Head-to-Head, (3) Performance of Opposition

Grand Prix – Details

In GP1 to 5, players score 2.5, 3, 3.5 will receive $5 Grand Prix money and 4, 4.5, 5 will receive $10 Grand Prix money. This money can be used to pay for any Seneca Hill Grand Prix tournaments in 2019-2020. We accept cash or e-transfer only if you are using this money. To see your GP money balance, please click here. (After GP1)

Entry fee and registration:

**A registration is completed when the payment is received.**spots are limited**

(1) make an e-transfer payment. (2) pay by credit card, $3 fee. (3) cash in person.

$35 paid by November 10/March 29/ April 26, 2019
$45 paid by November 28/ April 16/May 14
$55 register onsite (11:00-11:15a.m.), only if spot is available.

****Registration will be closed if we have reached the full capacity. 

Payment in person – locations and hours
St. Timothy Catholic School
Sunday 3:00-5:00 click on the link to see our schedule
Saturday 1:30-5:30 click on the link to see our schedule
Trinity Montessori School
 Monday 3:30 to 6:30 click on the link to see our schedule

Refund Policy

Seneca Hill Chess reserves all the rights for final explanation.