Canadian Youth Chess Championship

This tournament is on hold.

CYCC is a pathway to all international youth chess competitions that determines official representatives for the World Youth Chess Championship (WYCC), the World Cadets Chess Championship, the Pan American Youth Chess Championship and the North American Youth Chess Championship.

Mock CYCC 

Online Registration form – coming up

  • For players going to CYCC 2020 or any other national and international tournament in the summer, this is an excellent warm up tournament.
  • For players who haven’t qualified yet, this is the last minute opportunity.*
  • For players not going to CYCC, this is your mock CYCC.

Players achieving a score of 2.5 or better in this tournament will qualify to participate in the CYCC 2020. If you are here to qualify for the CYCC, no requested bye is allowed.

Registered players. coming up


Under 8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 Open and Girls
Age: as of January 1, 2020,
Sections with fewer than 12 players may be combined at the TD’s discretion.
Girls can choose to play in open or girls section.

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

Format and schedule:

Date: Saturday June 27 to Sunday June 28.

Round Time:
June 27 – 10:30, 2:30, 6:30, June 28 – 10:30, 2:30

Time Control:
90 minutes + 30 second increments
default time is 30 minutes for all.

Rating: CFC Regular rated for all sections.

Rounds: 5 rounds Swiss (maximum 2 half point byes, round 1 to 4, requested by June 13. No requested bye is allowed for players attempt to qualify)

Entry fee: $70 register by June 7 , $80 register by June 25.
**A registration is completed when the payment is received.**Spots are limited.**
(1) make an e-transfer payment. (2) pay by credit card , $5 fee (3) cash in person.

This is a Seneca Hill Grand Prix event. $5 per player will go to the Grand Prix fund. Score can be used for Grand Prix computation. Grand Prix details here.

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

Prize: Top three of each section/combined section get a trophy

Online registration form – coming up

To register, fill out the online form and make the payment by June 7 ($70) or June 25($80), 2020
Entry fee and registration
$70 registered and paid by June 2, 2019
$80 Registered and paid by Thursday Jun 13, 2019
No on site registration.

Refund Policy

Seneca Hill Chess reserves all the rights for final explanation.

Results 2019

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