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CM Max Chen is in grade 6, the youngest grade in Zion Heights Middle School. Although the youngest, he is the role model of the others in the school chess program run by Seneca Hill Chess.  Seneca Hill Chess is happy to present Max $100 scholarship for now. We will do a fundraising event for Max when he comes back and we are looking forward to hearing his World Cadets Chess Championship experience.

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Max is playing JZ in the school chess program.

 

Online registration form (Coming soon)

Greater Toronto Junior Chess Championship 2019 – GP3

for juniors born after January 1, 1999

with current CFC membership

<Details amended on November 12, 2018>

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

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Canadian Youth Chess Championship qualifier 

2019 NYYCC – CYCC qualifier 2 – GP5

Online registration form. (Coming up soon)

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

Dates:
For #1   Saturday, April 13, 2019     <<Please click
#2   Saturday, May 18, 2019   

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

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, 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

Canadian Youth Chess Championship qualifier 

2019 NYYCC – CYCC qualifier 1 – GP4

Online registration form. (Coming up soon)

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

Dates:
#1   Saturday, April 13, 2019          
For #2   Saturday, May 18, 2019   <<Please click  

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

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, 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Seneca Hill OCC Qualifiers

Online form here. 

Who: Student K to G.12 and open. Sections may be combined if less than 12 players.

Option of sections: (A) the student’s school grade or (B) Elite.

Elite section is for pre-qualified players (top 10 announced by CMA in January) who want the challenge and who want to win OCC FREE ENTRY. There is 1 bonus point for GP computation. Maximum score of the tournament is 5.

When: Saturday, February 16, 2019

For OCC qualifier 1 – December 8, 2018, please click here.

These two OCC qualifiers are Seneca Hill Grand Prix events. Grand Prix details here.

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2019 Seneca Hill OCC Qualifier

OCC1 online registration is now closed. We may have very limited spots onsite. The onsite registration fee is $55.

Registered Players list – click here.

Results.

For OCC qualifier 2 – February 16, 2019, please click here.

These two OCC qualifiers are Seneca Hill Grand Prix events. Grand Prix details here.

Who: Student K to G.12 and open. Sections may be combined if less than 12 players.

Options of section: (A) the student’s school grade or (B) Elite.

Elite section is for (likely) pre-qualified players (announced by CMA in January) who want the challenge and who want to win OCC FREE ENTRY. There is 1 bonus point for GP computation. Maximum score of the tournament is 5.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018

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As parents, it’s always satisfying to enroll our children in healthy competitive programs and Seneca Hill Chess has exceeded our expectations.  It has been a blessing not only for our three children, Micah, Nathan, and Janelle to learn logical and creative thinking and help them excel at their primary school clubs but also for us as parents to see them adopt a hobby that they can play together.  This program is so well run and the top-notch teachers know how to harmonize play with learning.  For all three of them to coincidentally win in their age-specific Swiss Round tournament was a real bonus and will go down as one of our special memories. ~Jason

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For individual event details: please click on the event names.

We are so happy to have some sponsors for our GP1, 2 and 3. We have adjusted the cash prizes to reflect the sponsorship. We will post and send out a list of our sponsors. If you would like to sponsor our GP4, 5 and 6, please contact us.

Grand Prix details here.

GP1 08-Dec 12:00 to 5:00 OCC qualifier 1 CMA rated
GP2 16-Feb 12:00 to 5:00 OCC qualifier 2 CMA rated
GP3 March 16-17 2 days Greater Toronto Junior CFC regular rated
GP4 13-Apr 12:00 to 5:00 CYCC qualifier 1 CFC active rated
GP5 18-May 12:00 to 5:00 CYCC qualifier 2 CFC active rated
GP6 June 15-16 2 days Mock CYCC CFC regular rated

Format of June 15-16 tournament to be decided. Suggestions are welcome.

 

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Martin Liu – Winner of the top Blue group – February 2018

When I first started chess I was in  kindergarten on March  2014. At that time, I was learning the names of  all those pieces. Then I learned how to play chess. Read the rest of this entry »