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Every year, the top girls from Grade 1 to 6 are invited to represent Ontario Girls Team to play in the Ontario-Quebec Team Championship in Kingston. Entry fee, transportation and lunch are paid by Chess’n Math Association. It will be held on June 8, 2019.

Top girls 2019 will be selected from the OCC Seneca Hill Qualifier 2 on February 16, 2019.

Girls playing in their own grade section or open section are eligible.

The higher scored girl in each section from section Grade 1 to Grade 6 will be qualified to the play-off match.

The higher scored girl of each grade from Grade 1 to Grade 6 in the open section will be qualified to the play-off match.

Play-off match will be played after the tournament if time permitted, otherwise, at a mutual agreed Saturday or Sunday afternoon.

Registration and details of OCC Seneca Hill qualifier 2, please click here.

Updated on February 17
Sections:
Grade 1 – Ashley Qian (Kindergartner played in grade 1 section)
Grade 2 – Rae Chen
Grade 3 – Milana Inzemtseva
Grade 4 – Playoffs between Greta Qu and Anni Guo
Grade 5 – Valarie Ruchinskaya
Grade 6 – Lauren Hewang

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Queens rule in chess!

TBC – To be confirmed after December 31

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2019 Seneca Hill OCC Qualifiers

OCC2 online registration is now closed. We may have very limited spots onsite. The onsite registration fee is $55.

Results.

Ontario Girls Team 2019

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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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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Congrats to all the participants and winners who participated in this prestigious Ontario Chess Challenge.

NM Joey Zhong won again in his last year (Grade 12) He will join the other 11 Ontario winners to play in the National Canadian Chess Challenge in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador on May 19-21.

Joey was our students from G.2 to G.6 and is now one of our teachers.

There are many more Seneca Hill Chess players came top three and top ten. Please visit our Facebook page for some of them, who we managed to take a photo.

OCC 2018 Joey

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When: June 2, 2018
Where: Kingston
Who: Ontario Girls team – Through March 17 OCC qualifier
G.1 Marie Guan
G.2 Alina Chen
G.3 Playoff between Winnie Zhuang and Greta Qu (forfeited)
G.4 Valerie Ruchinskaya
G.5 Playoff between Angela Lin (won) and Dania Surya
G.6 Playoff between Isamel Shen (won) and Yilin Liao