NYYCC and Grand Prix 2017
We are running a series of 5 Grand Prix tournaments this year.
2017 Canadian Youth Chess Championship– Qualifiers
There are 5 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 2017 (subject to approval of the junior coordinator). The top players will be on Team Canada as the Canadian representatives to the 2017 World Youth/Cadets Chess Championships*.
*Details will be provided by CFC later.
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, 2017
Location: Our Lady of Guadalupe CS, 3105 Don Mills Road, Toronto, M2J 3C2.
Grand Prix results after GP3 – click here.
Players can participate in any 1 or multiple tournaments.
Format and schedule:
5 round Swiss pairings. Time controls: 25 minutes per player.
Saturday 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 and 5:00 or earlier
Games are CFC Active rated.
|Players score 2.5 or 3||$5 bursaries for next tournament||1st, 2nd 3rd, and 4th tournaments only|
|Players score 3.5 or more||$10 bursaries for next tournament||1st, 2nd 3rd, and 4th tournaments only|
*All prizes and bursaries are given per combined section/sections
(1) Head to head and (2) Drop low average opposition
Grand Prix – cash prizes
Total score of best 3 tournaments out of 5 in the same section
1st – 50%
2nd – 30%
3rd – 10%
Either scored more than 10 or participated all 5 – 10%
1 prize per player
A player has to participate in at least 3 tournaments to be eligible for the Grand Prix prizes
Based on the number of participants in that section/combined section.
$5 of each entry will contribute to the Grand Prix.
Prize money to be picked up at Seneca Hill Sunday tournaments by December 9, 2017.
Entry fee and registration:
|$30||Register online by Thursday before the tournament||Must check in and pay entry fee between 12:15 and 12:45|
|$40||Register onsite (if spots available)||From 12:15 to 12:30|
Late comers may enter the tournament from round 2 with 0 point.
Registration: for April 15 NYYCC and GP4
****You will receive a proof of registration through an email in 24 hours. If not, please contact us or re-submit. Thanks.
#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.