Mississauga Qualification Tournament for the 2018 Canadian Youth Chess Championship (CYCC)
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The annual Canadian Youth Chess Championship (CYCC) is the most prestigious youth chess competition in Canada organized under the auspices of the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC). It is also a pathway to all international youth chess competitions that determines official representatives for the World Youth Chess Championship (WYCC), the Pan American Youth Chess Championship and the North American Youth Chess Championship. In 2018, the CYCC will be held in Quebec City, which gives an excellent opportunity to young players from the Greater Toronto Area to take part. To earn the right to play in the CYCC, one has to quality in his or her province of residence. To qualify for the CYCC, 50% score is required, as per the national rules. Our qualification tournament is the best chance for children residing in the GTA to qualify for the CYCC (http://chess.ca/tournaments). This is a FIDE-rated tournament of Standard (“Sliw”) chess, the juniors will be able to boost their FIDE and CFC ratings ahead of the CYCC and the international competitions!
U08: Born after Jan 1, 2010 | U10: Born after Jan 1, 2008 | U12: Born after Jan 1, 2006
U14: Born after Jan 1, 2004 | U16: Born after Jan 1, 2002 | U18: Born after Jan 1, 2000
Location & Dates
When: Saturday, February 24th – Sunday, February 25th, 2018
Where: Erindale United Church, 1444 Dundas Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario L5C 1E7
Rounds 1, 2, 3 on Saturday, Feb 24 @ 10 am, 1:30 pm and 5 pm.
Rounds 4, 5 on Sunday, Feb 25 @ 1 pm and 4:30 pm.
Swiss system, 5 rounds. Sections can be combined if numbers warrant. FIDE/CFC/CMA rated for U18/U16/U14/U12 and CFC/CMA rated for U10/U08.
Tiebreaks: Direct Encounter, then Median Buchholz.
U08 Special Schedule: Four rounds on a single day, Saturday, February 24. Rd 1 starts at 10am according to the general schedule. Every other round commences immediately once the previous one is over.
60 mins/end + 30 secs increment – All Age Categories
Elevate My Chess Canada Inc.
Vadim Tsypin, FIDE Arbiter
EARLY Entry fees (Jan 15, 2018 deadline): $60
REGULAR Entry fees (Feb 15, 2018 deadline): $75
At the Door/Onsite: $85
REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW: Note – Enter the name of the player in the Contact Details of the Registration page!
All Age Categories: Register Here
TOURNAMENT PRIZES – Trophies and/or Medals
Certificate of Qualification for the 2018 CYCC in a corresponding age group. Trophies or medals for the top 3 in every age category. The winner of every age category will receive a transportation grant of up to $120 (based on 40 total paid registrations) to attend the CYCC in Quebec City, QC in July 2018. This money is payable upon successful completion of all rounds of the CYCC.
Water, Coffee and Snacks provided.
Chess equipments and clocks provided.
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