The Prince Edward Island Youth Chess Association (PEIYCA) is a not-for-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting scholastic chess on PEI. We hold various chess events throughout the year for school-aged children: regular tournaments, training sessions, and a summer chess camp.
Scholastic Chess Tournament
Sunday Feb. 5 Colonel Gray High School
Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, everyone plays at least 4 games. Students are divided into 4- or 6-player groups by age and rating. Prizes for the top 3 players in each group(medal with ribbon, or chess pin).
Rated by the Chess’n Math Association.
Entry Fee: $10 per person ($5 for second and subsequent players in the same family)
Registration: 12:15 - 12:45 pm
The first round begins at 1:00 pm. The tournament is over by 4:00 pm (~3:00-3:30 pm for younger children).
Please note: To ensure a start time of 1 pm, registration will close at 12:45.
We will also have a canteen and chess sets (for $25) as part of our on-going fundraising.
Save the date for the PEI Provincial Chess Challenge!
Sunday Feb. 26
Congratulations to Team PEI
Team PEI placed second in the Maritime Scholastic Tournament on Nov.19 in Moncton, NB. It was their strongest showing yet at this tournament, only 1 point behind first place Team NB.