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.
It was a great provincial tournament today with 55 players from grades 1-12. Congratulations to all the players! First place winners will form the PEI Provincial Team and compete at the Canadian Chess Challenge in Toronto in May. Here is the list of the first, second and third place winners in each grade.
Grade One: Sam Wang, Zoey Wang, Zachary Fugate
Grade Two: Leon Liang, Avner Tiwana, Bella Yang
Grade Three: Phu Vo, Henry Nguyen, Theo Plourde
Grade Four: Luke Dickie, Tobin Murphy-Wicks, Ethan Bu
Grade Five: An Vo, Joanna Xie, Seamus MacEachern
Grade Six: Dongze (Tony) Wu, Alex Rogers, Saul Grant
Grade Seven: Arnab Kundu, Alex MacPherson-Prinz
Grade Eight: Yihuan (Kevin) Bu, Jeremy Norman, Mahjabin Bahar
Grade Nine: Junhe (Joey) Zhou, draw for 2nd: Noah Mannholland & Amir Sayefi
Grade Ten: SoumyaDeep Chowdhury, Thomas Nguyen
Grade Eleven: Jack Ronahan, Peter Xing, Patrick Ho
Grade Twelve: Alan Huang, Joseph Kassouf
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.