Calendar of Events

PEI YCA events include tournaments, championships and instructional camps throughout the calendar year.

2018-19 Schedule:  Location is Colonel Gray High School, in the cafeteria, unless otherwise specified.  Games start at 1 pm.  Please register no later than 12:45.

  • Oct 14 -  Monthly Tournament 
  • Nov 4 - Maritime Scholastic Qualifier
    • Note:  This is the qualifying tournament for the Maritime Scholastic Tournament on Nov 17 
  • Nov 17 - Maritime Scholastic Tournament, Charlottetown, PE
  • Dec 9 - Bill Pitre Memorial Tournament
  • Jan 13 - Monthly Tournament
  • Feb. 3 - Monthly Tournament, Queen Charlotte Intermediate School
  • Feb 24 -  PEI Chess Challenge.  Storm date is March 3.  Location = Queen Charlotte Intermediate School in the cafeteria.  Players compete by grade in grades 1-12.  Top player in each grade forms the 12 player PEI Team to compete at the Canadian Chess Challenge May 19-20 in BC
  • Apr 14 - School Team Tournament. Queen Charlotte Intermediate School
  • May 5 - Monthly Tournament, Queen Charlotte IS

Monthly Tournaments

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 CMA rating and age.  Prizes awarded for the top 3 players in each group (medal, ribbon or chess pin), while new players receive a participation pin.  Tournaments are rated by the Chess’n Math Association.

    Entry Fee: $10 ($5 for second & subsequent players in the same family)
    Registration: 12:15 - 12:45 pm
            Note:  In order for the tournament to start on time, registration closes at 12:45

The first round begins at 1:00 pm. The tournament is over by 4:00 pm (3:00 pm for younger children).

Maritime Scholastic Tournament

     This annual tournament, held each November, is a team match between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Selection of the 24 player PEI team is made at the Maritime Scholastic Qualifying Tournament.

School Team Championship

   This annual tournament is held each April and is open to all schools.   Teams consist of 4 players from the same school, and there are three different sections by grade:   K-4, K-6, and  7-12.
PEIYCA WebMaster,
Mar 10, 2019, 8:08 AM