PEI YCA events include tournaments, championships and instructional camps throughout the calendar year.
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 with 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: 12:00 - 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 four different sections by grade: K-4, K-6, 7-9 and 10-12.