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.
Maritime Scholastic Tournament 2016:
Saturday, Nov 21 at Mathieu-Martin High School in Dieppe (Moncton).
Sign-in: 11-11:30 am
Announcements: 11:45 am
Games start at 12:00 and finish at 4 pm
Awards: 4-4:30 pm
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.