Calendar of Events

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

2016-17 Schedule:  
  • Oct 16: Monthly Tournament (Colonel Gray High School)
  • Oct 30:  Maritime Scholastic Qualifying Tournament (Colonel Gray High School) (see flyer below)
    • Note:  This is the qualifying tournament for the Maritime Scholastic Tournament on Nov 19
  • Nov 19 - Maritime Scholastic Tournament, Moncton, NB
  • Dec 4 - Bill Pitre Memorial Tournament (Colonel Gray High School) 
  • Jan 15:  Monthly Tournament (Colonel Gray High School)
  • Feb 5 : Monthly Tournament (Colonel Gray High School)
  • Feb 26:  PEI Chess Challenge.  Storm date is March 5.  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 21-22 in Toronto, ON.  
  • March 5: Tentative 
  • April 9: School Team Tournament (download registration form below)
  • May 7: Tentative

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 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.
PEIYCA WebMaster,
Jan 10, 2017, 7:20 PM
PEIYCA WebMaster,
Jan 10, 2017, 7:20 PM
PEIYCA WebMaster,
Feb 6, 2017, 4:53 PM