Category Archives: CYCC 2013
Get ready for the WYCC!
From the Chess Federation of Canada chess.ca 2013-cycc
How do I qualify to take part?
Participate in a regional youth chess championship (YCC) and achieve a score that meets a minimum threshold. A 50% score is typically the standard for moving on to provincial and/or national competition. If a qualifier is unavailable in your area, it is easy to run your own!
- the full package of goodies* (medals, organizer shirt, give-aways for participants), with $6 per participant ($200 min, $400 max).
- the economy model, $2 per player, no minimum or maximum
- in both cases, if the ratings submission is other than electronic, there is an additional charge of $1 per player.
Canadian Open 2013,CYCC 2013 Ottawachess2013
Time to make plans! Ottawa hosted a great Canadian Open in 2007 and will do so again in 2013.
Want to go to the WYCC? This is where it starts.
Get ready to be on the next WYCC team…
Canadian Open 2007 Final Report by Peter Hum Chessbase Report
‘Nearly two weeks ago, a certain Susan Polgar was in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, presiding as the honorary chair of the 2007 Canadian Youth Chess Championship. The talk over dinner turned to the upcoming 2007 Canadian Open Chess Championship, a ten-round, one-section event that would feature more than twenty Grandmasters, including five from the exalted above-2650 ranks: GM Bu Xiangzhi of China, GM Nigel Short of Great Britain, GM Vadim Milov of Switzerland, GM Kamil Miton of Poland and GM Sergey Tiviakov of the Netherlands. Who did Polgar favour to win? Her answer was short and sweet: Bu….(more)
GM Shirov is no stranger to Ottawa