Saturday, January 7, 2017

2017 Regionals and Provincials

SSCA is hosting two regional tournaments in February and March. Students must play in a regional tournament to qualify to participate in the Provincial Chess Challenge in Saskatoon, April 1st, 2017.

Please note that you must play in at least one regional tournament in order to be invited to Provincials. However, you may play in both regionals if you wish!

The first place player in each grade at Provincials will be invited to be part of Team Saskatchewan for the Canadian Chess Challenge, which will be held in Toronto over the May long weekend.

Eligibility and format for both tournaments
  • open to all players from Kindergarten through grade 12
  • new players welcome
  • play 5 - 6 games
  • chess tournament rules apply
  • chess clocks used in upper grades (generally grade 5/6 and up)
  • game time is 30 minutes per player
  • $20 if preregistered (plus a $5 SSCA membership if not yet paid this year)
  • please preregister by 6 pm the day before the tournament 
February 11th - Regina Regional
University of Regina, Riddle Centre, RC286
Free parking is available in Lot 17. Campus map.
Check in and fee payment at 10:00 am, Tournament 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Regina pre-registration link
For more info please contact Simon at or 306-993-1037 (after 5:30 pm).

March 25th - Saskatoon Regional
Bishop James Mahoney High School, 231 Primrose Drive, Saskatoon
Check in at 10:00 am, Tournament 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Saskatoon pre-registration link
For more info contact Don MacKinnon at or 306-445-8369.

Note that prior year's provincial champions are exempt from the requirement to qualify for Provincials by playing in a regional tournament.

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