Friday, January 31, 2020

Regina and Saskatoon Scholastic Chess Regional Tournaments - March 1 & March 8, 2020

SSCA is hosting two regional chess tournaments on Sundays, March 1 and March 8, 2020. Students must play in a regional tournament to qualify to participate in the Provincial Chess Championship in Regina on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Please note that you must play in at least one regional tournament in order to be invited to the Provincial Chess Championship. However, you may play in both regional tournaments if you wish!

The first place player in each grade at the provincial tournament will be invited to be part of Team Saskatchewan for the Canadian Chess Challenge, which will be held in Montreal, Quebec, over the May long weekend, May 16 to 18, 2020.

Eligibility and format for regional 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 3 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 
March 1, 2020 - Regina Regional
University of Regina, Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport, Room 185 (CK185)
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 306-501-4600 (after 5:30 pm).

March 8, 2020 - Saskatoon Regional
Room 2C18, Engineering Building, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Check in at 09:30 am, Tournament 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Saskatoon pre-registration link
For more info contact Tracy Zhang at or 306-341-0078.

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

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