Thursday, February 2, 2023

Saskatoon Regional Qualification (March, 2023)

SSCA is hosting Saskatoon Regional Chess Qualification on March 05, 2023 (Sunday).  There will be another 2 regional qualifications:

Regina: Date/Info will be announced later. 

Online: For players living far from Saskatoon/Regina. Date/Info will be announced later.

Saskatchewan Provincial Chess Competition will be hold in April, since this is the first Provincial Compeition after Covid, we require all players must play in one of the qualifications to get familiar with the process, time control, rules, and etc. 

Meanwhile, according to the requirement from Chess Federation of Canada, any players would like to attend 2023 Canadian Youth Chess Championship (July, 2023 / Calgary) need to be qualified before application. So, players gains 2.5 points in each age group (U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18) will be qualified for CYCC.   As a benefit for young players, CFC will give free membership to the players of this tournament. 

This tournament is open to all Saskatchewan players from Kindergarten through grade 12, and New Players are welcome to participate. Please feel free to forward this email to your friends who might be interested to join.  

Date:   March 05, 2023 (Sunday)
9:45am  Check in / Onsite Registration & Fee payment)
10:30am  Start Round 1  (Round 1&2, Lunch, Round 3-5) 

Location: University of Saskatchewan
Engineering Building   (57 Campus Dr, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9)

Time Control:
G/25+5: Each Player has 25 minutes with 5 seconds increment after each move. 

•Number of sections will depend on the number of participants
•Sections will be defined by consideration of grades / Age Group
•5 rounds minimum for each section.

Tournament Details:
Chess tournament rules apply
•Chess clocks used in upper grades (generally grade 4 and up)

Registration Fee:
•On-line registration is $15 + $5 SSCA membership  (Preferred)
•Onsite Registration is $20 + $5 SSCA membership  (Payable at the door)
E-transfer the registration fee to SSCA treasurer's email:
Please indicate in the description of the transfer as below:
Saskatoon Qualification / Player's Full Name / Grade 

Contact Person: Tracy Zhang / (306)341 0078

Please Register by 8:00 p.m. March 3rd,2023

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