Canadian Chess Challenge

The Canadian Chess Challenge is the national scholastic chess tournament for grades 1 to 12. At the national chess tournament, provincial representatives in each grade from across Canada play to be crowned the national champion for their grade. The first Chess Challenge was held in 1989. This year the national championships will be held online at the end of June.

Manitoba Qualification

Qualification for the national chess tournament happens at the Manitoba Provincial Chess Championships. This year, the Provincial tournament for grades 1 to 12 is being held online on May 1, 2021. At these Provincial championships, students will play to determine who will represent Manitoba at the national level for each grade.

The Canadian Chess Challenge is open to any student from Manitoba (new or experienced) in grades 1 to 12. Registration is done on-line.

The winners in each grade at the Manitoba Provincial tournament will qualify for the national Chess Challenge at the end of June 2021. This year's event will be played online.

Manitoba Provincial Chess Championships - Grades 1 to 12 (played by grade)

Date: May 1, 2021

Location: Online - Access to Zoom and (free) will be required to participate.

Registration fee: $15.00

Registration deadline: April 30, 2021 at 10:00pm