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 in Vancouver, British Columbia during the May long weekend of 2019.

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 on March 9, 2019 at the University of Manitoba, University College, Great Hall. 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 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 during the May long weekend of 2019.

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

Date: Saturday March 9, 2019

Location: University of Manitoba, University College - Great Hall

Registration fee early bird before February 1, 2019: $20.00

Registration fee before March 1, 2019: $25.00

Late registration or at the door (if we still have room): $40.00

The event will be capped at 120 entries.

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