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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 St. John's, Newfoundland during the May long weekend of 2018.

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 11, 2018 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 registration fee is $25.00 per student.

The winners in each grade at the Manitoba Provincial tournament will qualify for the national Chess Challenge during the May long weekend of 2018.

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

Date: Sunday March 11, 2018

Location: University of Manitoba, University College - Great Hall

Registration deadline: Sunday March 4, 2018

Registration fee:$25.00

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