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Important note to parents:

All tournament participants must be supervised by a parent or designated guardian. Neither the Manitoba Scholastic Chess Association nor the event host will be held responsible for the safety or behaviour of participants not actively engaged in tournament play. The responsibility of the tournament organizers will be limited to ensuring fair competition in accordance with Manitoba Scholastic Chess Association tournament rules.

Regular Scholastic Chess Tournament #1

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 6 by rating. Each group plays a round robin tournament (5 games - NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 20 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 25 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the winner in each group. Ribbons will be awarded to all runner-ups.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Grand Prix Scholastic Chess Tournament #1

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 8 to 16, depending on how many players there are. Each group will play a 4 round Swiss tournament (NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 25 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 30 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 players in each group.

Grand Prix points: Grand prix points are awarded for each group as follows: 1st place: 10pts, 2nd place: 8pts, 3rd place: 7pts, 4th place: 6pts, 5th+ place: 5pts. After the last Grand Prix tournament of the year, cash prizes will be given out to the players with the most accumulated Grand Prix points: 1st: $150, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Regular Scholastic Chess Tournament #2

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 6 by rating. Each group plays a round robin tournament (5 games - NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 20 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 25 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the winner in each group. Ribbons will be awarded to all runner-ups.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Grand Prix Scholastic Chess Tournament #2

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 8 to 16, depending on how many players there are. Each group will play a 4 round Swiss tournament (NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 25 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 30 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 players in each group.

Grand Prix points: Grand prix points are awarded for each group as follows: 1st place: 10pts, 2nd place: 8pts, 3rd place: 7pts, 4th place: 6pts, 5th+ place: 5pts. After the last Grand Prix tournament of the year, cash prizes will be given out to the players with the most accumulated Grand Prix points: 1st: $150, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Manitoba Scholastic Open Chess Championship

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 9:15am-9:45am

Entry fee: $20.00

Format: All students will play in the open section. We will play 5 rounds (NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 10:00am (sharp). The tournament will wrap up by 4:00pm.

Time control: 25 minutes each (5 second delay).

Prizes: Championship trophies for the overall winner and two under section winners. The two under section sizes will be determined after all students are registered. Unrated players are welcome but are only eligible for the overall section. Ties for the under sections will be decided by a tie-break system.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Regular Scholastic Chess Tournament #3

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 6 by rating. Each group plays a round robin tournament (5 games - NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 20 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 25 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the winner in each group. Ribbons will be awarded to all runner-ups.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Scholastic Beginner Training Session - FREE

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Open to anyone. This will be a basic training session aimed at beginner chess players. We will cover basic checkmates and basic opening principles.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Time: 10:00am-11:30am

Cost: FREE!

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Regular Scholastic Chess Tournament #4 - FREE

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: FREE! (for everyone both new and regular players)

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 6 by rating. Each group plays a round robin tournament (5 games - NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 20 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 25 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the winner in each group. Ribbons will be awarded to all runner-ups.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Grand Prix Scholastic Chess Tournament #3

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 8 to 16, depending on how many players there are. Each group will play a 4 round Swiss tournament (NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 25 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 30 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 players in each group.

Grand Prix points: Grand prix points are awarded for each group as follows: 1st place: 10pts, 2nd place: 8pts, 3rd place: 7pts, 4th place: 6pts, 5th+ place: 5pts. After the last Grand Prix tournament of the year, cash prizes will be given out to the players with the most accumulated Grand Prix points: 1st: $150, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Regular Scholastic Chess Tournament #5

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 6 by rating. Each group plays a round robin tournament (5 games - NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 20 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 25 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the winner in each group. Ribbons will be awarded to all runner-ups.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Grand Prix Scholastic Chess Tournament #4

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 8 to 16, depending on how many players there are. Each group will play a 4 round Swiss tournament (NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 25 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 30 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 players in each group.

Grand Prix points: Grand prix points are awarded for each group as follows: 1st place: 10pts, 2nd place: 8pts, 3rd place: 7pts, 4th place: 6pts, 5th+ place: 5pts. After the last Grand Prix tournament of the year, cash prizes will be given out to the players with the most accumulated Grand Prix points: 1st: $150, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Regular Scholastic Chess Tournament #6

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 6 by rating. Each group plays a round robin tournament (5 games - NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 20 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 25 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the winner in each group. Ribbons will be awarded to all runner-ups.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.


Regular Scholastic Chess Tournament #7

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Open to all students from kindergarten to grade 12, rated by Chess'n Math.

Location: University of Manitoba - St. Paul's, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg MB

Room: Belltower Café (basement)

Registration: At the playing site between 12:15pm-12:45pm

Entry fee: $15.00

Format: Students will be divided into groups of 6 by rating. Each group plays a round robin tournament (5 games - NO knockouts). We will start round 1 at 1:00pm (sharp). The tournament is usually over by 4:00pm.

Time control: The top groups will use clocks with 20 minutes each (5 second delay). The remaining groups will have a clock added with 10 minutes each (5 second delay) after 25 minutes has elapsed in their game.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the winner in each group. Ribbons will be awarded to all runner-ups.

Information: Contact Jeremie by email at jeremie.piche@scholasticchess.mb.ca.