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Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8:45 AM - Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 6:45 PM (PST)

BC Youth Provincial Chess Championship 2019

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
1st family member, Early Bird
Check-in (for ALL Sections) - Saturday March 9, 8:45am-9:15am. Late check-in will only be paired if there is an odd number of players in the section. If you are late, check in asap, you will NOT be paired for any round before you check in.
Feb 24, 2019 CA$65.00 CA$0.00
2nd or higher family member, Early Bird
Check-in (for ALL Sections) - Saturday March, 9 8:45am-9:15am. Late check-in will only be paired if there is an odd number of players in the section. If you are late, check in asap, you will NOT be paired for any round before you check in.
Feb 24, 2019 CA$55.00 CA$0.00

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Event Details

BC Youth Chess Championship Tournament 2019 (BCYCC)

Official BC Chess Federation Youth Championship Tournament

March 9-10, 2019

Online Registration Only (Early Bird Ends on Sunday Feburary 24th, Registration Close on Friday March 8th 5pm)

Cancellation: 48 hours before event starts (before 9am March 7th), send request with your name and Eventbrite ticket number to tournaments@chess2inspire.org

Previous Champions (2001-2018)

Scroll to the bottom for the Pre-registered Players List


 

Qualifier for the 2019 Canadian Youth Chess Championship (CYCC)

BCYCC is a qualifier tournament for the CYCC in Regina, Saskatchewan, July 6-10, 2019:

  • All sections - score 50% or more in the BCYCC to qualify for the CYCC

CYCC top finishers in each age group will be awarded with travel bursary and officially represent Canada at the World Youth & Cadet Chess Championships:

  • World Cadet (U8/U10/U12) Chess Championship - Aug 15 - 19, 2019, Minsk, Belarus
  • World Youth (U14/U16/U18) Chess Championship - Sept 10 - 14, 2019, Salobrena, Spain


BCYCC Organizing Team: Jonah Lee, Jeremy Hui, Glen Lee, Ron Hui, Caroline Hui, Peggy Lee, Michael Lo, Lara Lo

Tournament Director: Stephen Wright (FIDE International Arbiter)

Location:

    Unit 420 Lansdowne Centre, Richmond BC (near Toysrus & Food Court, ample free parking)

    Enter from the East Entrance (Kwantlen Road)

Sections and Round Time: 12 sections by age and gender (see below for details)

Dates: March 9-10, 2019

Format:

  • U8 / U10 / U12 - 5 rounds Regular Swiss (Sat 3 games G50+10, Sun 2 games G90+30)
  • U14 / U16 / U18 - 4 rounds Regular Swiss (Sat 2 games G90+30, Sun 2 games G90+30)

Rating: CFC rated. CFC membership is NOT required to join this tournament. Check your rating:

Registration fee:

  • Early Bird - before Feb 24th mid-night $65 ($10 off for 2nd or higher member of the family)
  • Regular - ends Mar 8th 5pm $70 ($10 off for 2nd or higher member of the family)

Prizes:

  • Open Sections First Place or tied First Place - title of Champion and name(s) engraved on the section's perpetual trophy
  • All Sections First Place (after tie break) - financial support towards attending CYCC (guaranteed CYCC early bird entry fee $250 if more than 7 players in the section)
  • Top 3 players in the Open sections and Top player in the Girls sections (after tie break) - trophy

Tie break:

a) Ties other than 1st Place - computer tie break (direct encounter, individual cumulative score, then cumulative score of opponents)

b) Tie break for 1st Place (to determine funding for the CYCC and trophy, all those involved in the tie will share the championship title on the perpetual trophy)

  • Playoff between the two players or the top two by computer tiebreak if three or more players tie for first
  • Two game match, time control 10 minutes with a 5 second increment (color for the first game will be will chosen by lot)
  • Still tie after the two game playoff, single games at a time control of 3mins with a 2 secs increment until there is a decisive result (color for the first game will be will chosen by lot)

 

12 Sections - by Age and Gender (may combine if too few players in a section)


Sections
Under 8   (Born on or after Jan 1st 2011) Open Girls
Under 10 (Born on or after Jan 1st 2009) Open Girls
Under 12 (Born on or after Jan 1st 2007) Open Girls
Under 14 (Born on or after Jan 1st 2005) Open Girls
Under 16 (Born on or after Jan 1st 2003) Open Girls
Under 18 (Born on or after Jan 1st 2001) Open Girls

 

Check-in (Late check-in will only be paired if there is an odd number of players in the section. If you are late, check in asap, you will NOT be paired for any round before you check-in.)

  • Check-in (for ALL Sections) - Saturday March 9 8:45am-9:15am

Round Time

U8 / U10 / U12
U14 / U16 / U18
Saturday
Time Control: G50+10
Round 1 - 9:30am Saturday
Time Control: G90+30
Round 1 - 9:30am
Round 2 - 11:45am Round 2 - 2:30pm
Round 3 - 2:30pm
Sunday
Time Control: G90+30
Round 4 - 9:00am Sunday
Time Control: G90+30
Round 3 - 9:00am
Round 5 - 1:30pm

Round 4 - 1:30pm


 

Rules

  • Bye request – Maximum 2 requested ½ point byes (except last round) at least 1 hour before the round starts
  • Forfeits wait time – 60 minutes grace period before the game is forfeited
  • Online registration only - Onsite registration is NOT allowed
  • Chess notation is required for All sections.
  • Chess sets and clocks are provided
  • May use player's CFC, FIDE, CMA, NWSRS or foreign rating for pairing on TD's discretion
  • Players must inform the TD if s/he is not able to play in any round(s). Player not show up for any round without notice will be forfeited from the tournament, and requires a legitimate reason and TD’s approval to re-enter the tournament

Residency Rule

All participants must reside in B.C. and:

  • have resided in B.C. for a total of at least six months in the 12 months prior to the start of the Championship; or
  • have resided in B.C. for the three months prior to the start of the Championship.

 

FAQs

First, check on the FAQ section here - http://chess2inspire.org/bcycc-2019. If you still have questions, please contact us at tournaments@chess2inspire.org.

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Lansdowne Centre (Unit 420)
5300 Number 3 Rd
Richmond, BC V6X 2X9
Canada

Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8:45 AM - Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 6:45 PM (PST)


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