Regular Chess Tournaments

Our regular monthly tournaments are open to all students from grades primary to twelve. Participants are divided into groups of similar age and skill. They usually play 5 games and the top 3 players in each group win a medal. All players receive a Chess'n Math national chess rating. Ratings can be found on the Chess'n Math Website.

Tournament Schedule at a Glance

Season Kick-Off Tournament Sunday, 1 October 2017
Maritime Tournament Qualifier Sunday, 29 October 2017
December Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #1) Sunday, 3 December 2017
January Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #2) Sunday, 7 January 2018
February Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #3) Sunday, 4 February 2018
Dartmouth Junior Chess Club March Break Tournament ?? March 2018
Nova Scotia Provincial Chess Challenge Sunday, 25 March 2018
April Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #4) Sunday, 8 April 2018
Nova Scotia School Team Provincials Sunday, 29 April 2018
2018 Canadian Chess Challenge ?? May 2018


Tournament Schedule

Season Kick-Off Tournament

Date Sunday, 1 October 2017
Location Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax
2nd Floor - Lindsay Children's Room
Time Registration: 12:30 pm to 12:50 pm
Tournament: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: FREE!!!

Open to students in grades Primary to twelve



Maritime Tournament Qualifier

Date Sunday, 29 October 2017
Location Mount Saint Vincent University (See map)
166 Bedford Highway Halifax
Evaristus Hall - Room 358 (3rd floor)
Time Registration: 11:15 am to 11:50 am
Tournament: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: $10.00

Open to students in grades Primary to twelve

This tournament will help select a team of 24 players to compete in the Maritime Tournament held in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Players will play in one of four divisions and the top players (number to be chosen in the brackets) will play for Team Nova Scotia. Grade P 3 (6 players), Grade 4 6 (8 players), Grade 7 9 (6 players) and Grade 10 12 (4 players).



December Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #1)

Date Sunday, 3 December 2017
Location Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax
1st Floor - Paul O'Regan Hall
Time Registration: 12:30 pm to 12:50 pm
Tournament: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: FREE!!!

Open to students in grades Primary to twelve



January Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #2)

Date Sunday, 7 January 2018
Location Mount Saint Vincent University (See map)
166 Bedford Highway Halifax
Evaristus Hall - Room 304 (3rd floor)
Time Registration: 11:15 am to 11:50 am
Tournament: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: $10.00

Open to students in grades Primary to twelve



February Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #3)

Date Sunday, 4 February 2018
Location Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax
1st Floor - Paul O'Regan Hall
Time Registration: 12:30 pm to 12:50 pm
Tournament: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: FREE!!!

Open to students in grades Primary to twelve



Dartmouth Junior Chess Club March Break Tournament

Date ?? March 2018
Location Alderney Gate Library
Dartmouth, NS
Time Registration: Call 902-490-5748 to register after March 1
Tournament: Morning and Afternoon of 11 March, 2016
Information

Entrance Fee: FREE!

Players divided into one of three groups; Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Nova Scotia Provincial Chess Challenge

Date Sunday, 25 March 2018
Location Mount Saint Vincent University (See map)
166 Bedford Highway Halifax
Rosaria Student Center - Multipurpose Room (3rd floor)
Time Registration: 11:00 am to 11:45 am
Tournament: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: $30.00 ($20.00 is pre-registered!)

For more information, please visit our Nationals page.



April Regular Tournament (Grand Prix #4)

Date Sunday, 8 April 2018
Location Mount Saint Vincent University (See map)
166 Bedford Highway Halifax
Evaristus Hall - Room 358 (3rd floor)
Time Registration: 11:15 am to 11:50 pm
Tournament: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: $10.00

Open to students in grades Primary to twelve



Nova Scotia School Team Provincials

Date Sunday, 29 April 2018
Location Mount Saint Vincent University (See map)
166 Bedford Highway Halifax
Rosaria Student Center - Multipurpose Room (3rd floor)
Time Registration: 11:15 am to 11:45 am
Tournament: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: $40.00 per team (school cheques are accepted)

Open to all schools. Each team consists of 4 players from the same school and the competition is split into 4 sections by grade (Grade 4 & under, Grade 6 & under, Grade 9 & under, and Grade 12 & under).

Schools are encouraged to pre-register for the tournament using the Team Tournament Registration Form (or PDF version).



2018 Canadian Chess Challenge

Date ?? May 2018
Location Newfoundland
Information

For more information, please visit our Nationals page.