CYCC July 21-24, 2009 at the Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria BC
The Canadian Youth Chess Championship (CYCC) is a qualifier for the World Youth Chess Championships to be held in Turkey in the fall of 2009. This is the second CYCC to be held in Victoria, BC. Many extras are being planned for the 2009 CYCC. We would appreciate any suggestions you have that will help make the CYCC a success and an enjoyable event for you and your family. We are actively seeking sponsors and could use your help finding sponsors for cash or in kind donations. Please contact us at
with your suggestions and sponsorship ideas. We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2009 CYCC.
on behalf of the 2009 CYCC Organizing Committee
Dates: July 21 - 24, 2009
Place: Victoria, BC
Tournament site: Hotel Grand Pacific located in downtown Victoria on the inner harbour.
Registration: $175 ($200 after May 15, $225 after June 15th).
Schedule: Round times are subject to revision. July 21 - Opening ceremony at 11:50 am, 12 noon and 5pm rounds 1-2; July 22 - 10am and 3pm rounds 3-4; July 23 - 10am and 3 pm rounds 5-6; July 24 round 7 at 10am, Closing ceremony at around 3:30 pm.
Sections: U18, U16, U14, U12, U10, U8 boys and girls. Sections with less than 8 players will be combined at Tournament Director's
Prizes: Winners of each combined section and each section with 8 or more players receive $1000 toward expenses for their trip to Turkey to participate in the World Youth Chess Championship 2009. The WYCC are providing free board (meals and lodging) for winners of the 12 categories. More funding toward expenses will be provided to the winners if finances permit.
Other events will take place before and after the CYCC from July 20th to 26th, 2009.