|2009 Canadian Youth Chess Championship Regulations|
U18, U16, U14, U12, U10, U8 Open and Girls. Sections with less than 8 players will be combined at Tournament Director's discretion. Section by age Born in 1991,1992 U18. Born in 1993,1994 U16. Born in 1995,1996 U14. Born in 1997,1998 U12 Born in 1999,2000 U10. Born in 2001 or later U8. 2 sections in each age age group. Open or girls only. Girls may play in Open
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.
The CYCC is Canada's National Youth Chess Championships divided into age groups just like the OYCC and the WYCC (World Youth Chess Championships). It determines Canada's Youth Champions for their respective age groups.The CYCC also chooses the National team that goes to the WYCC.