2009 Canadian Youth Chess Championship Venue PDF Print E-mail


The Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria is the venue for the 2009 CYCC. The tournament will take place in the Vancouver Island Ballroom overlooking the inner harbour. A virtual tour is available on the hotel's website.


Accommodation. The organizing committee has arranged an excellent rate for you at the Hotel Grand Pacific. Luxury 5 Star Hotel - $159/night (plus tax) based on single or double occupancy. This rate is available up to 3 days before and 3 days after the CYCC. Suites available for an additional $60/night. Children under 18 stay free in same room with accompanying adult(s). Cancellation policy - 24 hours prior to arrival. The hotel is ideally situated on the beautiful inner harbour and includes free high speed internet, free access to health club, ozonated 25 m pool and many other amenities for hotel guests. Rooms will be held until May 15th, 2008 subject to availability. We expect the rooms will sell out at this rate well before May 15th. Book early to avoid disappointment by calling toll free 1-800-663-7550. Quote: July09Chess1 when booking. The Hotel Grand Pacific was recently voted Top Hotel in Canada in Conde Nast Traveler magazine's annual readers' choice awards. www.hotelgrandpacific.com

Hotel Grand Pacific


The Hotel Grand Pacific is recommended by the organizing committee. It is ideally situated in downtown Victoria. The Hotel Grand Pacific is close to numerous restaurants, cafes, grocery stores and shops. A car is unnecessary if you stay in this location. We will provide complimentary airport and ferry pickup and drop off for players and their families who are pre paid and registered prior to May 15th, 2009. To request complimentary pick up and drop off send an email before May 15th to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .


There are other hotels and motels in the area if you prefer. It is also possible to camp at Goldstream Provincial Park campground less than a 30 minute drive from downtown Victoria. Please email if you are having trouble finding accommodation to suit your budget and we will try to help find a solution. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2009 CYCC in Victoria BC.


Brian Raymer


on behalf of the 2009 CYCC Organizing Committee

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