Nova Scotia Team Provincials
Nova Scotia Team Tournament will take place Sunday April 28, 2013. Schools can enter teams of 4 people in one of the following categories, Grades P-4, Grades 5-6, Grades 7-9 or Grades 10-12. Schools can enter more than one team!
For those wishing to play and are not part of a team, a regular individual tournament will be held as well.
Hope to see everyone there!
Global TV Chess Portion
Global hosted a segment on Don Bidgood's Children's Chess Club and the Chess Club in a Box program.
You can view the segment here: http://globalnews.ca/video/441413/chess-club
Chess Club in a Box Kick-Off!
The NSSCA is kicking off the pilot for it's "Chess Club in a Box" program. Some information on the program can be found in these information sheets:
NSSCA Wins $1000 for Chess in a Box Program!
The NSSCA gave a presentation on the idea of the chess in a box school program to the Awesome Foundation Halifax, along with three other finalists. In the end, the chess in a box program won the vote of the trustee's, giving $1000 to the NSSCA to support this program.
A special thanks to the Awesome Foundation Halifax for making this opportunity possible! You can find more info on their website at http://awesomehalifax.com/
Below is a youtube video of the presentation, which took place on November 29, 2012:
Posted by Chris Felix
2012-2013 Tournament Schedule
The schedule for the 2012-2013 scholastic chess tournaments has been released. You can find this information under the Tournament Schedule menu.
2012 Canadian Chess Challenge in Halifax!
The Canadian Chess Challenge was hosted by Nova Scotia for the very first time. For more information please visit the Canadian Chess Challenge 2012 website.