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 Quick Table

October Monthly Tournament Sunday, 2 October 2016
Maritime Tournament Qualifier Sunday, 30 October 2016
December Monthly Tournament Sunday, 11 December 2016
January Monthly Tournament Sunday, 8 January 2017
February Monthly Tournament Sunday, 5 February 2017
Nova Scotia Provincial Chess Challenge Sunday, 26 March 2017
Don Bidgood's Children's Chess Tournament ?? March 2017
April Monthly Tournament Sunday, 2 April 2017
Nova Scotia School Team Provincials Sunday, 30 April 2017
2017 Canadian Chess Challenge ?? May 2017


Tournament Schedule

October Monthly Tournament

Date Sunday, 2 October 2016
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



Maritime Tournament Qualifier

Date Sunday, 30 October 2016
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 Moncton, New Brunswick.

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 Monthly Tournament

Date Sunday, 11 December 2016
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



January Monthly Tournament

Date Sunday, 8 January 2017
Location Oxford School
6364 North St, Halifax
Entrance at community doors off Willow St
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 Monthly Tournament

Date Sunday, 5 February 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 pm
Tournament: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Information

Entrance Fee: $10.00

Open to students in grades Primary to twelve



Nova Scotia Provincial Chess Challenge

Date Sunday, 26 March 2017
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.



Don Bidgood's Children's Chess Tournament

Date ?? March 2017
Location Alderney Gate Library
Dartmouth, NS
Time Registration: Call 902-490-5748 to register
Tournament: Morning of 12 March, 2016
Information

Entrance Fee: FREE!

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



April Monthly Tournament

Date Sunday, 2 April 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 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, 30 April 2017
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).



2017 Canadian Chess Challenge

Date ???? May 2017
Location Toronto, Ontario
Information

For more information, please visit our Nationals page.