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24th Edition

The 24th Canadian Chess Challenge will be hosted by the Nova Scotia Scholastic Chess Association for the very first time in history!

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L’Université Saint Mary’s

All 120 provincial champions will be housed during the tournament, along with their families, in one of three St. Mary's Residences-Loyola Residence, Vanier Residence or Rice Residence. Registration forms for the rooms, meals and all activities are available in the coordinators section.

Delta Halifax Hotel

The Delta Halifax is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Canadian Chess Challenge.

As part of the sponsorship for the CCC 2012 they are offering a $10 rebate to the CCC 2012 organizing committee for every room booked!

If you are looking for an elegant hotel to stay in for a few nights before, after, or even during the chess tournament, we highly recommend this Hotel!!

The Delta Halifax is located just a short walk from the Halifax Waterfront and Historic Properties. As well, The Halifax Citadel, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Casino Nova Scotia, World Trade and Convention Center, Dalhousie University, and Public Gardens Park are within walking distance from the hotel.

This hotel offers 296 business-friendly guest rooms which have high-speed internet access. Those staying at the hotel can relax at the indoor swimming pool, and as well, enjoy the sauna, spa tub, and fitness facilities. Spa services are also available.

You can contact their reservation department at 1-888-423-3582, or via e-mail at

Please ensure to ask for "2012 Canadian Chess Challenge" or Block Code "HDCHES" to receive the negotiated rate.

A weblink has also been setup to book rooms online, located at