KW Youth Chess Club
Tournaments for kids of all ages and levels!
Kids from K – 12 welcome
The KW Youth Chess Club is on Tuesday Evenings — Starting January 7th!
Updated 2020 Calendar of Events
We welcome all kids!
Every Tuesday at Kitchener City Hall from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at which time the more advanced kids can join in with the adults and practice at the KW Chess Club
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm – drop in and play some games
- Casual chess play
- Contests, Puzzles
- Learn to play with others at your same level
- Good place to just practice and have fun playing the Remarkable game of Chess!
Tournaments at the Kitchener City Hall
- Sunday Afternoons – once a month
- 200 King St. W., Kitchener
- Play in sections according to level and ability
- Trophies for section winners, Other prizes too.
12:30 pm – Registration
1:00 pm – short “warm-up” lesson
1:15 – 1:30 pm – round 1 begins
(approx.) 4:30 pm – Awards
(approx.) 5:00 pm – Tournament over
Winter 2020* – Youth Tournament Schedule
- Sunday – January 12th, 2020
- Sunday – February 9th, 2020
- Sunday – March 8th, 2020
- Sunday – April 12th, 2020
- ** Ontario Youth CC (Weekend Tournament – April 17- April 19th, 2020 )
- Sunday – May 10th, 2020
- Sunday – June 14th, 2020
- ** Summer Chess Festival Jul 31st – Aug 3rd
Each tournament starts at 12:30 pm with Registration
A short “warm-up” lesson follows registration
Each player usually plays 5 games
Awards presentations finish the tournament up.
Tournaments are rated with a national rating system which you can watch as you develop your chess skills.
Entry is $20 and includes a Puzzle Pack and rating fees. Second or third siblings get in for half price.
Pre-Arrange for a group discount!
Sunday parking at Kitchener City Hall is free underground.
** Are youth events which follow longer game formats and last the whole weekend