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

  1. Casual chess play
  2. Contests, Puzzles
  3. Learn to play with others at your same level
  4. 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

  1. Sunday – January 12th, 2020
  2. Sunday – February 9th, 2020
  3. Sunday – March 8th, 2020
  4. Sunday – April 12th, 2020
  5. ** Ontario Youth CC (Weekend Tournament – April 17- April 19th, 2020 )
  6. Sunday – May 10th, 2020
  7. Sunday – June 14th, 2020
  8. ** 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

Email questions to: Patrick  or Eva