Provincial Interschool Team Chess Championship
Grades 1-7 Preliminaries

February 1, 2003
West Point Grey Academy

On Saturday, February 1, 2003, the British Columbia Chess Federation will hold the preliminary round of the British Columbia Elementary School Team Championship. This event is open to all elementary schools (grades 1-7) in the province. The top 6 teams (only) will advance to the finals, to be held at St. George's Senior School on February 22, 2003. Space is limited, and therefore entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each school is limited to two teams in each event.


9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


West Point Grey Academy
4125 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V6R 4P9

Information and Registration

For additional information or to register, contact:

Katherine Davies
Tel: (604) 266-5842; Fax: (please call first): (604) 266-5842

Registration and roster forms in Word can be downloaded here

The deadline for registration is January 25, 2003.


Five-round Swiss.


The first round will begin at 9:30 a.m. Additional rounds will begin at approximately 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

Time Control

The time control will be 45 minutes per player for the game. The top matches will use chess clocks throughout; other matches will start without a clock, but will have a clock placed on them after 1 hour of elapsed time, with each player having 15 minutes to complete the game.


Each team will consist of four players and up to two spares. Any four team members may play in a given match.

Entry fee

$25 per team. This fee includes spares.


The top 6 teams will qualify to play in the Elementary School Finals, to be held at St. George's Senior School on February 22, 2003.


Please bring chess clocks if possible. Sets, boards, and scoresheets will be provided.


Food, including lunch, will be available on site.

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