As Youth Coordinator of the Chess Federation of Canada, I am
responsible for most National and International Youth events.
Ensuring that there is a Canadian Youth Chess Championships
(CYCC) each year and that it is well organized is one of the primary
Subsequent to the CYCC is organizing the Canadian Team that will
be representing Canada at the World Youth Chess Championships.
Canada has often sent a very large delegation to this premier event.
Other activities include such things as ensuring that youth are
represented at the Federation, ensuring that there are organizers
that will be organizing qualifying events in various regions to
ensure representation at the National Championship from across
Other key events that fall under the Youth Coordinator portfolio
are the Canadian Junior and the subsequent trip to the World Junior,
the World Under 16 Chess Olympiad, the Pan American Youth
Championships and the North American Youth Championships.
In all, this is one of the busiest portfolios on the executive of
the Chess Federation of Canada.