Aman Hambleton

2009 Labour Day, Toronto. Copyright 2009 by the photographer David Cohen

International Master (2013); FIDE Instructor (2016)

2016 Awarded FIDE Instructor title

2013 Awarded International Master title 

2012 IM Norm at 6th SPICE Cup Open, St. Louis, USA

2012 Represented Canada at World Junior Championship; IM Norm

2012 1st place team (Western), Canadian University Championship; Gold Medal, Board 3; perfect score (5/5)

2010 7th place, Canadian Open Championship

2010 Canadian Under-18 Champion

2009 Awarded FIDE Master title

2009 6th place, Canadian Championship

This game won a best game prize:

FM Aman Hambleton - GM Vladimir Malaniuk


47th Canadian Open Championship, Toronto, Ontario, 2010.07.11, Round 2

1. d4 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 d6 4. h4 e6 5. g3 c6 6. Nf3 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 

8. Bh3 Bd6 9. Ne5 O-O 10. Bf4 Nh5 11. e3 Nxf4 12. exf4 Nd7 13. O-O Rf6 

14. Qd3 Nf8 15. a3 a5 16. Rfd1 g6 17. Rac1 Ne6 18. Bg2 Rf8 19. Bf3 Be7 20. Qd2 Kg7 

21. Re1 Bd6 22. Na4 h6 23. Bg2 Bc7 24. Nc5 Nxc5 25. dxc5 a4 26. Qd4 Qf6 

27. Bf3 Kh7 

28. Nxc6 bxc6 29. Qxf6 Rxf6 30. Re7+ Kh8 31. Rxc7 Re6 32. Rc3 Ba6 

33. Re3 Rxe3 34. fxe3 Bb5 35. Rb7 Rd8 36. Rc7 Rb8 37. g4 fxg4 38. Bxg4 Bd3 

39. Rc8+ Rxc8 40. Bxc8 Kg7 41. Bd7 Bb5 42. Kf2 Kf7 43. Ke1 Ke7 44. Bg4 Kf6 

45. Kd2 g5 46. fxg5+ hxg5 47. h5 Kg7 48. Kc3 Kh6 49. b3 axb3 50. Kxb3 Bc4+ 

51. Kc3 Bb5 52. Kb4 Bd3 53. a4 Kg7 54. Bd7 Be2 55. Bxc6 g4 56. Bxd5 Bf3 

57. Be6 g3 58. Bh3 1-0

This game won a brilliancy prize:

FM Aman Hambleton - GM Josh Friedel

47th Canadian Open Championship, Toronto, Ontario, 2010.07.15, Round 6

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Bg5 h6 

8. Bh4 c5 9. dxc5 g5 10. Bg3 Ne4 11. Qc2 Na6 12. O-O-O Naxc5 13. f3 Bd7 

14. b3 dxc4 15. b4 Nb3+ 16. Kb1 Ned2+ 17. Ka2 Ba4 18. Be5 a5 19. h4 axb4 

20. hxg5 Qd5 

21. Qh7+ 1-0

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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