1884

Cobourg - "has a strong chess circle".
Guelph - "has a strong chess circle".
Hamilton - "chess club meets socially. Ald. W.H. Judd, president. Dr. I. Ryall, 71 Main St. East, corresponding secretary".
London - "has a strong chess circle".
Montreal - "Montreal Chess Club (the oldest chess club in Canada), 141 Mansfield St., in connection with the Montreal Gymnasium. Meets Tuesday and Saturday evenings, and Sunday sfternoons. H.A. Howe, president. J.G. Ascher, secretary. Rooms open every day for play except Sunday."
"Montreal Chess Divan, formerly the City Chess Club. 112 St. Francois Xavier St. Proprieter: C.H. Crossen. Free to all. Open every day during the summer until 7 pm, and in the winter until 12 pm. J.G. Ascher, president. J. Bemrose, secretary."
Ottawa - "The president of the Ottawa Chess Club is Prof. J.B. Cherriman, W.H. Morgan, secretary."
Quebec - "The Quebec Chess Club has been in existence for about 50 years. Rooms are at 50 St. John St. All visiting chess players are invited to call. The Club nights are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, but the rooms are open every afternoon and night. T. Le Droit, hon. president. F.H. Andrews, president, D.R. McLeod, secretary."
St. John, NB - "The St. John Chess Club meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the rooms of the YMCA."
Toronto - "the Toronto Chess Club meets at the Athaeneum Club rooms in the Free Library building. 60 members. Hours of play from 12 to 11 pm. John L. Blaikie, president. Chas. W. Phillips, secretary."