The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of April 27 - May 3/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – May 1/12 – CMA Quebec Chess Challenge Championships.

The winners of the Quebec Chess Challenge held Sunday, April 29 (by grade), and their total number of titles won. Note the lack of so-called "pure laine" Québécois. (according to Statistics Canada, the Chinese ethnic group consists of 2% of the Montreal population (compared to 11% in Toronto, and 30% in Vancouver)). Other "minority" groups also won titles - including one female and one Black.

1ère: Qiuyou Huang

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of May 4 - 10/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – May 10/12 – McGill Open Championship.

Starts Tomorrow!

Dates: May 11th, 12th and 13th.
Place: University Community Center (Shatner Building, 3rd fl.) 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC ( 5 minutes of walk from Peel or McGill Station ).
Tournament Format: 5 rounds Swiss, bring your own clock.
Sections: 4.
Section A (FQE, CFC and FIDE rated):
All players must have Elo over 2000(FIDE, FQE, USCF or CFC).

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of May 11 - 17/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – May 17/12 – Mississauga CYCC Qualifier.

On Sunday!

Date: May 20, 2012.
Location: U of T Mississauga Campus, faculty lounge.
Organizer: Mississauga Chess Club.
Website: http://www.mississaugachessclub.ca/.
Visit our website for location map.

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Weeks of May 18 - 31/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – May 18/12 – Keres Memorial Swiss.

Starts Tomorrow!!
May 19-21, 2012

$4000 Guaranteed Prize Fund

Come play chess in Vancouver on the May long weekend.

A 6 round Swiss with a guaranteed prize fund of $4000!

www.keresmemorial/pbworks.com

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of May 25 - 31/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – April 30/12 - Canadian Olympiad Teams.

Istanbul, Turkey 27-Aug-2012 to 10-Sep-2012

National

1. GM Bator Sambuev, Montreal, Quebec - 2011 Canadian Champion.
2. IM Leonid Gerzhoy, Toronto, Ont. – 2006 Canadian Championship Runner-Up.
3. IM Nikolay Noritsyn, Richmond Hill, Ont – 2007 Canadian Champion

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of June 1 - 7/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – June 6/12 – Toronto Closed Championship.

This 10-player round robin was played at the Annex Chess Club from March to June, on consecutive Mondays. It was one of the strongest Closeds in recent memory. IM Artiom Samsonkin won clear first. There was a three-way tie for second: FM Victor Plotkin, junior Master Michael Song ( undefeated! ; drew with Plotkin in the last round – was 2011 WYCC – U 12 Bronze Medallist ), and FM Michael Kleinman.

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of June 8 - 14/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – June 11/12 – OCA AGM ( On-line ).

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of June 15 - 21/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – June 20/12 – Guelph Summer Pro-Am.

Starts Saturday!

June 23-24, 2012
Room 442, Guelph University Centre
5 Round Swiss; A SWOCL Grand Prix Event

3 Sections: FIDE Rated Pro, FIDE Rated U2000, U1600
Players may play up if current rating is within 100 points of rating floor.
Cost is $20, proceeds to the Olympic Fund.

Round Times: Saturday 10:00am, 1:30pm, 6:00pm, Sunday 10:00am, 2:00pm

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of June 22 - 28/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – June 28/12 – 3rd Annual Chess in the Library Festival.

( press release submitted by founder, and top-rated Canadian Woman, WIM Yuanling Yuan )

The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of June 29 - July 5/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – July 5/12 – Article – WCM Jackie Peng.

A very nice article in the Globe and Mail on-line by John Allemang, date June 29/12 on WCM Jackie Peng, playing 2nd board on the Canadian Women’s Chess Olympiad Team this Fall - http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...rticle4382304/

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