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Upcoming Events: 2017.04

29 chess events across Canada in an absolutely jam-packed April...

BOTW: 2017.03.21

On a slow week for live chess, our Best of the Web is a set of advertisements featuring World Champions (and three challengers). 

GOTW: Sambuev - Le Siège, Carnaval 2017

Our Game of the Week is GMs Bator Sambuev vs Alexandre Le Siège, 2017 Tournoi du Carnaval, with notes by GM Sambuev.

 

Best Canadian Women's Miniatures

As a small celebration of International Women's Day, here are three miniatures from Canada's three most successful women chess players: Nava Starr, Yuanling Yuan, and Qiyu Zhou.

Canada's first WGM: Qiyu Zhou

Congratulations to Qiyu Zhou, and her parents Jiehan and Penny.

Tactics: Attack 2 Mate U

This week's Canadian Tactic comes from the first round of the PRO Chess League playoffs. GM Aryam Abreu Delgado of the Miami Champions has just played e4 against GM Razvan Preotu of the Toronto Dragons.

BOTW: 2017.03.01

Starts, ends, returns and reruns are this week's Best of the Web.

Announcing the McGill Open Rapid Championship April 2017

The McGill Chess Club is pleased to announce the $1000 McGill Open Rapid Championship to be held Saturday, April 29, 2017. It will be a 5-round Swiss, 25 min+5 second increment; FQE semi-rapid rated. Sets provided, please bring your clock!

Upcoming Events: 2017.03

17 tournaments across Canada this March (and first two days of April). Find them all here...

GOTW: Hansen - Smirin, TATA Steel, 2017

Our Canadian Game of the Week is GM Eric Hansen's last round win over GM Ilya Smirin at the 2017 TATA Steel Challengers event, with annotations by GM Eric Hansen.

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