Upcoming Events 2018.08-09

28 chess events across Canada in August and September 2018. Choose wisely...

2018 Canadian Junior: Results

The Canadian Junior Chess Championship ran August 8-12, 2018 at Humber College, Toronto. Results, links, and a few photos...

BOTW: 2018.08.09

Our Best of the Web includes the 2018 Canadian Junior, the preliminary rounds of the world's top computer chess engine tournament, and a rapid and blitz tournament featuring 9 of the world's top 14 players....

2018 Quebec Open

The 2018 Québec Open was held July 21-28, 2018, at the Sandman Hotel in Longueuil, Québec, just across the river from Montréal. GM Razvan Preotu (CAN) -- smiling in post-mortem photo with GM Cherniaev after their 8th round draw -- won with an undefeated 7.5/9, including wins over 2nd and 4th place GMs Edouard and Mikhalevski.
Report and links...

2018 Canadian Open Results

The 2018 Canadian Open was won by Bitan Banerjee (CAN) and IM Raymond Kaufman (USA), with Banerjee taking the title on first tie-break, having beaten Kaufman in round 5.
Results and links...

Tactics: Dragon' White Down

Our Canadian Tactic comes from a first-round game between Canada and TSG Markkleeberg at the World Senior Team Chess Championship (+50). It is FM Ian Findlay as Black to move in the diagram. 

2018 CYCC Results

Complete cross-tables from the 2018 Canadian Youth Chess Championships, which finished July 5, 2018 and featured a record 363 players!

Upcoming Events: 2018.07-08

19 chess events across Canada from Canada Day to Labour Day....

GOTW: Manley - Sasata, Charlottetown 2018

Our Canadian Game of the Week is the final round board 1 pairing at the 2018 Charlottetown Open between top seeds Robert Sasata (2336) and Jason Manley (2157).

BOTW: 2018.06.26

Our Best of the Web is the Chess.com knockout qualifier, June 26, 2018 at 1pm, featuring four GMs, including Canada's Eric Hansen...

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