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2017 Canadian Open: Results

The 2017 Canadian Open Chess Championship ended July 16 in Sault Ste. Marie with two Canadians atop the podium: GM Razvan Preotu and IM Aman Hambleton.
Details and crosstables...

2017 Canadian Open: Hambleton - Vovk

Today's position comes from the tactical slug-fest between IM Aman Hambleton and top seed GM Andriy Vovk during their round 6 game at the 2017 Canadian Open. In the diagram it is Black to move. What happens after 31... Rb1?

2017 Zonal Tie-Break Appeal Decision

The CFC's National Appeals Committee has rendered its decision on IM Nikolay Noritsyn's appeal concerning the end of the second blitz play-off game at the 2017 Canadian Championship. Their decision, along with links to photos and videos, here...

2017 CYCC Results

2017 Canadian Youth Chess Championship ended today in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
Here are the Top three (plus ties) for each section...

2017 Zonal: Tie-Break Controversy

The 2017 Canadian Closed Chess Championship (Zonal 2.2) took place June 27 - July 1, 2017 in Montreal. GM Bator Sambev won the 6th tie-break game over IM Nikolay Noritsyn, but there is some controversy over the last few seconds of that game. Game, photos and links...

2017 Zonal Games: Rd.9 Hambleton - Sambuev

A dramatic final round at the 2017 Canadian Championship (Zonal 2.2) saw GM Bator Sambuev and IM Nikolay Noritsyn both win with Black to tie for first with 8/9 and advance to a playoff.

2017 Canadian Closed

There will be a 2017 Canadian Closed Chess Championship -- a Zonal -- this Summer in Montréal. Details here...

2 Norms in Reykjavik!

Canadians are doing exceptionally well at the 2017 Reykjavik Open, topped by Aman Hambleton's GM Norm and Michael Kleinman's IM Norm...

BOTW: 2016.11.07

There's a super-abundance of world class chess this week: with the Carlsen-Karjakin World Championship match being the highest profile, but perhaps only the second-strongest match this week.

2016 WYCC - Results

2016 WYCC Canadian Team

Results and medal counts from the 2016 WYCC in Khanty-Mansiysk, which ended October 4, 2016.

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