Canadian Game of the Week

Michael Kleinman: Canada's Next IM!

FM Michael Kleinman will become Canada's next IM after earning his last Norm and pushing his rating over 2400 at the Barcelona Sants Open, Sunday August 27, 2017! 

Still in transit, Michael annotates the game that pushed him over the line here...

GOTW: Dukic - Chen, 2017 Canadian Junior

Pictured are 2017 Canadian Junior Champions Richard Chen and Cynthia Cui. Our Game of the Week is Richard's third round game against tournament co-leader Zac Dukic: a long, theoretical and complicated Taimanov Sicilian...

GOTW: Bhavatharshan - Mirabelli, Canadian Junior Reserves, 2017

The 2017 Canadian Junior Championship, August 9-13 at the Erindale United Church, Mississauga, ON. consists of two events: the 9-round Open section and the 6-round Reserves (U1600). 

GOTW: Shi - Miyasaka, SPFGI 2017

Our Canadian Game of the Week is Linda Shi's brilliancy prize winner from the recently concluded Susan Polgar Foundation Girl's Invitational, from July in St.Louis. If you want to see how to play with pawns in the Ruy Lopez, this is the game for you...

GOTW: Hambleton - Ivanisevic, Biel Masters 201

Our Game of the Week is IM Aman Hambleton's Round 5 win over Serbian GM Ivan Ivanisevic (2623) at the 2017 Biel Masters.
From the diagram it is White to play.

GOTW: Vivas - Song, 2017 PanAms

Canadian IM Michael Song won the 2017 Pan-American Youth Championship U18 in Costa Rica this month. For our Canadian Game of the Week, IM Michael Song annotates his round 7 win with Black in a very theoretical Scotch. 

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 Canadian Open Upset: Preotu - Itkin

The 2017 Canadian Open began July 8 in Sault Ste. Marie.
The upset of round 1 was in the game between two Canadians: GM Razvan Preotu vs David Itkin. It is Black to move in the diagram...

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.

Pages

Subscribe to Canadian Game of the Week