Canadian Game of the Week

2017 Zonal Games: Rd.3 Le Siege - Noritsyn

The 2017 Canadian Championship (Zonal 2.2) runs June 27-July 1 at Olympic Stadium in Montréal.
The diagram is Black to move from LeSiege - Noritsyn (rd.3).

Zonal Games Rd1: Hambleton - Chabot, 2017

The Canadian Championship (Zonal 2.2) started today at Olympic Stadium in Montréal.
Our diagram comes from the round 1 game between IM Aman Hambleton and Roland Chabot. Black to play...

GOTW: Kempen - Sarosy, Pacific Teams 1999

Zoltan Sarosy
1906.08.23 - 2017.06.19

Supercentenarian (110+ years) chess master Zoltan Sarosy died June 19, two months shy of his 111th birthday.

Book Review: Panjwani, "The Hyper Accelerated Dragon"

Last week, Thinkers Publishing released "The Hyper Accelerated Dragon" by Canadian IM Raja Panjwani. I bought it at Strategy Games on Sunday and have been going over it since. Here’s a review and a playable excerpt.

GOTW: Hambleton - L'Ami, Reykjavik 2017

Our Canadian Game of the Week is IM Aman Hambleton's round 5 win over GM Erwin L'Ami at the 2017 Reykjavik Open, with notes by IM Aman Hambleton

GTOW2: GM Firat - FM Kleinman, Reykjavik, 2017

Two days, two Games of the Week! The photo shows Canadian FM Michael Kleinman explaining his round 5 game to commentator WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni.
Tactics: from the analysis board in the photo, what happens after 18.Nxf8 Qxg2?

GOTW: Shirov - Hambleton, Reykjavik 2017

Our GOTW is IM Aman Hambleton's excellent win over GM Alexi Shirov in round 4.

GOTW: Kleinman - Vigorito, 2017

Three Canadians played in the GM/IM Norm Invitational at the Charlotte Chess Centre and Scolastic Academy in South Carolina in March. Our Game of the Week is FM Michael Kleinman's sacrificial win over IM David Vigorito.

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.

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