Upcoming Events: 2018.12-2019.01

17 tournaments across Canada in December 2018 and January 2019.
Last chances to end the year right... and first chances to begin the New Year right.

 

2019 CUCC

The 2019 Canadian University Chess Championship took place January 12-13 at McMaster in Hamilton, ON. Results and links...

BOTW: 2019.01.12

The 81st annual tournament at Wijk aan Zee includes six of the world's top 8 players, and is this week's Best of the Web...

Lasker 150th

For the 150th anniversary of the birth of the second World Chess Champion, Emanuel Lasker, we have the final game of his World Championship winning match... both decided in Montreal!

2018 Banff Open Report on Chessbase

Chessbase has posted a report by WIM Agnieszka Matras-Clement on the 2018 Banff Open, with pictures, a game annotated by tournament winner Mark Ginsburg, and even Canadian chess personality bobbleheads...!

GOTW: Demchenko - Sambuev, Ottawa 2018

The board 1 game the final round of the RA Winter Open featured a rare match-up in Canadian chess: the current Canadian Champion played the #1 CFC-rated woman.
It was a fascinating game that did not go according to script. Annotated game and more...

BOTW: 2018.11.30

Stockfish 10 Released, AlphaZero Returns, the Chess.com Speed Championship semis and finals, and a fascinating KID between Stockfish and Leela are this week's Best of the Web...

GOTW: Petran - Dougherty, Bled 2018

Our Canadian Game of the Week comes from the 2018 World Senior Championship, currently underway in Bled, Slovenia.
White has just played 18.Ng3. What happens if 18... Nd3? What should Black play?

DGT Discount Offer

Are you a CFC tournament organizer? DGT has made a very significant discount offer for its digital clocks and boards when bought via the CFC.
Prices can't be listed here, but contact CFC officials with your credentials and they'll send you details...

2018 Women's World Championship: Rd 1.2

Our second Canadian Game of the Week is the Round 1.2 game between Canadian Champion WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet and Russian GM Aleksandra Goryachkina at the 2018 Women's World Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk Russia.&n

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