Less Is More


In the following endgames, these players make full use of all their options to obtain the best possible result. Can you spot these surprising moves?


2013 Outaouais Open (T.O.R.O.)

The 2013 Outaouais Open will be taking place in Gatineau (Hull), on 7-9 June, 2013.



Event Report : Keres Memorial 2013

This year's winner:  Left to right: Co-organizer Paul Leblanc, IM Georgi Orlov, and TD FA Stephen Wright.    Photo Lara Lo.

Report submitted by Roger Patterson.

Best of the Web: Week 3

Hi everyone,

Keres Memorial and BCCF AGM

IM Georgi Orlov wins the Keres Memorial!

Game of the Week - Derraugh vs. Preotu

Hi, everyone. I hope you all had a good long weekend. The game I chose for this week's game of the week was from March at the Kitchener Winter Open.

2013 Quebec Open Championship

The Quebec Chess Federation (FQE) is organizing the Quebec Open Championship

Best of the Web: Week 2

No fool can play chess, and only fools do. German proverb

Hi everyone! 

Don't Overwork Your Pieces!

Starting Position

L. Mundwiler (2035) – A. Boron (1980), March TNT 2013

White has better coordinated pieces here as well as control over the key files. How does he realize his advantage?

Click below for a hint:


2013 Calgary International : Standings and live games !

The 2013 Calgary International is definitely one of the most interesting tournaments of the year.

After 3 rounds, GMs Wesley So, Robin Van Kampen and Eric Hansen were leading; since then, So has pulled away to a big lead.


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