BOTW: 2017.08.02

The 2017 Sinquefield Cup and the Chess.com blitz match between Grischuk and Rapport are this week's Best of the Web.

Upcoming Events: 2017.08

August is the month when foreign GMs play in Canada. See where, at the 6 tournaments and 2 Chess Festivals that are on the calendar for August 2017....

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.

BOTW: 2017.07.24

Our Best of the Web this week includes the 50th Biel Chess Festival and the 17th Susan Polgar Foundation Girl's Invitational...

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: 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 PanAmerican Youth: Canadian Results

The 2017 PanAmerican Youth Chess Championship took place in Costa Rica, June 30- July 7, 2017.
19 Canadians played, coming away with 5 individual medals and a bronze for the 3rd best Team result...

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...

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