Submitted by John Upper on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 18:36
The Canadian Women's Championship (Zonal 2.2) ran September 22-25, 2016 at the RA Centre in Ottawa.
The key game between the #1 and #2 seeds was in the fourth round. WIM Qiyu Zhou annotates her round 4 win over WIM Agnieszka Matras-Clement.
Submitted by John Upper on Mon, 10/03/2016 - 18:38
This week's Canadian Tactic comes from the final round game between David Gordon and Armando Valdizon at the RA Fall Open (Sept.2016).
White has just played h2-h4, a tactic nicknamed "the fishingpole": the Bg5 is the bait, the pawn that takes on g5 is the hook, and the open h-file is the line to reel in the "fish".
But does it? Can Black take on g5? If not now, when?
Submitted by John Upper on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 17:15
The Canadian Game of the Week comes from the North Carolina Open, where Elias Oussedik is working, and playing, and annotating.
It's opposite-coloured Bishops and opposite-side castling, so you know it's going to be all about the attack. Black to play...
Submitted by John Upper on Wed, 09/21/2016 - 09:59
Canadian Isaac Wiebe plays Magnus Carlsen in a clock simul in New Jersey, the 2016 WYCC kicks off in Khanty-Mansiysk, a book about a mid-life crisis that turns into a three-year attempt to become a chess expert... and more, are this week's Best of the Web.
Submitted by Keith MacKinnon on Mon, 09/19/2016 - 17:51
The top performer at this year's Battle of Alberta, held annually in Red Deer, was the South's board 4 player, NM Diwen Shi, with a score of 2-0 against his higher-rated opponent from the North of the province, Jeff Reeve.