Game of the Week - Sapozhnikov vs. Humphreys

Looking back at games from this spring, I was really intrigued by a game in the French Tarrasch from the Toronto Closed where White's daring pawn play was not rewarded. His early pawn sacrifice in a somewhat theoretical line just didn't turn out well at all. Try to find out where it all goes wrong!

Open Lines

M. Pang (1829) – A. Green (2010), Abe Yanofsky Memorial 2011

White’s previous move, 1. exd5, was a mistake—with the simple 1. Be2, he could have kept a large advantage against Black’s forlorn king. What must Black do to seize a decisive advantage?

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Mississauga Open 2013 : Results

- As posted by Bob Gillanders on Chesstalk -

A new Canadian GM!

Grand Master Kovalyov, who has been living in Quebec for the last 7 years, can now play under the Canadian flag!

He's officially the highest rated player in the country.

http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?event=114987

Best of the Web: the mutilated chessboard

The mutilated chessboard

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Team Canada at the 24th NATO Chess Championship

Major Regis Bellemare's report of the 24th NATO Chess Championship

The World Cup Round of 16 - Fight for the last Candidates Spots

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2013 NAYCC : Results

Chess'n Math organized the 2013 North American Youth Chess Championship and offered an incredible opportunity to Canadian players.  

Game of the Week - Knox vs. Qin

The North American Youth Championship in Toronto appears to be a big success, and this week's game comes from the sixth round between Canadian juniors Christopher Knox and Joey Qin. A King's Indian Defense gone wrong for White gives Black a strong queenside attack, and you'll have to see the game to find out more!

Smothered by Pawns

R. Fillanders (1886) – S. Chuchin (1668), Riedstra Memorial 2012

Black’s king is cornered from every side, how should White tighten the noose?

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