Canadian Amateur and Seniors Chess Championships 2013 : Standings

Follow the games from the Canadian Amateur Chess Championship 2013 and the Canadian Seniors Chess Championship 2013 in Kitchener.

Maritime Open Championship Results

Turnout of 29 players in Charlottetown this past weekend. Accelerated pairings were used for the first two rounds with 16 (1) and 13 (0).

WFM Jackie Peng wins $52K Webster University Scholarship

Jackie Peng and Susan Polgar

WFM Jackie Peng just played at the 10th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls' Invitational Chess Championship from July 21 to 25 in St Louis.

Jackie finished with 4.5/6 and received a $52K Webster University Scholarship!

Quebec Open : Final Report

The favorite, GM Lazaro Bruzon (7/9, $4000), from Cuba, won the Invitational Section, the strongest ever in a Quebec Open (+2350 average FIDE rating).

Game of the Week - Kraiouchkine vs. Kiewra

It's not over until it's over... That is the theme to this week's game from this year's Quebec Open between Nikita Kraiouchkine and IM Keaton Kiewra. Take a look at a game where even a master fails to win a completely winning position up a queen!

Fundraiser at CFS Leitrim

Congratulations to Master-Corporal Philippe Leveillée who won the NATO Chess Fundraiser held at the Canadian Forces Station Leitrim 24 July 2013. This fundraiser was to help support his trip to the 24th NATO Chess Championship in Poland.

Critical Squares

Samuel Lipnowski (2229) – Leor Wasserman (1988), July TNT 2013

The following position was reached with a promising junior, Leor Wasserman, as Black, playing against his former coach.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Labour Day Open

Kitchener-Waterloo Labour Day Open

Best of the Web: Week 10

Letterman Chess

Hi everyone!

There is some exciting chess being played in Canada this week!

Game of the Week - Valdizon,A vs. Arencibia,W

Crazy is the best way to describe this week's 8th round game from the recently concluded Canadian Open in Ottawa. The quick time control of 90 + 30s led to some wild games.

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