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.

Montreal High School League : Final Standings

Pour une deuxième année de suite, l'École secondaire Internationale remporte la ligue d'échecs inter-secondaire de Montréal. 10 équipes ont participé cette année.

Game of the Week - Evans,B vs. Peev,P

This week's game was played back in February at the Annex Chess Club in Toronto. It is uncommon that a player rated 200 points less gets to "miniature" his opponent, but that was the case in the following game. Enjoy!  

Tactics from the 2013 McGill Open Chess Championship

With the recent completion of the 2013 McGill Open Chess Championship, I bring to you a couple of hard-fought games in which one side was able to seal the deal with a decisive tactic. Can you spot what these players saw over the board and replicate their winning moves?


Best of the Web: First Week

The whole team is excited to give you our first few suggestions concerning "The Best of the Web"!

Championnat jeunesse Franco-ontarien 2013

Photo par le maître FIDE Richard Bérubé, directeur général de la Fédération québécoise des échecs et invité spécial du tournoi d'échecs franco-ontarien.

5th Canadian Forces Championship

The 5th Canadian Forces Championship was held at the Citadelle of Quebec in Quebec City 3-5 May.

McGill Open : Pictures and Games Analysis (by FM Kleinman)



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