Tournament Reports

2019 Zonal: Round 1

The 2019 Canadian Championship (Zonal 2.2) kicked off in Kingston with 3 GMs, 3 IMs, 12 FMs, and one big upset....

2019 CUCC

The 2019 Canadian University Chess Championship took place January 12-13 at McMaster in Hamilton, ON. Results and links...

2018 Banff Open Report on Chessbase

Chessbase has posted a report by WIM Agnieszka Matras-Clement on the 2018 Banff Open, with pictures, a game annotated by tournament winner Mark Ginsburg, and even Canadian chess personality bobbleheads...!

GOTW: Demchenko - Sambuev, Ottawa 2018

The board 1 game the final round of the RA Winter Open featured a rare match-up in Canadian chess: the current Canadian Champion played the #1 CFC-rated woman.
It was a fascinating game that did not go according to script. Annotated game and more...

2018 Women's World Championship: Rd 1.2

Our second Canadian Game of the Week is the Round 1.2 game between Canadian Champion WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet and Russian GM Aleksandra Goryachkina at the 2018 Women's World Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk Russia.&n


2018 Women's World Championship: Rd 1.1

Our Canadian Game of the Week is the Round 1.1 game between Russian GM Aleksandra Goryachkina and Canadian Champion WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet at the 2018 Women's World Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk Russia. 



Tactics: 2018 WYCC

Our Canadian Tactics come from the 2018 World Youth Chess Championship, currently underway in Greece.
It is Black to move in both diagrams. Games and notes below...

2018 Almonte Open: Report and Games

It's Black to move in two crazy games from the 2018 Almonte Open.
Report, photos, links, and analysis of two games...

2018 Olympaid: Rd4 Canadian Games

Canada was paired down and won both round 4 matches by large margins; annotated games and links...

2018 Olympiad: Rd3 Canadian Games

In Round 3 the Canadian teams played India and the USA:


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