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Upcoming Events: 2017.06

15 chess events across Canada in June, from charity events, to simuls, to blitz tournaments to the National Zonal Championship.
Find an event now, or start making excuses....

Chess for Charity in BC

Five young BC chess champions donate their time and skills for charity this June 10 in Delta, BC.
If you can't be there, maybe you'll want to copy this idea in your community!?

2017 Canadian Closed

There will be a 2017 Canadian Closed Chess Championship -- a Zonal -- this Summer in Montréal. Details here...

GOTW: Hambleton - L'Ami, Reykjavik 2017

Our Canadian Game of the Week is IM Aman Hambleton's round 5 win over GM Erwin L'Ami at the 2017 Reykjavik Open, with notes by IM Aman Hambleton

Upcoming Events: 2017.05

After a crazy 31 tournaments across Canada in April, May settles down with a more sedate 10. Find a couple, and warm up before the big events in the summer...

2 Norms in Reykjavik!

Canadians are doing exceptionally well at the 2017 Reykjavik Open, topped by Aman Hambleton's GM Norm and Michael Kleinman's IM Norm...

BOTW: 2017.04.13

Four World Class events start in the next seven days, including the Korchnoi Zurich Challenge. A pre-event exhibition game between sponsor Oleg Skvortsov and Vishy Anand provides our position. Black to play.

BOTW: 2017.04.08

The final two rounds of the US Championship, Wesley So's latest brilliancy, and a newly-available interview with Bobby Fischer are this week's Best of the Web.

GOTW: Kleinman - Vigorito, 2017

Three Canadians played in the GM/IM Norm Invitational at the Charlotte Chess Centre and Scolastic Academy in South Carolina in March. Our Game of the Week is FM Michael Kleinman's sacrificial win over IM David Vigorito.

BOTW: 2017.03.30

This week's Best of the Web is arguably the strongest national championship in the world, featuring world #2 Wesley So, world #3 Fabiano Caruana, and world #6 Hikaru Nakamura.

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