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Upcoming Events: 2018.06-07

With only 22 chess events acrosss Canada in June and July, who can doubt this is the end of the beginning of the end of chess in Canada?! 

Find an event, and pay your last respects, while there's still time...*

 

2018 Canadian Summer Majors

If you haven't done so yet, it's not too late to book your summer chess trips to the major Canadian tournaments of the year: Quebec City, Montréal, Calgary, and Toronto await...

GOTW; 2018.06.02

Our Canadian Game of the Week is between Eric Ning and IM Tomas Krnan, from round 2 of the Golden Horseshoe Championship in Mississauga (still in progress!).
From the diagram, White played an early g4 against a KID and has a protected passed pawn and a nice outpost on c4. Black's pieces are all poised, but is there any way to break through that light-square stonewall to feast on the juicy juicy dark squares?...

BOTW (not!): 2018.05.18

Not the Best of the Web features two competitions which ought to create some buzz, but bad internet presence makes them both evidence for the prosecution...

GOTW: Dorrance - Hansen, Halifax 2018.

Our Canadian Game of the Week is Adam Dorrance vs Eric Hansen, from the 2018 Bluenose Open in Halifax, annotated by Adam Dorrance.

 

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2018 Canadian Olympiad Teams

The players for both the Canadian men's and women's Olympiad teams have been announced. Here they are...

Upcoming Events: 2018.05-06

Only 33 chess tournaments across Canada in May and June?
Does this near 20% decline from last month's tournament listing mean is it too early or too late to panic?

BOTW: 2018.04.18

Eight of the world's top 10 players compete this week in two tournaments in St.Louis and Shamkir, Azerbaijan, on this week's Best of the Web...

GOTW: Hansen - MacKinnon, Nanaimo 2018.

Our Canadian Game of the Week is GM Eric Hansen's round 4 win over NM Keith MacKinnon at the 2018 Nanaimo Spring Open.

Upcoming Events: 2018.04-05

A dangerous upward trend, with only 40 chess tournaments across Canada in April and May 2018!
Cash in now, before they're all gone!

 

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