Downloadable Resources

The CFC has many resources of general interest that may also prove useful for schools to teach chess in the classroom, or in their chess club. If you have any questions you can contact us at 

Patrick McDonald, CFC Youth Co-ordinator has compiled a listing of on-line resources, called Benefits of Chess

Community Newspapers
This valuable resource is maintained by an organization external to the CFC.

School Stuff
This section contains lesson information on running a school club as well as the opportunity to download a FREE chess training manual.

TD Resources and Bid Forms
Find out how to submit events to the Chess Federation of Canada. There are also forms that you can download to do and submit your event.

CFC Rules
See the official tournament rules for Canada. The CFC Handbook also contains rules for qualifying to National Championships.

Beginners Flyer
Download this flyer to help you with the basic rules of chess. You must have Adobe Acrobat version 3.0 or greater to view this file.

PGN Files

Tournament directors in Canada can use SwissSys8 free of charge to run their tournaments.