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GOTW: Ouellet - Beaulieu, Pere Noel, 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week features current Canadian Women's Champion Maili-Jade Ouellet as White against NM Eric Beaulieu from the 2019 Pere Noel Swiss in Montreal.
From the Diagram: Black is down a pawn but has both minors developed and Rooks connected; where should Black develop the Rooks?

2019 Canadian Junior: Results

William Graif defeated FM Eugene Hua on their way to a 1-2 finish at the 2019 Canadian Junior Chess Championship. Results and links...

2019 Canadian Chess Hall of Fame

The Canadian Chess Hall of Fame has inducted Charles Frederick Stubbs. Report, photos, and 14 problems from his 1890 book "Canadian Chess Problems"...

Tactics: 2019.03

14 Critical Positions from the next issue of Chess Canada...

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:

2018 Olympiad: Rd2 Canadian Games

All Canadian games from round 2 of the 2018 Olympiad, annotated...

Upcoming book by John and Joshua Doknjas

Everyman Chess has announced an upcoming publication written by Canadians: "Opening Repertoire: The Najdorf", by brothers Joshua Doknjas and FM John Doknjas.
Info, thoughts, and a Doknjas-annotated Najdorf game...

2018 Calgary International: GOTW

The 11th Calgary International Chess Classic was held August 14-19, 2018 at the Calgary Chess Club. It was won by GMs Victor Mikhalevski and Steven Zierk... but not without some very anxious moments for Victor in the last round against a player he out-rated by 579 points.
Links, and game analysis... [Black to play]...


2018 Quebec Open

The 2018 Québec Open was held July 21-28, 2018, at the Sandman Hotel in Longueuil, Québec, just across the river from Montréal. GM Razvan Preotu (CAN) -- smiling in post-mortem photo with GM Cherniaev after their 8th round draw -- won with an undefeated 7.5/9, including wins over 2nd and 4th place GMs Edouard and Mikhalevski.
Report and links...


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