BOTW: 2019 FIDE World Cup

The 128-player knock-out FIDE World Cup is the BIG chess event of 2019, and it runs for over three weeks...

Upcoming Events: 2019.09-10

Summer is over, and Winter is coming...
...but there are 27 chess tournaments across Canada in September and October to keep you warm.

Canada's Next IM: Olivier Kenta Chiku-Ratté!

Canada's next International Master will be Olivier Kenta Chiku-Ratté after he earned his final IM Norm at the 2019 US Masters, which included a win over GM Victor Mikhalevski, annotated below....

GOTW: Y.Zhang - Josh Doknjas, 2019 NAYCC, Kingston

Our Canadian Game of the Week is the final round board 1 game in the U18 section of the 2019 NAYCC between Yuanchen Zhang and Joshua Doknjas. Both were part of a six-way tie for first, and there was a FIDE IM title on the line...

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 Seniors: Results

The Canadian Senior Chess Championships were played August 2-5 in Kitchener, and attracted its strongest-ever turnout. Results and links...

GOTW: Ouellet - LeSiege, Longueuil 2019

The big result from the Quebec Open was from current Canadian Women's Champion WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet, who finished 5th behind the four GMs who won. Our Canadian Game of the Week is WIM Maili-Jade Oullete vs GM Alexandre Le Siege from the second-last round at the 2019 Quebec Open. In the diagram, White has an extra pawn and the move, so it is "just a matter of technique". But which technique?

Upcoming Events: 2019.08-09

28 events across Canada in August and September. No excuses...

 

2019 Pan Am Youth: Results

2019 PanAm Youth Chess Championship

The 2019 Panamerican Youth Chess Championship ran July 21-27, 2019 in Quayaquil, Ecuador.

2019 PEI Open: Results

The PEI Open ran July 26-28, 2019 at UPEI. Ryan Sowa won and was presented with the new Tada Pharma Cup by TD Fred McKim. Report and link...

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