GOTW: Noritsyn - Vettese, Chess-to-Remember 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week is IM Nikolay Noritsyn vs FM Nicholas Vettese from the 2019 Chess-to-Remember Rapid in Toronto.
In the diagram White has just played c2-c4; what should Black do?

Upcoming Events: 2019.12-2020.01

With 27 chess events across Canada this December and January, it might not be too cold for chess.... you decide:


2019 Continental Women's Champion: Maili-Jade Ouellet

Canadian WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet won the 2019 FIDE Women's North American Continental Championship in Mexico!
The win earns her the WGM title and qualifies her for the 2020 FIDE Women's World Cup...

GOTW: Li - M.Plotkin, 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week is Li-M.Plotkin, the winner of the Best Game Award at the 2019 Ivy League Challenge held at Hart House at the University of Toronto.
It is White to move in the diagram...

GOTW: Nalbant - Talukdar, U16 Olympiad Turkey, 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week comes from the 2019 U16 Olympiad in Turkey. FM Rohan Talukdar was Black on board 1 against an IM who has just played a computer-approved Novelty on move 17 (!) in the Najdorf.
Find a sensible plan for Black...

2019 U16 Olympiad

The 2019 World Youth Chess Olympiad runs October 28 - November 6 in Corum, Turkey. It is FIDE's annual U16 Team Championship. Standings and links after 5 of 9 rounds...

Upcoming Events: 2019.11-12

With 33 tournaments across Canada in November and December it's not too cold for chess. Events and links...

GOTW: Sambuev - Le Siege, Canadian International, 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week is the final round board 2 pairing between GMs Bator Sambuev and Alexander Le Siege at the Canadian International Championship (October 11-13, 2019, Longueuil).
In the diagram it is Black to play....

2019 WYCC: Canadian Results

The 2019 World Youth Chess Championship was held October 1-12 in Mumbai, India. Full Canadian results and links...


Upcoming Events: 2019.10-11

29 chess tournaments across Canada in October-November 2019. Dates, locations, and links...


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