2013 Aurora Summer Open

TORO 2013 : Results

TORO 2013

Author: Regis Bellemare


Game of the Week - Harris vs. McLaren

An exciting game from the BC Senior Championship early this year is on the menu this week. The following game is a fight back and forth where the advantage changes hands several times. If you play the Queen's Gambit, this game should be of particular interest.

Best of the Web: Week 5

Here are our weekly picks!

Criminal on the Loose

P. Michalik (2508) - E. Hansen (2539), Groningen Open 2012

Aron Nimzowitsch once said, "A passed pawn is a criminal which should be kept under lock and key. Mild measures, such as police surveillance, are not sufficient."


2013 World Open

The 41st annual World Open will take place from June 29th to July 7th, in Arlington VA (a few miles from Washington DC).

We usually limit ourselves to Canadian tournaments, but numerous Canadians participate every year and it is not uncommon to see them achieve a norm.


Chess Canada: June issue online here

The CFC Executive approved making the June Chess Canada Newsletter available to everyone. And here it is....

Since the E.D. is currently very busy dealing with CFC ratings-database issues, they've let me post it on the Newsfeed.

Canadians Abroad : Server24 Chess Festival

Three Canadians, GM Eric Hansen, IM Aman Hambleton and Elias Oussedik are playing in the 2nd Server24 Chess Festival, in Ortisei, Italy.

So far, GM Eric Hansen is having a good tournament, with 4/5. 


Game of the Week - Doubleday vs. Zhou,Q

Today, I will annotate a game from the Gatineau Open between the current Canadian Senior Champion and the top rated 13-year-old girl in the country. White's opening is appropriate for such an occasion (solid and strategic), yet he is unable to avoid tactics altogether as is often the case.

Best of the Web: Week 4


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