2019 Quebec Open: Results

The Quebec Open was held July 20-27, 2019 at the Sandman Hotel in Longeuil. GMs Alexandre Le Siege, Bator Sambuev, Thomas Roussel-Roozmon and Reynaldo Vera of Cuba tied for first. Results and links...

2019 Canadian Open: Results

The 2019 Canadian Open was held July 12-18, in Regina. Results and links...

2019 CYCC Results

The 2019 CYCC ran July 6-10 in Regina. It attracted 186 players who competed for the Canadian championships in 12 sections ranging from under 8 to under 18. Full results.

GOTW: Talukdar - Barbosa, Philadelphia 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week is FM Rohan Talukdar's fascinating 4th round game against Philippino GM Olivier Barbosa. They follow theory for 20 moves in a Caro-Kann when Rohan sacs a Bishop for two pawns. Black doesn't defend the best way, and the game goes to a RRB7 v RBBN5 ending... when Rohan sacs an exchange!

Upcoming Events: 2019.07-08

19 Events -- including the CYCC and Canadian Open and the Junior and Senior Championships -- in Ju

GOTW: Sambuev - K.Zhong, Ottawa 2019.

Our Canadian Game of the Week is the final round board 1 game between GM Bator Sambuev and his student Kevin Zhong at the 2019 Eastern Ontario Open. This one has a seriously deep sac...

Canadians at 2019 SPFGI

The 16th SPFGI runs June 22-27, 2019. Nine Canadians are playing...

1956 Canadian Open trophy on eBay

An eBay sale of trophies from the estate of the late GM William Lombardy includes his second-place trophy from the first ever Canadian Open...

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GOTW: Noritsyn - Samsonkin, 2019 Zonal

Our Canadian Game of the Week is the round 6 board 1 pairing between IM Nikolay Noritsyn and IM Artiom Samsonkin at the 2019 Canadian Zonal.
As shown in the diagram, White had the opportunity to play Bxh5. Would that be a good move? What should Black do?

BOTW: Fast, Faster, Fastest...?

This week's Best of the Web features three of the fastest versions of 21st century chess: a Rapid and Blitz round-robin featuring several of the world's best, and the online competition to be the world's fastest Puzzle Rusher...

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