Upcoming Events: 2018.12-2019.01

17 tournaments across Canada in December 2018 and January 2019.
Last chances to end the year right... and first chances to begin the New Year right.


BOTW: 2018.11.30

Stockfish 10 Released, AlphaZero Returns, the Chess.com Speed Championship semis and finals, and a fascinating KID between Stockfish and Leela are this week's Best of the Web...

GOTW: Petran - Dougherty, Bled 2018

Our Canadian Game of the Week comes from the 2018 World Senior Championship, currently underway in Bled, Slovenia.
White has just played 18.Ng3. What happens if 18... Nd3? What should Black play?

DGT Discount Offer

Are you a CFC tournament organizer? DGT has made a very significant discount offer for its digital clocks and boards when bought via the CFC.
Prices can't be listed here, but contact CFC officials with your credentials and they'll send you details...

2018 Women's World Championship: Rd 1.2

Our second Canadian Game of the Week is the Round 1.2 game between Canadian Champion WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet and Russian GM Aleksandra Goryachkina at the 2018 Women's World Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk Russia.&n


2018 Women's World Championship: Rd 1.1

Our Canadian Game of the Week is the Round 1.1 game between Russian GM Aleksandra Goryachkina and Canadian Champion WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet at the 2018 Women's World Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk Russia. 



BOTW: 2018.11.03

With eight World Chess Championships being contested this week, what's not to watch...?

Tactics: 2018 WYCC

Our Canadian Tactics come from the 2018 World Youth Chess Championship, currently underway in Greece.
It is Black to move in both diagrams. Games and notes below...

2018 Almonte Open: Report and Games

It's Black to move in two crazy games from the 2018 Almonte Open.
Report, photos, links, and analysis of two games...

Upcoming Events: 2018.10-11


31 chess tournaments across Canada in October and November 2018. 

Not even one with a "spooky" Halloween theme? Is it because the organizers don't even care anymore?



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