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...

2019 Canadian Chess Hall of Fame

The Canadian Chess Hall of Fame has inducted Charles Frederick Stubbs. Report, photos, and 14 problems from his 1890 book "Canadian Chess Problems"...

Upcoming Events: 2019.05-06

30 events across Canada in May and June...


GOTW: Noritsyn - Hambleton, 2019 Zonal

Our Canadian Game of the Week is penultimate round board two pairing at the 2019 Canadian Zonal between IM Nikolay Noritsyn and GM Aman Hambleton, annotated by Aman...

2019 Zonal: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2019 Canadian Championship started at 10am, Friday April 19.
All games from the Zonal are replayable in the game viewer below.

2019 Zonal: Round 1

The 2019 Canadian Championship (Zonal 2.2) kicked off in Kingston with 3 GMs, 3 IMs, 12 FMs, and one big upset....

GOTW: Abrahams - Kanarek, Reykjavik 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week is Abrahams - Kanarek, from round 1 of the 2019 Reykjavik Open.
White to play...

Bareev book announced

Thinker's Publishing has announced a forthcoming book: Say No to Chess Principles!  by Russian-born but now Canadian resident GM Evgeny Bareev.

BOTW: 2019.04.03

A classical Round Robin featuring five of the world's top 6, an online bullet championship, and a classical Open Swiss with dozens of GMs are this week's Best of the Web....


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