GM Norm for Raja Panjwani at SPICE Cup !

Canadian IM Raja Panjwani obtained his first GM norm at the SPICE Cup, Susan Polgar's tournament. It took place on October 15-19.

Campbellville Open - Nov 16-17, 2013

We are bringing tournament chess to the small town of Campbellville located off the 401 just west of Milton, Ontario. Spacious tournament hall at the Mohawk Inn & Conference Centre.

5 round weekend Swiss

3 sections: Elite, U1900, U1400 

Quebec Par Classe Championship : two games left and a special guest

The Elite and Par Classe Championships, the only 7-rounds tournaments of the year, are currently going on in Montreal. 

Canadian players at the 4th Annual Continental Class Championships

Five Canadian players are playing in the top section of the Class Championship. Here are their results after 4 rounds :

IM Leonid Gerzhoy 2.5

98th B.C. Championship

The 98th B.C. Championship has started! The highest rated player, Jack Yoos, will try to win the title for the sixth time, while last year's winner, Butch Villavieja, unfortunately lost his first game against the young Ryan Lo.

Standings and games are available at :  

Game of the Week - Leveille vs. Chabot

This week's game features two experienced masters battling it out at a weekly event here in Montreal. A seemingly quiet unorthodox opening leads to some interesting middlegame complications. There are some important lessons about pawn structure to be learned from this one.

2014 Canadian Open and CYCC : Official Website

The 2014 Canadian Open Chess Championship and Canadian Youth Chess Championships will be organized in downtown Montreal next summer. At least 600 players are expected in total and the tournaments will be held at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth (*****).

All the details are now available on the tournament website :

CFC Online Meeting

The meeting is public on the CFC discussion board, but only CFC governors are allowed to post.

Rapides de Montréal

- English version follows -

Oslo Chess International 2013

Two Canadian players are competing in the Oslo Chess International this week. After 8 rounds, Eric Hansen counts 4.5 points, and Aman Hambleton tallies at 3.5. Best of luck to both of them for the last round of the tournament!


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