2014 Grand Pacific Open

Details are already online for BC's largest chess tournament.

Game of the Week - Yam, A vs. Wang, R

This week, we take a look at a short and sweet game from the Alberta Closed this past spring. A tactical flourish in a confusing opening leads to an early mistake by Canada's youngest IM which results in White obtaining a very strong initiative which he eventually converts to the full point.

CCN Sept 2013 Teaser: Sambuev - Preotu, CoQ, 2013

The Sept CCN is finished and should be arriving in your email soon. This month's teaser: Sambuev - Preotu (COQ, 2013), with Razvan's notes.

Campbellville summer active : Preotu and Ochkoos tie for first!

Results of the elite section are on Chess-Results : http://chess-results.com/tnr111501.aspx?art=1&rd=5&lan=1&wi=821

Hou Yifan is World Champion!

By winning her game today, as well as the Women’s World Chess Championship Match.

More details on Chessbase.

Best of the Web: week 14

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The CFC discussion board is back online!

After a long down time period, the discussion board of the Canadian Chess Federation is now back online : http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/forum.php

Game of the Week - Levkovsky vs. Chiku-Ratte

Please welcome FM Louie Jiang as a new contributor to this column. Starting this week, Louie and I will be annotating games in alternate weeks. The game he chose to analyze this week is from a weekly event held in Montreal. It features an interesting Modern Benoni which leads to exciting play from both players.

2013 Quebec Elite and Par Classe Championships

The Quebec Chess Federation will be organizing both events together this year on Thanksgiving weekend. The Par Classe is still a 5-rounds tournament where players must play in their rating section, and the Elite is still a single section 2000+ (1800 for juniors) 7-rounds Swiss tournament.

IM Richard Wang at the World Junior Championship

Richard Wang, the current Canadian Junior Champion, is now representing Canada at the World Junior Championship in Turkey. You can follow his results here :
WJCC Website

Here's his round 1 game.

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