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.

Game of the Week - Qin vs. Khashper

The Montreal Open was held at Brebeuf College over the weekend, and GM Bator Sambuev, fresh off his trip to the World Cup, was once again victorious. The game chosen for this week's GOTW, however, is between third-place finisher Joey Qin and Arkady Khashper.

Campbellville summer active tournament




WHEN: Saturday, Sept 21st, 2013

Montreal Open : results

The Montreal Open Chess Championship was held last weekend. The turnout was much lower than expected (153 players), but was still reasonable. GM Sambuev completely dominated the tournament, finishing with 5/5.

Best of the Web: week 13

Hi everyone!

I hope you enjoyed last week's challenge. I would be curious to know how many of you figured out the proof. I must confess I didn't!

Here are our picks for this week:

CCN August 2013 Teaser: Critical Positions

CCN August 2013 Teaser: "Critical Positions": 18 positions to challenge and entertain.

Game of the Week - Roussel-Roozmon vs. Arencibia

This past weekend's Labour Day events are over, but without available games, I have had to choose a game from this summer's Quebec Open Invitational section. But fear not, I found some real excitement in the following grandmaster game. Take a look!

Canadian player wins 2013 Oregon Open

Alexandra Botez (BC) is the first Canadian player and the second female player to win Oregon Open, after WGM Elena Donaldson Akhmylovskaia


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