Tournament Reports

2019 World Cup: Bareev eliminated

Canadian Champion GM Evgeny Bareev was eliminated in round 1 of the 2019 World Cup by GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov, 1.5 - 0.5. Games with full analysis...

Canada's Next IM: Olivier Kenta Chiku-Ratté!

Canada's next International Master will be Olivier Kenta Chiku-Ratté after he earned his final IM Norm at the 2019 US Masters, which included a win over GM Victor Mikhalevski, annotated below....

2019 Canadian Junior: Results

William Graif defeated FM Eugene Hua on their way to a 1-2 finish at the 2019 Canadian Junior Chess Championship. Results and links...

2019 Canadian Seniors: Results

The Canadian Senior Chess Championships were played August 2-5 in Kitchener, and attracted its strongest-ever turnout. Results and links...

2019 Pan Am Youth: Results

2019 PanAm Youth Chess Championship

The 2019 Panamerican Youth Chess Championship ran July 21-27, 2019 in Quayaquil, Ecuador.

2019 PEI Open: Results

The PEI Open ran July 26-28, 2019 at UPEI. Ryan Sowa won and was presented with the new Tada Pharma Cup by TD Fred McKim. Report and link...

2019 Quebec Open: Results

The Quebec Open was held July 20-27, 2019 at the Sandman Hotel in Longeuil. GMs Alexandre Le Siege, Bator Sambuev, Thomas Roussel-Roozmon and Reynaldo Vera of Cuba tied for first. Results and links...

2019 Canadian Open: Results

The 2019 Canadian Open was held July 12-18, in Regina. Results and links...

2019 CYCC Results

The 2019 CYCC ran July 6-10 in Regina. It attracted 186 players who competed for the Canadian championships in 12 sections ranging from under 8 to under 18. Full results.

GOTW: Talukdar - Barbosa, Philadelphia 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week is FM Rohan Talukdar's fascinating 4th round game against Philippino GM Olivier Barbosa. They follow theory for 20 moves in a Caro-Kann when Rohan sacs a Bishop for two pawns. Black doesn't defend the best way, and the game goes to a RRB7 v RBBN5 ending... when Rohan sacs an exchange!


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