Recent Noteworthy Canadian Events - Aug 4, 2011

A busy weekend for Canadian chess events.

The Edmonton Invitational (a 10 player round-robin) finished up with GM Joel Benjamin capturing 1st prize. Fellow American GM Alexander Shabalov was 2nd and Canadian IM Edward Porper took 3rd.

FM Jack Yoos captured the BC Open, just edging out juniors Tanraj Sohal and Joshua Doknjas.

In Kitchener, Jackie Peng and FM Andrew Peredun tied for 1st in the Canadian Amateur Championship, while Ralph Deline and William Doubleday tied for 1st in the Canadian Senior Championship.