Submitted by John Upper on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:47
This week's Canadian Tactic comes from the round 6 PRO Chess League game between Toronto Dragons' FM Shiyam Thavandiran and the Patgoniai Penguins' GM Fernando Peralta. Black has just played ...Nd4. What should White do? (very complex)
Submitted by John Upper on Sat, 02/11/2017 - 11:56
Round 1.1 of the 2017 Women's World Championship was played today in Tehran.
Canadian Champion Qiyu Zhou was responsible for one of the upsets: holding 2014 runner-up Natalia Pogonina to a draw with Black. Game with notes...
Submitted by John Upper on Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:19
The 2017 Women's World Chess Championship, a PRO Chess match featuring Carlsen and Caruana, and the not-too-successful attempts to sexy-up Fabiano Caruana's public image are this week's Best of the Web.
Submitted by John Upper on Wed, 02/08/2017 - 01:19
Elias Oussedik is one of the highest-rated players ever from Eastern Canada. He is currently doing post-graduate work in North Carolina, but is sill serious about chess.
For our Canadian Game of the Week: Elias Oussedik annotates his third win from week 4 of the PRO Chess League. Black to play.
Submitted by John Upper on Tue, 01/31/2017 - 16:33
Canada has a new 2500+ CFC-rated player: Joey Qin, who was in crushing form at the 2017 Canadian University Chess Championship.
Our Canadian Game of the Week is Kleinman - Qin, annotated by the winner.
Submitted by John Upper on Tue, 01/24/2017 - 23:56
In round 2 of the PRO Chess League, the Montreal ChessBrahs defeated the Toronto Dragons 9-7. Almost half of Toronto's points came from one player: Razvan Preotu. The Seventeen-year-old Canadian GM scored 3/4 against the ChessBrah team, good for a 2685 TPR. Here are his games.
Submitted by John Upper on Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:18
More than half of the world's 2700+ players are competing this week, and you can watch their games live online
Gibraltar, TATA Steel, and round 3 of the PRO Chess League are this week's Best of the Web.