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Upcoming Events: 2018.07-08

19 chess events across Canada from Canada Day to Labour Day....

2018 Canadian Summer Majors

If you haven't done so yet, it's not too late to book your summer chess trips to the major Canadian tournaments of the year: Quebec City, Montréal, Calgary, and Toronto await...

2018 Canadian Open Results

The 2018 Canadian Open was won by Bitan Banerjee (CAN) and IM Raymond Kaufman (USA), with Banerjee taking the title on first tie-break, having beaten Kaufman in round 5.
Results and links...

Tactics: Dragon' White Down

Our Canadian Tactic comes from a first-round game between Canada and TSG Markkleeberg at the World Senior Team Chess Championship (+50). It is FM Ian Findlay as Black to move in the diagram. 

2018 CYCC Results

Complete cross-tables from the 2018 Canadian Youth Chess Championships, which finished July 5, 2018 and featured a record 363 players!

GOTW; 2018.06.02

Our Canadian Game of the Week is between Eric Ning and IM Tomas Krnan, from round 2 of the Golden Horseshoe Championship in Mississauga (still in progress!).
From the diagram, White played an early g4 against a KID and has a protected passed pawn and a nice outpost on c4. Black's pieces are all poised, but is there any way to break through that light-square stonewall to feast on the juicy juicy dark squares?...

Upcoming Events: 2018.06-07

With only 22 chess events acrosss Canada in June and July, who can doubt this is the end of the beginning of the end of chess in Canada?! 

Find an event, and pay your last respects, while there's still time...*

 

BOTW (not!): 2018.05.18

Not the Best of the Web features two competitions which ought to create some buzz, but bad internet presence makes them both evidence for the prosecution...

GOTW: Dorrance - Hansen, Halifax 2018.

Our Canadian Game of the Week is Adam Dorrance vs Eric Hansen, from the 2018 Bluenose Open in Halifax, annotated by Adam Dorrance.

 

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2018 Canadian Olympiad Teams

The players for both the Canadian men's and women's Olympiad teams have been announced. Here they are...

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