About the CFC

The Chess Federation of Canada (CFC), founded in 1872, is a registered non-profit organization in Canada whose mandate is to promote and encourage the knowledge, study and play of the game of chess in Canada.

  • The CFC is the national governing body for chess is Canada.
  • The CFC is affiliated with the International Chess Federation, also know by its French name Fédération Internationale des Échecs and acronym FIDE.
  • The CFC organizes National Championships: Canadian Closed, Canadian Women’s Closed, Canadian Junior and Canadian Youth Chess Championships.
  • The CFC also raises funds for the winners to go on to the respective World Championships. The CFC has sent a team to FIDE’s Chess Olympiad every time it has been held: every second year since 1964.

Contact

Address: The Chess Federation of Canada
PO Box 85015, Brant Plaza
Burlington, ON
L7R 4K3
Phone: +1-289-337-0561
Email:

info@chess.ca

Web:

www.chess.ca

Personnel:

See Staff
See Executive
See Other Officers

Donation Opportunities

In addition to donations to general revenues, you may donate specifically to our Olympiad Fund. We also accept donations to our permanent trust fund, The Chess Foundation of Canada, which includes the Kalev Pugi Fund in support of junior chess. Foundation donations can be made by contacting the CFC.