Halifax Open 2019, 5-round Swiss, 21 players, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, April 12-14. First place: Samuel Heran (1577), 4.5 points. Prize: $200. Tied for second/third place: David Poirier (1830), Ken Cashin (1694), and Conrad MacNeil (1680), 3.5 points. Prize: $73.33 each. Tied for first U1500: Darin Evoy (1490), Andy Wang (1459), and […]
The Dalhousie Chess Club is hosting a seminar/workshop on chess tactics Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Dalhousie Collaborative Health Education Building, Room C220. The workshop runs from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Description: Many grandmasters emphasize the importance of training chess tactics in order to improve your game. The seminar will be led by Neil MacDonald, […]
Bluenose Open 2019 Results: Thirty five players, 5-round Swiss, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, February 22-24, 2019. First: Tallal Younis (2147), 4.5 points, prize: $310. Tallal will also have his name engraved on the Bluenose Cup. Second: Alvah Mayo (2156), 4 points, prize: $190. Third: Adam Dorrance (2324), Paul Dec (2093), Brian McKay (1891), Madoc […]
The Bluenose Chess Club will be closed February 13, 2019 due the NSCC being closed due to bad weather. The club will reopen next week at the regular time, location and place at NSCC.
Wane Inkpen from Newfoundland is selling chess books from his personal collection. He writes: “Chess items for Sale. I am not putting a price on any of the items. Make me your best offer. I will sell the item to the person who gives me the best price — if I consider it reasonable.” Wane […]
The Dalhousie Chess Club is hosting a chess seminar on the topic of chess player Bobby Fischer on Saturday Feb 16th, 2019, from 12 noon – 2 p.m. at Dalhousie University in the Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB), room C220. Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/367222540736135/ Chess Seminar – Insights on Bobby Fischer “Bobby Fischer is considered by many as one of the […]
Dalhousie University, Dal Student Union Building, Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. To play for the Bluenose Club team, please contact Ken Cashin to register, email@example.com Dalhousie and Bluenose Chess Club Interclub Match
The Chess in the Library event occurrence on January 20, 2019 is cancelled due to the weather forecast for storm weather that day. The next Chess in the Library event will take place next month, as scheduled, for February 17, 2019. See schedule.
The Dalhousie Chess Club’s Winter Open Tournament is scheduled for January 26th from 12-6 PM, Dal Student Union Building, room 303. See Facebook event page. The tournament is open to everyone. Contact: Aaron Yip & Shane Mitravitz (firstname.lastname@example.org) Note: While this tournament is not a Nova Scotia Chess Association (NSCA) event, the NSCA is posting the […]
The Bluenose Chess Club will be closed January 9, 2019 due the NSCC being closed due to bad weather. The club will reopen next week at the regular time, location and place at NSCC.