The Nova Scotia Chess Association encourages people to play chess online at: Club Nova Scotia on chess.com See: https://www.chess.com/club/club-nova-scotia
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As a fundraiser for the Nova Scotia Chess Association, chess game scorebooks will be for sale at upcoming NSCA tournaments. The cost is $15 each. The NSCA logo is embossed on the front cover. The scorebooks contain 100, two-sided score sheets, which each have enough room for a 100-move chess game. There is also a […]
The Bluenose Chess Club will be holding its annual Christmas Party Social Evening on Wednesday December 6, 2017, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will be held at NSCC Ivany (waterfront) Campus, in the same room where the club normally meets, room 4337, in conjunction with our regular club meeting on that Wednesday […]
The Nova Scotia Chess Association would like to express condolences to the family and friends of David Spencer. who passed away recently. David played chess at the Bluenose Club and in CFC tournaments in Halifax for many years. http://thechronicleherald.ca/obituaries/1508677-spencer-david-loran http://chess.ca/players?check_rating_number=124479&key=171004
In partnership with the Halifax Central Library, the Nova Scotia Chess Association will be teaching chess at the library on Sundays, once a month, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. starting again in 2018. The 2018 winter and spring dates are as follows: January 21, 2018 February 18, 2018 March 25, 2018 April 22, 2018 May […]
The Bluenose Chess Club will be holding its annual Christmas Party Social Evening on Wednesday December 14, 2016, from 7-10 p.m. The event will be held at NSCC Waterfront Campus, in the same room where the club normally meets, room 4337, in conjunction with our regular club meeting on that Wednesday night. Similar to last year, […]
The Nova Scotia Chess Association (NSCA) is encouraging people to see the chess-themed, uplifting movie Queen of Katwe, which is now playing in local theatres. To this effort, the association is coordinating a movie night to see the film on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016, 7:05 p.m. at Scotiabank Theatre Halifax, 190 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS. For the event, the […]
Paul Hake Labour Day Open 2016 Seventeen players, six-round Swiss, September 3-5, 2016, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS. Tied for 1st-2nd place: Jean Desforges (2109) and Ken Cashin (1754), 4.5/6 points, $150 each. Tied for 3rd; Brian McKay (1902), Lawrence Cohen (1944), and David Kenney (1842), 4 points, $23 each. Tied for 1st U1700: Ray […]
The Bluenose Chess Club opened for the fall season on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. See the club’s schedule of events for 2016-2017.
The Bluenose Chess Club is back to room 4337 for regular meetings, after being in room 4325 on a temporary basis. See Clubs page.