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 […]
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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 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
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 12, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 10 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 September 2018. The 2018 fall dates are as follows: September 23 October 21 November 25 December 16 The dates for early 2019 are […]
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 […]