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
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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 the fall of 2017. The dates are as follows: September 17, 2017 October 15, 2017 November 19, 2017 December 10, 2017 The program […]
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.
For information on the Canadian Universities Chess Championship (CUCC) 2016 see website Queen’s Chess Club.
See: Bluenose Chess Club schedule of events 2015-2016.
The Bluenose Chess Club will reopen on Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 for the fall and winter session after being closed for July and August. The location is: Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), Waterfront Campus. Note: the room number has changed. The club meets this year in room 4325, just down the hall from room 4337, […]