The Nova Scotia Chess Championship, the Nova Scotia Closed, was held at Mount Saint Vincent University July 3-5, 2015. Six players competed. Adam Dorrance (2280) and Brendan Martin (2082) tied for first place with 4 points each and were declared co-champions and the winners of the Nova Scotia Chess Championship title. They each won $110.
Month – July 2015
Local chess player Chris Felix is playing in the NATO Chess Championship, July 6-10 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. See: http://www.natochess.com/
5-round Swiss. Turnout: 13 players. 1st: Bruce Fleury (1694), 4 points, $130. Gets name engraved on George Beals Trophy! Tied for 2nd-3rd: Tom Taylor (1944) and Neil MacDonald (1525), 3.5 points, $50 each. 1st Under 1700: Conrad MacNeil (1540), 3 points, $50. 1st Under 1500: Jim Livingstone (1469), 2.5 points, $30.