The Coast to Coast Online Invitational chess tournament, run by Nova Scotia NM Adam Dorrance, runs July 10-11, 2021. Spectators can watch the event and see standings/pairings on the stream: https://www.twitch.tv/rookstartv which starts just before 2:30pm EST on both Saturday and Sunday!
Local player Samuel Heran-Boily scored an impressive 5.5/6 to take gold at the 12th Canadian Military Chess Championship. Chris Felix won bronze after tie-breaks with a score of 4.5/6. Chess Nova Scotia congratulates both! The annual championship consists of Canadian … Continued
Bluenose Open 2020, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, February 21-23, 2020. Thirty players, 5-round Swiss. First: Adam Dorrance (2343), 5 points. Prize: $300. Tied for second/third place: Jose Gonzalez-Cueto (2057) and Juan Ramirez-Orta (1561), 4 points. Prize: $155 each. … Continued
Hou Yifan, 4-time Women’s World Chess Champion, will be the feature guest at Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 31 to August 4, 2020. Yifan will be joined by child prodigy, … Continued
Five-round Swiss, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, November 15-17, 2019, 27 players. First: Adam Dorrance (2315), 5 points, $275. Second-third place: Alvah Mayo (2200), Paul Dec (2090), Chris Felix (2018), Sam Heran (1956), and David Poirier (1805), and 3.5 … Continued
Labour Day Open 2019, 5-round Swiss, 28 players, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, August 30 to September 1, 2019. Open Section: First: Samuel Heran-Boily (1814), 4 points, $180 Tied for second/third: Jerjis Kapra (1907) and Jonathan Maxwell (1780), 3.5 … Continued