Maritime Chess Blitz Championship adds excitement to Pawn Wise

Blitz will be fun side event at festival and bring together chess players of all ages

The Maritime Chess Centre will hold the 2022 Maritime Chess Blitz Championship this summer as a special event at Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival 2022.

See event details here.

The blitz will take place at Saint Mary’s University July 31st, 8:30 p.m. in the McNally Theatre Auditorium. It will offer a fun side event for festival goers and bring together chess players of all ages from all over Canada and around the world.

Pawn Wise festival coordinator Roger Langen says Pawn Wise host Chess Nova Scotia is excited to be partnering with local chess groups like the Maritime Chess Centre to promote the game.

“We’re very pleased that the Maritime Chess Centre will be offering something extra for the many participants expected at the festival,” says Langen. “Pawn Wise aims to be the start of an all-ages development of the game of chess in Nova Scotia as a healthy, intergenerational lifestyle activity.”

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