Nova Scotian Players at the Canadian Open 2023

The 2023 Canadian Open is currently taking place in Calgary, Alberta and we have many Nova Scotia players representing!

Watch the games live at 9pm local time on

For round 4, NM Adam Dorrance has a perfect score of 3/3 and will be playing GM Illya Nyzhnyk on board 2. Send your good vibes!

Also for round 4, Michelle Zhang with a score of 2.5/3 will be playing on board 8 against IM Leon Piasetski. Calix Marchand with a score of 2/3 will be playing on board 11 against IM Alexander Reprintsev. Good luck!

Local players Samuel Heran-Boily, Jerjis Kapra and Brian Zhang are all currently at a score of 1/3, but has already had to play a GM:

Samuel Heran-Boily played vs GM Alexei Shirov in round 1.
Jerjis Kapra played vs GM Evgeny Bareev in round 2.
Brian Zhang played vs GM Evgeny Bareev in round 1.


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