Posted on January 25th, 2020 by Keith

Congratulations to GM Fabiano Caruana!

Congrats to Fabiano Caruana for winning the 2020 Tata Steel Chess Tournament. Caruana won with a round to spare, with six wins and no losses, leaving Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand and others in the dust! This is the first time Caruana has ever won the Tata Steel Tournament, held annually in Wijk aan Zee. His…

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Posted on January 17th, 2020 by Keith

Humans of Chess: Qiyu Zhou

“I learned chess in France, just before I turned four years old. It happened completely randomly, I was walking down a street to the beach and just happened to see a chess set. I was immediately …

Posted on May 27th, 2019 by Marcus Wilker

Chess Theatre at Chessfest 2019

As part of Chessfest 2019, we are proud to present Caïssa, a chess clown play where a chess clown meets Caïssa, the goddess of chess.

Posted on May 14th, 2019 by Marcus Wilker

Art & Design at Chessfest 2019

As part of Chessfest 2019, Korean designer Heesun Jung, a recent graduate from OCAD, will be presenting a piece called Encounters; finding myself.

Posted on April 1st, 2019 by Marcus Wilker

Humans of Chess: Michael Humphreys

“It was when I was around 16 that I really started to get serious about chess. What happened was I lost a couple games against someone I was used to beating. I had to play that person again, I had to beat them, so I started studying. I realized how much that had benefitted me….

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Posted on March 22nd, 2019 by Marcus Wilker

Chessfest 2019 is coming

Come down to Harbourfront Centre, Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2, for an amazing celebration of all things chess!