2011 Canadian Open Championship

The CIC was pleased to have hosted the 48th Canadian Open Chess Championship at the Westin Harbour Castle hotel in Toronto, Ontario from July 9-17, 2011.

The week-long event featured 13 Grandmasters, including winners Walter Arencibia (Cuba), Joel Benjamin (USA) and Dejan Bojkov (Bulgaria), as well as master exhibitions and lectures.

The CIC’s 2nd annual Children’s Day Camp ran concurrently, and children were treated to master classes with some of the world’s finest Grandmasters.