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!

Posted on June 9th, 2017 by Marcus Wilker

Chessfest 2017 Photos

Saturday June 3, 2017, was a beautiful day for Chessfest at Harbourfront Centre, featuring the 4th annual Chessfest Children’s Championship. Thanks to all who attended!