Saturday, October 11, 2008

Bracelet Fundraiser

Special limited-time braceletes are now available in both child and adult sizes for significant contributions to the chess olympiad and the Canadian Women Chess Foundation. Please visit for more details.

Thank You

Thank You to all supporters on October 4 and 11! Hope you enjoyed your tournament ;)

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Chess Jokes!

Here are a few jokes courtesy!

1) Why was the chess piece angry with the chef?

It was given stalemate! (stale meat)

2) Where does a rook like to sit in a theatre?

The back row!

3) How many moves does it take to checkmate?


4) What do you call a tournament committee?

A chess board!

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Fundraising Confirmation

Tickets for the special event are available through, or contact Gary Gladstone at 416.830.4313. Cost is $100 with an $80 tax receipt. The location is the UMBRA Concept Store (165 John St.. Toronto) Time is 2 to 6:30pm on Sunday November 9. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by November 4, 2008! Also visit the store this thanksgiving weekend for special events and to purchase the UMBRA PLAYMATE chess set!

Monday, October 6, 2008

Another Olympiad Fundraiser

On Sunday, November 9, 2008, there is a special opportunity to support both of our Canadian teams. An all-inclusive event for $100 a person includes blitz tournaments and simuls with the team members, seminars, and a luxurious banquet to top it off. Details to be confirmed.

Fundraise for Yuan and Khoudgarian

Corinna Wan is organizing the second of two junior chess n math tournaments this Saturday October 11 . The tournament is open to both boys and girls up to grade 12, and will be used to help fund two women, Yuanling Yuan and Natalia Khoudgarian, on the women's olympiad team.
The location is 1650 Bayview Ave. (Toronto). Registration starts at 12:30 pm, with each youth receiving an autographed scorebook free. Games are at 1 pm and run until about 3 - 3:30 pm.

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Hi! My name is Hazel Smith, and I am a young female chess player in Canada. If you are a chess fan, you're in luck, because this blog was created just for you! I will occasionally post tournaments and other special information, some of which is exclusively available through this feed. Enjoy!