Chess superstar to visit CIC Chess Camp

Maili-Jade Ouellet is a chess player from Saint-Lambert, Québec, just across the St Lawrence from Montréal. She won the Canadian Women’s Chess Championship in 2017, when she was just 15. She won the Continental

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Remembering Ted Winick

Talking Chess to Life™ is a video series with Michael Sutton and George Supol. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at some of the thinking we put into our own game here at CIC. As we

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Talking Chess to Life™

Talking Chess to Life™ is a video series with Michael Sutton and George Supol. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at some of the thinking we put into our own game here at CIC. The first

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Happy Birthday Mark Bluvshtein!

We are thrilled to wish Canadian Grandmaster Mark Bluvshtein a happy birthday! Mr. Bluvshtein distinguished himself in the chess world as a young man, winning numerous tournaments in Israel. After moving to Toronto, he

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Change of Address

After a nice long stay sharing space with our friends at Spirit of Math at 459A Bloor West, our CIC office is now moving back to 918 Bathurst. The centre has supported chess in

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GM Mark Bluvshtein Joins CIC

Chess Institute is more than pleased to announce the appointment of Grandmaster Mark Bluvshtein to our Board of Directors. Mark is a professional chess player turned business leader. Mark is Canada’s youngest ever International

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