ELMNT FM talks to our own Peter Lambert

Chess Institute’s Peter Lambert has been teaching chess remotely at Hartley Bay School in Gitga’at First Nation on the West Coast. David Moses interviews Peter for ELMNT FM as part of his daily “Moment

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Nick Grachev on Global News

Global News talks to our own Nick Grachev

Global News Consumer and Investigative Reporter Sean O’Shea recently spoke to Canadian GM Aman Hambleton and our own Nick Grachev, about the current surge of chess interest, and why chess is such a great

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

At CIC we’re always happy when girls join our clubs! While the professional chess world is still dominated by men, women have made fantastic strides in the game over the last century. Most notably,

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P.A. Day Chess Day February 14 2020

  A terrific day filled with chess and other activities for young chess players from SK to Grade 8. We offer three programs: a day specially tailored for the youngest set; a casual section

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PA Day Chess! January 17 2020 Results

Our first P.A. Day chess event of 2020 was a great success, with 55 kids from beginners to experienced chess players participating in a wide variety of activities, including (of course) lots of chess

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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 …

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