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Rejoice! Holiday Camps are here!

Hello Chess enthusiasts! We had such overwhelmingly positive reviews about our Online Summer Camps, and were quite honestly surprised at how seamlessly we were able to translate our annual in-person Summer Camp into an

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Special Hallowe’en Clubs and Workshops

Halloween 2020 may be a lot different, as trick-or-treating is not advised in Toronto and other hotspot areas. CIC is inviting all ghosts, zombies, mummies, and jack-o-lanterns to some special spooky online chess clubs

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“Queen’s Gambit” Mate in 3 Problem

In the popular new Netflix miniseries, Queen’s Gambit, Elizabeth Harmon is asked to solve a mate-in-3 problem by one of Benny’s friends. Despite claiming that composed chess problems are “irrelevant” because they feature positions

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Happy Birthday Tigran Petrosian!

Tigran Petrosian was nicknamed the “Iron Tiger.” Born in Armenia in 1929, he grew up in significant poverty, and saved money he earned sweeping streets to buy chess books by Nimzowitsch and Spielmann to

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