Category: The World of Chess


Hikaru Nakamura visits Toronto

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura kicked off a three-day visit to Toronto with a visit to Pub Chess Toronto at the Madison Avenue Pub on Friday afternoon. Nakamura is a five-time US Chess Champion and...


The 2022 Reykjavik Open

The 2022 Reykjavik Open got underway on April 6, with 245 competitors from thirty-nine countries, including twenty-two Grandmasters. Four players are from Canada, including one of Chess Institute of Canada’s very own instructors, National...


Black Representation in Chess Films

The appearance of important and prominent Black characters (or historical figures) in chess filmography is quite extensive. In the famous 1993 film Searching for Bobby Fischer, we see a fictional character, a chess player...