AGM – May 30

Annex Chess Club is holding our Annual General Meeting this Monday, May 30, 6:45 P.M. to 7:15 in the Great Hall.

AGM Agenda:

  • review financials
  • outgoing directors and officers
  • new candidates
  • election of directors
  • introduction of new Board

All ACC members are encouraged to attend!

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Chessfest is back June 25-26

The annual Harbourfront Centre Chessfest returns to Toronto’s waterfront on Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26.
beautiful weather on the north exhibition common at harbourfront

Come learn the game. Play on a giant chess board. Browse luxury chess sets. Sit down with a friend at one of the open tables. Dress up. Meet the chess queen. Lots of free fun for the whole family all weekend!

Also featuring the 3rd annual Children’s Championship on Saturday and the 2016 Toronto Blitz Championship on Sunday.

See full details on the Chessfest page.

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ACC is closed May 23

Regular club activities are cancelled on Monday May 23, 2016, Victoria Day.

Instead we’re hosting the Ontario Open! Stop by this weekend to check out some of the games.

We’ll be open again May 30 with casual chess, chess classes, and our regular club tournament – as well as our AGM at 6:30 pm!

Have a great holiday, Toronto chess players!

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2016 Toronto Team Rapid Chess Championship – June 6

Annex Chess Club is proud to host the 2016 GTCL Cup, Toronto’s Rapid Team Chess Championship.

big crowd watching a game from the GTCL Cup

Chess is a team sport!

Chess players and chess clubs around the GTA are putting together teams of four to compete in team-versus-team match play on Monday, June 6, at 918 Bathurst, Toronto, home of Annex Chess Club. Send us your four players and your team name!

Registered Teams

Championship

Chess Supersite Avg. 2215
1. Michael Barron (C) 2342
2. Michael Kimelman 2240
3. Alexander Starr 2137
4. Nava Starr 2142

Manila Chess Club Avg. 2014
1. Andrew Picana 2068
2. Armand Jess Mendoza 1910
3. Ranel Lauron 1953
4. Erwin Casareno (C) 2125

Annex Chess Club
1. Michael Humphreys (C) 2361
+ 3 players TBA

Aurora Chess Club
Players TBA

Willowdale Chess Club
Players TBA

U1800

SCC Terminators
1. TBA
2. Paul Corvo 1910
3. Greg Beal 1624
4. Bob Armstrong (C) 1607

C = Team Captain

Chess Academy

gtcl cup 2015

You can put together a team to represent your club, or any four players can put together a team in the U1800 section.

A-team

team of 4

See full details or print an official entry form:
gtcl cup

Last year’s winning team was Hart House Chess Club:

Hart House wins the 2015 GTCL Cup!
Hart House wins the 2015 GTCL Cup!
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Chess for everyone