CANCELLED – Chess lecture by Liza Orlova – Jan 6

UPDATE – this event is now cancelled. We regret to inform you that Liza has come down with a cold/flu and is unable to give her lecture.

Annex is starting the new year off with a special guest lecture by Woman National Master / WCM Liza Orlova.

Liza won numerous regional titles as a young player in Toronto, and played on the Canadian Women’s Olympiad team. She also founded Pub Chess Toronto. More recently, she has published a beginner chess book, streams on Twitch, and has launched the Vancouver Chess Club. Liza currently lives in Vancouver, where she teaches chess and studies graphic design.

Chess for Beginners, by Liza Orlova, Nov 2018

Liza’s lecture will cover an exciting game between four-time US Champion Yasser Seirawan and former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. If you bring your copy of her chess book (#1 on Amazon Kindle and #3 for paperback) – she’ll be happy to sign it for you.

Schedule:

Monday January 6
459A Bloor Street West, Toronto
Doors open – 6:00pm
Free lecture – 6:30-7:30pm
Regular club tournament – 7:30 (sign up before 7:00)

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