Visit the main Chessfest 2017 page
Come learn the game. Play on a giant chess board. 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!
See full details on the Chessfest page.
It’s back …
Chessfest returns to Toronto’s waterfront
Sunday August 10, the first annual Harbourfront Chessfest presented by Scotiabank returns to the North Exhibition Common.
- Visit the Chessfest page for full details
- Register your child entering grades 1 to 7 in the Harbourfront Kids’ Tournament through the Chess Institute of Canada for a $5 entry fee
Women’s National Master Yelizaveta Orlova will hold court once again at the third annual Harbourfront Centre Chessfest on June 25-26.
As an ambassador for the game, Queen Orlova meets young players and shares her love of chess.
Yelizaveta Orlova was a member of the Canadian Women’s Olympiad Team in 2010 and 2012. She is 5-time Canadian Girls’ Champion, 6-time Ontario Girls’ Champion, and 2-time Toronto Women’s Champion.
Read more in the Toronto Standard article, “Meet Yelizaveta Orlova, Canada’s Teenage Chess Ambassador.”
- Part of the annual Harbourfront Centre Chessfest