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Annex Chess Club
Established in 2010 and housed at the 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education, Annex Chess Club has quickly become a thriving community chess club in downtown Toronto. Players of all strengths - beginners to maste...

News Releases

Annex Chess Club Dog Days Tournament
2015-08-14
Annex Chess Club
At Annex Chess Club, we’re celebrating the summer heat with our Dog Days Swiss. Running from August 17 to September 21, this regular club tournament is in three sections by CFC rating: Crown, Under-...
Scary! Annex Chess Club hosts the "Frankenstein" Chess Tournament
2014-09-24
Annex Chess Club
Annex Chess Club in Toronto is kicking off its “Frankenstein” chess tournament on September 29. The Annex Club regular features ‘themed’ tournaments: the “Frankenstein” tournament wryly ac...
Toronto's Annex Chess Club kicks off "Goodbye to Winter" tournament
2014-03-03
Annex Chess Club
Annex Chess Club in Toronto is starting a new chess tournament March 3, called the "Goodbye Winter" Swiss.
Toronto's Annex Chess Club kicks off Summer tournament
2014-06-02
Annex Chess Club
Annex Chess Club in Toronto is kicking off the 'Celebrate Summer' chess tournament on June 2. Over 50 Toronto chess players are expected for the event, which runs at a pace of one game per week for fi...
Toronto's Annex Chess Club welcomes Spring with new tournament
2014-04-04
Annex Chess Club
Annex Chess Club in Toronto kicks off a new chess tournament on April 7, called the Welcome Spring Swiss. Over 50 Toronto chess players are expected for the event, which runs at a pace of one game per...
Toronto's Annex Chess Club welcomes spring with 'Spring is Sprung' tournament
2015-03-27
Annex Chess Club
Round 1 of Toronto's Annex Chess Club five-round Spring is Sprung tournament starts at 7:30 pm. Annex Chess Club always welcomes new members. Players who can't make it for the first round can still jo...

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Adolf Anderssen
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Chess player.
Chess
Wikipedia article
Article
Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. Chess is played by millions of people worldwide, both amateurs and pr...
Chess endgame
Wikipedia article
Article
In chess and chess-like games, the endgame (or end game or ending) is the stage of the game when few pieces are left on the board.
Chess Fundamentals
Capablanca, Jose
Book
1921
Chess History Center
Website
Notes and features on the history of chess.
Chess opening
Wikipedia article
Article
A chess opening is the group of initial moves of a chess game. Recognized sequences of initial moves are referred to as openings by White, or defenses by Black, but opening is also used as the general...
Chess and Sherlock Holmes
Winter, Edward
Article
Chess History
Sherlock Holmes' famous remark ‘Amberley excelled at chess – one mark, Watson, of a scheming mind’ appeared in ‘The Adventure of the Retired Colourman’ in The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes (1927).
Elo rating system
Wikipedia article
Article
A method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in two-player games such as chess.
History of chess
Wikipedia article
Article
The history of chess spans over 1500 years. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century AD; a minority of historians believe the game originated in China....
Emanuel Lasker
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Article
Chess player and mathematician.
List of chess games
Wikipedia article
Article
A list of notable chess games sorted chronologically.
Schlechter, Carl
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Article
Chess player.
Steinitz, Wilhelm
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Article
Chess player.
World Chess Championship
Wikipedia article
Article
The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

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Chess Psychology
Approaching the psychological battle both on and off the board
Dunnington, Angus
Book
2003

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