The 2016 Ontario Open will take place on May 21 – 23, in the Annex club, Toronto. Mark your calendars!
2015 OCA Annual General Meeting will take place on-line, on the OCA website ( www.chessontario.com/forum ) , from Sunday, May 24th 5:00pm EST to Sunday, May 31st 5:00pm EST.
1. President’s report
2. Treasurer’s report
3. Youth Coordinator’s report
4. Secretary’s report
5. Vice-Presidents reports
6. Allocation of OCA Governors between OCA Leagues
7. Ratification of the new members of the Board
8. Election of Officers
9. Consideration of any Special Resolutions
10. Budget for the new fiscal year
11. Ontario Open 2016
12. Other provincial tournaments for the new fiscal year
13. Other business
14. Closing remarks
In the last three months the OCA Governors were discussing changes to the OCA Constitution. It required several motions and amendments to come to the final version what was now published at www.chessontario.com/index.php/about-us/constitution
Qiyo Zhou (Ottawa) won girls U14 section at the World Youth Chess championship held in Durban (South Africa).
Tournament official webpage – http://www.2014wycc.co.za
On August 2, clocks will start in the world main chess team competition – Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway. Canada sent both National and Women teams with strongest players. Ontarian IM Leonid Gerzhoy plays on board 3. The women team consist mainly of Ontarians and it is led by Yuanling Yuan.
1. A. Kovalyov
2. E. Hansen
4. B. Sambuev
5. A. Hambleton
Coach V. Plotkin
1. Y. Yuan
2. N. Khoudgarian
3. A. Botez
4. Q. Zhou
5. N. Starr
Coach Y. Ochkoos
Good luck to our teams!
It is still accessible at http://www.chessontario.com/index_old.html
(click on a move to open the board)
Follow the tournament at http://echecsmontreal.ca/co/suivre_en.html
The major Ontario chess championship was held in Toronto during the Victoria weekend. IM Bindi Cheng won the Open section.
The CFC Newsletters magazine featured an article in the May issue.