Chess Buddies Canada currently hosts one blitz and one rapid online chess tournament every month on Lichess.org. The only requirement for these tournaments is to join the Chess Buddies Canada Lichess.org Team. Haven’t joined the team yet? You can do so by clicking here! We hope to expand our tournaments offered in the future. Stay tuned for an update regarding this!
The tournament link will be posted about five hours before the tournament start time. This is in the effort to limit the number of no-shows in our events.
Schedule of Upcoming Tournaments
The next tournament is the Monthly Rapid tournament. The date for this is Saturday, May 29th, 2021, at 2:30pm NDT. The format is a 5 round swiss with a 10|5 time control. The link to join will be posted soon!
Our previous champions and lists of participants from previous tournaments can be found here. If you would like to view the more in-depth results and points of all players, you can click on the link for the tournament attached in the section.
May 15th, 2021:
On May 15th, Chess Buddies Canada hosted the Monthly Blitz tournament! 24 players participated. The top three players are listed below.
In first place, with 6.5 points, was Bkdlrb!
In second place, with 6 points, was TwanNL!
In third place, with 5 points, was BodaciousBishop2006!
Thanks to all who participated in this tournament!
May 1st, 2021:
On May 1st, 2021, Chess Buddies Canada hosted the inaugural Simul Event! 11 players had participated, making it a successful Simul. Winners were given a Gold/First Place Trophy, players who drew were given a Silver/Second Place Trophy, and players who lost were given a Bronze/Third Place Trophy.
There was one winner: Cdowneynlesd4583!
There was one draw: Kevlu8
Nine players were defeated by Daley.
To view the games, click on the link here: https://lichess.org/simul/52jMPXJ8
Thanks to all who participated. We hope to see you all at the next tournament!
April 17th, 2021:
On April 17th, 2021. Chess Buddies Canada hosted the Monthly Rapid Tournament. A record-breaking 42 players had participated! The top three players are listed below:
In first place, with 4.5 points, was Howard Stern (HowardSternOfficial)!
In second place, also with 4.5 points, was Peter Noftall (PeterNoft)!
In third place, with 4 points, was Doy Margimen (Kuy4D0y)!
To see the full results and scores of all players, you can click on the link here: https://lichess.org/swiss/Q9ERffa7.
Thanks to all who participated! We hope you enjoyed and had fun!
April 2nd, 2021:
On April 2nd, 2021, Chess Buddies Canada hosted an Easter Blitz Swiss Tournament. 33 players had participated, with a total of 85 games played. The top three players are listed below:
In first place, with an undefeated score of 7 points (seven wins), was Daley Merrigan.
In second place, with a score of 5.5 points (five wins, one draw, one loss), was Mito19.
In third place, with a score of 5 points (five wins, two losses), was Ryne King.
To see the full results and scores of other players, you can click on the link here: https://lichess.org/swiss/UDMe1WV7.
Thanks to all who participated in this tournament! We hoped you enjoyed it and hope to see you participate in our next upcoming tournaments!
Last Updated on: May 22nd, 2021.