The 1st annual Chessfest at Harbourfront Centre presented by Scotiabank
Everyone:FREE (except as indicated)
The Chess Institute of Canada and the Annex Chess Club provide a day of chess programming for all ages and skill levels.
• Register your child, entering grades 1 to 7, in the 2014 Harbourfront Children's Chess Championship. 12:30 to 5pm, check in at 11:30am. Entry fee: $5.
•Meet the Queen of Chessfest, WNM Yelizaveta Orlova, two-time member of the Canadian Women's team. She will be joined by the King of Chessfest, IM Arthur Calugar.
• Face-painting and dress-up.
• Learn to play chess with lessons from Chess Institute of Canada instructors.
• Browse luxury and standard tournament chess sets and clocks available for purchase from The Regency Chess Company.
• Play a game on a giant chess set.
• Or just sit down to play with a friend at one of our open tables.