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NEWS: Carrying on a legacy (Jan. 2021)

January 27th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: Carrying on a legacy (Jan. 2021)

Bringing chess to life after Chess Institute of Canada founder’s passing

Every June, when the Bloor Annex BIA closed the street for a festival, the Chess Institute would set-up their giant chess board with life-sized pieces. It was a very popular feature for attendees. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

By Tanya Ielyseieva

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NEWS: Chess for everyone (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · Comments Off on NEWS: Chess for everyone (Summer 2019)

The legacy of Ted Winick

Ted presenting a trophy to Max England at Annex Chess Club in 2016.
COURTESY MARCUS WILKER, CHESS INSTITUTE

By Meribeth Deen


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ARTS: Celebrate fall with a return to culture (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Celebrate fall with a return to culture (Aug./Sept. 2018)

Anniversaries for Koerner Hall, U of T Faculty of Music

By Laura Philipps

September is a time to celebrate new beginnings on the Bloor St. Culture Corridor, when we bring together all partner destinations for two fabulous free events.

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