Chess PEI



Justin and Tom from the 2010 UPEI Open


This organization, recognized as the Provincial Affiliate by the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC) in 2000, is responsible for the running of chess activity in the province, including chess clubs and tournaments. Chess PEI works closely with the PEI Youth Chess Association to ensure chess activity for young players.


PEI Chess Gazette, July/Aug 2020

PEI Chess Gazette, June 2020
PEI Chess Gazette, May 2020
PEI Chess Gazette, Apr 2020

PEI Chess Gazette, Mar 2020
PEI Chess Gazette, Feb 2020
PEI Chess Gazette, Jan 2020

PEI Chess Gazette, Dec 2019
PEI Chess Gazette, Nov 2019
PEI Chess Gazette, Oct 2019

The complete list of PEI Chess tournaments is maintained at the Maritime ChessCentre's Calendar of Events page

Contacts

Fred McKim (Chess PEI President & Director of Tournaments)
902-626-5019 (Cell)
fredmckim@gmail.com


Open CFC Events [ON HOLD UNTIL FACILITIES REOPEN]

Organized by the UPEI Chess Club
1) January - UPEI Winter Quick Chess Tournament / PEI Blitz Championship
2) March - UPEI Spring Quick Chess Tournament / PEI Junior Open
3) May - Charlottetown Open & Junior Division
4) July - PEI Open & Junior Division
5) September - PEI Quick Chess Championship / PEI Rapid Chess Championship
6) November - UPEI Fall Quick Chess Tournament / UPEI Open

Top CFC Rated Players

 
1.  Peter MacKean           1985     Kensington     20
2.  Fred McKim              1985     Charlottetown  21
3.  Anthony Banks           1877     Charlottetown  20
4.  Italo Marzari           1640     Cornwall       18 
5.  Will Scott              1639     Charlottetown  19
6.  Kevin Nguyen            1585     Mt Stewart     19  Jr  
7.  Ed Keunecke             1521     Morell         19
8.  Arnab Kundu             1497     Charlottetown  19  Jr
9.  Alvin Nguyen            1451     Mt Stewart     19  Jr
10. Alex Fedorov            1358     Charlottetown  19  Jr
     

Last Updated Sept 10, 2021
Minimum of 5 Rated games
Includes PEI players active in a Regular tournament since Jan 1, 2018


Top CFC Quick Chess Rated Players

1.  Justin Gulati           2116     Charlottetown  19 
2.  Anthony Banks           2017     Charlottetown  19
3.  Peter MacKean           1997     Kensington     20 
4.  Fred McKim              1958     Charlottetown  21
5.  Arnab Kundu             1776     Charlottetown  20  Jr 
6.  Will Scott              1670     Charlottetown  19
7.  Italo Marzari           1625     Cornwall       19
8.  Ed Keunecke             1486     Morrell        19  
9.  Kevin Nguyen            1348     Charlottetown  20  Jr
10. MacDonald Duru          1309     Charlottetown  19   

Last Updated Sept 10, 2021
Minimum of 5 Rated games
Includes PEI players active in a Quick Chess tournament since Jan 1, 2018


Top Blitz Players

 
1.  Justin Gulati           2177     Charlottetown  19 
2.  Anthony Banks           2045     Charlottetown  19
3.  Fred McKim              1895     Charlottetown  20             
4.  Ish Sethi               1888     Summerside     20  
5.  Peter MacKean           1831     Kensington     20
6.  Arnab Kundu             1718     Charlottetown  19  Jr
7.  Italo Marzari           1609     Cornwall       18
8.  Scott McLaughlin        1486     Charlottetown  18  
9.  Will Scott              1432     Charlottetown  19
10. Ed Keunecke             1363     Morrell        19

   
Last Updated Sept 10, 2021
Minimum of 10 Rated games
Includes players active in a Rated Blitz tournament since Jan 1, 2018


Clubs

1) Charlottetown Chess Club...Thursdays at the Benevolent Irish Society on North River Rd, 6:30-9:30pm
....contact Fred McKim - fredmckim@gmail.com
....also on Facebook as Maritime (UPEI) Chess Club
....also on Facebook as UPEI Junior Chess Club

2) Summerside Credit Union Place Group ...Wednesdays at Credit Union Place (Community Room), 6-9pm
....contact Peter MacKean - pmackean@pei.sympatico.ca

4) Summerside Chess Club....Saturdays at the Farmer's Market ... ON HIATUS
....Primarily for Juniors
....contact Alex Davies - mradavies@hotmail.com
....also on Facebook
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