Canadian Chess Hall of Fame

Researched, compiled, written and copyright 2000-11 by David Cohen. Last updated: 2011.04.14.
Main web site & contact: Canadian Chess.
The Canadian Chess Hall of Fame was founded in 2000 by David Cohen.

There are two permanent plaques honouring these members of the Canadian Chess community (and they are looking for a home).

Canadian Chess Hall Of Fame Plaque 1 Canadian Chess Hall Of Fame Plaque 2 2011 Canadian Chess Hall Of Fame Plaque

Photos: copyright 2009-11 by the photographer David Cohen.

Join us for our 2011 induction and plaque presentation by Lithuania's Ambassador to Canada, Her Excellency Ms. Ginte Damusis, to the family of Povilas Vaitonis at the 48th Canadian Open Chess Championship, 11:00am, Saturday, July 9, 2011, Yonge Room, Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Ontario. Grandmaster Eduardas Rozentalis of Lithuania will give the Hall of Fame Lecture on International Master Povilas Vaitonis. Open to the public.

View the display for the 2011 induction and plaque presentation to the family of Povilas Vaitonis at the 48th Canadian Open Chess Championship, July 9, 2011, Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Ontario.

View the display for the 2010 induction and plaque presentation to Zvonko Vranesic at the Closing Dinner of the 47th Canadian Open Chess Championship, July 18, 2010, Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Ontario.


Inductees

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011


Selection Criteria

Inductees were selected 2000-11 by the founder of the Canadian Chess Hall of Fame, David Cohen. Recent selections were made in consultation with other Canadian Chess historians.

My selection criteria for the Canadian Chess Hall of Fame for 2000:

My selection criteria for the Canadian Chess Hall of Fame for 2001:

My selection criteria for the Canadian Chess Hall of Fame for 2002+ (one person per year, alternating living and deceased):