Category: Holidays Open

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2022 Hart House Holidays Open Attracts Record Breaking Crowd of 212 players

The 2022 Hart House Holidays Open took place in Toronto, Ontario, from December 9th – 11th, 2022, marking the celebration of both the upcoming holiday season, and the return of the Club’s annual chess events. It was the first Holidays Open since 2019, and the Club’s first major tournament since the 2020 Reading Week Open.…
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Hart House Holidays Open Begins Tomorrow!

The Hart House Holidays Open kicks off tomorrow night with Round 1 at 6:30 pm at the Great Hall of Hart House at the University of Toronto. For tournament details, see the original post. Those participating are asked to bring chess sets and clocks (if possible), as HHCC will only have a limited supply of…
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New Event Webpage

Hi all, We are pleased to announce a tournament-specific webpage for the 2022-2023 season of chess tournaments at the Hart House Chess Club. This website,, contains tournament information that we hope will improve participants’ experiences.  At least one month before our major events, such as the Hart House Holidays, and Hart House Reading Week,…
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Early Bird Deadline Coming Soon

Hello everyone!  Tonight, at 11:59 pm, is the early bird entry deadline for the 2022 Hart House Holidays Open, happening December 9th – 11th!  With 105 registrants already, you don’t want to miss out on the return of this Toronto chess tradition! The tournament will be hosted in the Great Hall of Hart House —…
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Event Release: Hart House Holidays Open

Hi everyone! The Hart House Holidays Open Tournament is back December 9th – 11th this year! Join 200+ community members and students for this cannot-be-missed chess spectacle in the Great Hall. UofT students and unrated players receive a $35 discount. Early-bird registration is open until November 16th. Event post: We are delighted to share with…
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