We are a family friendly chess club in Aurora, Ontario that meets on Monday nights from 6pm to 10:30pm. We offer CFC rated tournament games, as well as casual chess,  blitz nights, and simuls against titled players. Guests are always welcome so please drop by and join other chess enthusiasts in a friendly, supportive environment – all skill levels welcome. Please check our schedule, location, and membership sections for further information.

Aurora Chess Club 2017 tournament RESULTS and PAIRINGS

July 29-30 2017 Aurora Summer Open

More than 140 players  participated in the weekend tournament. Final results are here.


June 19 - Summer Move

Starting June 19 the club will meet at St.Andrews Presbyterian Church in Aurora. See details of the location. We will be starting our two rounds per night, Black/White replay tournament. Time control for the game is 45 min per player. These are not CFC rated and a great time to practice new openings.


July 31 - Rapid chess night

Unwind after a serious tournament in a rapid chess night at the club.

2017 Aurora Chess Club Summer black/white tournament- Results after rounds 11/12

Rank SNo. Name Rtg FED 1.Rd. 2.Rd. 3.Rd. 4.Rd. 5.Rd. 6.Rd. Pts BH.
1 20 Ethan Zhang 1086 CAN 54 b 1 1 8 w 1 1 3 b 0 ½ 5 w 1 0 9 w 1 1 7 b 1 1 80
2 5 William Hall 1569 CAN 30 b 1 1 - w ½ ½ 26 - 0 1 13 - 1 1 14 w 1 1 3 b ½ 1 79
3 9 John Banic 1448 CAN 50 b 1 1 35 w 1 1 1 b 1 ½ 19 w + + 4 b 0 1 2 w ½ 0 9 96½
4 2 Brian Osler 1717 CAN 13 b 1 1 11 w 1 1 6 b 0 1 10 w 1 1 3 b 1 0 - w ½ ½ 9 89
5 10 Dave Pearson 1437 CAN 32 w 1 1 14 b 1 1 19 w 0 0 1 b 0 1 29 b 1 1 12 w + + 9 82½
6 11 Zdravko Barbarich 1431 CAN 56 b 1 1 24 w 1 1 4 b 1 0 12 w + + 7 w ½ 0 8 b 1 0 80½
7 7 Bernie Prost 1545 CAN 11 w 1 1 12 b 1 0 9 w 1 ½ 26 b 1 1 6 b ½ 1 1 w 0 0 8 93
8 8 Toy Chack Kwan 1484 CAN 37 w 1 1 1 b 0 0 50 w 1 1 35 b + + 16 w 0 1 6 b 0 1 8 81½
9 43 Colin Ruan 1459 CAN - - ½ ½ 49 - 1 1 7 b 0 ½ 27 w 1 1 1 w 0 0 29 b 1 1 80
10 15 Karim Khakimov 1259 CAN - - ½ ½ - - 1 1 43 - 1 1 4 - 0 0 32 w 1 1 11 b 0 ½ 74½
11 13 Doug Gillis 1379 CAN 7 b 0 0 4 w 0 0 65 w 1 1 47 b + + 24 b 1 1 10 w 1 ½ 72½
12 17 Alex Zhao 1126 CAN 60 b 1 1 7 w 0 1 41 b 1 1 6 w - - 30 w 1 1 5 b - - 7 79
13 22 Blair Xing 1034 CAN 4 w 0 0 25 b 1 1 36 w 1 1 2 b 0 0 - b ½ ½ 32 w 1 1 7 78
14 28 Rachel Wang 968 CAN 64 w 1 1 5 b 0 0 44 b 1 1 38 w + + 2 w 0 0 18 b 1 0 7 74½
15 44 Egidijus Zeromskis 2183 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 42 - 1 1 - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 7 74
16 3 Emeka Onwuka 1632 CAN 38 b 0 ½ 61 w 1 1 - w ½ ½ 39 b 0 ½ 8 - 1 0 33 - 1 1 7 71
17 27 Zikosa Onwuka 1000 CAN 61 w 0 1 41 b 0 0 - w 1 1 - b 1 1 28 - 0 0 48 - + + 7 63½
18 6 Chris Tapping 1560 CAN - - ½ ½ 27 - ½ 1 - w ½ ½ - b ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 14 - 0 1 76
19 1 Alan Li 1843 CAN 29 w 1 1 51 b 1 1 5 w 1 1 3 b - - - w 0 0 - b 0 0 6 85½
20 62 Tyler Grasby 0 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 22 - 1 0 6 72
  63 Nikita Smekhov 0 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 23 - 0 1 6 72
  64 Leo Smekhov 0 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 20 - 0 1 6 72
  65 Januario Moscatel 1086 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 21 - 1 0 6 72
24 31 Aiden Wang 792 CAN 25 b 1 1 6 w 0 0 29 w 0 0 52 b 1 1 11 b 0 0 31 w + + 6 68½
25 35 Daniel Kessler 653 CAN 24 w 0 0 13 b 0 0 54 b 1 1 51 w + + 27 w 0 0 55 b 1 + 6 58½
26 18 Yilin Liao 1110 CAN 28 w ½ 1 48 b 1 1 2 b 1 0 7 w 0 0 - b ½ ½ - w 0 0 80½
27 23 Eric Wright 1028 CAN 49 b 1 0 18 w ½ 0 61 b 1 1 9 w 0 0 25 b 1 1 - w 0 0 68½
28 19 Amon Khakimov 1106 CAN 26 b ½ 0 - w ½ ½ 31 - 0 0 - - ½ ½ 17 w 1 1 - b ½ ½ 66
29 21 M. Hassan Pishdad 1039 CAN 19 b 0 0 56 w 1 1 24 b 1 1 31 w 0 1 5 w 0 0 9 b 0 0 5 80
30 24 Hamid Goorkani 1000 CAN 2 w 0 0 63 b 1 1 - w ½ ½ - b 0 0 12 - 0 0 52 - + + 5 77
31 56 Brian Warburton 868 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 28 - 1 1 29 - 1 0 - b 0 0 24 w - - 5 72
32 32 Vivian Wu 723 CAN 5 b 0 0 54 w 1 1 47 b 1 0 46 w + + 10 w 0 0 13 b 0 0 5 67½
33 25 Sam Goorkani 1000 CAN 40 b 0 0 64 w 1 1 - b ½ ½ - w 0 0 48 - 1 1 16 - 0 0 5 61½
34 48 Michael Sasarman 0 CAN - - ½ ½ 59 - 1 1 - b ½ ½ - w 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 4 71½
35 26 Tim Li 1000 CAN 65 b 1 1 3 w 0 0 39 w 1 1 8 b - - - b 0 0 - w 0 0 4 70½
36 42 Jin Rong (winnie) Zhuang 1083 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 13 - 0 0 - - 0 0 57 w 1 1 - b 0 0 4 70
37 29 Samuel Eaden Rakita 964 CAN 8 b 0 0 60 w 1 1 51 b 0 0 - w 0 0 62 w 0 1 54 b 1 0 4 57½
38 14 Vincent Galloro 1282 CAN 16 w 1 ½ - b ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 14 - - - - - 0 0 - - 0 0 74½
39 54 Christian Pham 0 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 35 - 0 0 16 - 1 ½ - w 0 0 - b 0 0 73
40 16 John Inglis 1126 CAN 33 w 1 1 - b ½ ½ 45 - 0 0 - - 0 0 - b 0 0 - w 0 0 3 69½
41 50 Valentin Sasarman 910 CAN - - ½ ½ 17 - 1 1 12 b 0 0 - w 0 0 - b 0 0 - w 0 0 3 69½
42 57 Dorian Kang 2026 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 15 - 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 3 69
43 47 Augustin Sasarman 718 CAN - - ½ ½ 47 - 1 1 10 w 0 0 - b 0 0 - b 0 0 - w 0 0 3 66½
44 55 Alexander Wheel 0 CAN - - ½ ½ - - ½ ½ 14 - 0 0 - - ½ ½ - b 0 0 - w 0 0 3 65
45 49 Paris Sasarman 355 CAN - - ½ ½ 55 - 1 1 40 b 0 0 - w 0 0 - w 0 0 - b 0 0 3 63½
46 45 Emmanuel Martens 580 CAN - - 0 0 - - ½ ½ 59 - 1 1 32 - - - - w 0 0 - b 0 0 3 62
47 51 Andrew Lu 0 CAN - - ½ ½ 43 - 0 0 32 b 0 1 11 w - - - b 0 0 - w ½ ½ 3 57
48 53 Simon Li 610 CAN - - ½ ½ 26 - 0 0 56 w 0 0 64 b 1 1 33 w 0 0 17 b - - 3 55½
49 4 Jerry Hemmingway 1575 CAN 27 w 0 1 9 b 0 0 - w ½ ½ - b 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 2 63½
50 30 Jordan Li 877 CAN 3 w 0 0 65 b 1 1 8 w 0 0 - b 0 0 - b 0 0 - w 0 0 2 61½
51 12 Peter Paras 1420 CAN 63 w 1 1 19 b 0 0 37 b 0 0 25 w - - - b 0 0 - w 0 0 2 61½
52 58 AnCheng Wang 0 CAN - - 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 24 - 0 0 64 - 1 1 30 - - - 2 51
53 61 Leo Zuang 0 CAN - - 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 54 - 1 1 - - 0 0 2 47½
54 40 Andrew Kuang 200 CAN 1 w 0 0 32 b 0 0 25 w 0 0 57 b 0 ½ 53 b 0 0 37 w 0 1 71
55 46 Joshua Shi 349 CAN - - 0 0 45 - 0 0 - w ½ ½ - b 0 0 56 - 0 ½ 25 - 0 - 55
56 33 Vincent Qu 686 CAN 6 w 0 0 29 b 0 0 48 w 0 0 - b 0 0 55 b 1 ½ - w 0 0 53
57 59 Ethan Zheng 0 CAN - - 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 54 - 1 ½ 36 - 0 0 - - 0 0 52
58 41 Ted Thorne 0 CAN - - 0 0 - - 0 0 64 - ½ 1 - - 0 0 - w 0 0 - b 0 0 48½
59 52 Tony Lam 0 CAN - - ½ ½ 34 - 0 0 46 w 0 0 - b 0 0 - b 0 0 - w 0 0 1 59½
60 38 Tyler Li 528 CAN 12 w 0 0 37 b 0 0 - w ½ ½ - b 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 1 55½
61 34 Sedrick Tam 680 CAN 17 b 1 0 16 w 0 0 27 b 0 0 - w 0 0 - w 0 0 - b 0 0 1 54½
62 60 Jingxian Wang 0 CAN - - 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 37 - 1 0 - - 0 0 1 52½
63 36 William Wu 601 CAN 51 b 0 0 30 w 0 0 - b ½ ½ - w 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 0 0 1 47½
64 37 Edan Kroi 566 CAN 14 b 0 0 33 w 0 0 58 w ½ 0 48 b 0 0 52 b 0 0 - w 0 0 ½ 60½
65 39 Terrick Tam 436 CAN 35 w 0 0 50 b 0 0 11 b 0 0 - w 0 0 - w 0 0 - b 0 0 0 50½

Aurora Chess Club Summer black/white tournament Round 11/12 Pairings


Bo. Name Rtg Pts Res. Pts Name Rtg
1 John Banic 1448   8 William Hall 1569
2 Ethan Zhang 1086   8 Bernie Prost 1545
3 Zdravko Barbarich 1431   7 Toy Chack Kwan 1484
4 Dave Pearson 1437 7   7 Alex Zhao 1126
5 Karim Khakimov 1259 7   6 Doug Gillis 1379
6 Chris Tapping 1560   6 Rachel Wang 968
7 M. Hassan Pishdad 1039 5   Colin Ruan 1459
8 Sam Goorkani 1000 5   5 Emeka Onwuka 1632
9 Blair Xing 1034 5   5 Vivian Wu 723
10 Aiden Wang 792 4   5 Brian Warburton 868
11 Daniel Kessler 653 4   4 Jin Rong (winnie) Zhuang 1083
12 Simon Li 610 3   3 Zikosa Onwuka 1000
13 AnCheng Wang 0 2   3 Hamid Goorkani 1000
14 Leo Zuang 0 2   Ethan Zheng 0
15 Jingxian Wang 0 1   ½ Edan Kroi 566
16 Alan Li 1843 6   0 -  
17 Brian Osler 1717 8   0 -  
18 Jerry Hemmingway 1575 2   0 -  
19 Peter Paras 1420 2   0 -  
20 Vincent Galloro 1282   0 -  
21 John Inglis 1126 3   0 -  
22 Yilin Liao 1110   0 -  
23 Amon Khakimov 1106   0 -  
24 Eric Wright 1028   0 -  
25 Tim Li 1000 4   0 -  
26 Samuel Eaden Rakita 964 3   0 -  
27 Jordan Li 877 2   0 -  
28 Vincent Qu 686   0 -  
29 Sedrick Tam 680 1   0 -  
30 William Wu 601 1   0 -  
31 Tyler Li 528 1   0 -  
32 Terrick Tam 436 0   0 -  
33 Andrew Kuang 200 ½   0 -  
34 Ted Thorne 0   0 -  
35 Egidijus Zeromskis 2183 6   0 -  
36 Emmanuel Martens 580 3   0 -  
37 Joshua Shi 349   0 -  
38 Augustin Sasarman 718 3   0 -  
39 Michael Sasarman 0 4   0 -  
40 Paris Sasarman 355 3   0 -  
41 Valentin Sasarman 910 3   0 -  
42 Andrew Lu 0 2   0 -  
43 Tony Lam 0 1   0 -  
44 Christian Pham 0   0 -  
45 Alexander Wheel 0 3   0 -  
46 Dorian Kang 2026 3   0 -