In partnership with the City of Mississauga and Tourism Toronto, we are excited to announce that Elevate My Chess Canada Inc. has won the bid to host the 2020 Canadian Chess Open and Canadian Youth Chess Championship in the beautiful and vibrant city of Mississauga. Yes, the biggest chess event in Canada is returning to the GTA in 2020, so stay tuned for more details in the coming months.
Winning a bid this big required a lot of team work and commitment from various parties. First, I want to thank the CFC Board for the confidence they’ve placed in us to host this event and also want to thank the members of the Organizing Committee that will be working round the clock in the coming months to ensure that the 2020 event is the best ever. So a great shout out to Clara Grassia, Coordinator, Sports Tourism Events, City of Mississauga; Shelly Crawford, Account Director – Sports, Tourism Toronto; Our Arbiter lead team, Diana Tsypina and Vadim Tsypin; and finally the founders of EMC, Gary Hua and Ken Green.
Elevate My Chess Canada Inc., the City of Mississauga, Tourism Toronto, the hospitality industry and our community and members are prepared to go to great lengths to make the 2020 Canadian Chess Open and Canadian Youth Chess Championship the best ever chess event in Canadian history.