Gary is an experienced chess organizer and a chess enthusiast. Gary has been involved in chess organization here in Canada for several years. In 2016/2017, Gary was the Chess Federation of Canada Youth Coordinator. He was the Chief organizer of the 2017 Canadian Junior Championship. Gary was awarded a recognition plaque by the Amateur Chess Association of Western New York in 2015 and he is the founder of Waterdown Chess Club, a not-for-profit chess club in the community. Gary is an accounting professional for the last 25 years.Gary lives in Waterdown, Ontario with his wife and two kids who are both strong chess players.
Ken is a chess lover since he got exposure to the game over 30 years ago. Ken played actively during his university days and continues to pursue his passion for the game by playing, coaching and following world chess events. Ken is a director at the Waterdown Chess Club and one of the coaches on team at the club. Ken is a Chartered Professional Accountant and an entrepreneur. Ken is married with three children who all play chess.