Press

Since 1895, the Hart House Chess Club has been featured in numerous articles and publications. Most early information on the club is through physical copies and photographs; however, some digital information listed below is available on the web.

Newspapers

The Hart House Chess Club has been featured by major Toronto newspapers ever since it’s founding. In some earlier publications, the club is referred to as the University Chess Club. The following newspaper examples come from the Toronto Star / Toronto Daily Star archives and the Globe and Mail archives.

Digital Publications

The Hart House Chess Club has been featured in numerous digital publications in Toronto. Some past examples include:

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/esports-k-pop-u-t-hosts-hundreds-community-oriented-clubs-and-student-groups | UofT News

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/100-1-day-u-t | UofT News

https://en.chessbase.com/post/2nd-ivy-league-chess-challenge | ChessBase

https://thevarsity.ca/2013/10/21/chess-pieces-and-paper-cranes/ | The Varsity

https://thevarsity.ca/2018/11/19/checkmate/ | The Varsity

https://www.blogto.com/sports_play/2012/04/chess_in_toronto/ | BlogTO

https://magazine.utoronto.ca/campus/history/game-of-kings-and-queens-paul-keres-hart-house-chess-club/ | UofT Magazine

https://digitalarchive.tpl.ca/objects/368115/professor-wins-chess-championship | Toronto Public Library Digital Archives

https://archive.org/details/torontonensis98univ/page/154/mode/2up | Torontonesis

For more historical information about the Club, please visit our History page.

Press Inquiries

We are always open to press inquires and opportunities to expand the reach of chess to UofT students and community members. For press and media inquiries, please contact us at hhchess@studentorg.utoronto.ca.