I am pleased to announce International Master Brian Hartman from Sequin On and International Master Mark Ginsburg from Las Vegas NV will be attending the 2017 Banff Open.

Brian has represented Canada at the Olympics and won the Canadian Open. He obtained his IM title in 1992.

Dr. Mark Ginsburg has his PHD in Information Systems. He obtained his IM title in 1982. He won the Manhattan Chess Club Championship twice and has many outstanding videos on chess.com.

This year promises to be bigger and better than any previous year! I encourage you to register on our website http://www.albertachess.org/2017BO.php