Canadian Chess Biographies

Researched, compiled, written and copyright 2000-10 by David Cohen. Last updated: 2010.07.24.
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John Hale


Philip (Phil) Haley

Phil Haley

Photo: Copyright 2004 Phil Haley.

Here is one of the first games played by a computer in a tournament:

Phil Haley - Dataline PDP-10 (MacHack 7)
Labour Day Open, Toronto, Ontario, Round 3, 1969.08.31

Here are three of Phil Haley's selections for his best games:

Phil Haley - Alexis Popov
U.S. Open, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1965

Phil Haley - Leo Williams
International Open, Toronto, Ontario, 1985

Phil Haley - Bryon Nickoloff
Canadian Open, Scarborough, Ontario, 1988, Round 1

Contributor: Phil Haley (photo, biography, game selection).


James Halkett

(1845-1922)

Source: Chess Personalia by Jeremy Gaige.


W.S. Hallock

Source: Chess Personalia by Jeremy Gaige.

Aman Hambleton

Aman Hambleton

Photo: 2009 Labour Day, Toronto. Copyright 2009 by the photographer David Cohen.

This game won a best game prize:

FM Aman Hambleton - GM Vladimir Malaniuk
47th Canadian Open Championship, Toronto, Ontario, 2010.07.11, Round 2

This game won a brilliancy prize:

FM Aman Hambleton - GM Josh Friedel
47th Canadian Open Championship, Toronto, Ontario, 2010.07.15, Round 6


Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton

Photo: 2004 Canadian Championship, Toronto. Copyright 2004 by the photographer David Cohen.

Here is Robert Hamilton's selection for an interesting game:

Alex Kuznecov - Robert Hamilton
1980-1 Canadian Junior Championship, Edmonton, Alberta


Eric Hansen

Eric Hansen

Photo: Copyright 2010 by Eric Hansen.


Bruce Harper

Bruce Harper

Photo: Chess Canada 1973.11.

Bruce Harper's choice for his favourite game of his own:

Bruce Harper - Duncan Suttles
Canadian Open, Ottawa, 1973

Bruce Harper's choice for his favourite game:

Istvan Bilek - Duncan Suttles
Venice, Italy, 1974

Contributor: Bruce Harper (game selection)


Brian Hartman

Brian Hartman

Photo: 2009 Toronto Open Championship. Copyright 2009 by the photographer David Cohen.


John Harvey

John Harvey

Photo: 1935 Canadian Championship, Canadian Chess Championship Tournament 1935, 1935.


Rob Hawkes


Rea Hayes

Rea Hayes

Photo: 1951 Canadian Championship, Vancouver.

Source (photo): Family of Frank Anderson.


Jean Hébert

Jean Hébert

Photo: Copyright 2004 Jean Hébert.

Here is Jean Hébert's choice for one of his best games:

Jean Hébert - Alexandre Lesiège
Pere Noel, Montreal, Quebec, 1994

Contributor (photo, game selection): Jean Hébert.


Lauri Heino

Source: Chess Personalia by Jeremy Gaige.

Abraham Helman

(?-1952)


John Henderson

(1836-96)

John Henderson

Photo: Le Monde illustré, Vol.10, No.510, p.491, 1894.02.10 (Quebec National Library).

John Henderson - W. Braithwaite
Correspondence - Canada, 1873

Sources: Hamilton Spectator 1872.09.25; British Chess Magazine 1882, 1896 (obituary); Daily Globe, Toronto, 1877, 1878, 1879.

Contributors: J. Ken MacDonald (game selection), Erik Malmsten.


David Herder


Deen Hergott


William Hicks

(1817-99)

Source: J. Keith Jobling, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 1891-1900 (Volume XII), University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2000


Andrew Ho


Walter Holowach

(1909-2008)

Walter Holowach

Photo: 1951 Canadian Championship, Vancouver.

Sources: Family of Frank Anderson (photo); obituary; Contented Knights 1949-50.


Edward Holt

(1840-1909)


A. Hood


Joe Horton

Joe Horton

Photo: Chess Canada 1973.07.


Henry Howe

(1815-1900)


Lefong Hua


Gregory Huber

Gregory Huber

Photo: 2004 Canadian Championship - playoff for FIDE Master title, Toronto. Copyright 2004 by the photographer Mark S. Dutton.

Contributor (photo): Mark S. Dutton.


Joseph Hunt

(1851-1920)


Robert Hunter

(1876-1953)