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Toronto Chess to Remember

"Chess to Remember" is an annual 5-round rapid swiss tournament organized by Homentemen, Toronto. It aims to raise public awareness about the imperative to foresee and prevent Genocides and Crimes against Humanity in the future, notably by promoting the recognition and affirmation of the Armenian Genocide and all Genocides. The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948 as General Assembly Resolution 260. All participating countries are advised to prevent and punish actions of genocide in war and in peacetime. Many states have ratified or acceded to the treaty. We play to remember… Homenetmen, the Armenian General Athletic Union and Scouts, founded in 1918, is a non-profit worldwide organization with ninety chapters and 25,000 members on five continents. The Toronto chapter provides family oriented scouting, athletic, cultural, educational and community-volunteer programs. Tournament websites: homenetmentoronto.com/chess-to-remember/2019, chessagain.com