MonRoi enables people worldwide to view live chess tournaments on their computers. They can choose which matches to watch, just like sport events on television. MonRoi executed the world's first International Women's Chess Grand Prix, recognizing women in chess. We collaborated with the European Chess Union, the Quebec Chess Federation, the Chess'n Math Association, the Susan Polgar Foundation, the Continental Chess Association and the Association of Chess Professionals. The Grand-Prix Finale was an 8-player round robin format tournament held in Montreal in July 2007. The host countries for the qualification events included USA, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Italy, Liechtenstein & Croatia.
Why the name MonRoi?
In French "Mon Roi" means "My King". The King represents the prize the opponent seeks to win. Kings are royal. They may not be moved to a square attacked by a piece of the opponent. Words chess and checkmate both come from Shah, the Persian word for King.
MonRoi is located in St. Laurent (Montreal), one of the leading centers for high technology in Canada. St. Laurent is home to many head offices and over 4,000 companies in the pharmaceutical, aerospace, telecommunication and information technology industry. People from more than 140 countries around the world now call St. Laurent their home. Montréal is unquestionably a technological hub in North America. Over 100,000 enterprises can rely on a highly educated, competent, reliable, largely bilingual labor force. Metro Montréal is the second biggest manufacturing center in Canada, with a total annual output of $60 billion. Four renowned universities - McGill University, the Université de Montréal, Concordia University and the Université du Québec à Montréal are located in the city.
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