Tuesday – August 30 – Active Tournament

–        Quad(rangle) tournament (groups of four with each player playing 6 games in double round-robin) using CFC regular rating as basis for forming the quad groupings.  Bottom section as a Swiss if not divisible by 4.

–        Entry fee of $5.  Winner take all, except a first and second prize to be awarded based on entries in the bottom section if it turns out to be a Swiss format.

–        Time control.  10 minutes plus 3 second increment.

–        Results to be counted in Manitoba active ratings.

2016 Abe Yanofsky Memorial Prize Winners

Open Section

Aleksandar Zashev and FM Kevin Gentes shared 1st-2nd with 6.5 points. Gustav Baron scored 5 points to take the third prize. Blair Rutter also had 5 which earned the Top A Class (U2000)  prize.  Second U2000 was Tony Boron with 4.5; Colin Prince and Will Bonness shared Third U2000 with 4 points.

http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2016/2016_AY_Open.htm

U1800 Section

Larry Samson and young Max Russo finished at the top with 6 points. They shared the pooled 1st prize and Top U1600 prizes.  Kevin Booth and Cory Letain, with 5.5 points,  shared 2nd prize money.  Second U1600 was newcomer Evheniya-Diana Furda who scored 5 points.

Young Zachary Piche scored 4.5 points to take U1400, with Bruce Leaden second U1400 with 3 points.

http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2016/2016_AY_U1800.htm

2016 Manitoba Closed Champion – Arvin Dawa

Arvin Dawa won the final of the 2016 Manitoba Closed with a 2-0 match victory over Tony Boron in the final.  In fact, Arvin won all his matches by a 2-0 score ! (Play-in match versus James Atem, Quarterfinal versus Colin Prince, Semi-Final versus Theo Wolchock, and the final).  He is Manitoba’s newest National Master at a rating of  2239.  Well done, Arvin !

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2016 Winnipeg Open – Joe Dreman Memorial – Final Round results

Myron Kernetsky won on Board 1 to conclude a very successful run  and tied Jeff Babb for first place in the 2016 Winnipeg Open with 6.5 points. Next in the standings with 5.5 were Blair Rutter, Saul Magnusson and Roland Bince. The latter two shared 3rd/4th place, while Rutter earned the larger top U2000 prize.

Will Bonness and Jamie Campbell shared the  top U1900 and 2nd U2000 prizes with 5 points. John Remillard was 2nd U1900 with 4 points.

Jeremie Piche and Peter Magyar shared the U1600 prizes with 4 points, whilst Carter Marshall and Mark Jenkins split the U1400 prizes with  3.5 points.

Bd Res White Black Res
1 0 Isaac Wiebe (2157 4.5) Myron Kernetsky (1959 5.5) 1
2 0 Jamie Campbell (1839 5.0) Blair Rutter (1905 4.5) 1
3 0 Peter Magyar (1469 4.0) Saul Magnusson (2100 4.5) 1
4 1 Rolando Bince (2043 4.5) Jaroslaw Czypinski (1962 4.5) 0
5 ½ Anthony Boron (2064 3.5) Theo Wolchock (2049 4.0) ½
6 0 Jeremie Piche (1596 4.0) Will Bonness (1878 4.0) 1
7 1 John Remillard (1669 3.5) John Klokow (1798 3.0) 0
8 0 Victor Gasnikov (1562 3.0) Colin Prince (1917 3.0) 1
9 1 Mike Skop (1697 3.0) Ken Marshall (1328 3.0) 0
10 1 Zachary Piche (unr. 0.5) Francis Trueman (1465 2.5) 0
11 1 Mark Jenkins (1395 2.5) Zhidong Pan (1369 2.0) 0
12 0 Jeff Pan (1268 1.0) Carter Marshall (1340 2.5) 1
½ Jeff Babb (2210 6.0) BYE

2016 Winnipeg Open – Joe Dreman Memorial – round 7 results

 

Bd Res White Black Res
1 1 Jeff Babb (2210 5.0) Will Bonness (1878 4.0) 0
2 1 Myron Kernetsky (1959 4.5) Jamie Campbell (1839 5.0) 0
3 ½ Saul Magnusson (2100 4.0) Isaac Wiebe (2157 4.0) ½
4 ½ Blair Rutter (1905 4.0) Jaroslaw Czypinski (1962 4.0) ½
5 0 Colin Prince (1917 3.0) Rolando Bince (2043 3.5) 1
6 1 Theo Wolchock (2049 3.0) John Klokow (1798 3.0) 0
7 0 Francis Trueman (1465 2.5) Jeremie Piche (1596 3.0) 1
8 1 Peter Magyar (1469 3.0) Ken Marshall (1328 3.0) 0
9 0 Carter Marshall (1340 2.5) John Remillard (1669 2.5) 1
10 0 Jordan Engel (1514 2.0) Victor Gasnikov (1562 2.0) 1
11 1 Mark Jenkins (1395 1.5) Jeff Pan (1268 1.0) 0
12 1 Zhidong Pan (1369 1.0) Zachary Piche (unr. 0.5) 0
½ Mike Skop (1697 2.5) BYE
½ Anthony Boron (2064 3.0) BYE

 

Medieval chess results

12 players competed in each of the two chess tournaments held Saturday, July 16 at the Medieval Festival in Cooks Creek. Winner of the unrated section with a 5.0 record was Gleb Zudin, followed by Tyler Earle and Zach Piche with 4.0.

In the open section, Isaac Wiebe had a perfect 5.0 to win the top section, followed by Aleksander Zashev with 4.0. Jeremie Piche won the second section with 3.5 followed by Joshua Huston-Earle and Carter Marshall with 3.0. Ken Marshall won the third section with 3.0 followed by Gleb Zubin with 2.5.

It was a wonderful day at the Festival, with the giant chess set in active use, and an exciting live person chess match featuring two local players to close out the day. Thanks to the organizers for once again inviting the Manitoba Chess Association to be part of the Festival.

2016 Winnipeg Open / Joe Dreman Memorial – Round 6 results

Jamie Campbell continues to have a tremendous tournament, and co-leads the tournament with Jeff Babb.

Bd Res White Black Res
1 0 Isaac Wiebe (2157 4.0) Jeff Babb (2210 4.0) 1
2 1 Jamie Campbell (1839 4.0) Saul Magnusson (2100 4.0) 0
3 ½ Jaroslaw Czypinski (1962 3.5) Myron Kernetsky (1959 4.0) ½
4 1 Blair Rutter (1905 3.0) Anthony Boron (2064 3.0) 0
5 1 Will Bonness (1878 3.0) Colin Prince (1917 3.0) 0
6 ½ Jeremie Piche (1596 2.5) Theo Wolchock (2049 2.5) ½
7 1 Rolando Bince (2043 2.5) Jordan Engel (1514 2.0) 0
8 ½ John Klokow (1798 2.5) Peter Magyar (1469 2.5) ½
9 ½ Francis Trueman (1465 2.0) Carter Marshall (1340 2.0) ½
10 1 Ken Marshall (1328 2.0) Mark Jenkins (1395 1.5) 0
11 1 John Remillard (1669 1.5) Jeff Pan (1268 1.0) 0
12 0 Zachary Piche (unr. 0.5) Victor Gasnikov (1562 1.0) 1
½ Mike Skop (1697 2.0) BYE
½ Zhidong Pan (1369 0.5) BYE

2016 Winnipeg Open / Joe Dreman Memorial – Round 5 results

 

Bd Res White Black Res
1 ½ Jeff Babb (2210 3.5) Jamie Campbell (1839 3.5) ½
2 1 Saul Magnusson (2100 3.0) Jaroslaw Czypinski (1962 3.5) 0
3 0 Anthony Boron (2064 3.0) Isaac Wiebe (2157 3.0) 1
4 1 Myron Kernetsky (1959 3.0) John Klokow (1798 2.5) 0
5 ½ Theo Wolchock (2049 2.0) Rolando Bince (2043 2.0) ½
6 1 Colin Prince (1917 2.0) Jordan Engel (1514 2.0) 0
7 1 Will Bonness (1878 2.0) Ken Marshall (1328 2.0) 0
8 1 Peter Magyar (1469 1.5) John Remillard (1669 1.5) 0
9 0 Victor Gasnikov (1562 1.0) Jeremie Piche (1596 1.5) 1
10 0 Jeff Pan (1268 1.0) Mike Skop (1697 1.0) 1
11 0 Zachary Piche (unr. 0.5) Carter Marshall (1340 1.0) 1
½ Blair Rutter (1905 2.5) BYE
½ James Atem (1836 2.5) BYE
½ Francis Trueman (1465 1.5) BYE
½ Zhidong Pan (1369 0.0) BYE

2016 Winnipeg Open – Joe Dreman Memorial – Round 4 results

The three leaders Czypinski, Babb, and Campbell maintained their position, but their lead has now shrunk to a half-point.

Bd Res White Black Res
1 ½ Jaroslaw Czypinski (1962 3.0) Jeff Babb (2210 3.0) ½
2 1 Isaac Wiebe (2157 2.0) Theo Wolchock (2049 2.0) 0
3 1 Myron Kernetsky (1959 2.0) Gustav L Baron (2130 2.0) 0
4 0 Rolando Bince (2043 2.0) Saul Magnusson (2100 2.0) 1
5 1 Anthony Boron (2064 2.0) Will Bonness (1878 2.0) 0
6 0 Mike Skop (1697 1.0) Blair Rutter (1905 1.5) 1
7 1 John Klokow (1798 1.5) Francis Trueman (1465 1.5) 0
8 0 Carter Marshall (1340 1.0) Colin Prince (1917 1.0) 1
9 ½ Jeremie Piche (1596 1.0) Peter Magyar (1469 1.0) ½
10 1 Ken Marshall (1328 1.0) Victor Gasnikov (1562 1.0) 0
11 1 John Remillard (1669 0.5) Zhidong Pan (1369 0.0) 0
12 1 Jeff Pan (1268 0.0) Zachary Piche (unr. 0.5) 0
½ James Atem (1836 2.0) BYE
½ Jordan Engel (1514 1.5) BYE
½ Mark Jenkins (1395 1.0) BYE
½ Jamie Campbell (1839 3.0) BYE