2024 May FIDE Rated Blitz at CMU, Tuesday May 14

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2024 May FIDE Rated Blitz One Section – CFC Quick Rated and FIDE Blitz Rated Event  – Time control – 3 minutes + 2 second increment

$ 10  entry fee – Prizes (minimal) tbd.   10 rounds Swiss System

Location:   Canadian Mennonite University  (600 Shaftesbury Boulevard)

Room D33  (map and direction and important information https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=4538 Free Parking !

 Pre-registration is strongly recommended as capacity will be limited to 24 players.

CFC membership required. All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site) –  CFC memberships  – Annual(12-month) –  Adults $ 25, Juniors $17.

Start time is 7:00 pm –

Pre-registration advised  – email/e-transfer chessmanitoba at gmail.com

On site Registration for tournament (if capacity has not been reached through pre-registration (highly recommended) – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:45 pm Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm.

Tournament Director will be Blair Rutter

Please send your questions to Tony Boron (2047989464) or email chessmanitoba at gmail.com.  

Pre-registration list
CFC QR
Jodar,Marlon2286*
Stordeur, Jackson2100*
Baron, Gustav2069
Swift, Ryne2014
Orogun, Isaac2012*
Iyer, Chandrashekhar1975*
Waissbluth, Boris1971*
Gerona, Joshua1943*
Hamm, Gabriel1916*
Orcullo, Fernando1903*
Bonness, Will1892
Bayangat, Arjie1830*
Boron, Tony1791*
Vaughan, Nathan1762*
Bilugan, Mason1610*
Klokow, John1578*
Zhang, Nicole1537*
Punay, Rhailey1483*
Odeyemi, Emmanuel1479*
Trueman, Francis1230
Iyer, Pia1104*
Punay, Darius1085*
Jamieson, Sean 942*
Gres, Yakiv*
Heidingsfeld, Shmuel
Magnussen, Donald*

2024 Manitoba Open Final Results

Nathan Vaughan is the winner of the 2024 Manitoba Open with a score of 4.5. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Second /Third went to Marlon Jodar and Jeff Babb with 4 points.
Joe Zhou and Eros Villamar  with 3 points, won top U1900  and U1750 respectively,taking home the same winnings. 
In the U1700 section, Nicole Zhang and Yuchen Li played a hard fought draw in the fifth round, ending up with 4.5 points and sharing the 1st and 2nd prizes.
Erik Terentiev, Yakiv Gres, and Rhailey Punay, all finished with 4 points, sharing the prizes for 3rd, top U1500, and top U1200.    Aleksander Pacin, Pavlo Murenko, and Zelus Hui all finished with 3 points, sharing the pooled 2nd U1500, and 2nd U1200 prizes.
 
Tournament Director and Organizer was Al MacPherson, assisted by Tony Boron and John Klokow.
 
Crosstables,etc.:

Manitoba Open Chess Tournament – May 3-4-5, 2024

The Manitoba Chess Association will hold the Manitoba Open, a FIDE and CFC rated standard tournament May 3-4-5 at the University of Manitoba.

There will be an open section and an under-1700 section.

  • Round 1, Fri 7pm
  • Round 2, Sat 10am
  • Round 3, Sat 230pm
  • Round 4, Sun 10am
  • Round 5, Sun 230pm

The main playing room is the Cross Common Room at St John’s College, 92 Dysart Road. Free parking is available in K lot.

To pre-register, text or phone Tournament Director Al MacPherson at 204-898-8485 or email Tony Boron at chessmanitoba@gmail.com

CFC membership is required (valid for 12 months – $25 for adults, $ 17 for juniors) contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com for details and/or can be obtained at CFC site chess.ca

New players without CFC Memberships must pre-register. Onsite registration will not be accepted for new players.

  • Time control of 90 minutes plus 30 second increment per move.
  • $50 pre-registration entry fee to chessmanitoba@gmail.com 
  • Recording of moves required.
  • No agreed draws before move 31.
  • Players are not forfeited for non-attendance until one hour.
  • Players may request one, ½ point bye for rounds 1-4. Must request before round 2.
  • Cash prizes based on entries.
  • MCA anti-cheating protocols in effect.
  • All players under age 12 must have a guardian in attendance. 
  • Some rounds may feature forced byes depending on player count.   

Under-1700 Section

  • Players must be unrated or have both CFC and FIDE standard ratings below 1700.
  • Unrated players are ineligible for top prize in this section.

2024 April TNT – Final Round results

Fernando Orcullo defeated Collin Anderson to win the 2024 April TNT with 4.5 points .  Anderson and Jackson Stordeur shared second place with 4 points. Joe Zhou, also with 4 points, took the U1800 prize. Aiden Ling was top U1700 with 3.5 points. Dineth Balamanage won top U1500 with 3 points.

Crosstable at: https://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2024/2024_Apr_TNT.htm

BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Collin Anderson (2164 4.0)Fernando Orcullo (1777 3.5)1
20 Mason Bilugan (1545 3.0)Jackson Stordeur (1956 3.0)1
31 Zixuan [Joe] Zhou (1741 3.0)Prabhav Repaka (1577 2.5)0
40 John Klokow (1612 2.5)Aiden Ling (1507 2.5)1
51 Gabriel Hamm (1823 2.5)Thomas Pearce (1532 2.0)0
6½ Zelus Hui (unr. 2.0)Rhailey Punay (1342 2.0)½
70 Bruce Reimer (1449 2.0)Dineth Balamanage (1293 2.0)1
8½ Rory Curtis (1679 1.5)Nicole Zhang (1569 1.5)½
90 Keith Gannon (1478 1.0)Mykola Kravchenko (1651 1.0)1
100 Farhad Nouri ( 985 0.5)Yuchen Li (1539 1.0)1
111 Basir Nouri (1303 0.5)Jorel Baylon (1143 0.5)0

 

 

Spring Seniors Open – Final Round Results

The Spring Seniors Open featured 16 players. Jeff Babb secured first place with a final round win. Jim Lauritson and Fernando Orcullo tied for second place. The event was held at Fort Garry United Church and directed by John Klokow.

BdResWhiteResBlack
11Jeff Babb (2018 2.5)0Anthony Boron (2040 2.0)
20Jim Green (1823 2.0)1Jim Lauritson (1979 2.0)
30Harley Greenberg (1714 2.0)1Fernando Orcullo (1777 2.0)
41Al Macpherson (1685 1.5)0James A Melnyk (1473 1.5)
51Francis Trueman (1293 1.5)0Bruce Leaden (1675 1.5)
61John V Minano (1651 1.0)0John Remillard (1535 0.5)
70Peter Magyar (1480 0.5)1Lawrence Klusa (1354 0.0)
0
Ray Kuryliw (1704 1.5)BYE
0John Klokow (1612 1.5)BYE

 

2024 April TNT – Round 4 results

Collin Anderson leads with 4 points. Fernando Orcullo is next with 3.5. Jackson Stordeur, Joe Zhou, and Mason Bilugan have 3 points.

Crosstable at: https://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2024/2024_Apr_TNT.htm

BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Collin Anderson (2164 3.0)Zixuan [Joe] Zhou (1741 3.0)0
21 Fernando Orcullo (1777 2.5)John Klokow (1612 2.5)0
31 Jackson Stordeur (1956 2.0)Bruce Reimer (1449 2.0)0
4½ Aiden Ling (1507 2.0)Gabriel Hamm (1823 2.0)½
50 Rhailey Punay (1342 2.0)Mason Bilugan (1545 2.0)1
60 Rory Curtis (1679 1.5)Mohammad Movahedipour (1560 1.5)1
70 FRay Kuryliw (1704 1.5)Prabhav Repaka (1577 1.5)1 X
80 Yuchen Li (1539 1.0)Jim Green (1823 1.0)1
90 Mykola Kravchenko (1651 1.0)Dineth Balamanage (1293 1.0)1
101 Thomas Pearce (1532 1.0)Jorel Baylon (1143 0.5)0
111 Nicole Zhang (1569 0.5)Farhad Nouri ( 985 0.5)0
12½ Keith Gannon (1478 0.5)Basir Nouri (1303 0.0)½
½ Zelus Hui (unr. 1.5)BYE

Spring Seniors Open – Round 3 Results

Jeff Babb leads with 2.5 points. 5 players are a half point back. There is one more round.

BdResWhiteResBlack
1½Anthony Boron (2040 1.5)½Jim Green (1823 1.5)
21Jeff Babb (2018 1.5)0Al Macpherson (1685 1.5)
3½Harley Greenberg (1714 1.5)½Jim Lauritson (1979 1.5)
41Fernando Orcullo (1777 1.0)0John V Minano (1651 1.0)
51Bruce Leaden (1675 0.5)0Peter Magyar (1480 0.5)
60John Remillard (1535 0.5)1Francis Trueman (1293 0.5)
71James A Melnyk (1473 0.5)0Lawrence Klusa (1354 0.0)
½John Klokow (1612 1.0)BYE
0Ray Kuryliw (1704 1.5)BYE

2024 April TNT – Round 3 results

Colin Anderson and Joe Zhou lead with 3 points. The pairings happened to feature a Junior vs. ‘Non-Junior’ on 8 of the 11 boards;  the result: 4-4.

Crosstable at: https://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2024/2024_Apr_TNT.htm

BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Gabriel Hamm (1823 2.0)Collin Anderson (2164 2.0)1
21 Zixuan [Joe] Zhou (1741 2.0)Jackson Stordeur (1956 2.0)0
30 Prabhav Repaka (1577 1.5)Fernando Orcullo (1777 1.5)1
41 John Klokow (1612 1.5)Zelus Hui (unr. 1.5)0
5½ Rhailey Punay (1342 1.5)Rory Curtis (1679 1.0)½
61 Mason Bilugan (1545 1.0)Jim Green (1823 1.0)0
71 Aiden Ling (1507 1.0)Mykola Kravchenko (1651 1.0)0
81 Bruce Reimer (1449 1.0)Nicole Zhang (1569 0.5)0
9½ Dineth Balamanage (1293 0.5)Thomas Pearce (1532 0.5)½
101 Mohammad Movahedipour (1560 0.5)Keith Gannon (1478 0.5)0
110 Basir Nouri (1303 0.0)Yuchen Li (1539 0.0)1
½ Ray Kuryliw (1704 1.0)BYE
½ Jordan Kwiatek (1972 1.0)BYE
½ Shmuel Heidingsfeld (1237 0.0)BYE
½ Farhad Nouri ( 985 0.0)BYE