MCA online blitz results – February 25, 2021

TKpride won tonight’s Queen’s Gambit arena blitz tournament with 31 points.  Also with 31 points, placing second was Colin Prince.  Chandrashekhar Iyer placed third with 28 points.  Top U1800 was Ken Marshall with 7 points.

Full results here.

The next MCA online tournament will be held at 9:00 am on Sunday, February 28.

2021 2nd MCA CFC Quick-Rated Tournament – Rounds 3, 4 results

Isaac Wiebe leads with 4 points.  Ibukun Orogun, Bob Gillanders, and Al MacPherson are one point back.

Round 3      
BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2217 2.0)Ken Einarsson (1785 2.0)0
20.5Anthony Boron (1992 1.5)Kris Trinidad (1999 1.0)0.5
30 Blair Rutter (1919 1.0)Gilbert Perez (1930 1.5)1
40 John Klokow (1824 0.0)Robert Gillanders (1603 1.0)1
50 John March (1286 1.0)Al Macpherson (1721 1.0)1
60 Peter Magyar (1427 1.0)Ibukun Orogun (1728 1.0)1
70 Bruce Leaden (1640 0.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1629 0.0)1
Round 4
BdResWhiteBlackRes
10Gilbert Perez (1930 2.5)Isaac Wiebe (2217 3.0)1
21Ibukun Orogun (1728 2.0)Anthony Boron (1992 2.0)0
30Ken Einarsson (1785 2.0)Robert Gillanders (1603 2.0)1
41Al Macpherson (1721 2.0)Kris Trinidad (1999 1.5)0
50Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1629 1.0)Blair Rutter (1919 1.0)1
60John March (1286 1.0)Peter Magyar (1427 1.0)1
71John Klokow (1824 0.0)Bruce Leaden (1640 0.0)0

Virtual chess event, Sunday, February 21

The first virtual chess events hosted by the Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) have been a  success.

The MCA has decided to continue these tournaments every Sunday at 9:00 am.  The tournament will be held at: https://lichess.org/team/a-winnipeg-chess-club

All players are asked to participate in a Zoom call during the tournaments and to contact Al MacPherson who will provide you with the Zoom coordinates.  Al can be reached at macpherson2@outlook.com

Time control:  10 minutes with 5 second increment.  Four rounds.  Five minute delay between rounds to allow for game analysis.

No prize funds, no entry fees.

Membership in the CFC or MCA is not required; however participation will be limited to Manitoba players and those out of province known to the MCA.

Join in to see some familiar faces, enjoy the “live” experience, and have an opportunity to go over your games.

MCA online blitz results – February 18, 2021

Isaac Wiebe won tonight’s arena blitz tournament with 45 points, followed by Chandrashekhar Iyer with 33 and Gilbert Perez with 23.  Top U1800 was zxcfds with 7 points.

Full results here.

The next MCA online tournament will be a Zoom rapid at 9:00 am on Sunday, February 21.

2021 2nd MCA CFC Quick-Rated Tournament – Rounds 1, 2 results

Thirteen players have started the tournament on the Tornelo platform. You can join the action next week for Rounds 3 and 4 of the six-round tournament.

Round 1      
BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2217 0.0)Ibukun Orogun (1728 0.0)0
21 Gilbert Perez (1930 0.0)Kris Trinidad (1999 0.0)0
31 Anthony Boron (1992 0.0)John Klokow (1824 0.0)0
40 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1629 0.0)Ken Einarsson (1785 0.0)1
51 Robert Gillanders (1603 0.0)Bruce Leaden (1640 0.0)0
61 Peter Magyar (1427 0.0)Al Macpherson (1721 0.0)0
0.5John March (1286 0.0)BYE
Round 2
BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Robert Gillanders (1603 1.0)Isaac Wiebe (2217 1.0)1
20.5Gilbert Perez (1930 1.0)Anthony Boron (1992 1.0)0.5
31 Ken Einarsson (1785 1.0)Peter Magyar (1427 1.0)0
41 Kris Trinidad (1999 0.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1629 0.0)0
51 Al Macpherson (1721 0.0)John Klokow (1824 0.0)0
61 Ibukun Orogun (1728 0.0)Bruce Leaden (1640 0.0)0
0.5John March (1286 0.5)BYE

2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament – Rounds 5,6 results

Isaac Wiebe won the tournament with a perfect 6-0.

Round 5      
BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Gilbert Perez (1900 3.0)Isaac Wiebe (2202 4.0)1
21 Kris Trinidad (1642 2.5)Ken Einarsson (1772 3.0)0
31 Colin Prince (1952 2.0)Blair Rutter (2073 2.0)0
41 Al Macpherson (1704 2.0)Bruce Leaden (1567 2.0)0
51 John March ( 972 0.0)Peter Magyar (1567 1.0)0
Round 6
BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Blair Rutter (2073 2.0)Isaac Wiebe (2202 5.0)1
20 Colin Prince (1952 3.0)Kris Trinidad (1642 3.5)1
31 Gilbert Perez (1900 3.0)Al Macpherson (1704 3.0)0
41 Ken Einarsson (1772 3.0)John March ( 972 1.0)0
51 Bruce Leaden (1567 2.0)Peter Magyar (1567 1.0)0

 

 

MCA Online Blitz results – February 4, 2021

Thirteen players participated in tonight’s blitz tournament.    Syrc01 finished first with 4.5 points, winning on tiebreak over TKpride who placed second also with 4.5 points. Isaac Wiebe was third with 4 points.

Full results here.

The next MCA online tournament will be a rapid on Sunday, February 7 at 9:00 am.

2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament – Rounds 3,4 results

The 2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament, Tue Jan 26th – Tue Feb 9th, a 6 round 10 10 online tournament on the Tornelo platform, for Manitoba based CFC members, saw Rounds 3 and 4 contest on Tuesday night.

Round 3      
BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2202 2.0)Colin Prince (1952 2.0)0
20 Al Macpherson (1704 2.0)Ken Einarsson (1772 1.0)1
31 Bruce Leaden (1567 1.0)Blair Rutter (2073 1.0)0
40 John March ( 972 0.0)Ibukun Orogun (1749 1.0)1
50 Anthony Boron (2067 0.0)Kris Trinidad (1642 0.5)1
60 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1595 0.5)Gilbert Perez (1900 1.0)1
0.5Peter Magyar (1567 0.5)BYE
Round 4
BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2202 3.0)Al Macpherson (1704 2.0)0
21 Ken Einarsson (1772 2.0)Colin Prince (1952 2.0)0
31 Kris Trinidad (1642 1.5)Bruce Leaden (1567 2.0)0
41 Blair Rutter (2073 1.0)Ibukun Orogun (1749 2.0)0
51 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1595 0.5)Peter Magyar (1567 1.0)0
60 John March ( 972 0.0)Gilbert Perez (1900 2.0)1
0.5Anthony Boron (2067 0.0)BYE

Isaac Wiebe leads with 4 points.

This tournament will be quick rated by the CFC (The standard CFC rating will not be affected).

As it is CFC rated, all players must have a current, unexpired CFC membership, or purchase/renew (contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com)

The tournament will consist of six rounds.

Two rounds on each of January 26, February 2, and February 9.

The time control will be 10 minutes, plus 10 second increment.

There will be no entry fee, and no prize fund.

Any number of half-point byes will be allowed.  Players that missed the first four rounds, can join for the last two rounds; Rounds 5 and 6 will be contested February 9.

The first game of each night will start soon after 8 p.m. ; the second round of each night will start approximately 5 minutes after the last game of the first round ends.

You will also be required to be visible on Zoom. (The Zoom link will be available in the tournament lobby)

New players to the Tornelo platform will have to sign up at Tornelo – Tornelo requires the use of real names – which is part of their Fair Play philosophy. You will receive a confirmation email from Tornelo that you will have to respond to. (Please check your spam folder in case it ended up there). Registration should be done well in advance of Tuesday.

For further information, please contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com