2017 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial – Final Round Tentative Pairings

As always, use with caution, subject to change due to byes.

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 Myron Kernetsky (2085 4.5) Ryne Swift (2092 6.0)
2 Jim Green (1871 4.0) Gustav L Baron (2143 4.0)
3 Theo Wolchock (2034 4.0) Andrii Lysak (1668 3.5)
4 Anthony Boron (2074 3.5) Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 3.5)
5 Aalekh Patel (1583 3.5) Blair Rutter (2015 3.5)
6 Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 3.5) Keith Gannon (1462 3.5)
7 Ken Einarsson (1786 3.0) Rolando Bince (1992 3.0)
8 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 2.5) Zachary Piche (1344 3.0)
9 Joshua Gerona (1995 2.5) Peter Magyar (1506 2.5)
10 Michael He (1260 2.5) Bruce Reimer (1607 2.0)
11 Cory Letain (1686 2.0) Bruce Leaden (1539 2.0)
12 Yazan Abusaleh (1274 2.0) Francis Trueman (1498 2.0)
13 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 1.0) Ante Mandusic (1212 0.5)
? Keith Czarny (1688 2.0)BYE

2017 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial – Round 6 results

Ryne Swift won again to make it 6 wins in a row, and clinched sole first place with one round remaining.

BdResWhite BlackRes
10 Anthony Boron (2074 3.5)Ryne Swift (2092 5.0)1
20.5Gustav L Baron (2143 3.5)Theo Wolchock (2034 3.5)0.5
30 Blair Rutter (2015 3.5)Myron Kernetsky (2085 3.5)1
40.5Rolando Bince (1992 2.5)Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 3.0)0.5
51 Jim Green (1871 3.0)Joshua Gerona (1995 2.5)0
61 Andrii Lysak (1668 2.5)Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 2.5)0
71 Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 2.5)Michael He (1260 2.5)0
80 Peter Magyar (1506 2.5)Aalekh Patel (1583 2.5)1
91 Keith Gannon (1462 2.5)Keith Czarny (1688 2.0)0
100 Bruce Reimer (1607 2.0)Zachary Piche (1344 2.0)1
111 Francis Trueman (1498 1.0)Cory Letain (1686 2.0)0
121 Yazan Abusaleh (1274 1.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 1.0)0
0.5Ken Einarsson (1786 2.5)BYE
0.5Bruce Leaden (1539 1.5)BYE

2017 Manitoba Senior Results

Rolando Bince, Ken Einarsson, and Tony Boron tied for first with 3 points in the five player round-robin. Claude Beaudry played in his first tournament in 30+ years; Keith Gannon rounded out the field.  Games have been posted.

2017 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial – Round 5 results

Ryne Swift won again, and now leads by 1.5 points with 2 rounds remaining.

BdResWhite BlackRes
11 Ryne Swift (2092 4.0)Gustav L Baron (2143 3.5)0
21 Myron Kernetsky (2085 2.5)Jim Green (1871 3.0)0
30 Aalekh Patel (1583 2.5)Anthony Boron (2074 2.5)1
41 Theo Wolchock (2034 2.5)Rolando Bince (1992 2.5)0
50 Joshua Gerona (1995 2.5)Blair Rutter (2015 2.5)1
61 Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 2.0)Ken Einarsson (1786 2.5)0
70.5Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 2.0)Peter Magyar (1506 2.0)0.5
80.5Michael He (1260 2.0)Keith Gannon (1462 2.0)0.5
91XAndrii Lysak (1668 1.5)Bruce Reimer (1607 1.5)0F
100 Bruce Leaden (1539 1.5)Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 1.5)1
111 Cory Letain (1686 1.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 1.0)0
121 Zachary Piche (1344 1.0)Francis Trueman (1498 1.0)0
130 Ante Mandusic (1212 0.5)Yazan Abusaleh (1274 0.0)1
0.5Keith Czarny (1688 1.5)BYE
0.5John Remillard (1619 1.5)BYE

 

2017 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial – Round 4 results

 

BdResWhite BlackRes
11 Ryne Swift (2092 3.0)Isaac Wiebe (2261 3.0)0
21 Gustav L Baron (2143 2.5)Myron Kernetsky (2085 2.5)0
3.5Anthony Boron (2074 2.0)Joshua Gerona (1995 2.0).5
4.5Blair Rutter (2015 2.0)Theo Wolchock (2034 2.0).5
51 Jim Green (1871 2.0)Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 2.0)0
61 Rolando Bince (1992 1.5)Andrii Lysak (1668 1.5)0
71 Ken Einarsson (1786 1.5)Bruce Leaden (1539 1.5)0
80 Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 1.5)Aalekh Patel (1583 1.5)1
90 Cory Letain (1686 1.0)Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 1.0)1
101XMichael He (1260 1.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 1.0)0F
110 Zachary Piche (1344 1.0)Peter Magyar (1506 1.0)1
120 Francis Trueman (1498 1.0)Keith Gannon (1462 1.0)1
131 Bruce Reimer (1607 0.5)Yazan Abusaleh (1274 0.0)0
? Keith Czarny (1688 1.0)BYE
? John Remillard (1619 1.0)BYE

 

2017 Manitoba Junior Championship results

Tournament Director Jason Evans congratulates Theo Wolchock on winning the 2017 Manitoba Junior Championship

Theo  Wolchock won his second consecutive Manitoba Junior Championship, and also qualifies as one of the candidates for the 2018 Manitoba Closed.

Tied for 2nd/top U1500 were Yazan Abusaleh and Yanyu Lei.  Gabriel Hamm won top unrated.

2017 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial – Round 3 results

Two more players have joined and there are now twenty-nine participating.

Not sure what may have happened on the other boards as your correspondent with Black on Board 1 was busy achieving a drawn ending after suffering most of the game, only to throw it away.  Theo on board 2 mentioned that he missed something also.  Anyway, the winners, Isaac Wiebe and Ryne Swift, are the only players with perfect scores.

BdResWhite BlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2261 2.0)Anthony Boron (2074 2.0)0
20 Theo Wolchock (2034 2.0)Ryne Swift (2092 2.0)1
30 Andrii Lysak (1668 1.5)Gustav L Baron (2143 1.5)1
41 Myron Kernetsky (2085 1.5)Ken Einarsson (1786 1.5)0
51 Joshua Gerona (1995 1.0)Rolando Bince (1992 1.5)0
60 Keith Czarny (1688 1.0)Blair Rutter (2015 1.0)1
71 Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 1.0)Michael He (1260 1.0)0
80 Peter Magyar (1506 1.0)Jim Green (1871 1.0)1
90 Keith Gannon (1462 1.0)Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 0.5)1
10,5John Remillard (1619 0.5)Zachary Piche (1344 0.5),5
111 Bruce Leaden (1539 0.5)Bruce Reimer (1607 0.5)0
12,5Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 0.5)Francis Trueman (1498 0.5),5
131 Aalekh Patel (1583 0.5)Ante Mandusic (1212 0.5)0
140 Yazan Abusaleh (1274 0.0)Cory Letain (1686 0.0)1
,5Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 0.5)BYE

Chess in Brandon!

The Brandon Knights Chess Club has been formed in Brandon, MB.  The club meets every Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in room 215 in the Clark Hall Building at Brandon University.  All players welcome!

For more details, please contact Rod Riquelme at 204-851-1191

2017 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial – Round 2 results

Another 5 players have joined and now there are 27 competing. (I’ll try to have a projected prize fund posted here soon – too entice a few more players to join!)

On the lower boards some of the younger players achieved draws against higher rated opponents; but otherwise no big surprises (Gannon’s peak is over 1700).

BdResWhite BlackRes
10 Blair Rutter (2015 1.0)Isaac Wiebe (2261 1.0)1
21 Ryne Swift (2092 1.0)Joshua Gerona (1995 1.0)0
3 .5Rolando Bince (1992 1.0)Myron Kernetsky (2085 1.0) .5
41 Anthony Boron (2074 1.0)Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 1.0)0
5 0Jim Green (1871 1.0)Theo Wolchock (2034 1.0)1
61 Gustav L Baron (2143 0.5)Keith Czarny (1688 1.0)0
71 Ken Einarsson (1786 0.5)Aalekh Patel (1583 0.5)0
80 Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 0.5)Andrii Lysak (1401 0.5)1
90 Cory Letain (1686 0.0)Keith Gannon (1462 0.0)1
100.5Francis Trueman (1498 0.0)John Remillard (1619 0.0)0.5
110.5Bruce Reimer (1607 0.0)Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 0.0)0.5
120.5Zachary Piche (1344 0.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 0.0)0.5
130 Yazan Abusaleh (1274 0.0)Peter Magyar (1506 0.0)1
0.5Bruce Leaden (1539 0.0)BYE

The Saskatchewan Chess Championship Returns


The biggest tournament in Saskatchewan returns this February. This weekend-long event features $8000 in cash prizes and your chance to play against some of the best players in Canada! Do you have what it takes to be crowned the Saskatchewan Chess Champion? 

  • When: February 16-18, 2018
  • Where: Regina, SK (Venue TBD)
  • Prize fund: $8000 (based on 75 entries). 1st, 2nd, 3rd place guaranteed
  • Time Control: 90 min + 30 increment
  • Format: 5 round swiss
  • Sections:
    • Open Section: $80 entry fee – FIDE & CFC rated – 1st place $2000 Guaranteed
    • Under 1900 Section: $60 entry fee – CFC rated only
    • Under 1700 Section: $50 entry fee – CFC rated only
Register by January 19th to get a $10 discount!
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