2018 Mind Sports Active Results

Twenty-six players  participated in the 2018 Mind Sports Active held at Sinclair Park Community Center,  organized by Steve Udarbe.

Premier Section:

First  – Derek Ma  4.5 points

Second – Marcos Valentino 4 points

Third –  Ryne Swift, Nilo Moncal, Fernando Orcullo – 3 points

Challengers Section:

First – James Paeldin 5 points

Second  – Michael Sangalang 4 points

Third – Pocholo Penafiel, Ryan Velicaria, Jim Melnyk, Ian Chatelain, Ramon Sales  – 3 points

In addition, everyone walked away a winner, receiving a chess related item in the free raffle !

2018 May TNT (Mark Schulman Memorial)

2018 May TNT (Mark Schulman Memorial)- CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) and FIDE rated.

$ 20 entry fee – Prizes will be based on entries.
Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42
5 rounds – 1 game on each of May 1,8,15, 22, 29 –
(This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 4 rounds) (Players may take up to 1 half-point and any number of zero-point byes.
-point byes for round 5 must be requested before Round 2.
Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.
There is one game per week.
All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /110 minutes [Each player has 1 hour 50 minutes to complete their moves, the game will be be approx. 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum].
We will also be using FIDE Rule Appendix G.4 for situations with players having under 2 minutes remaining.

Start time is 7:00 pm -$ 20 entry fee and CFC membership required.All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site)[$ 20 for a one-tournament adult membership or $ 49 for 12 months- new adult members pay only $ 36 for a twelve-month CFC membership, or $ 16 for a one-tournament membership]Junior (under 20) members pay $ 10 for a one-tournament membership, $ 34 for a twelve-month CFC membership, new junior members pay only $ 24 for a twelve month CFC membership, or $ 8 for a one-tournament membership]

Registration for tournament -Tuesday, May 1 – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:50 pm

Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm.
Tournament Director will be Tony Boron  .Contact at 204-798-9464  chessmanitoba@gmail.com

Players can join in Round 2, they will receive a half-point bye for Round 1.  Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42 Easiest way to get there is to take the elevator at the north end (Ellice) to the 5th Floor(if that Elevator is operating) Otherwise, there is an elevator just to the west of the old Bookstore location. Our goal is to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.

2018 April TNT (Andy Kohalmi Memorial) – Round 3 results

Gustav Baron and Jeff Babb lead with 3 points.

BdResWhite BlackRes
10 Theo Wolchock (2004 2.0)Gustav L Baron (2216 2.0)1
21 Jeff Babb (2212 2.0)Anthony Boron (2017 2.0)0
3 1 Blair Rutter (1984 1.0)Colin Prince (1878 1.5) 0
41 Rolando Bince (1964 1.0)Philipp Gregoryanz (1352 1.5)0
50 Cory Letain (1732 1.0)Joshua Gerona (1921 1.0)1
60.5Bruce Leaden (1548 0.5)Keith Gannon (1530 1.0)0.5
70 Ken Marshall (1520 0.5)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1528 0.5)1
80 Carter Marshall (1488 0.5)John Remillard (1631 0.0)1
90.5Peter Magyar (1508 0.0)Zachary Piche (1437 0.0)0.5
0.5Ryan Wirtzfeld (1318 1.0)BYE

2018 April TNT (Andy Kohalmi Memorial) Round 2 results

Gustav Baron, Jeff Babb, Tony Boron, and Theo Wolchock lead with 2 points.

BdResWhite BlackRes
11 Gustav L Baron (2216 1.0)Blair Rutter (1984 1.0)0
20 Joshua Gerona (1921 1.0)Jeff Babb (2212 1.0)1
31 Anthony Boron (2017 1.0)Rolando Bince (1964 1.0)0
40 Cory Letain (1732 1.0)Theo Wolchock (2004 1.0)1
50 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1528 0.5)Colin Prince (1878 0.5)1
61 Philipp Gregoryanz (1352 0.5)John Remillard (1631 0.0)0
70 Zachary Piche (1437 0.0)Keith Gannon (1530 0.0)1
81 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1318 0.0)Peter Magyar (1508 0.0)0
? Carter Marshall (1488 0.0)BYE
? Ken Marshall (1520 0.0)BYE
? Bruce Leaden (1548 0.0)BYE

2018 April TNT (Andy Kohalmi Memorial) Round 1 results

Nineteen players have started the 2018 April TNT (Andy Kohalmi Memorial).  You can still join the tournament next Tuesday with a half-point bye for Round 1.

BdResWhite BlackRes
10 John Remillard (1631)Gustav L Baron (2216)1
21 Jeff Babb (2212)Bruce Leaden (1548)0
30 Keith Gannon (1530)Anthony Boron (2017)1
41 Theo Wolchock (2004)Ken Marshall (1520)0
50 Peter Magyar (1508)Blair Rutter (1984)1
61 Rolando Bince (1964)Carter Marshall (1488)0
70 Zachary Piche (1437)Joshua Gerona (1921)1
80.5Colin Prince (1878)Philipp Gregoryanz (1352)0.5
90 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1318)Cory Letain (1732)1
? Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1528)BYE

2018 April TNT (Andy Kohalmi Memorial) starts Tuesday, April 3

2018 April TNT (Andy Kohalmi Memorial)- CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) rated.

$ 15 entry fee – Prizes will be based on entries.
Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42
4 rounds – 1 game on each of April 3,10,17,24 –
(This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 4 rounds) (Players may take up to 1 half-point and any number of zero-point byes.
-point byes for round 4 must be requested before Round 2.
Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.
There is one game per week.
All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /110 minutes [Each player has 1 hour 50 minutes to complete their moves, the game will be be approx. 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum].
We will also be using FIDE Rule Appendix G.4 for situations with players having under 2 minutes remaining.

Start time is 7:00 pm -$ 15 entry fee and CFC membership required.All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site)[$ 20 for a one-tournament adult membership or $ 49 for 12 months- new adult members pay only $ 36 for a twelve-month CFC membership, or $ 16 for a one-tournament membership]Junior (under 20) members pay $ 10 for a one-tournament membership, $ 34 for a twelve-month CFC membership, new junior members pay only $ 24 for a twelve month CFC membership, or $ 8 for a one-tournament membership]

Registration for tournament -Tuesday, April 3 – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:50 pm

Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm.
Tournament Director will be Tony Boron  .Contact at 204-798-9464  chessmanitoba@gmail.com

Players can join in Round 2, they will receive a half-point bye for Round 1.  Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42 Easiest way to get there is to take the elevator at the north end (Ellice) to the 5th Floor(if that Elevator is operating) Otherwise, there is an elevator just to the west of the old Bookstore location. Our goal is to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.

2018 March TNT (Costales Memorial) Final Results

Harshani Konara won the 2018 Costales Memorial with 3.5 points. Second place was shared by Colin Prince and Joshua Gerona  with 3 points.  Also with 3 points was Udaya Annakkage, winning the U1700 first prize.  Keith Gannon, John Remillard, Yevhen Viznytsya, Bruce Leaden and Ievgeniia-Diane Furda all split the 2nd U1700 prize.  Zachary Piche won top U1500, with newcomer Josh Chen winning 2nd U1500.

CFC has rated the tournament:

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201803097

BdResWhite BlackRes  
11 Harshani Konara (1899 2.5)Rolando Bince (1985 2.5)0
2.5Colin Prince (1861 2.5)Joshua Gerona (1937 2.5).5
31 Udaya Annakkage (1670 2.0)John Remillard (1633 2.0)0
40 Yevhen Viznytsya (1581 2.0)Cory Letain (1714 1.5)1
51 Bruce Leaden (1537 1.0)Josh Chen (unr. 1.5)0
61 Keith Gannon (1520 1.0)Peter Magyar (1524 1.0)0
71 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1524 1.0)Darren Flynn (1371 1.0)0
81 Zachary Piche (1423 1.0)Francis Trueman (1452 0.5)0
91 Philipp Gregoryanz (1383 0.0)Ante Mandusic (1195 0.5)0

 

2018 March TNT – third round results

Five players lead with 2.5 points after 3 rounds:  Rolando Bince, Blair Rutter, Joshua Gerona, Harshani Konara and Colin Prince.

ResWhiteResBlack
0.5Colin Prince (1861, 2.0)0.5Harshani Konara (1899, 2.0)
1 Rolando Bince (1985, 1.5)0 Cory Letain (1714, 1.5)
1 Blair Rutter (1975, 1.0)0 John Klokow 1768, 1.5)
1 Joshua Gerona (1937, 1.5)0 Josh Chen (unrated, 1.5)
0 Peter Magyar (1524, 1.0)1 Udaya Annakkage (1670, 1.0)
1 John Remillard (1633, 1.0)0 Keith Gannon (1520, 1.0)
0 Darren Flynn (1371, 1.0)1 Yevhen Viznytsya (1581, 1.0)
0.5Aibike Myrzaibraimova (1482, 0.5)0.5Bruce Leaden (1537, 0.5)
0.5Francis Trueman (1452, 0.0)0.5Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1524, 0.5)
1 Zachary Piche (1423, 0.0)0 Philipp Gregoryanz (1383, 0.0)
Ante Mandusic (1195, 0.5)Bye

2018 March TNT – second round results

Three more players have joined the March TNT (Servillano Costales Memorial).  Leading with 2.0 points are Harshani Konara and Colin Prince.

ResWhiteResBlack
0.5 John Klokow (1768, 1.0)0.5Rolando Bince (1985, 1.0)
0.5Cory Letain (1714, 1.0)0.5Joshua Gerona (1937, 1.0)
1 Harshani Konara (1899, 1.0)0 John Remillard (1633, 1.0)
0 Udaya Annakkage (1670, 1.0)1 Colin Prince (1861, 1.0)
1 Josh Chen (unrated, 0.5)0 Aibike Myrzaibraimova (1482, 0.5)
1 Yevhen Viznytsya (1581, 0.0)0 Ante Mandusic (1195, 0.5)
1 Peter Magyar (1524, 0.0)0 Zachary Piche (1423, 0.0)
1 Keith Gannon (1520, 0.0)0 Philipp Gregoryanz (1383, 0.0)
1 Darren Flynn (1371, 0.0)0 Francis Trueman (1452, 0.0)
0.5Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1524, 0.0)BYE
0.5Bruce Leaden (1537, 0.0)BYE
0.5Blair Rutter (1975, 1.0)BYE

Manitoba scholastic chess championship

The Manitoba scholastic chess championship was held on Sunday, March 11.   Congratulations to the following winners who will now be eligible to play in the national scholastic chess championship to be held on the May long weekend in St. John’s, NL.

Grade 1:  Alia Myrzaibraimova

Grade 2:  Gisadi Amarasinghe

Grade 3:  Elazar Schwartz

Grade 4:  Zachary Piche

Grade 5:  Martin Riquelme

Grade 6:  Zostrianos Gross

Grade 7:  Max Russo

Grade 8:  Carter Marshall

Grade 9:  Ethan Eckert

Grade 10:  Derek Ma

Grade 11:  Ethan Lin

Grade 12:  Brock Beach

Full results can be found here.