Invitation to play in Brandon – Winnipeg match tournament
The Manitoba Chess Association will be hosting a Brandon versus Winnipeg online match tournament starting at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 19 on the Tornelo platform. Players from Brandon and Winnipeg who have a rating between 0 and 2000 are invited to participate. (The ratings used for eligibility and pairings will be based on the higher of your blitz, active or regular rating on lichess, chess.com or CFC). Players from each city will be paired against a player of comparable strength and play two games (one with white, one with black).
- Time control of 20 minutes plus 15 second increment
- First round at 2:00; second round approximately 5 minutes after all round one games are over.
- No entry fee, no prizes
- All participants will be invited to join Zoom, to allow for post-game analysis
- The deadline to apply to play is 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 17.
Winnipeg (and area) players who wish to participate are asked to contact Blair Rutter at blairrutter at shaw.ca Brandon (and area) players are asked to contact Alex Murray at alexmurrayone at gmail.com
Please note that we will try to accommodate everyone who wishes to play, although that may not be possible if we get an uneven number of players.
Looking forward to a good, friendly competition.
Blair Rutter, President, Manitoba Chess Association