2018 February TNT – Round 2 results

The killer-B’s, Babb, Bince, and Boron, lead with 2 points, Goodman is next with 1.5

BdResWhite BlackRes
1 0Phil Le Dorze (1844 1.0)Jeff Babb (2211 1.0) 1
21 Anthony Boron (2021 1.0)Cory Letain (1644 1.0)0
30 Aalekh Patel (1628 1.0)Rolando Bince (1964 1.0)1
4.5John Remillard (1653 0.5)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1528 0.0).5
51 Yevhen Viznytsya (1547 0.0)Azamat Myrzaibraimov (1478 0.5)0
60 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1347 0.0)Peter Magyar (1518 0.0)1
70 Aibike Myrzaibraimova (1505 0.0)Darren Flynn (1337 0.0)1
? Bruce Leaden (1527 0.0)BYE
? Clifford Goodman (1677 1.0)BYE

 

2018 February TNT – First Round results

Sixteen players have started the 2018 February TNT.  You can still join next Tuesday with a half-point bye for Round 1.  All the rating favorites won in round one, except for John Remillard who was held to a draw.

BdResWhiteResBlack
11 Jeff Babb (2211 0.0)0 Yevhen Viznytsya (1547 0.0)
20 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1528 0.0)1 Anthony Boron (2021 0.0)
31 Rolando Bince (1964 0.0)0 Bruce Leaden (1527 0.0)
40 Peter Magyar (1518 0.0)1 Phil Le Dorze (1844 0.0)
51 Clifford Goodman (1677 0.0)0 Aibike Myrzaibraimova (1505 0.0)
6.5Azamat Myrzaibraimov (1478 0.0).5John Remillard (1653 0.0)
71 Cory Letain (1644 0.0)0 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1347 0.0)
80 Darren Flynn (1337 0.0)1 Aalekh Patel (1628 0.0)

2018 February TNT starts Tuesday, February 6

Chess Federation of Canada rated  –  CFC membership required (see below0

$ 15 entry fee – Prizes will be based on entries.
Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42
4 rounds – 1 game on each of February 6,13,20,27 –
(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, February 6 – 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 or 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 January TNT – final round results

Jeff Babb emerged victorious in the 2018 January TNT, with a perfect score. Second place with 3 points was shared by Jaroslaw Czypinski and Jim Green, both undefeated, but each giving up a half-point in two of their rounds.

Clifford Goodman, John Remillard, and Cory Letain all tied for the two U1700 prizes,

Azamat Myrzaibraimov won top 1600, with Ievgenia-Diana Furda 2nd U1600

BdResWhite BlackRes
10 John Remillard (1602 2.5)Jeff Babb (2205 3.0)1
20.5Theo Wolchock (2054 2.0)Jaroslaw Czypinski (1921 2.5)0.5
30 Jeremie Piche (1625 2.0)Jim Green (1930 2.0)1
40 Peter Magyar (1501 1.5)Clifford Goodman (1670 1.5)1
51 Cory Letain (1634 1.5)Francis Trueman (1497 1.5)0
60 Keith Gannon (1522 1.5)Azamat Myrzaibraimov (1447 1.5)1
71 Jason Evans (1675 1.0)Aibike Myrzaibraimova (1539 1.0)0
80 Yevhen Viznytsya (1575 1.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1507 1.0)1
90 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1381 0.5)Zachary Piche (1496 0.0)1

2018 Kent Oliver Memorial results

The 2018 Kent Oliver Memorial Active tournament resulted in a four way tie for first/second.

Gustav Baron, Joshua Gerona, Ryne Swift,and Theo Wolchock all scored 4 points.  Gerona beat Swift in Round 2,  Blair Rutter defeated Gerona in Round 4, while Baron won over Wolchock in the same round.  It was up to Swift to create a tie for first in Round 5, and he was successful in downing Baron.

Larry Samson won top U1800 with 3.5 points; John Remillard was 2nd U1800 with 3 points.

Zachary Piche and David Glenn shared the U1600 prizes, scoring 3 points.

Francis Trueman and Mark Jenkins shared the U1500 prize, they scored 2 points.

Twenty-four players competed.

2018 January TNT – Round 3 results

Jeff Babb leads with a perfect score

BdResWhite BlackRes
11 Jeff Babb (2205 2.0)Theo Wolchock (2034 2.0)0
21 Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 1.5)Cory Letain (1686 1.5)0
31 Phil Le Dorze (1836 1.5)Keith Gannon (1462 1.5)0
41 John Remillard (1619 1.5)Jason Evans (1675 1.0)0
50.5Clifford Goodman (1670 1.0)Francis Trueman (1498 1.0)0.5
60 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 1.0)Jeremie Piche (1625 1.0)1
70.5Aibike Myrzaibraimova (1539 0.5)Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 0.5)0.5
80 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 0.5)Azamat Myrzaibraimov (1447 0.5)1
90 Zachary Piche (1344 0.0)Peter Magyar (1506 0.5)1

2018 January TNT – Round 2 results

Jeff Babb and Theo Wolchock lead with 2 points

BdResWhite BlackRes
10 Jason Evans (1675 1.0)Jeff Babb (2205 1.0)1
21 Theo Wolchock (2034 1.0)Clifford Goodman (1670 1.0)0
3.5Jim Green (1871 1.0)John Remillard (1619 1.0).5
40 Jeremie Piche (1625 1.0)Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 0.5)1
50 Peter Magyar (1506 0.5)Phil Le Dorze (1836 0.5)1
60 Azamat Myrzaibraimov (1447 0.5)Cory Letain (1686 0.5)1
71 Keith Gannon (1462 0.5)Aibike Myrzaibraimova (1539 0.5)0
8.5Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 0.0)Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 0.0).5
90 Zachary Piche (1344 0.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 0.0)1
100FYazan Abusaleh (1274 0.0)Francis Trueman (1498 0.0)1X
.5Andrii Lysak (1401 0.0)BYE

2018 January TNT – Round 1 results

Eighteen players have started the 2018 January TNT.  You can still join the action next Tuesday, with a half-point bye for Round 1.

BdResWhite BlackRes
11 Jeff Babb (2205 )Yevhen Viznytsya (1613 )0
20 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1597 )Theo Wolchock (2034 )1
3.5Jaroslaw Czypinski (1933 )Peter Magyar (1506 ).5
40 Francis Trueman (1498 )Jim Green (1871 )1
5.5Cory Letain (1686 )Keith Gannon (1462 ).5
60 Andrii Lysak (1401 )Jason Evans (1675 )1
71 Clifford Goodman (1670 )Zachary Piche (1344 )0
80 Ryan Wirtzfeld (1334 )Jeremie Piche (1625 )1
91 John Remillard (1619 )Yazan Abusaleh (1274 )0

Congratulations to Cecil Rosner

Congratulations to Cecil Rosner who recently became the all-time longest serving chess columnist at the Winnipeg Free Press. His column has appeared since 1981, a stretch of 36 years that surpasses the previous record held by Herb Gregory (1918 – 1954). The Manitoba Chess Association thanks Cecil for this tremendous contribution to our chess community.