Author Archives: Blair Rutter

MCA online rapid results – July 2, 2020

19 players participated in tonight’s 5 round rapid tournament.  Isaac Wiebe placed 1st with 4.5 points, Ibukun Orogun was 2nd with 4.0 and Colin Prince was 3rd with 3.5 points. Full results here. The next MCA online tournament will be a blitz starting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday July 7.

MCA online blitz results – June 30, 2020

21 players competed in tonight’s online blitz tournament.  Arena format (i.e. results are based on performance in games played in one hour).   Frank Johnson placed first (winning 12 of 13 matches), Isaac Wiebe placed second and Theo Wolchock placed third. Full results here. Next MCA online tournament is a rapid on Thursday, July 2… Read More »

MCA online rapid results – June 25, 2020

Thirty players played in tonight’s five-round rapid tournament.  Ibukun Orogun (a repeat winner) placed first with 4.5 points.  Tony Boron placed second with 4.0 and Bong Perez placed third, also with 4.0. Full results here. Next MCA online tournament is a blitz at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 30.

MCA online blitz results – June 23, 2020

23 players participated in the Manitoba Chess Association online blitz tournament on June 23.  Winner of the seven round event was Isaac Wiebe with 6.5 points.  Tony Boron placed second with 5.0 points and Theo Wolchock placed third with 5.0 points. Full results here.

MCA online tournaments

Given the popularity of our weekly online tournaments the Board of the Manitoba Chess Association has decided to now host two online tournaments per week, at 8:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The Tuesday tournament will be a blitz (3/2) and the Thursday tournament will be a rapid (various formats & time controls).  The next… Read More »

MCA online rapid results – June 16, 2020

34 players competed in the rapid 5-round swiss tournament held online June 16.  Ibukun Orogun won first place with 5.0 points, Yemi Abioye placed second with 4.5, and MoreKnightsTheBetter took third place with 4.0. Full results here.

MCA online blitz results – June 9, 2020

34 players participated in the 2nd online blitz tournament held by the MCA.  It was held in arena format, meaning that the number of games is not fixed and instead your final score depends on the number of games you manage to play within one hour and your results.  Winner was Isaac Wiebe with 31… Read More »

MCA online rapid results – June 2

Thirty-nine players participated in the MCA online rapid tournament.   Winner of the five round Swiss tournament was SchachFuhrer (a pseudonym) with 5.0 points followed by Ibukun Orogun with 4.5 and Cuneyt (unknown player) with 4.0. Full results here. Next MCA online tournament is a blitz tournament (3/2 time control) on June 9 at 7:00… Read More »

MCA online blitz results

Good turnout for the first Manitoba Chess Association online blitz tournament held tonight.  Thirty-eight players competed in the 8 round tournament.  The winner with 7.0 points was Stefanova (a pseudonym) followed by Louie Polistico and Isaac Wiebe with 6.5 points.  Full results are posted here. Thanks to Theo Wolchock for organizing. The next MCA online… Read More »

Manitoba Chess Association announces online tournaments

The Manitoba Chess Association will be hosting online blitz and rapid tournaments for the next 4 weeks on Lichess. The first tournament will be held on Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 pm and will be a blitz tournament (8 round Swiss, 3/2 time control). The tournament on the following Tuesday (June 2 at 7:00 pm)… Read More »