Author Archives: Blair Rutter

Medieval chess tournament results

Two chess tournaments were held on Saturday July 28 under beautiful blue skies at the Medieval Chess Festival in Cooks Creek, MB.  Twelve players competed in the unrated tournament and 10 players in the open tournament.  There was a 3-way tie for first in the unrated tournament.   Riley Chamartin, Joseph Dimabuyu and Austin Spence… Read More »

Medieval Chess Tournament – July 28

The Manitoba Chess Association is again pleased to be participating in the Medieval Festival at the Immaculate Conception Church in Cooks Creek, MB on Saturday, July 28.  We will host two tournaments — the first starting at 1:00 will be for unrated players; the second starting at 3:00 will be an open tournament for both… Read More »

Stony Mountain tournament

16 inmates of Stony Mountain Institution and 3 members of the Manitoba Chess Association (Ken Einarsson, Bruce Leaden and Francis Trueman) played in a 5 round active tournament at the Institution on Saturday, June 2.   Bruce scored 1st with a perfect 5.0.  Ken and an inmate (who we are not allowed to name) finished second… Read More »

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: … Read More »