Seventeen players competed in a Chess 960 tournament held by the Manitoba Chess Association at the Forks Market in Winnipeg on May 14, 2022. Saul Magnusson placed first with a score of 4.0 in the four round Swiss tournament. Marlon Jodar was second with 3.5 points and Gustav Baron, Colin Prince and James Paeldin were… Read More »
The Manitoba Chess Association will hold a Chess 960 Tournament at the Forks Market building, main floor, on Saturday May 14th. Tournament begins at 9am sharp 4 round Swiss 15/10 time controls Starting positions randomly generated at the start of each round. $10 entry fee Cash prizes, based on entries. Tournament is unrated but we… Read More »
Thirty-eight students from 19 schools participated in the Peace in Ukraine high school chess tournament held today at École Secondaire Sisler High School in Winnipeg. Co-winners of the tournament were Adam Katz of Vincent Massey Collegiate and Christian Ventura of Sisler, each scoring 5.5 points in the six-round event. Players from École Secondaire Sisler High… Read More »
All Manitoba students in grades 7 to 12 are invited to a Peace in Ukraine Chess Tournament to be held from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm on Tuesday, March 29 at École Secondaire Sisler High School, 1360 Redwood Ave. in Winnipeg. Six round Swiss style tournament. Time control of 12 minutes plus 3 second increment… Read More »
There will be a casual meetup at The Forks Market on Friday Dec 17 at 10 am until noon on the second floor of the main Forks Market building. Sets and clocks will be available. Time controls (if any) are at players’ discretion. Reminder: all Forks patrons must show proof of vaccination and must be… Read More »
Eighteen players turned out for an over-the-board Swiss tournament held today at the Little Brown Jug brewery in Winnipeg. Mutiu Salawu placed first with 4.5 points. Second was Gilbert Perez with 4.0 points. In the U1900 section, Jackson Stordeur placed first with 3.5 points followed by Al McPherson, Allen George, Julian Kelly and Nathan Kirshner… Read More »
The Manitoba Chess Association is pleased to be holding an over-the-board rapid tournament at the Little Brown Jug microbrewery, 336 William Ave. in Winnipeg from 2:00 to 5:00 on Saturday, December 11. Details as follows: 5 round Swiss tournament, time control of 10 minutes plus 3 second increment. $15 entry fee, unless participant has never… Read More »
Manitoba’s Gilbert Perez finished in 63rd place out of a field of 249 players at FIDE’s 4th World Championship for People with Disabilities. He ended up with a score of 5.5 to 3.5. He was the only Canadian represented in the online tournament. Congratulations Gilbert on a fine performance. Tournament results can be found here.
The-Unfriendly-Giant won tonight’s arena bullet tournament with 64 points, followed by Franz-Fleishacker with 24 and MrLahey with 18. Full results here.
Larry Samson won tonight’s 4 round blitz tournament with a score of 3.0 points. Kadiya placed second also with 3.0 points and Blair Rutter placed third with 2.0 points. Full results here.