Author Archives: Blair Rutter

Chess 960 tournament May 14, 2022

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 »

Peace in Ukraine chess tournament results

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 »

Chess at the Forks

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 »

MCA chess tournament at Little Brown Jug – December 11

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 »

Perez at FIDE world championship for disabled

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.