Blair Rutter, Roy Proulx, and Michael Ubaka are the only players with 2 points.
28 players have started the 2019 Winnipeg Open (Joe Dreman Memorial). All of the rating favorites won, except Rolando Bince, who escaped with a draw against young Zachary Piche. Still plenty of time to join this 8-round tournament with up to two half-point byes available.
2019 Winnipeg Open – (Joe Dreman Memorial) (a special Tuesday Night Tournament) CFC and FIDE rated. $ 20 entry fee – Prizes will be based on entries. Approximately $ 200 will be added to the prize fund through the Joe Dreman legacy Location: University of Winnipeg – Room 4CM42 8 rounds – June 4, 11,… Read More »
Phil Le Dorze upset top seed Yemi Abioye to win the 2019 May TNT with a perfect 4-0 score. Harshani Konara was second with 3.5 points. Colin Prince and Blair Rutter tied for third place with 3 points. Udaya Annakkage and Gregory Allan, with 2.5 points, shared the U1700 prizes, whilst Bruce Leaden, Michael Ubaka,… Read More »
Phil Le Dorze leads with 3 points, a half-point ahead of Yemi Abioye and Harshani Konara.
Blair Rutter, Phil Le Dorze, and Cory Letain lead with 2 points.
The 2019 Manitoba Closed Chess Championship saw eight players contesting a seven game round-robin over the first two weekends in May.Entering the penultimate round, undefeated Theo Wolchock had a half-point lead over Isaac Wiebe and Jeff Babb. In what would prove to be a pivotal game for the championship results, Babb missed a win in… Read More »
Twenty-two players have started in 2019 May TNT. You can still join next week, with a 1/2 point for Round 1
$ 15 entry fee + CFC Membership required (see below) – Prizes will be based on entries. There is one game per week. Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42 4 rounds – 1 game on each of May 7,14,21,28 – (This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 4 rounds) (Players may… Read More »
Relatively early in the night, Colin Prince won on Board 3 to get to four points. On Board 1, with co-leader Jaroslaw Czypinski on 3.5 points playing Yemi Ayiobe, it never looked like anything but a draw. On Board 3, Theo Wolchock, the other co-leader appeared to have a strong initiative, but when the smoke… Read More »