Author Archives: Anthony Boron

Martin Jaeger (1938-2020)

JAEGER MARTIN – Obituaries – Winnipeg Free Press Passages Some old-timers may remember Martin, I only knew he was a one-time Winnipegger. Brad Thomson posted on chesstalk in August, “I am sorry to hear of Martin’s passing and express my condolences to his friends and family. Martin was a delightful and fun-loving soul who enjoyed… Read More »

Virtual, casual chess meetup December 31 at noon

On Thursday Dec 31 Mark Jenkins of Rudolf Rocker Chess Club is hostinga virtual, casual chess meetup at noon:http://rockerchess.ca/virtual-casual-chess-meetup-thursday-dec-31-2020-noon/ Mark is prepared to facilitate the participation of players who onlyhave phones and don’t have internet(http://rockerchess.ca/how-to-play-by-phone-radio-or-conference-call/)so it would be helpful if folks reading this online can call up theirisolated chess friends and let them know about… Read More »

Zoltan Bodnar – 1951-2020

Zoltan Bodnar – local player in the 1970s and well-known amongst problemists, passed away earlier this year. (source: Nigel Hanrahan) Nigel indicates that Zoltan was published in ‘The Problemist’ 8 times between 1976 and 1991. See http://theproblemist.org/mags.pl?type=tp Cecil Rosner most recently published one of his problems in 2014. Chess Manitoba: Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – October… Read More »

2020 National Youth Active Online Chess Championships – Deadline Nov 5

Dear all,FIDE just announced Online World Cadet and Youth Rapid tournament last week.https://www.fide.com/news/785Each country can only register one player per each age category (u10, U12, U14, U16 & U18) by Nov 15, 2020.  ** No U08 section For Canada to select the official representative, 2020 National Youth Active Online Chess Championships will be the qualifying tournament. … Read More »

MCA Online Blitz results – August 4

Isaac Wiebe placed first again in the weekly nine-round blitz tournament with a score of 8.5.  Colin Prince placed second with 7.5 and SchachFuhrer placed third with 6.0.   Top under 1800 was zxcfds with 3 points. Full results here. Next MCA online tournament will be a rapid at 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 6.

Hamissauga Rapid 1

Hello All, Hamissauga (online) Chess Club has another event scheduled for tomorrow evening. Hamissauga Rapid 1 – Wednesday, June 10 at 7pm (central), 5 round Swiss.Links below. This email is going out blind copied to many contacts across Canada to expand our membership.So, if you are getting this out of the blue, welcome, and please… Read More »