Twenty-four players contested the second of three Abe Yanofsky Rapid Satellite tournaments, in which the prizes are full or partial entries to the 2019 Abe Yanofsky Memorial tournament . Two entries in each of the two sections, Open, and U1800 were the prizes on August 20. There was a four-way tie for the two Open… Read More »
Tuesday, August 20⋅7:00 – 10:30pmThe University of Winnipeg Rapid/Active Tournament Tuesday – August 20 515 Portage Ave,Description: 4 round Swiss System tournament Room 4CM42 – Registration starts at 6:30 pm -Registration closes at 6:55 pm Round 1 starts at 7:00 pm Entry Fee: $ 10 CFC membership not required Time Control 15 minutes + 10… Read More »
Twenty-four players contested the first of three Abe Yanofsky Active Satellite tournaments, in which the prizes are full or partial entries to the 2019 Abe Yanofsky Memorial tournament . Five entries were the prizes on August 13. Isaac Wiebe with a perfect 4 points, and Gustav Baron with 3.5 points won the two entries as… Read More »
Derek Ma defeated Isaac Wiebe in a tense battle to win the 2019 Winnipeg Open with 6.5 points. The game ended with both players having less than a minute remaining, and an extremely sharp position preceding the finish. Isaac Wiebe took second place with 6 points. Adrian Lafreniere and Cory Letain scored 5.5 points,… Read More »
2019 (17th Annual) Abe Yanofsky Memorial Tournament – $ 2,500 Guaranteed Prize Fund – August 30 – September 1 Full information at: https://aymemorialchess.blogspot.com/ Entry fees: $50 regular, $40 junior if registered on or before Aug 6. After August 6 – $60. $50 for junior (under 20 years of age) CFC Membership also required. All players… Read More »
Isaac Wiebe leads with 6 points, followed by Derek Ma with 5.5. They will face each other in the final round next week. Also next week – additional books will be for sale – full list here: Books Arrive early on July 30 for best selection.
Isaac Wiebe leads with 4.5 points
Isaac Wiebe, Gustav Baron, and Derek Ma lead with 3.5 points. You can still join this Eight-Round tournament in Round 5, July 9, with a total of 1 point in byes for the missed 4 rounds.
Michael Ubaka is the surprise leader with 3 points. Still time to join the tournament for the final 5 rounds (with one point for the 3 rounds missed).
Blair Rutter, Roy Proulx, and Michael Ubaka are the only players with 2 points.