TKpride won today’s four-round virtual chess tournament with a score of 3.5 points, followed by Theo Wolchock, also with 3.5 points and Colin Prince with 2.5. Top U1800 player was John Wierda with 2.0 points. Full results here. The next MCA rapid tournament will be on Tornelo on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7:00 pm. Details… Read More »
The first virtual chess event hosted by the Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) last Sunday was a success. Fourteen players were able to play chess in a lichess tournament and connect via Zoom, which in effect allowed for a “skittles” room where players could analyze their games. The MCA has decided to continue these tournaments every… Read More »
Nineteen players participated in tonight’s arena blitz tournament. Theo Wolchock placed first with 32 points followed by maxjr18 with 28 and TKpride with 26. Top U1800 player was Kadiya with 20 points. Top U1600 player was Michael Hao with 7. Full results here. The next online MCA event will be a virtual rapid tournament on… Read More »
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Fourteen players competed in the MCA’s first online virtual chess tournament today through lichess and Zoom. Theo Wolchock placed first with 3.5 points in the four-round tournament, followed by Blair Rutter and Mike Skop with 3.0 points each. Top U1800 player was Alex Murray with 2.5 points. Top U1500 player was Peter Magyar with 1.5… Read More »
Twenty-two players participated in tonight’s arena blitz tournament. Isaac Wiebe placed first with 46 points, followed by Frank Johnson with 38 and Theo Wolchock with 25. Top U1800 player was zxcfds with 8 points. Full results here. The next MCA chess event will be a virtual chess tournament on Sunday, January 17 at 9:00 am.
The Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a virtual chess event this Sunday (January 17) at 9:00 am on Lichess. The tournament will be a 4 round Swiss with a time control of 10 minutes with a 10 second increment. Five minutes between rounds to allow for game… Read More »
Theo Wolchock won tonight’s arena blitz tournament with a score of 22 points. Gilbert Perez was second with 21 and Colin Prince was third with 16. Top U1800 player was TKbraindamage with 6 points. Full results here. The next MCA online tournament will be a blitz on Tuesday, January 12 at 7:00 pm.
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 »
MajesticHippo (pseudonym for Trevor Vincent, former Manitoba champion) won the last MCA arena blitz tournament of the year with a score of 25 points. Chandrashekhar Iyer placed second with 14 points and GruenfeldAdict was third with 13 points. Top U1800 player was zxcfds with 9 points. Full results here. The next MCA blitz tournament will… Read More »