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Results – Marlborough rapid tournament, August 28, 2022

Marlon Jodar won the rapid tournament held August 28, 2022 at the Marlborough Hotel in Winnipeg with a perfect 5.0 score.  Tied for second place were Martin Riquelme (who also placed first in the U1700 section), Mutui Salawu and Michael Odugbesan with 4.0 points. Sharing second place in the U1700 class were Spark Chan, John… Read More »

Rapid chess tournament at Marlborough on Aug. 28

The Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) will be holding a rapid tournament this Sunday, August 28 in the Churchill room on the first floor of the Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith St. in Winnipeg. 5 round Swiss Time control of 20 minutes with 10 second delay (Bronstein) Entry fee of $20 Prizes based on entries, plus $50… 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.

MCA Online 2021 October TNT CFC QR – Final Round Results

Steve Demmery surrendered a draw to Ibukun Orogun, but still won the MCA Online 2021 October TNT CFC Quick-Rated Tournament with 3.5 points.  Orogun and Blair Rutter tied for 2nd/3rd with 3 points. Cross-table: 2021 October MCA Online CFC QR ( The CFC has rated the tournament CFC – Tournament (