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 »
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 »
MajesticHippo won tonight’s arena blitz tournament with a score of 34 points, followed by Chandrashekhar Iyer with 30 and Gilbert Perez with 29. Top U1800 player was jschess12 with 13 points. Full results here. The next MCA online tournament will be a blitz on Tuesday, December 29 at 7:00 pm.
Close finish in tonight’s arena blitz tournament. Gilbert Perez finished first with 21 points, followed by Ibkchessforlife with 20 and Chandrashekhar Iyer with 19 points. Top U1800 finisher was jhzhou with 14 points. Full results here. The next MCA online tournament will be a blitz on Tuesday, December 22 at 7:00 pm.
Ibkchessforlife won tonight’s arena blitz tournament with a score of 28 points. Theo Wolchock placed second with 27 and Vinar16 placed third with 23. Top U1800 player was hamster_lord with 14 points. Full results here. The next MCA blitz tournament will be on Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00 pm.