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David Woodbury – 1955-2021

A player familiar to those that were active in the 1970’s has passed away. I met David at the old Winnipeg Chess Club on Selkirk Avenue around 1971.  As far as I can determine / remember he did not play rated CFC chess after 1977 (the 1977 CFC annual ratings show a very respectable 1840… Read More »

Brandon’s Gilbert Perez featured on FIDE website

World Championship for People with Disabilities: Last call to register (fide.com) Saturday, 30 Oct 2021 04:44 Word Championship for People with Disabilities The 4th FIDE World Chess Championship for People with Disabilities will take place online from November 4-14, 2021. Organized by Dresdner Schachfestival E.V. under the auspices of FIDE, it is an individual 9-round Swiss… Read More »

MB Scholastic Chess — Manitoba Qualification for Canadian Chess Challenge

http://www.scholasticchess.mb.ca/ MB Scholastic Chess — Manitoba Qualification for Canadian Chess Challenge Qualification for the national chess tournament happens at the Manitoba Provincial Chess Championships. This year, the Provincial tournament for grades 1 to 12 is being held online on May 1, 2021. At these Provincial championships, students will play to determine who will represent Manitoba at… Read More »