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2024 April TNT tournament starts Tuesday, April 2 at CMU

2024 April TNT Tuesday Night Tournament One Section – CFC and FIDE Standard Rated Event  – Time control – 60 minutes + 30 second increment $ 30  entry fee – Prizes tbd.   5 rounds (5 Tuesdays in April) Location:   Canadian Mennonite University  (600 Shaftesbury Boulevard) Room D33  (map and direction and important information https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=4538 Free Parking ! CFC… Read More »

Winter Seniors Open

The Manitoba Chess Association will hold the Winter Seniors Open, a FIDE and CFC rated standard 4 round tournament, starting January 12 2024 at Fort Garry United Church 800 Point Road, Winnipeg.  Players must be born in 1974 or earlier. Note; eligibility criteria based on Canadian/US Seniors Championship To pre-register or inquire, text or phone Tournament Director… Read More »

Brandon November CFC Rated Wednesday Night Tournament starts November 8

Brandon CFC Rated Chess Tournament 22023 Brandon November WCT (Wednesday Chess Tournament) starts on Wednesday, November 8. This is a CFC Rated events, one section only. Registration fees are: Adults – $20 Juniors – $10Location: Chez Angela Cafe, 9th St. Brandon CFC membership is required, pre-registration is recommended and last day to pre-register is on… Read More »

Two Rapid Chess Tournaments on Saturday, October 14

The Manitoba Chess Association will hold 2 tournaments on Saturday, October 14th at St. Mary’s Road United Church, 613 St. Mary’s Road. Some players are eligible to play in either or both tournaments.   To pre-register, text or phone Tournament Director Al MacPherson at 204-898-8485 or email Tony Boron at chessmanitoba@gmail.com CFC membership required (valid for 12… Read More »

2023 March Tuesday Night Tournament starts Tuesday, March 7

2023 March Tuesday Night Tournament One Section – CFC and FIDE Standard Rated Event $ 25 entry fee – Prizes tbd. Location:   Canadian Mennonite University  (600 Shaftesbury Boulevard) Room D33  (map and direction and important information https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=4538 Free Parking ! CFC Membership required. Pre-registration is strongly recommended as capacity will be limited. 4 rounds – 1 game… Read More »

Rudolf Rocker Chess Club updates

Mark Jenkins from the Rudolf Rocker Chess Club writes that: “The primary location for Rudolf Rocker Chess Club casual meetups is now the Forks Market, 2nd floor seating areas, Saturdays noon-4pm. These meetups have been extremely well attended and participants have expressed their appreciation for the location. Approximately once a month there will also be… Read More »

CFC has rated the November Rapid and Jay Khedkar Memorial

2022 November 26 Rapid https://www.chess.ca/en/ratings/t/?id=202211124   2022 Jay Khedkar Memorial https://www.chess.ca/en/ratings/t/?id=202211108 FIDE updates ratings once per month – this tournament will be rated by FIDE at the end of December.   FIDE has rated the 2022 November 26 Rapid https://ratings.fide.com/report.phtml?event=309367&t=1 Only a few players had rating changes – those players had existing FIDE standard ratings… Read More »