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2023 Martin Jaeger Memorial (January TuesdayNightTournament) starts Tuesday, January 10

2023 Martin Jaeger Memorial (January TNT 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 –… 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 »

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 »