The 2020 March TNT results for two rounds have been submitted to the CFC and FIDE for rating, and the tournament has ended. There will be no prizes awarded. CFC crosstable here: https://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=202003045 The tournament entry fee of $20 will be refunded for the 2020 March TNT- we can do this most quickly and socially… Read More »
Twenty-eight players have started the CFC and FIDE rated 5-round tournament. In Round 1, all the rating favourites won, except for the result on Board 2. You can still join the tournament next Tuesday, with a half-point bye for the first round.
Isaac Wiebe and Gustav Baron shared first place with 3.5 points. The top U2000 prize and top U1800 prizes were shared by Ethan Eckert and Zachary Piche, each with 3 points. Those results freed up the lesser U1800 and U1500 Prizes for Jim Melnyk, Gavin Wijaweera, and Richard Ott, who each scored 2 points. http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2020/2020_Feb_TNT.htm
Jeff Babb leads with a perfect score with one round remaining.
Theo Wolchock added to his list of outright tournament wins by topping the 38-player 2020 Kent Oliver Memorial with 4.5 points. In 2nd, with 4 points, were Gustav Baron,Marcos Valentino, Anthony Boron, Colin Prince, and Gilbert Perez. Perez took the top U2000 prize. Fernando Orcullo was 2nd U2000 with 3.5 points. The top U1700 prizes… Read More »
Five more players have joined the tournament. The winners on boards 1-4 are in lead with perfect scores.
Kent Oliver Memorial Chess Tournament and MCA Annual Meeting Sunday, February 16, 2020 – University of Winnipeg Room 3L08 One day Rapid event ! 5 rounds of Game / 20 minutes + 10 seconds free (Bronstein) Registration starts at 9:30AM – First Round 10 a.m (We should be finished around 5 p.m.) Pizza Lunch (provided)… Read More »
There are currently 18 participants playing in this month’s TNT and there were no unexpected results in Round 1 as the favorites won their games. Also of note is a return back to tournament play for Bob March after a 43 year (!) absence, who is playing in the tournament with his son, John. You… Read More »
Jeff Babb is in the sole lead with 3 points. Yemi Abioye, Rolando Bince, and Jim Green are next with 2.5 points.
Jeff Babb and Yemi Abioye lead with 2 points. No less than eight players are a half-point back. (Five of the players who won last week, took byes for Round 2). Also of note were the first CFC tournament wins for Marcelo Aza Farje and young Gavin Wijeweera. http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2020/2020_Jan_TNT.htm