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
Twenty-two players have started the 2020 January TNT. All the rating favorites won, but it wasn’t easy for them – particularly on Boards 2,3 and 4. You can still join next week, with a 1/2 point for Round 1.
Brandon University, Louis Riel Room GrandSwiss Chess Tournament Saturday, January 11, 2020. 1:00 to 6:00 PM. $10Entry. Brandon University, Louis Riel Room. 15min/No increment Kids tournament with prizes. Adults tournament 1st place prize. Brandon Knights Chess Club For more info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org ALL SKILL LEVELS – More info call 204 730 2539
2020 January TNT Tournament One Section – Chess Federation of Canada(CFC) Rated Event (All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site)) $ 15 entry fee – Prizes will be based on entries. Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42 4 rounds – 1 game on each Tuesday January 7, 14, 21,… Read More »
Theo Wolchock capped a dominant second-half of the year with another tournament victory – winning the 2019 Jack Woodbury Memorial with 5.5 from 6 games. Second was Rolando Bince with 5 points. Colin Prince and Michael Hopper scored 4.5 points, with Prince taking the U1900 first prize, and Hopper 3rd prize money. Roy Proulx and… Read More »