Theo Wolchock announces: Join us tonight for a 9 round blitz swiss event! The time control will be 3+2 and the tournament starts at 7:00 PM! How to enter:Join the MCA lichess team: https://lichess.org/team/manitoba-chess-association Join the August 18th blitz tournament: https://lichess.org/swiss/37bKPVG1
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.
Five more players have joined the tournament. The winners on boards 1-4 are in lead with perfect scores.
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.