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.
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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 »
Theo Wolchock and Colin Prince won on the top two boards and will meet on Board One in the final round next week. Harshani Konara and Rolando Bince have a chance to catch them if that game is drawn. The race for the class prizes (U1900, U1800, U1600, U1500) is also unclear. http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2019/2019_Woodbury.htm
Isaac Wiebe, Theo Wolchock, and Colin Prince lead with 3.5 points, with 2 rounds remaining. Five players are on 3 points, while six have 2.5. http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2019/2019_Woodbury.htm
Yemi Abioye leads the thirty-five player tournament with the only 3-0 perfect score. No less than fourteen players are within 1-point. http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2019/2019_Woodbury.htm