Theo Wolchock won his third consecutive Manitoba Junior Championship, with a perfect 4-0 score. Second was Carter Marshall with 3 points. Third was Ievgeniaa-Diana Furda with 2.5 points. Full results at http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2018/2018_MB_Jr.htm
In the Open Section. Jojo Nones repeated as the winner, with 4.5 points. Sharing the 2nd -3rd prizes, were Isaac Wiebe, Ryne Swift, and Theo Wolchock, all with 3.5 points. Top U2000 was Blair Rutter with 2.5 points, with Daniel Wei and Sam Cleto sharing 2nd U2000 with 2 points. http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2018/2018_AY_Open.htm In the U2000… Read More »
Eighteen players have started in the Open Section, while the U1800 section has 25 entrants. You can still join the action Saturday morning with a half-point bye for Round 1. Open Section U1800 Section
2018 Abe Yanofsky Memorial Tournament – August 31 – Sep 2 $ 3,000 Prize Fund ! Latest details and pre-registered entrants at http://aymemorialchess.blogspot.com/
2018 Aron Kaptsan Memorial, originally scheduled for late May, is postponed,
Twenty-six players participated in the 2018 Mind Sports Active held at Sinclair Park Community Center, organized by Steve Udarbe. Premier Section: First – Derek Ma 4.5 points Second – Marcos Valentino 4 points Third – Ryne Swift, Nilo Moncal, Fernando Orcullo – 3 points Challengers Section: First – James Paeldin 5 points Second – Michael… Read More »
Isaac Wiebe, Gustav Baron and Frank Johnson tied for 1st in the Open section each winning $1,333 In the Under 1900 Section Ken Einarsson, and Ethan Eckert, tied for second winning $266 Organizer Brandin Titanich with Ken Einarsson Crosstables: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1kAw6r78Jsmu14e2J_RoyEwiekltpUZX6GwXjfYdTWOo/edit?usp=sharing
The 2018 Kent Oliver Memorial Active tournament resulted in a four way tie for first/second. Gustav Baron, Joshua Gerona, Ryne Swift,and Theo Wolchock all scored 4 points. Gerona beat Swift in Round 2, Blair Rutter defeated Gerona in Round 4, while Baron won over Wolchock in the same round. It was up to Swift to… Read More »
Rolando Bince, Ken Einarsson, and Tony Boron tied for first with 3 points in the five player round-robin. Claude Beaudry played in his first tournament in 30+ years; Keith Gannon rounded out the field. Games have been posted.
Theo Wolchock won his second consecutive Manitoba Junior Championship, and also qualifies as one of the candidates for the 2018 Manitoba Closed. Tied for 2nd/top U1500 were Yazan Abusaleh and Yanyu Lei. Gabriel Hamm won top unrated.