Category Archives: Special Events

2019 Manitoba Closed Championship

The 2019 Manitoba Closed Chess Championship saw eight players contesting a seven game round-robin over the first two weekends in May.Entering the penultimate round, undefeated Theo Wolchock had a half-point lead over Isaac Wiebe and Jeff Babb. In what would prove to be a pivotal game for the championship results, Babb missed a win in… Read More »

Blitz Tournament Results- Tuesday, August 28

Twenty-four players competed on Blitz night – a 10 player round-robin over 1800 section, and a 7-round Swiss for the fourteen U1800 players. Both sections played 2 games per round with alternating colours against their opponent. Isaac Wiebe won the top section with 15-3; Theo Wolchock was 2nd. http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2018/2018_Aug_Blitz_O.htm Yemi Abioye won the U1800 section… Read More »

Medieval Chess Tournament – July 28

The Manitoba Chess Association is again pleased to be participating in the Medieval Festival at the Immaculate Conception Church in Cooks Creek, MB on Saturday, July 28.  We will host two tournaments — the first starting at 1:00 will be for unrated players; the second starting at 3:00 will be an open tournament for both… Read More »