Category Archives: Special Events

Little Brown Jug chess tournament July 9

The Manitoba Chess Association is pleased to be holding another rapid tournament at the Little Brown Jug brewery, 336 William Ave. in Winnipeg from 2:00 to 5:00 on Saturday, July 9.  Details as follows: 5 round Swiss tournament, time control of 10 minutes plus 3 second increment. $15 entry fee, unless participant has never played… Read More »

Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival 2022

Our colleagues in Nova Scotia have asked that we post notice of the Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival 2022, in Halifax,  July 29 – August 2. “Halifax is a pleasant destination for players contemplating travel this summer. An added incentive is that all tournament at Pawn Wise are FIDE-rated. See the link below… Read More »

Chess 960 tournament May 14, 2022

The Manitoba Chess Association will hold a Chess 960 Tournament at the Forks Market building, main floor, on Saturday May 14th. Tournament begins at 9am sharp 4 round Swiss 15/10 time controls Starting positions randomly generated at the start of each round. $10 entry fee Cash prizes, based on entries. Tournament is unrated but we… Read More »

Rocker Chess Club meet-up – April 30

Mark Jenkins of Rocker Chess Club is hosting the first casual chess meetup at the Millenium Library in over two years – Saturday, April 30, 1pm-4pm, round tables on the 2nd floor. .…/