Category Archives: Special Events

2024 Summer Seniors Open

The Manitoba Chess Association will hold the Summer Seniors Open, a FIDE and CFC rated standard 4 round tournament, starting July 5 2024 at Fort Garry United Church 800 Point Road, Winnipeg.  New players welcome! Free street parking available. Bus route adjacent. Players must be born in 1974 or earlier. Note; eligibility criteria based on Canadian/US… Read More »

2024 May FIDE Rated Blitz at CMU, Tuesday May 14

Registration closed 2024 May FIDE Rated Blitz One Section – CFC Quick Rated and FIDE Blitz Rated Event  – Time control – 3 minutes + 2 second increment $ 10  entry fee – Prizes (minimal) tbd.   10 rounds Swiss System Location:   Canadian Mennonite University  (600 Shaftesbury Boulevard) Room D33  (map and direction and important information https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=4538 Free Parking !  Pre-registration is… Read More »

2024 March St. Mary’s FIDE Rapid Results

Fifty-four entrants contested the 2024 March St. Mary’s FIDE Rapid tournaments on Saturday, March 16. In the morning U1700 section, Jaimin Patel and Daniel Bouchard topped the field with 4.5 points. Joshua Friesen and Zhenting Yang, with 3.5 points, shared the 3rd place and U1600 prizes. Arad Hatamian, with 3.5 points, won the U1400 prize.… Read More »

Winter Seniors Open – Final Round Results

front from left; Remillard, Leaden, Kuryliw, Jarmasz, Lauritson, Melnyk  standing from left; Magyar, Minano, Klokow, Ott, Boron, Zashev   Anthony Boron and Aleksander Zashev tied for first place in the Winter Seniors Open tournament. Both players scored 3.5/4. The event was held at Fort Garry United Church and directed by John Klokow. 13 players participated.… Read More »

Winter Seniors Open

The Manitoba Chess Association will hold the Winter Seniors Open, a FIDE and CFC rated standard 4 round tournament, starting January 12 2024 at Fort Garry United Church 800 Point Road, Winnipeg.  Players must be born in 1974 or earlier. Note; eligibility criteria based on Canadian/US Seniors Championship To pre-register or inquire, text or phone Tournament Director… Read More »