Category Archives: Special Events

Gilbert Perez reports on the 2022 Banff Open

Gilbert (Bong) Perez: The tournament spanned November 11 to 13, 2022 at the Banff Centre (Alberta). 130 chess players from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec, USA, and a Manitoba contingent of Theo Wolchock, Marcos Valentino, Luis Exconde, Joshua Gerona, and Bong Perez participated.  Jojo Nones, now residing in  BC, was number 3 seed in the Open… Read More »

2022 MCA Remembrance Day Sectionals results

Twenty-five players participated in the The Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) Sectionals  CFC Rating tournament at St. Mary’s Road United Church, 613 St. Mary’s Road. on Friday, November 11.  Players were assigned to 4-player sections (quads) – with the objective of having closely matched contestants for each of their 3 (60 minutes + 15 second delay)… Read More »

2022 MCA Online Fall Flurries Tournament starts Oct 6

2022 MCA Online Fall Flurries Tournament starts Thursday, October 6 on the Tornelo platform CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) Quick rated. All players must be members of the CFC. As it is CFC rated, all players must have a current, unexpired CFC membership. Can be purchased directly from CFC or through Manitoba Chess Association. (see… Read More »

Brandon Kingstone chess tournament results

Thirty two players participated in the Kingstone chess tournament held July 24 at Brandon University.  Marcos Valentino won the open section with a score of 4.5 points in the five rounds Swiss tournament.  Gustav Baron placed second with 4.0 points and Gilbert Perez, Saul Magnusson and Theo Wolchock placed third with 3.5. Crosstable: Thium… Read More »