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 »