Category Archives: Special Events

Rudolf Rocker Club on-line tournament starts January 14

 Mark Jenkins writes: We’re (Rocker Chess Club) hosting our first online swiss at a long time control, 40+40. This will be a multi-day tournament held on: Saturday January 14th, 1pm Saturday January 21st, 1pm Sunday January 22nd, 1pm Saturday January 28, 1pm More information at

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 »