All Manitoba students in grades 7 to 12 are invited to a Peace in Ukraine Chess Tournament to be held from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm on Tuesday, March 29 at École Secondaire Sisler High School, 1360 Redwood Ave. in Winnipeg. Six round Swiss style tournament. Time control of 12 minutes plus 3 second increment… Read More »
http://www.scholasticchess.mb.ca/ MB Scholastic Chess — Manitoba Qualification for Canadian Chess Challenge Qualification for the national chess tournament happens at the Manitoba Provincial Chess Championships. This year, the Provincial tournament for grades 1 to 12 is being held online on May 1, 2021. At these Provincial championships, students will play to determine who will represent Manitoba at… Read More »
Theo Wolchock won his 4th consecutive Manitoba Junior Championship, with a perfect 4-0 score. Aibike Myrzaibraimova, Borys Angel, and Leonid Samonin tied for 2nd with 3 points; all are Under 14, so 2nd prize and the U14 prizes were shared amongst the three. ‘Joe’ Zhou won the Under 9 prize, with 2 points. Twelve players… Read More »
Theo Wolchock won his third consecutive Manitoba Junior Championship, with a perfect 4-0 score. Second was Carter Marshall with 3 points. Third was Ievgeniaa-Diana Furda with 2.5 points. Full results at http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2018/2018_MB_Jr.htm
Theo Wolchock won his second consecutive Manitoba Junior Championship, and also qualifies as one of the candidates for the 2018 Manitoba Closed. Tied for 2nd/top U1500 were Yazan Abusaleh and Yanyu Lei. Gabriel Hamm won top unrated.
Theo Wolchock and Collin Anderson tied for first with 3.5 points from 4 rounds. Theo. as the top scoring Junior is the 2016 Manitoba Junior Champion. Keith Gannon was the top scoring player over 50, and is the 2016 Manitoba Senior Champion, with Francis Trueman the top Senior over 65.
Please see http://rockerchess.ca/nov8tournament/ for any updates, Held at room 3L08 at the university of Winnipeg. Tournament director: Theo Wolchock $10 entry fee if you pre-register, $15 for day of registrations. $200 in guaranteed prizes, will grow beyond that based on attendance: 1st place: $55 2nd place: $35 1st under 1800: $30 2nd under 1800: $20… Read More »
Blair Rutter writes: Kevin Li is Grade 11 national champion! Congratulations to Kevin Li who had a score of 8.5 out of 9.0 to win the grade 11 championship, at the National Scholastic Chess Tournament held this weekend at the University of Manitoba. Other Manitoba players with plus scores were: Grade 4: Joshua Huston-Earle 5.0… Read More »