Monthly Archives: August 2014

2014 Abe Yanofsky Blitz Championship Results- August 26

 Twenty-two players contested the 2014 Abe Yanofsky Blitz Championship. Time Control – 3 minutes + 2 second increment. (same time control as used in the World Blitz Championship). Kevin Li won the 9 double-round (18 games) tournament with 14 points.  Second was shared by C.Iyer, and Nilo (“Black Russian”) Moncal, with 13. Under 1800 was… Read More »

2014 Abe Yanofsky Memorial – Chess Set display

 John Remillard writes: To all chessplayers, Help share in the fast approaching Abe Yanofsky Memorial Chess Tournament Friday Aug 29 to Sunday Aug 31. Room 3L08 University of Winnipeg Please bring in your most unusual chess sets. This is a chance to showcase your favourite chess sets for your fellow chess players and chess fans.… Read More »