Monthly Archives: August 2015

2015 September TNT starts Tuesday, September 1

2015 September TNT – CFC (Chess Federation of Canada)  rated. FIDE rated. CFC Membership required (see below) $ 15 entry fee  –   Prizes will be based on entries. Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42 5 rounds – September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29,   – (This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all… Read More »

Chess at the Museum !

The Manitoba Chess Association in co-operation with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is hosting a “learn to play” chess event at the Museum from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on each of the following four Sundays:  August 23 & 30, September 6 & 13.  Representatives from the Manitoba Chess Association will be on hand to… Read More »

MCA Chess Night – Tuesday, August 18

The Manitoba Chess Association offer a night of informal chess related activities. Renew acquaintances old and new ! Shoot the breeze about Carlsen’s latest exploits! Shake off the rust with a few blitz games ! Buy and/or sell chess books ! Drop in any time on the evening of August 18 to room 4CM42 at… Read More »

2015 Abe Yanofsky Memorial – Final Results

Manitoba Champion FM Kevin Gentes won the 2015 Abe Yanofsky Memorial Open section with 4.5 points. ceding only a draw in the last round.  Jeff Babb, Nilo Moncal, and Gustav Baron shared the 2nd-3rd prizes with 3.5 points.  Rolando Bince and Saul Magnusson tied for Top U2000, while Chathura Illangakoon took 3rd U2000. In… Read More »

2015 Abe Yanofsky Blitz Results

Nilo Moncal led from start to finish, capturing first place with 14.5 points from 18 games. Jonathon Zaczek and Chandrashekhar Iyer tied for 2nd-3rd with 13.5 points. Will Bonness was top U1800 with 11 points.  All above won entries to the 2015 Abe Yanofsky Memorial.  Crosstable at: