Saul Magnusson continued his excellent run by defeating the 4th round leader Jeff Clark, and winning the 2015 Arsen Aban Memorial with 4.5 points, 1/2 point ahead of second place finishers Clark and Isaac Wiebe. Blair Rutter and Colin Prince shared the U2000 and U1950 prizes with 3.5 points. U1850 was shared by John Remillard,… Read More »
Mark Jenkins on Rocker Chess Club has compiled show times and other useful information at: http://rockerchess.ca/pawn-sacrifice-night-at-grant-park/ He is also proposing some a chess gathering Sept. 30.
Jeff Clark is the sole leader with 4-0, followed by Saul Magnusson with 3.5. Derek Ma and Isaac Wiebe are next with 3, heading in to the final round next week Bd Res White Black Res 1 1 Jeff Clark (2039 3.0) Isaac Wiebe (2108 3.0) 0 2 1 Saul Magnusson (1977 2.5) James Atem… Read More »
Isaac Wiebe and Jeff Clark lead with 3 points; Saul Magnusson and James Atem are 1/2 point back. Bd Res White Black Res 1 1 Isaac Wiebe (2108 2) Blair Rutter (1924 2) 0 2 1 Jeff Clark (2039 2) Myron Kernetsky (1916 2) 0 3 0 Theo Wolchock (1905 2) James Atem (1863 1½)… Read More »
Four players have joined the tournament and now there is a total of thirty ! Ole Hellsten returns to tournament chess after a hiatus of almost twelve years ! Only five players remain with perfect 2-0 scores, Isaac Wiebe, Theo Wolchock, Jeff Clark, Blair Rutter, and Myron Kernetsky. Bd Res White Black Res 1 0… Read More »
As we mentioned at the TNT last week, former MCA president Arsen Aban has passed away. Full Winnipeg Free Press Passages entry here: ARSEN ABAN ARSEN ABAN April 7, 1944 – August 29, 2015. A celebration of Arsen’s life will be held at the Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St. on Tuesday, September 8 at 6:00… Read More »
Twenty-six players have started the 2015 September TNT. You can join the action in Round 2, with a half-point bye for Round 1. Two upsets in Round 1; John Remillard over Waldemar Schulz, Rayan Roy over Jamie Campbell, while Will Bonness held a pawn down rook ending against Rolando Bince. Bd Res White Black Res… Read More »