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Top board was a quick draw among two of the leaders, which allowed the other leader, Rolando Bince to take sole first place, with his win over Jeff Clark, going into the last round next week.
The 2017 Kent Oliver Memorial resulted in a 4-way tie among Gustav Baron,Anthony Boron, James Currie, and Nilo Moncal, all with 4 points. First U1800 was Kevin Booth with 3.5 points, with Ken Einarsson 2nd U1800. Top U1500 was Joshua Gerona, with Azamat Myrzaibraimov 2nd U1500. Crosstable at: http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2017/2017_KO.htm
Four more players have joined – now there are twenty-six competing.
Twenty-two players have started the 2017 January TNT. The rating favorites won on 8 boards, but Bruce Leaden upset Colin Prince, while Czarny – Clark was drawn, as was Konara – Trueman. You can still join the tournament next Tuesday with a half-point bye for round 1.