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.
Two more players have joined and there are now twenty-nine participating. Not sure what may have happened on the other boards as your correspondent with Black on Board 1 was busy achieving a drawn ending after suffering most of the game, only to throw it away. Theo on board 2 mentioned that he missed something… Read More »
The Brandon Knights Chess Club has been formed in Brandon, MB. The club meets every Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in room 215 in the Clark Hall Building at Brandon University. All players welcome! For more details, please contact Rod Riquelme at 204-851-1191
Another 5 players have joined and now there are 27 competing. (I’ll try to have a projected prize fund posted here soon – too entice a few more players to join!) On the lower boards some of the younger players achieved draws against higher rated opponents; but otherwise no big surprises (Gannon’s peak is over… Read More »
The biggest tournament in Saskatchewan returns this February. This weekend-long event features $8000 in cash prizes and your chance to play against some of the best players in Canada! Do you have what it takes to be crowned the Saskatchewan Chess Champion? When: February 16-18, 2018 Where: Regina, SK (Venue TBD) Prize fund: $8000 (based… Read More »
Twenty-two players have started the seven-round tournament, with all the rating favorites winning in Round 1. However, it wasn’t easy for all; Board 1 attracted a lot of attention all night; the post-mortem confirmed that rating favorite was in serious difficulty. Can you still join the action next week with a half-point bye for Round… Read More »
2017 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial Chess Tournament University of Winnipeg – Room 4CM42 One Section – FIDE and CFC Rated Swiss – 7 rounds Prizes based on entries – class prizes also Dates: November 7 – December 19, 2017 Arbiter: Anthony Boron Org CFC / Manitoba Chess Association Time Controls – G /110(+Guideline III.4 for situations… Read More »