Isaac Wiebe and Theo Wolchock lead with 3.5 points.
Gustav Baron is the sole leader with 3 points. No less than 5 players are just a half-point behind.
The rating favorites won again, except for Zachary Piche’s win over Keith Gannon, and newcomer Ibukun Orogun winning over John Remillard. There are 32 players now entered – you can still join in Round 3, with 2 half-point byes for Rounds 1 and 2.
Isaac defeated Jojo Nones in the final – 1.5 – .5 Congratulations Isaac ! Match by match details @ https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=2071
Twenty-six players have started the tournament; you can still join the tournament next week with a half-point bye for Round 1. In Round 1, all the rating favorites won.
16 inmates of Stony Mountain Institution and 3 members of the Manitoba Chess Association (Ken Einarsson, Bruce Leaden and Francis Trueman) played in a 5 round active tournament at the Institution on Saturday, June 2. Bruce scored 1st with a perfect 5.0. Ken and an inmate (who we are not allowed to name) finished second… Read More »