Two chess tournaments were held on Saturday July 28 under beautiful blue skies at the Medieval Chess Festival in Cooks Creek, MB. Twelve players competed in the unrated tournament and 10 players in the open tournament. There was a 3-way tie for first in the unrated tournament. Riley Chamartin, Joseph Dimabuyu and Austin Spence… Read More »
Gustav Baron won his second Winnipeg Open (previous title in 2014) by defeating Michael He in final round, while the pre-round co-leader Derek Ma drew with Theo Wolchock. Baron had 6.5 points, Ma 6, Wolchock (and the idle Jeff Babb) 5.5 points. The U1900 prizes were shared by Colin Prince and John Remillard, each scoring… Read More »
The Manitoba Chess Association is again pleased to be participating in the Medieval Festival at the Immaculate Conception Church in Cooks Creek, MB on Saturday, July 28. We will host two tournaments — the first starting at 1:00 will be for unrated players; the second starting at 3:00 will be an open tournament for both… Read More »
Gustav Baron and Theo Wolchock drew on first board, while Derek Ma snatched victory from defeat on second board. Baron and Ma now lead with 5.5 points, followed by Wolchock and Babb with 5 points.
Gustav Baron leads with 5 points, a half-point ahead of Theo Wolchock and Derek Ma.
Isaac Wiebe, Gustav Baron, Tony Boron, and Theo Wolchock lead with 4 points.