Monthly Archives: December 2020

Martin Jaeger (1938-2020)

JAEGER MARTIN – Obituaries – Winnipeg Free Press Passages Some old-timers may remember Martin, I only knew he was a one-time Winnipegger. Brad Thomson posted on chesstalk in August, “I am sorry to hear of Martin’s passing and express my condolences to his friends and family. Martin was a delightful and fun-loving soul who enjoyed… Read More »

MCA online blitz results – December 29, 2020

MajesticHippo (pseudonym for Trevor Vincent, former Manitoba champion) won the last MCA arena blitz tournament of the year with a score of 25 points.  Chandrashekhar Iyer placed second with 14 points and GruenfeldAdict was third with 13 points. Top U1800 player was zxcfds with 9 points. Full results here. The next MCA blitz tournament will… Read More »

Virtual, casual chess meetup December 31 at noon

On Thursday Dec 31 Mark Jenkins of Rudolf Rocker Chess Club is hostinga virtual, casual chess meetup at noon:http://rockerchess.ca/virtual-casual-chess-meetup-thursday-dec-31-2020-noon/ Mark is prepared to facilitate the participation of players who onlyhave phones and don’t have internet(http://rockerchess.ca/how-to-play-by-phone-radio-or-conference-call/)so it would be helpful if folks reading this online can call up theirisolated chess friends and let them know about… Read More »

MCA online blitz results – December 22, 2020

MajesticHippo won tonight’s arena blitz tournament with a score of 34 points, followed by Chandrashekhar Iyer with 30 and Gilbert Perez with 29. Top U1800 player was jschess12 with 13 points. Full results here. The next MCA online tournament will be a blitz on Tuesday, December 29 at 7:00 pm.

MCA online blitz results – December 15, 2020

Close finish in tonight’s arena blitz tournament.  Gilbert Perez finished first with 21 points, followed by Ibkchessforlife with 20 and Chandrashekhar Iyer with 19 points.   Top U1800 finisher was jhzhou with 14 points. Full results here. The next MCA online tournament will be a blitz on Tuesday, December 22 at 7:00 pm.

MCA online blitz results – December 8, 2020

Ibkchessforlife won tonight’s arena blitz tournament with a score of 28 points.  Theo Wolchock placed second with 27 and Vinar16 placed third with 23. Top U1800 player was hamster_lord with 14 points. Full results here. The next MCA blitz tournament will be on Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00 pm.  

MCA online blitz results – December 1, 2020

johansnow placed first in tonight’s arena blitz tournament with 20 points, followed by Chandrashekhar Iyer with 19 and Jordan Kwiatek with 13 points. hamster_lord was the top U1800 player. Full results here. The next MCA online blitz tournament will be on Tuesday, December 8 at 7:00 pm.