Manitoba’s Gilbert Perez finished in 63rd place out of a field of 249 players at FIDE’s 4th World Championship for People with Disabilities. He ended up with a score of 5.5 to 3.5. He was the only Canadian represented in the online tournament. Congratulations Gilbert on a fine performance. Tournament results can be found here.
Steve Demmery and Saul Magnusson lead with 2 points.
A player familiar to those that were active in the 1970’s has passed away. I met David at the old Winnipeg Chess Club on Selkirk Avenue around 1971. As far as I can determine / remember he did not play rated CFC chess after 1977 (the 1977 CFC annual ratings show a very respectable 1840… Read More »
Thirteen players have started the tournament. You can join the action next Tuesday with a half-point bye for Round 1.
CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) Quick rated. All players must be members of the CFC. As it is CFC rated, all players must have a current, unexpired CFC membership. Can be purchased directly from CFC or through Manitoba Chess Association. (see end of this post) 4 round Swiss System tournament Time control of G 25… Read More »
The Manitoba Chess Association will be again hosting a Brandon versus Winnipeg online match tournament starting at 3:30 pm on Sunday, November 21 on the Tornelo platform. Players from Brandon and Winnipeg (and surrounding areas) who have a rating between 0 and 1800 are invited to participate. (The ratings used for eligibility and pairings will… Read More »
World Championship for People with Disabilities: Last call to register (fide.com) Saturday, 30 Oct 2021 04:44 Word Championship for People with Disabilities The 4th FIDE World Chess Championship for People with Disabilities will take place online from November 4-14, 2021. Organized by Dresdner Schachfestival E.V. under the auspices of FIDE, it is an individual 9-round Swiss… Read More »
Steve Demmery surrendered a draw to Ibukun Orogun, but still won the MCA Online 2021 October TNT CFC Quick-Rated Tournament with 3.5 points. Orogun and Blair Rutter tied for 2nd/3rd with 3 points. Cross-table: 2021 October MCA Online CFC QR (chessmanitoba.org) The CFC has rated the tournament CFC – Tournament (chess.ca)