MCA announces virtual chess tournament

By | January 12, 2021

The Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a virtual chess event this Sunday (January 17) at 9:00 am on Lichess.

The tournament will be a 4 round Swiss with a time control of 10 minutes with a 10 second increment.  Five minutes between rounds to allow for game analysis in separate breakout rooms.

All players are asked to participate in a Zoom call during the tournament and to contact Al MacPherson who will provide you with the Zoom coordinates.  Al can be reached at

The tournament will be held at:

No prize fund, no entry fee.

Membership in the CFC or MCA is not required, however participation will be limited to Manitoba players and those out of province known to the MCA.

This is an opportunity to see some familiar faces, talk about your games and keep an eye on your opponents!