FIDE and CFC rated Rapid Chess Tournament June 10 at St. Mary’s Road United Church

By | May 20, 2023

The Manitoba Chess Association will be holding a FIDE and CFC rated rapid tournament on Saturday, June 10th at St. Mary’s Road United Church, 613 St. Mary’s Road.  

Pre-registration is highly recommended. Recent higher turnouts present capacity and logistical constraints. Please let us know !

Pre-register by texting or phoning Tournament Director Al MacPherson at 204-898-8485 or email

Tournament will have an Open section and optional Under-1400 rating section.

Rating formula is higher of FIDE rapid / CFC quick. Otherwise, CFC standard, then FIDE standard.

  • 5 round Swiss system
  • Note: players are guaranteed at least 4 games. Some rounds may feature forced byes depending on player count. 
  • Time control of 20 minutes with 10 second delay per move
  • Recording of moves not required
  • MCA anti-cheating protocols in effect
  • $15 early pre-payment entry fee to before Thursday, June 8th
  • After June 8th entry costs $20
  • Optional $20 onsite entry
  • CFC membership required (valid for 12 months – $25 for adults, $ 17 for juniors) contact for details and/or can be obtained at CFC site
  • Onsite registration from 930am with first round starting at 10 am

  • No lunch break, bring a snack
  • Final round expected to end around 3pm
  • Cash prizes
  • Players under age 12 will need a parent or guardian in attendance.


Limited parking on church property but there is free local street parking.

Front room of church will be available for game reviews, socializing, waiting.