2023 Manitoba Closed Championship

By | August 22, 2023

2023 Manitoba Closed Championship –  One Section – CFC and FIDE Standard Rated Event

$ 40 entry fee – First Prize $ 250 , 2nd Prize $ 125, 3rd Prize $ 75

Time Control: Game 90 minutes + 30 second increment

Eligibility: Players must have a CFC Regular (Lifetime) High Rating of at least 1900

Eligibility: *Players must be Manitoba Permanent residents.

Eligibility: Players must have an unexpired CFC membership

Players MUST pre-register, Registration cut-off – August  17 11:50 p.m.

(To register or inquire about eligibility, email Tony Boron at chessmanitoba at gmail.com )

*(Persons  who are not citizens or permanent residents, but who have been a resident of Manitoba for a twelve-month period immediately preceding the tournament, may be admitted to the Tournament provided they can clearly demonstrate to the MCA Board of Directors that they have a settled intention to continue to reside in Manitoba. The admittance to the Tournament of such exceptions shall be entirely at the discretion of the MCA Board of Directors.)


Location:   Canadian Mennonite University  (600 Shaftesbury Boulevard)

Room D33  (map and direction and important information https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=4538 Free Parking !

5 rounds –

Round 1 –  Friday, August 25 7 p.m.

Round 2 –  Saturday, August 26 10 a.m.

Round 3 –  Saturday, August 26 2:30 p.m.

Round 4 –  Sunday, August 27 10 a.m.

Round 5 –  Sunday, August 27 2:30 p.m.

(Players may take a total of one 1 half-point in any of the first three rounds and any number of zero-point byes.)

.Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.  FIDE Zero tolerance rule not in effect (After the first round, you will not forfeited if you are late, but will lose after 1 hour of being late).


Tournament Director will be Tony Boron (2047989464) or email chessmanitoba at gmail.com

Please send your questions to Tony Boron (2047989464) or email chessmanitoba at gmail.com.

Pre-RegisteredCFC RatingFIDE RatingCFC High
Jodar, Marlon230921962320
Zaczek, Jonathon227820542300
Wolchock, Theo222720802253
Babb, Jeff211619962257
Zashev, Aleksandar206618462081
Baron, Gustav2051
Abioye, Yemi205020912091
Anderson, Collin203119502031
Vaughan, Nathan196319261963
Currie, James191419152026
Kwiatek, Jordan188618561988
Bonness, Will184318391912
Atem, James179817472002
John Klokow willact as the House Player in the event of uneven player count.