Winter Seniors Open

By | January 10, 2024

The Manitoba Chess Association will hold the Winter Seniors Open, a FIDE and CFC rated standard 4 round tournament, starting January 12 2024 at Fort Garry United Church 800 Point Road, Winnipeg. 

  • New players welcome!
  • Free street parking available.
  • Bus route adjacent.

Players must be born in 1974 or earlier. Note; eligibility criteria based on Canadian/US Seniors Championship

  1. Round 1, Fri Jan 12 at 1pm 
  2. Round 2, Fri Jan 19 at 1pm 
  3. Round 3, Fri Jan 26 at 1pm 
  4. Round 4, Fri Feb 2 at 1pm 

To pre-register or inquire, text or phone Tournament Director John Klokow at 204-803-7085 or Tournament Organizer Al MacPherson at 204-898-8485 or email Tony Boron at

  • CFC membership is required.
  • Time control of 90 minutes plus 30 second increment per move.
  • Recording of moves required.
  • $20 entry fee to
  • Pre-registration recommended.
  • Onsite registration from 1230pm until 1245pm Jan 12th.
  • Players may take up to 1 half point bye and any number of zero-point byes. Round 4  half-point byes must be requested before Round 2.
  • This is not a cash prize event. Funds raised will pay the rent. Extra funds will be used to support future MCA Seniors chess. 
  • MCA anti-cheating protocols in effect.