Brandon wins match tournament

The Brandon team won today’s two-round U2000 match against the Winnipeg team by a score of 14 to 8.  There were 11 players on each team, with each player playing once with white and once with black against their opponent.

Here are the board results.

BoardBrandonResultWinnipeg Result
1Perez, Gilbert1Magnusson, Saul1
2Chapman, James2Stordeur, Jackson0
3Hoppe, Josh2Klokow, John0
4Monk, Mr.1.5Furda, Ievgeniia-Diana0.5
5MacPherson, Al1Marshall, Carter1
6Richards, Gwynfor1Samonin, Leonid1
7Kadigamuwa, Geethika2Marshall, Ken0
8Murray, Alex0Hao, Michael2
9Larson, Erik1.5Pathirana, Dulain.5
10Thomas, Kiron1Cooper, Caleb1
Lane, Anna1Zelenietz, Jacob1

To view the games, go to the link here.

MCA online blitz results – June 10, 2021

Blair Rutter won tonight’s six round Swiss blitz tournament with a score of 5.0.  Ibkchessforlife placed second with 4.5 points and Gilbert Perez was third with 4.0 points.  Top U1800 player was zxcfds with 2.0 points.

Full results here.

2021 June TNT MCA Online CFC QR Round 1 results

Ten players have started the 2021 June Online CFC Quick Rated Tournament.  Time Control is 25 minutes plus 10 second increment, with one game played per week.

You can join the tournament next Tuesday, with a half-point bye for Round 1.   No entry fee.

Bd ResWhite BlackRes
10 Ken Einarsson (1768 0.0)Isaac Wiebe (2184 0.0)1
21 Theo Wolchock (2153 0.0)Jackson Stordeur (1755 0.0)0
31 John Klokow (1612 0.0)Oyeyemi A Abioye (2016 0.0)0
40.5Anthony Boron (1936 0.0)Geethika Kadigamuwa (1490 0.0)0.5
50 Peter Magyar (1463 0.0)Ibukun Orogun (1828 0.0)1

MCA 2021 May TNT – Online CFC Quick Rated Tournament Rounds 5 and 6 results

Isaac Wiebe won the tournament with 5.5 points.  Ibukun Orogun and Jackson Stordeur tied for 2nd with 4.5 points.

The CFC has rated the tournament  – CFC – Ratings & Crosstables (

Round 5      
11 Isaac Wiebe (2183 3.5)Blair Rutter (1896 2.0)0
20 John Klokow (1650 1.0)Anthony Boron (1943 2.5)1
30 Geethika Kadigamuwa (1518 0.5)Jackson Stordeur (1480 2.5)1
41 Ibukun Orogun (1782 2.5)Peter Magyar (1423 2.0)0
0 Gustavo Velasco ( 926 0.5)BYE
Round 6
11 Isaac Wiebe (2183 4.5)Peter Magyar (1423 2.0)0
21 Jackson Stordeur (1480 3.5)Anthony Boron (1943 3.5)0
30 Geethika Kadigamuwa (1518 0.5)Ibukun Orogun (1782 3.5)1
41 Blair Rutter (1896 2.0)John Klokow (1650 1.0)0

MCA 2021 May TNT – Online CFC Quick Rated Tournament Rounds 3 and 4 results

Isaac Wiebe leads with 3.5 points.

You can still join the final two rounds next Tuesday.

Round 3      
11 Isaac Wiebe (2183 2.0)Jackson Stordeur (1480 2.0)0
20 Blair Rutter (1896 1.0)Ibukun Orogun (1782 1.0)1
30 Geethika Kadigamuwa (1518 0.5)Anthony Boron (1943 1.0)1
41 Peter Magyar (1423 1.0)John Klokow (1650 0.0)0
Round 4
10.5Anthony Boron (1943 2.0)Isaac Wiebe (2183 3.0)0.5
20.5Jackson Stordeur (1480 2.0)Ibukun Orogun (1782 2.0)0.5
30 Peter Magyar (1423 2.0)Blair Rutter (1896 1.0)1
41 John Klokow (1650 0.0)Geethika Kadigamuwa (1518 0.5)0

MCA 2021 May TNT – Online CFC Quick Rated Tournament Rounds 1 and 2 results

Eight players have started the tournament – Isaac Wiebe and Jackson Stordeur lead after the first two rounds.

You can still join the tournament – May 18 or May 25.

Round 1      
11 Isaac Wiebe (2183 0.0)John Klokow (1650 0.0)0
21 Jackson Stordeur (1480 0.0)Blair Rutter (1896 0.0)0
31 Ibukun Orogun (1782 0.0)Gustavo Velasco ( 926 0.0)0
0.5Geethika Kadigamuwa (1518 0.0)BYE
0.5Peter Magyar (1423 0.0)BYE
Round 2
10 Ibukun Orogun (1782 1.0)Isaac Wiebe (2183 1.0)1
20 John Klokow (1650 0.0)Jackson Stordeur (1480 1.0)1
31 Blair Rutter (1896 0.0)Geethika Kadigamuwa (1518 0.5)0
0.5Peter Magyar (1423 0.5)BYE
0.5Gustavo Velasco ( 926 0.0)BYE

MCA 2021 May TNT – Online CFC Quick Rated Tournament Tuesday, May 11, 18, 25

MCA 2021 May TNT – Online CFC Quick Rated Tournament, Tuesday May 11, Tuesday, May 18, Tuesday May 25

You are invited to the MCA 2021 May TNT – Online CFC QR Tournament, Tuesday  May 11, Tuesday, May 18, Tuesday May 25, a 6-round 10 10 online tournament on the Tornelo platform.  (This is the fifth MCA Online Quick Rated Tournament of 2021.)

This tournament will be quick rated by the CFC (Your standard CFC rating will not be affected).

As it is CFC rated, all players must have a current, unexpired CFC membership.

The tournament will consist of six rounds.

Two rounds on each of May 11, May 18,  May 25

The time control will be 10 minutes, plus 10 second increment.

There will be no entry fee, and no prize fund.

Any number of half-point byes will be allowed.

The first game of each night will start soon after 8 p.m. ; the second round of each night will start approximately 5 minutes after the last game of the first round ends.

You will also be required to be visible on Zoom. (The Zoom link will be available in the tournament lobby)

New players to the Tornelo platform will have to sign up at Tornelo – Tornelo requires the use of real names – which is part of their Fair Play philosophy. You will receive a confirmation email from Tornelo that you will have to respond to. (Please check your spam folder in case it ended up there).

Sign in | Tornelo

After you have signed up with an ‘account’, you should be able to see a ‘join as a player’ button in the Lobby at the following link:

CFC annual membership renewals are $25 (contact Juniors $ 17. For new CFC members, the fee is also $ 25 ($ 17 for Juniors), however the MCA will refund the $ 25 (or $ 17) upon participation and completion of all rounds in a future CFC rated live over-the-board event (which are currently suspended during the COVID situation).

Event summary | Tornelo

So, that is like pre-registering for a tournament. On the night of the tournament, you have to check-in. Then the arbiter can make pairings being assured that everyone is there and/or give byes as needed. So it is no problem to register for the tournament and not show up (but as a courtesy please advise to You will only be paired if you are checked-in on Tuesday night by 8 p.m.

Please register for the first round any time (any day) prior to 6 p.m. on Tuesday May 11. This will allow time for the arbiter to ensure that all players are current CFC members and to use the appropriate CFC rating for pairings.

Let me know if you have any problems signing up/in.

Tony Boron

MCA Tournament Coordinator