Chess at the Bijou!

The Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an outdoor rapid chess tournament from 1:00 to 3:00 on Sunday, August 22 at the Bijou Patio park (492 Main Street, or just east of The Cube in Old Market Square) in Winnipeg.

Details as follows:

  • 5 round Swiss.  Time control of 10 minutes plus 3 second increment.
  • No entry fee, no prize fund.
  • All participants age 12 and over will be required to provide proof of vaccination.
  • Please arrive by 12:50 pm to enter and to allow for vaccination verification.

Members of the MCA and non-members are welcome to attend.

Please contact Blair Rutter at 204-298-6961 if you have any questions.

MCA Online 2021 August TNT CFC QR – First Round Results

Nine players have started the MCA Online 2021 August TNT CFC Quick Rated Tournament.

You can join the tournament next Tuesday with a 1/2 point bye for Round 1.

Bd ResWhite BlackRes
10 Jackson Stordeur (1658 0.0)Steve Demmery (2169 0.0)1
21 Peter Baxted (1961 0.0)Geethika Kadigamuwa (1532 0.0)0
30.5Yanyu Lei (1485 0.0)Saul Magnusson (1913 0.0)0.5
41 Ibukun Orogun (1863 0.0)Peter Magyar (1412 0.0)0
0.5Anthony Boron (1890 0.0)BYE

MCA Online 2021 July TNT CFC QR – Final Round Results

Peter Baxted won the tournament with 3.5 points.  His opponent in the last round, John Klokow flagged in a winning position, despite the 10-second increment.

Second / Third was shared by Isaac Wiebe and Ibukun Orogun with 3 points.

The CFC has rated the tournament

CFC – Ratings & Crosstables (chess.ca)

Bd ResWhite BlackRes
11 Peter Baxted (1896 2.5)John Klokow (1776 2.5)0
21 Isaac Wiebe (2208 2.0)Oyeyemi A Abioye (1887 2.5)0
30 Blair Rutter (1858 1.5)Ibukun Orogun (1832 2.0)1
40 Saul Magnusson (2072 1.0)Yanyu Lei (1469 1.5)1
50 Jackson Stordeur (1711 1.0)Ken Einarsson (1753 1.0)1
61 Geethika Kadigamuwa (1569 1.0)Peter Magyar (1435 0.0)0
0.5Anthony Boron (1922 1.0)BYE

MCA Online 2021 July TNT CFC QR – Round 3 Results

Peter Baxted, Yemi Abioye, and John Klokow lead with 2.5  points.

Bd ResWhite BlackRes
10.5John Klokow (1776 2.0)Oyeyemi A Abioye (1887 2.0)0.5
20 Yanyu Lei (1469 1.5)Isaac Wiebe (2208 1.0)1
31 Ibukun Orogun (1832 1.0)Geethika Kadigamuwa (1569 1.0)0
40.5Saul Magnusson (2072 0.5)Ken Einarsson (1753 0.5)0.5
50 Peter Magyar (1435 0.0)Jackson Stordeur (1711 0.0)1
.5 Blair Rutter (1858 1.0)BYE
.5Peter Baxted (1896 2.0)BYE
.5 Anthony Boron (1922 0.5)BYE

MCA Online 2021 July TNT CFC QR – Round 2 Results

Peter Baxted, Yemi Abioye, and John Klokow lead with 2 points.

Bd ResWhite BlackRes
10 Blair Rutter (1858 1.0)Peter Baxted (1896 1.0)1
21 Oyeyemi A Abioye (1887 1.0)Ibukun Orogun (1832 1.0)0
31 John Klokow (1776 1.0)Saul Magnusson (2072 0.5)0
40 Anthony Boron (1922 0.5)Yanyu Lei (1469 0.5)1
50 Peter Magyar (1435 0.0)Isaac Wiebe (2208 0.0)1
60 Jackson Stordeur (1711 0.0)Geethika Kadigamuwa (1569 0.0)1
0.5Ken Einarsson (1753 0.0)BYE

MCA Online 2021 July TNT CFC QR – First Round Results

Ten players have started the MCA Online 2021 July TNT CFC Quick Rated Tournament.

You can join the tournament next Tuesday with a 1/2 point bye for Round 1.

Bd ResWhite BlackRes
10 Isaac Wiebe (2208 0.0)John Klokow (1776 0.0)1
20 Ken Einarsson (1753 0.0)Oyeyemi A Abioye (1887 0.0)1
31 Peter Baxted (1896 0.0)Jackson Stordeur (1711 0.0)0
40 Geethika Kadigamuwa (1569 0.0)Blair Rutter (1858 0.0)1
51 Ibukun Orogun (1832 0.0)Peter Magyar (1435 0.0)0

2021 June TNT MCA Online CFC QR – Final round results

Isaac Wiebe won the 2021 June TNT MCA Online CFC Quick Rated Tournament with a perfect 4-0 score.

Theo Wolchock and John Klokow finished with 3 points, tied for 2nd-3rd.

Bd ResWhite BlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2184 3.0)Oyeyemi A Abioye (2016 1.0)0
20 Ken Einarsson (1768 1.5)John Klokow (1612 2.0)1
30 Jackson Stordeur (1755 1.0)Peter Baxted (1893 1.0)1
40 Peter Magyar (1463 0.0)Geethika Kadigamuwa (1490 1.0)1
0.5Theo Wolchock (2153 2.5)BYE
0.5Anthony Boron (1936 1.5)BYE
0.5Ibukun Orogun (1828 2.0)BYE

The CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) has rated the tournament.

CFC – Ratings & Crosstables (chess.ca)

MCA online blitz results – June 24, 2021

Gilbert Perez won tonight’s thematic arena blitz tournament – the Sicilian Defense: Najdorf variation – with a score of 26 points.  Kadiya placed second with 14 points and Blair Rutter placed third with 12 points.

Full results here.