2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament – Rounds 5,6 results

Isaac Wiebe won the tournament with a perfect 6-0.

Round 5      
BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Gilbert Perez (1900 3.0)Isaac Wiebe (2202 4.0)1
21 Kris Trinidad (1642 2.5)Ken Einarsson (1772 3.0)0
31 Colin Prince (1952 2.0)Blair Rutter (2073 2.0)0
41 Al Macpherson (1704 2.0)Bruce Leaden (1567 2.0)0
51 John March ( 972 0.0)Peter Magyar (1567 1.0)0
Round 6
BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Blair Rutter (2073 2.0)Isaac Wiebe (2202 5.0)1
20 Colin Prince (1952 3.0)Kris Trinidad (1642 3.5)1
31 Gilbert Perez (1900 3.0)Al Macpherson (1704 3.0)0
41 Ken Einarsson (1772 3.0)John March ( 972 1.0)0
51 Bruce Leaden (1567 2.0)Peter Magyar (1567 1.0)0

 

 

MCA Online Blitz results – February 4, 2021

Thirteen players participated in tonight’s blitz tournament.    Syrc01 finished first with 4.5 points, winning on tiebreak over TKpride who placed second also with 4.5 points. Isaac Wiebe was third with 4 points.

Full results here.

The next MCA online tournament will be a rapid on Sunday, February 7 at 9:00 am.

2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament – Rounds 3,4 results

The 2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament, Tue Jan 26th – Tue Feb 9th, a 6 round 10 10 online tournament on the Tornelo platform, for Manitoba based CFC members, saw Rounds 3 and 4 contest on Tuesday night.

Round 3      
BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2202 2.0)Colin Prince (1952 2.0)0
20 Al Macpherson (1704 2.0)Ken Einarsson (1772 1.0)1
31 Bruce Leaden (1567 1.0)Blair Rutter (2073 1.0)0
40 John March ( 972 0.0)Ibukun Orogun (1749 1.0)1
50 Anthony Boron (2067 0.0)Kris Trinidad (1642 0.5)1
60 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1595 0.5)Gilbert Perez (1900 1.0)1
0.5Peter Magyar (1567 0.5)BYE
Round 4
BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2202 3.0)Al Macpherson (1704 2.0)0
21 Ken Einarsson (1772 2.0)Colin Prince (1952 2.0)0
31 Kris Trinidad (1642 1.5)Bruce Leaden (1567 2.0)0
41 Blair Rutter (2073 1.0)Ibukun Orogun (1749 2.0)0
51 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1595 0.5)Peter Magyar (1567 1.0)0
60 John March ( 972 0.0)Gilbert Perez (1900 2.0)1
0.5Anthony Boron (2067 0.0)BYE

Isaac Wiebe leads with 4 points.

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

As it is CFC rated, all players must have a current, unexpired CFC membership, or purchase/renew (contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com)

The tournament will consist of six rounds.

Two rounds on each of January 26, February 2, and February 9.

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.  Players that missed the first four rounds, can join for the last two rounds; Rounds 5 and 6 will be contested February 9.

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). Registration should be done well in advance of Tuesday.

For further information, please contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com

 

MCA online blitz results – January 28, 2021

Fifteen players participated in tonight’s blitz tournament.   TKpride finished first with 57 points, including 12 straight berzerk wins!  Chandrashekhar Iyer placed second with 26 points and Isaac Wiebe was third with 23.  Top U1800 player was Kadiya with 12.

Full results here.

The next MCA online tournament will be a rapid on Sunday, January 31 at 9:00 am.

 

2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament – Rounds 1,2 results

The 2021 MCA 1st CFC Quick-Rated Online Tournament, Tue Jan 26th – Tue Feb 9th, commenced tonight, a 6 round 10 10 online tournament on the Tornelo platform, for Manitoba based CFC members

Round 1      
BdResWhiteBlackRes
11 Isaac Wiebe (2202 - 0.0)Kris Trinidad (1642 - 0.0)0
20 Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1595 - 0.0)Blair Rutter (2073 - 0.0)1
31 Colin Prince (1952 - 0.0)Bruce Leaden (1567 - 0.0)0
40 Peter Magyar (1567 - 0.0)Ken Einarsson (1772 - 0.0)1
51 Al Macpherson (1704 - 0.0)John March ( 972 - 0.0)0
.5Anthony Boron (2067 - 0.0)BYE
.5Ibukun Orogun (1749 - 0.0)BYE
Round 2
BdResWhiteBlackRes
10 Ken Einarsson (1772 1.0)Isaac Wiebe (2202 1.0)1
20 Blair Rutter (2073 1.0)Al Macpherson (1704 1.0)1
3.5Kris Trinidad (1642 0.0)Ievgeniia-Diana Furda (1595 0.0)?
41 Bruce Leaden (1567 0.0)John March ( 972 0.0)0
1 Colin Prince (1952 1.0)BYE
.5Anthony Boron (2067 - 0.5)BYE
.5Ibukun Orogun (1749 - 0.5)BYE
.5Peter Magyar (1567 B 0.0)BYE

Isaac Wiebe, Colin Price, and Al MacPherson are in the early lead with 2 points.

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

As it is CFC rated, all players must have a current, unexpired CFC membership, or purchase/renew (contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com)

 

The tournament will consist of six rounds.

Two rounds on each of January 26, February 2, and February 9.

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.  Players that missed the first two rounds, can join for subsequent rounds; Rounds 3 and 4 will be contested February 2.

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).

For further information, please contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com

MCA online blitz results – January 19, 2021

Nineteen players participated in tonight’s arena blitz tournament.  Theo Wolchock placed first with 32 points followed by maxjr18 with 28 and TKpride with 26.  Top U1800 player was Kadiya with 20 points.  Top U1600 player was Michael Hao with 7.

Full results here.

The next online MCA event will be a virtual rapid tournament on Sunday, January 24 at 9:00 am.

MCA virtual rapid results – January 17, 2021

Fourteen players competed in the MCA’s first online virtual chess tournament today through lichess and Zoom.  Theo Wolchock placed first with 3.5 points in the four-round tournament, followed by Blair Rutter and Mike Skop with 3.0 points each.  Top U1800 player was Alex Murray with 2.5 points.  Top U1500 player was Peter Magyar with 1.5 points.

Full results here.

The next MCA tournament will be a blitz on Tuesday, January 19 at 7:00 pm.

MCA blitz results – January 12, 2021

Twenty-two players participated in tonight’s arena blitz tournament.  Isaac Wiebe placed first with 46 points, followed by Frank Johnson with 38 and Theo Wolchock with 25.  Top U1800 player was zxcfds with 8 points.

Full results here.

The next MCA chess event will be a virtual chess tournament on Sunday, January 17 at 9:00 am.

MCA announces virtual chess tournament

The Manitoba Chess Association (MCA) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a virtual chess event this Sunday (January 17) at 9:00 am on Lichess.

The tournament will be a 4 round Swiss with a time control of 10 minutes with a 10 second increment.  Five minutes between rounds to allow for game analysis in separate breakout rooms.

All players are asked to participate in a Zoom call during the tournament and to contact Al MacPherson who will provide you with the Zoom coordinates.  Al can be reached at macpherson2@outlook.com

The tournament will be held at: https://lichess.org/team/a-winnipeg-chess-club

No prize fund, no entry fee.

Membership in the CFC or MCA is not required, however participation will be limited to Manitoba players and those out of province known to the MCA.

This is an opportunity to see some familiar faces, talk about your games and keep an eye on your opponents!

MCA online blitz results – January 5, 2021

Theo Wolchock won tonight’s arena blitz tournament with a score of 22 points.  Gilbert Perez was second with 21 and Colin Prince was third with 16.  Top U1800 player was TKbraindamage with 6 points.

Full results here.

The next MCA online tournament will be a blitz on Tuesday, January 12 at 7:00 pm.