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Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – April 21, 2018

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Loyd)

Source: Chess Manitoba

Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – April 7, 2018

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Loyd)

Source: Chess Manitoba

2018 April TNT (Andy Kohalmi Memorial) has been rated by the CFC.

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

The CFC has rated the tournament -  See the crosstable here.

Congratulations to the following who achieved new peak established ratings:

Gustav Baron 2233

Source: Chess Manitoba

2018 Costales Memorial has been rated by the CFC

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

 The CFC has rated the 2018 March TNT (Costales Memorial)

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201803097

Congratulations to the following who achieved peak new established ratings:

Harshani Konara  1948
Darren Flynn  1368
Aibike Myrzaibraimova 1470

Source: Chess Manitoba

Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – March 24, 2018

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
from the Winnipeg Free Press
Mate in 2 (Loyd)

Source: Chess Manitoba

Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – March 10, 2018

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in 2 (Loyd)

Source: Chess Manitoba

Best Tactics of 2017 Book

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

This new publication is a collection of nearly 500 best combinations played by strong chess players in tournaments that took place in 2017. To see the solution for the combination – go to the next page in your e-reader. This book is building up on the “Quarterly Tactics” series, which provides instructive tactical positions from the most recent top chess tournaments.

Amazon | Kobo | Google Play | Paperback

Sample puzzles with Solutions

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Source: chessblogger

Aron Kaptsan 1929- 2018

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Aron Kaptsan, many time Manitoba Champion, passed away February 17 after a brief illness. His family has indicated that there will be no service. The Manitoba Chess Association will be preparing an appropriate tribute.

Source: Chess Manitoba

Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – February 24, 2018

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Loyd)

Source: Chess Manitoba

2018 February TNT has been rated by the CFC

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

See the crosstable here:

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201802108&key=180228

Aelekh Patel now has an established rating:  1628

Source: Chess Manitoba

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