Chess The Turning Point

Saratoga Springs update: I have good news and bad news. The good news is I did not lose all of my games playing in the Open section. The bad news is I did not win any games either. 2 draws and 2 losses. Not a horrible result, but it could have been better as this p

Chess Manitoba Chess Championship (match knockout) draft proposal

Here is my draft proposal for the Manitoba Chess Championship (match knockout). I expect it to be approved at the April 11 board meeting. The new format gives everyone a chance to compete for the championship regardless of most time constraints/commitments. The cu

Chess Top Rated Manitobans

Below are the top rated Manitobans who have played at least 8 CFC standard rated games sinceJanuary 1, 2009 NAME RATING Vincent, Trevor 2304 Gentes, Kevin 2254 Lipnowski, Samuel 2232 Araullo, Paolo 2187 Babb, Jeff 21

Chess 2010 April TNT starts April 6

4 rounds - April 6, 13, 20, 27 - (This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 4 rounds) Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.Tuesday Night Tournaments are held every month of the year, (except for November a

Chess Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle March 27, 2010

from the Saturday Winnipeg Free PressWhite to mate in 3 (Matousek) Source: Chess Manitoba

Chess 2010 Winnipeg FIDE Futurity # 2 has been CFC rated

I take a break with a 40-50 rating point lead over Kaptsan and Khedkar and look what happens.They rocket past me with dominating performances.# Name Old Perf New High Results Tot

Chess 2010 Spring Active Tournament

16 players are competing in the third round as I write - (I would have played if we had an odd number - where is Zaczek when you need him ?)Round One - Nikouline hung a back rank mate to Michael Pang, when Alex was winning on the board and the clock. Schulz missed

Chess 2010 Spring Active Tournament – Tuesday

2010 Spring Active Tournament March 30 2010 Spring Active Tournament4 rounds at Game/ 25 Time Control(each player has 25 minutes) Tuesday, March 30, 2010ROOM 4CM42 -

Chess Manitoba Active Ratings

After one event, the Kent Oliver Memorial.Going forward, if the player does not have a MCA Active rating, the CFC regular rating will be used. Name Old Perf. New Change Boron, Anthony 2038 2048 2040 +2 Crawford, Gary 1430

Chess 2010 March TNT has been rated

See the Crosstable here(Note: Trueman-Einarsson was played and rated, but was not the official pairing in the tournament prizes- Trueman won on forfeit, and Einarsson was the house player)Congratulations to the following who achieved new high ratings:Stephen Lipic

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