2014 September TNT Tournament $ 15 entry fee – Prizes will be based on entries. Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42
4 rounds – September 9, 16, 23, 30 – (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 and December when things are organized a little
There is one game per week.
All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time
control of G /110 minutes player has 1 hour 50 minutes to complete their
moves, the game will be be 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum
The TNTs are typically 4 round events (one game for 4 consecutive Tuesdays in the month).
Start time is 7:00 pm and the TD will confirm costs $ 15 entry fee and CFC membership required.
All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration
on-site) 20 for a one-tournament adult membership or $ 49 for 12 months-
new adult members pay only $ 36 for a twelve-month CFC membership;
Junior (under 20) members pay $ 10 for a one-tournament membership, $ 34
for a twelve-month CFC membership, new junior members pay only $ 24 for
a twelve month CFC membership
Registration for tournament -Tuesday, September 9 – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:50 pm
Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm. (If you think you may be
late, please send an email to chessmanitoba ‘at’ gmail.com) before 5 pm
(you can try later, but the wireless access at the U may be problematic)
. Players can join in Round 2, they will receive a half-point bye for
Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42
Easiest way to get there is to take the elevator at the north end
(Ellice) to the 5th Floor(if that Elevator is operating) Otherwise,
there is an elevator just to the west of the old Bookstore location. Our
goal is to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.
12th Annual Abe Yanofsky Memorial Chess Tournament
This tournament is the signature event of the Manitoba Chess
Association. It is named in honour of Abe Yanofsky, the first chess
player in the British Commonwealth to be awarded the Grandmaster title.
Mr. Yanofsky, who died in 2000, was a prominent Winnipeg lawyer and city councillor.
Dates: Friday, August 29 to Sunday,August 31, 2014
Location: Room 3L08 – University of Winnipeg -
Prize Fund: $ See below
Format: 5 round Swiss System, Two Sections
Open Section (CFC and FIDE rated)
U 1800 Section (CFC rated)
Round Times: Friday 7:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m
Time Control: Round 1 G/ 110 ; Round 2-5 Game/90 + 30 second increment
Entry Fee: Entry Fee: $ 40, $ 10 discount if paid by July 15
Also, second and subsequent entries from immediate family members receive $ 5 discount.
Free entry to FIDE Masters or higher (Entry must be paid up front,
but will be refunded after completion (playing) of all five rounds)
CFC Membership also required (available on site)
Annual Fee – Adults $ 49, Juniors $ 36. (First time members – Adults $
36, Juniors $ 24) -or One-Tournament CFC Memberships for Adults of $ 20;
or Junior (under 20) $ 10.
Rules to be noted:
Anti-draw rules will be in effect (no agreed draws before move 31)
New FIDE Zero tolerance forfeit rule NOT in effect -old rule in
effect; players will not be forfeited for non-attendance until one hour
after scheduled start of round. Half-point byes OK, any of first four rounds, limit 2, must commit before rd 2.
Registration: on site, Friday, August 29 at 6:15 – 6:50 p.m., or -
cheques payable to:
Manitoba Chess Association
c/o Blair Rutter
76 Newcroft Rd.
Winnipeg, MB R2J 3M8
or see Tony Boron / Steve de Groot/ Blair Rutter on Tuesday nights at the TNT tournaments.
If you wish to pay by PayPal – please send an email to email@example.com and an “Invoice” will be sent to you.
Prizes will be based on entries – but minimum guaranteed
Open Section: 1st $ 250 , 2nd $ 140, 3rd $ 80
Top A Class – $ 100, 50, 30
U 1800 Section 1st $ 100, 2nd $ 50
Top U1600 $ 60, $ 30
Top U1400 $ 50, 30
Top Manitoban in the Open Section qualifies for the 2015 Manitoba Championship Candidates Tournament.