Thursday, November 15, 2018

Aron Kaptsan Memorial Tournament Sectional November 17-18



Aron Kaptsan Memorial Tournament
Sectional  
November 17-18
CFC Standard Rated
 Prize funds enhanced  Guaranteed  1st $ 80 2nd $ 50 in each section !
A sectional tournament is popular format with players of all ratings.
.Registered players will have the chance to play in a round -robin with players in their own rating group. The lowest section may be a swiss style tournament. 

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Your Name Here !
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Player B
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Player C
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Player D
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Player E
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Player F
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Players must commit to play all 5 rounds - 


Deadline for registration is 10 am on November 17, 2018

Just a reminder that the tournament will be run in sections with 6 players.

Players are assigned to the sections according to the last available rating list.

Location: University of Winnipeg, Room 2C15

Blair Rutter will be Tournament Director

The tournament director will sort the registrants by rating  in 6 player Round Robin sections. Lowest section that cannot be divided into 6 players will become a 5 round System tournament.

Time Control:  Game / 50 + 10 second increment

Entry Fee: $ 20 
Approximate Round times - (Rounds will commence immediately at the end of the previous round)
Round 1: Saturday 10:00 am
Round 2: Saturday approx.  12:30 pm
Round 3: Saturday approx  2:30 pm
Round 4: Sunday 10:00 a.m.
Round 5: Sunday approx 12:30 pm or earlier by mutual agreement.
 

All players in the tournament must also be Chess Federation of Canada members.
CFC Membership information:
(membership can be purchased at the tournament site)
Former/returning members:
$ 20 for a one-tournament membership or $ 49 for 12 months, Juniors - one
tournament membership $ 10, $34 for 12 months.
New members pay only $ 16 for a one-tournament membership or $ 36 for 12
months, Juniors - one tournament membership $ 10, $24 for 12 months.


Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - November 3, 2018

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Loyd)
1. e4

Thursday, November 1, 2018

2018 Jack Woodbury Memorial starts Tuesday, November 6


2018 Jack Woodbury Memorial

University of Winnipeg
Room 4CM42
One Section - FIDE and CFC Rated Event
Swiss - 7 rounds

Dates -  Tuesdays. November 6 - December 18,

Entry Fee: $ 25
 
Arbiters: Blair Rutter  / Anthony Boron

Time Controls - G /110(+Guideline III.4)

 (Players may take up to 2 half-point and any number of zero-point byes. Half-point byes for rounds 6 and 7 must be requested before Round 4.)

Registration - November 6 - approximately 6:30 pm to 6:50 pm.

Late Registration for tournament - November 13 or 20 - approximately 6:30 pm to 6:45 pm - you will receive a 1/2 point bye for each of the first two rounds missed.

All players must be CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) 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).

Top Manitoba Finisher in the 2018 Jack Woodbury Memorial qualifies to the 2019 Manitoba Championship

 (These are not knockout tournaments, players will play all 7 rounds)(If you can not play on one or more weeks, please contact the TD BEFORE the round.)

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The CFC has rated the 2018 October Tournaments

First the Manitoba Junior

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201810096
http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201810106&key=f7f84297f903c4ae67e9b17ebb49c5a3



The 2018 Manitoba Senior

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201810105

2018 October TNT

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201810106

Congratulations to the following who achieved new peak established ratings:

Phil Gregoryanz  1596

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

2018 Abe Yanofsky Memorial Open has been rated by FIDE

After some delay, FIDE has rated the 2018 Abe Yanofsky Memorial Open.

See below - far right for rating change.


Monday, October 29, 2018

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - October 20, 2018

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Loyd)
1.Qc5


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - October 6, 2018

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Rinder)
1. Qd5

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - September 22, 2018

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Loyd)
1. Qe3

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - September 8, 2018

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Loyd)
1. Be5