Thursday, May 21, 2020

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - May 16, 2020

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in two (Funk)
1. Rh5


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - May 2, 2020

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Funk)
1. Rf6

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - April 18, 2020

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in 2 (Funk)
1. Nd4


Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - April 4, 2020

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in 2 (Funk)
1 d3

(The previous diagram here omitted the a1-Bishop;  dc3 would be the solution in that case)


Friday, March 27, 2020

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - March 21, 2020

from the Winnipeg Free Press

White to move and Mate in 2 (Funk)
1. Qc7

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - March 7, 2020

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in 2 (Funk)
1. Qg6

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

2020 February TNT - Agnar Rae Magnusson Memorial has been rated by the CFC

2020 February TNT - Agnar Rae Magnusson Memorial  has been rated by the CFC

See the crosstable here

Congratulations to the following who achieved new peak established ratings:

Ethan Eckert 1828
Zachary Piche 1599


Sunday, February 23, 2020

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - February 22, 2020

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in 2 (Funk)
1. Nd4

Monday, February 10, 2020

2020 Kent Oliver Memorial and MCA Annual General Meeting - Sunday, February 16

Kent Oliver Memorial Chess Tournament and MCA Annual Meeting
Kent Oliver
 Sunday, February 16, 2020 – University of Winnipeg  Room 3L08
One day Rapid event !
5 rounds of Game / 20 minutes + 10 seconds free (Bronstein)
Registration starts at 9:30AM – First Round 10 a.m
(We should be finished around 5 p.m.)
Pizza Lunch (provided) and Annual General Meeting from approx 12 to 1:30  between rounds 2 and 3.
Hundreds of Books for Sale – including a selection from the Albert Boxer estate.

Entry Fee: $ 15 –  CFC Membership not required, however Manitoba Chess Association(MCA) membership is required. If you are not a CFC member (which typically includes MCA membership), standalone MCA membership can be obtained for $13 (good for 12 months), or $ 5 (for one tournament)
First time players do not require MCA membership for this tournament.
The prize fund is enhanced through a generous donation from Mrs. Truus Oliver.