Thursday, June 17, 2010

Novice Chess Tournament. - June 26

On Saturday, June 26th 2010 The MCA will be hosting a Novice Chess Tournament.

Registration from 9:15 a.m. to 9:50 a.m
The session will start at 10 AM in room 5L24 at the University of Winnipeg.

This will be for beginners and novices. Stephen will also hold a brief session at 10 am. "Tournament Chess 101", to review some of the customs standard to tournament chess, such as use of the clock , and recording of moves.

The tournament will be for ages 16+

Sorry to those of you juniors who do not qualify.
The general consensus was that this should be geared towards adults returning to the game of chess.

Anyone with a CFC rating under 1400 is welcome.

Number of games will depend on participants.
Expectation is 6 games....Time control will be G/25 (25 minutes for
each player).

Tournament Director - Stephen Lipic
Please feel free to ask ( any questions! Thanks
and enjoy!

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