Monday, June 6, 2016

2016 Winnipeg Open (Joe Dreman Memorial) starts Tuesday, June 7

016 Winnipeg Open – Joe Dreman Memorial  ( a special Tuesday Night Tournament)
CFC and FIDE rated.
$ 20 entry fee  –   Prizes will be based on entries. Approximately $ 200 will be added to the prize fund through the Joe Dreman legacy

Location: University of Winnipeg – Room 4CM42  (Round 2 only – Room 5L24)

8 rounds – June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26 – (This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 8 rounds)
(Players may take up to 2  half-point and any number of zero-point byes.  Half-point byes for rounds 7 and 8 must be requested before Round 3.

Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp. There is one game per week.

All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /110 minutes [Each player has 1 hour 50 minutes  to complete their moves, the game will be be 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum] + FIDE Rule G4 – player may request increment clock at under 2 minutes.
$ 20 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, June 7  – 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’ 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 Round 1.  Additional bye information will be added.
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. 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.
check the Calendar listing for any changes

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