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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Player B
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Player C
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Player D
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Player E
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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.)