Thursday, August 11, 2016

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - August 6, 2016

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Bettmann)

Thursday, August 4, 2016

2016 Abe Yanofsky Blitz Championship - Tuesday, August 9

2016 Abe Yanofsky Blitz Championship

Open to all


Tuesday, August 9
University of Winnipeg, Portage Avenue Room 4CM42
Registration 6:35 - 6:55

Time Control - 3 minutes + 2 second increment.
(same time control as used in the World Blitz Championship)

Format likely to be 2 Sectioned Round Robins, or 2 Sectioned (Open, approx U1800) Swisses depending on number of entries.

Current estimate is that there will be approximately 9-10 double rounds (2 game matches) ie. 18-20 games per player.

Entry fee - $ 10,  $ 5 for 2016 Abe Yanofsky Memorial entrants.

Prizes - Entries to 2016 Abe Yanofsky Memorial (transferable)

Monday, August 1, 2016

2016 Winnipeg Open - Joe Dreman Memorial has been rated by FIDE



Name New Rating Change
  Kernetsky, Myron 1999
79
  Campbell, Jamie 1779
51
  Rutter, Blair 1822
42
  Atem, James 1842
17
  Babb, Jeff 2112
16
  Bonness, Will 1825
1
  Wolchock, Theo 1758
-7
  Wiebe, Isaac 2017
-13
  Bince, Rolando 1955
-25
  Boron, Anthony 1840
-26
  Baron, Gustav L 2025
-27
  Magnusson, Saul 1993
-44
  Prince, Colin 1863
-55




New FIDE rating


  Czypinski, Jaroslaw 1954
 

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - July 23, 2016

from the Winnipeg Free Press

White to mate in 2 (Shinkman)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

2016 Joe Dreman Memorial - Winnipeg Open has been rated by the CFC

see the crosstable here:

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201607045&key=160727

Congratulations to the following who achieved new peak established ratings:

Myron Kernetsky 2126
Will Bonness 1912
Carter Marshall 1381
Ken Marshall 1377


Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - July 9, 2016

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Gamage)
1.Qb1

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - June 25, 2016

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in 2 (Gamage)
1. Rh4

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Gary Campbell - Memorial Service - Thursday, June 23 at 2:00



Gary Campbell - 2011 Abe Yanofsky Memorial - photo by Greg Swift
GARY DAVID CAMPBELL
Gary Campbell of Winnipeg, MB passed away on Wednesday June 12, 2016 when his heart could no longer contain the love that filled it. He is predeceased by his first wife Shirley, his parents Clifford and Olga, his brother Kenneth, his wife of 43 years, Ruth and his son Rodney. Gary was extremely loving and proud of his children: Rodney Campbell and his wife Kim; Linda Hurrie and her husband Alvin and children Crystal (Keith) and Shawn; Brad Campbell and his wife Cathy and their children Scott (Becky) and Caitlin; Deborah Campbell and her children Michaela and Owen, and Laura Campbell and her husband Les. He is also survived by his sisters Carole and Suzie and his brother Don (Diane) as well as his many loving nieces, nephews and other friends. Gary was a kind and gentle man who enjoyed cooking, art, chess and gardening.

A memorial service in his honour will be held in the chapel at Bethel Place, 445 Stafford St., on June 23 at 2:00 p.m., with reception to follow at Rockwood Army Navy and Airforce, 341 Wilton St.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 18, 2016

Monday, June 20, 2016

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle - June 11, 2016

from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to mate in 2 (Meredith)
 1. Qd8