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Friday, September 1, 2017

2017 Abe Yanofsky Memorial - Standings after first round

Fifty-three players have started the 2017 Abe Yanofsky Memorial, the largest attendance in many years !
Crosstables have been posted -
http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2017/2017_AY_Open.htm
http://www.chessmanitoba.org/tournaments/2017/2017_AY_U1800.htm
There is still time to join the tournament Saturday for Round 2 - with a half-point bye for Round 1.  Registration will close 9:45 a.m.
For those  driving to the University, Also check out the Parking menu item on the chessmanitoba.org home menu.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

2017 Abe Yanofsky Memorial Tournament

2017 Abe Yanofsky Memorial Tournament - CFC rated

In two sections - 

Open 

U1800

 Open Section also FIDE rated


Round 1 - Friday, Sep 1  7 pm
Round 2 - Saturday, Sep 2  10 am
Round 3 - Saturday, Sep 2  2:30 pm
Round 4 - Sunday, Sep 3  10 am
Round 5 - Sunday, Sep 3  2:30 pm

University of Winnipeg  - Room 3L08 (Lockhart Hall)

Time Control: Round 1 G/ 110 ; Rounds 2-5 Game/90 + 30 second increment

Rules to be noted:
Anti-draw rules will be in effect (no agreed draws before move 31)
 FIDE Zero tolerance forfeit rule NOT in effect -old rule in effect; players will not be forfeited for non-attendance until one hour after scheduled start of round.

Half-point byes OK, any of first four rounds, limit 2, must commit before rd 2.


Entry fees:

$50 regular, $40 junior if registered on or before Aug 10.  $60 / $50 after that date.

CFC Membership required

Prize fund:

Open section:

Open:  $1000, $400, $200
U2000:  $250, $150

U1800 section:

U1800:  $400, 200
U1600:  $150, 100
U1400:  $100, 50 


Registration:

on site, Friday, September 1 at 6:15 - 6:50 p.m.,  or at the University of Winnipeg -  Room 4CM42  - Aug 1,8, 15, 22  from 7pm

or -
cheques payable to:
Manitoba Chess Association
c/o Blair Rutter
76 Newcroft Rd.
Winnipeg, MB R2J 3M8

or -
by e-transfer or PayPal. For payment by e-transfer or PayPal, contact chessmanitoba@gmail.com