The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of December 30/12 - Jan. 3/13 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – January 3/13 – Père Noel Tournament

94 players played a swiss in three sections in Montreal between Christmas and New Years. The top finishers were:

# Nom..................................Cote Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prix
1 GM Sambuev Bator .............2579 +30 +6 =3 +14 +5 4.5 600.00
2 MF.Leveille François........... 2329 +16 +11 +4 =5 =3 4.0 300.00
3 FM Voskanyan Vahagn........ 2214 +26 +21 =1 +9 =2 4.0 300.00
4 M Masse Hugues................ 2201 +17 +15 -2 +24 +11 4.0 300.00


Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – January 2/13 – 2013 Canadian Junior

This 10-player round-robin tournament is sanctioned by the Chess Federation of Canada. It was organized and sponsored by the Chess'n Math Association, Canada's National Scholastic Chess Organization. It was held December 26-31 in Toronto at Briton House, 720 Mt Pleasant Rd. It was therefore 9 rounds; time control was 120 minutes + 30 sec increment. Games were broadcast on the MonRoi system.

Prize fund: Trophies to the top 3. The winner is provided with airfare to the 2013 World Junior and airfare for his coach....plus $1,000 for training between the time the youngster wins the Canadian Junior and the start of the World Junior.

The new Canadian Junior Champion is IM Richard Wang of Alberta. Congratulations Richard!!

Here are the final standings:

Final Ranking crosstable after 9 Rounds
Rk.Name Rtg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.
1 IM Wang Richard 2454 * ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 6.5
2 Qin Zi Yi (joey) 2449 ½ * ½ 1 ½ 1 0 ½ 1 1 6.0
3 FM Kleinman Michael 2368 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 5.5
4 Preotu Razvan 2300 1 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 5.0
5 FM Jiang Louie 2406 ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 5.0
6 FM Sapozhnikov 2440 ½ 0 0 ½ 1 * ½ ½ 0 1 4.0
Roman
7 Kraiouchkine Nikita 2351 0 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ * 0 ½ ½ 3.5
8 Song Michael 2322 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 * ½ 0 3.5
9 Szalay Karoly 2392 0 0 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ * ½ 3.5
10 Chiku-Ratte 2187 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ * 2.5
Olivier Kenta

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – January 1/13 – Happy New Year!

The 7 CFC Executive and 58 CFC Governors all wish all Canadian Chess Players ( and beyond ) a very Happy New Year, and we all look forward to increased chess opportunities for all in 2013!!

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator