The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of Feb. 24 - March 1/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – Feb. 27/12 – Edmonton Chess Champion – Pechenkin!

Congratulations to FM Vladimir Pechenkin on becoming the 2012 Edmonton Champion.

Vlad won the final against IM Edward Porper by the score of 1.5/0.5. Vlad receives $250 and $1800 towards a major tournament of his choice. Edward receives $150 and $700 towards a tournament of his choice. The final two games including an annotation of the last game by Micah Hughey, as well as, a selection of several tournament games can be viewed at: http://albertachess.org/2012EdmC.html. A special thanks goes to Micah Hughey for once again directing this great event! ( adapted event report by Vlad Rekhson – thanks Vlad ).

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – Feb. 26/12 – Ottawa Winter Open Result.

Date: Feb. 17 – 19.
Place: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa.
Type: 5 round Swiss.
Sections: Section A – Masters & U 2200 Prizes; Section B – U 1900 & U 1600 Class Prizes.
EOCA Grand Prix – 1st 2011-2 tournament.
Winners of Open Section

1 2692 GM Sambuev, Bator +13 W 1.0 +8 B 2.0 +3 W 3.0 +4 B 4.0 +6 W 5.0 $400.
2 2309 Gordon, David +21 W 1.0 -2 B 1.0 +18 W 2.0 +19 B 3.0 +4 W 4.0 $200.
3/5 2437 IM O'Donnell, Tom +15 B 1.0 +7 W 2.0 =0 * 2.5 =6 B 3.0 =10 W 3.5 $33.
3/5 2367 FM Hamilton, Robert +16 W 1.0 +10 B 2.0 -1 B 2.0 +11 W 3.0 =5 B 3.5 $33.
3/5 2339 Qin, Joey +18 W 1.0 +11 B 2.0 -4 W 2.0 +12 B 3.0 =3 W 3.5 $33.

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – Feb. 24/12 – 2012 CYCC FB Page.

Post on the members' CFC Chess Chat Forum:

CYCC 2012 Facebook Page

Hey Everyone,

We just put up the CYCC 2012 Facebook page at:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Canadi...52531104828329

We will be posting up to date CYCC news and information here as well as posting junior chess news/info/stories. If you have some junior chess item to share, by all means find us on Facebook and join the conversation!

Look forward to hearing from you!

[ Victoria Jung-Doknjas, Organizing Committee ]

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator