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White to mate in 2 (Funk)   
Ned6
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White to move and mate in 2 (Funk)

1.Ne4
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FIDE has rated the 2019 Divinsky Memorial (April TNT) and the Manitoba Closed -

Following are the Previous FIDE rating, the new FIDE rating and the +/- changes


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Please see the crosstable here:  chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201905124

Congratulations to the following who achieved new peak established ratings:

Phil Le Dorze  1910  (+117 !)

Harshani Konara 2020
Udaya Annakkage 1702
Aibike Myrzaibraimova  1581
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White to move and mate in 2 (Funk)
1.Rc2
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from the Winnipeg Free Press
White to move and mate in 2 (Funk)
1.Bf3
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See the crosstable here:

http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201905067&key=190516


Congratulations to the following who achieved a new peak established rating:
Yemi Abioye  2091
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$ 15 entry fee  + CFC Membership  required (see below)
– Prizes will be based on entries.
There is one game per week.
Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42 4 rounds – 1 game on each of May 7,14,21,28 –
(This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 4 rounds)  (Players may take up to 1  half-point and any number of zero-point byes.Half–point byes for round  4   must be requested before Round 2.
Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.
All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /105 minutes plus a five-second increment from move1. [Each player has 1 hour 45 minutes  to complete their moves, the game will be be approx. 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum].
Start time is 7:00 pm -$ 15 entry fee and CFC membership required.
CFC membership:
All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site) [Renewing or new Adult members pay $ 25 for a twelve-month CFC membership, Renewing adults pay $ 20 for a new one-tournament membership; new members pay  $ 16 for a one-tournament membership]
Junior (under 20)  members pay $ 10 for a one-tournament membership, $ 17 for a twelve-month CFC membership, new junior members pay  $ 17 for a twelve month CFC membership, or $ 8 for a one-tournament membership]
Registration for tournament -Tuesday, May 7 – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:50 pm
Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm.
Tournament Director will be Tony Boron .Contact at 204-798-9464 or email chessmanitoba at gmail.com
Players can join in Round 2, they will receive a half-point bye for Round 1. Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42Easiest way to get there is to take the elevator at the north end (Ellice) to the 5th Floor(if that Elevator is operating) Otherwise, there is an elevator just to the west of the old Bookstore location.  Our goal is to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.

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The 2019 Nathan Divinsky Memorial has been rated by the CFC.

Please see the crosstable here.

Congratulations to the following who achieved new peak established ratings:

Gary Crawford  1669
Jim Melnyk  1708
Aibike Myrzaibraimova 1572
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A couple of players have updated FIDE ratings for April Tournaments.

(The 2019 Nathan Divinsky ended after the FIDE rating cutoff, so those results will be available June 1.)

Isaac Wiebe - from the Canadian Closed   +6 to 2059
Rolando Bince - from the Grand Pacific Open  -26 to 1863
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