This tournament report was submitted by David Kenney: This year was the 20th year the annual Veranda Invitational Chess Tournament was held. This tournament, which is usually held in the summer but occasionally is held in the fall, is a six-player single round-robin event organized by Rex Naugler. The games are usually very interesting battles […]
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Remembrance Day Open 2017 Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS Five-round Swiss, 33 players Tied for first/second: Brian McKay (1907) and Stephen Saunders (1883), 4 points, $260 each. Tied for third: Zachary Burrows (2212), Gordon Giacomin (1940), Libin Suresh (1892), David Kenney (1853), Roger Langen (2129), 3.5 points, $28 each. U1500: Tied for first: Jarrett […]
Paul Hake Labour Day Open 2017, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, September 2-4, 2017, Six-round Swiss, 22 players Tied for first/second: Roger Langen (2201) and Chris Felix (2053), 4.5 points. Prize: $190 each. Tied for third: Cynthia Cui (1733) and Jim Gilks (1870), 4 points. Prize: $50 each. First U1500: John MacLean (1262), 3 points. […]
The Nova Scotia Chess Association would like to congratulate Chris Felix for winning the 2017 Nova Scotia Closed chess championship. Chris, who also won the title last year, bested five of the province’s eligible top players to win the round robin event held at MSVU July 7-9, 2017. His name will be engraved on the Nova […]
The Nova Scotia Chess Association would like to express condolences to the family and friends of Brian Hubley. who passed away recently. Brian was a chess player from Cape Breton. Conrad and Walter MacNeil played many games with Brian both in Air Cadets and in the CFC tournaments in the 1980s. Brian played mostly in Cape Breton. […]
George Beals Open 2017 Twenty three players, five-round Swiss, May 16-18, 2017, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS. First: Leonardo Cui (1798), 4 points, $220. Leonardo will have his name engraved on the George Beals trophy. Tied for second/third: Nicolas Robichaud (1856), Paulo Ferreira (1862), and Ken Cashin (1807), 3.5 points, $73.33 each. First U1600: […]
Twenty four players, five-round Swiss, March 31-April 2nd 2017, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS. First: Jim Gilks (1812) 4 points, $250. Tied for second/third: Chris Felix (2055), Gordon Giacomin (1954), Donald MacLean (1698), Jim Livingstone (1637), 3.5 points, $62.50 each. First Under 1600: Brandon MacDonald (1490), 3 points, $80. Tied for second U1600: Jonas […]
Bluenose Open 2017, February 17-19, 2017 Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS Five-round Swiss 24 players Tied for first and second place: Antoni Wysocki (2192) and Paul Abela (1916), 4 points, $195 each. Tied for third: Leonardo Cui (1669) and Jose Gonzalez-Cueto (2051), 3.5 points, $50 each. U1600: David Bardsley (1517) and Nita Patel (1350), […]
Remembrance Day Open 2016, November 11-13, 2016, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS. Eighteen players, five-round Swiss. Tied for first-second: Chris Felix (2050) and Nils-Lennart Heldt (1877), 4/5 points, $170 each. Tied for third: Libin Pattamkattil Suresh (1700) and Cynthia Cui (1692), 3.5/5 points, $35 each. First U1600: Darren Crowley (1227), 2.5/5 points, $60.
Thanksgiving Open 2016 Twenty two players, five-round Swiss, October 7-9, 2016, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS. First: Marius Bajorski (1787) 4/5 points, $230. Second: Sergio Thomas (1750 est.) 3.5/5 points, $150. Tied for third: Glenn Charlton (2018), David Kenney (1842), Ken Cashin (1876), and Paulo Ferreira (1868), 3/5 points, $23.75 each. (Note: both Glenn […]