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Recent News, Updates & Announcements

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WS/O/1107 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1109 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1111 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1106 (Robert Riddell)
WS/M/715 (David Cohen)
WS/H/693 Franco Manarin
WS/H/694 Franco Manarin
WSTT/6/18 - Ruy Lopez, Siesta Defence, C74 Group 1 (Michel Boulanger)
WSTT/SEA/Final 05 - Sicilian, English Attack, B90 (Michel Boulanger)
WSTT/6/18 - Ruy Lopez, Siesta Defence, C74 Group 2 (Peter Green)
WZ Promotion - Master Norm 2018/5 - Loving Akwei
WZ Promotion - Master Norm 2018/5 - Michel Boulanger

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:

WCCC42PR12 * (Sam Sharpe) (completed play with 6½-5½)
WS/O/1095 (Julien Bourgalt) (completed play with 4-2)
WS/MN/147 (Ian MacTilstra) (completed play with 6½-5½)
WZ Promotion - Open Class 11/2018 (Julien Bourgalt) (completed play with 3½-2½)

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Updated ICCF rating list for CCCA members

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Michael Dufour has earned the ICCF CCE title for his performances in the North Atlantic Team Tournament VII, Board 5 and the Zoltan Sarosy Memorial. Congratulations Michael!

The following page has been updated:
CCCA Titles & Candidate Master Points Page

Thursday, 11 October 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WS/H/683 Robert Villeneuve
WS/H/684 Franco Manarin
WS/H/685 Franco Manarin
WS/H/686 Franco Manarin
WS/H/688 Franco Manarin
WS/H/689 Franco Manarin
WS/H/691 Franco Manarin
WS/O/1096 (Juilien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1098 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1099 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1100 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1101 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1102 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1104 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1105 (Juilien Bourgalt)
WSTT/5/18/Final - Winawer Gambit, D10 1 (Michel Boulanger)
WZ/HC/18/5 - (Robert Lackey)
WZ/MC/18/2 - (Michel Boulanger)
WZ Promotion - Master Norm 2018/4 - (Loving Akwei)
WZ Promotion - Master Norm 2018/4 - (Alex Barclay)
WZ/MC/18/2 - (Michael Egan)
WZ Individual Championship Semifinals Group 8 - (Michael Egan)

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:

WS/H/645 * (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 2-4, 6th)
WS/O/1049 (Vas Sladek) (completed play with 3-3, 4th)
WS/0/1051 (Vas Sladek) (completed play with 2-4, 5th)
WS/O/1078 (Robert Villeneuve) (completed play with 6-0, 1st)
WSTT/7/17/4 - Sicilian Dragon, B70-9 (Peter Green) (completed play with 4½-3½)
WZ Promotion - Open Class 2018/10 (Robert Villeneuve) (completed play with 5½-½)
WZ Individual Championship Preliminaries Group 4 (Robert Villeneuve) (completed play 5-1)

21st ICCF World Cup Semi-finals:
Group 9 Ian MacTilstra (completed play 5½- 6½)

22nd ICCF World Cup Prelims:
Group 04 (Michael Egan) (completed play with 7½-4½)
Group 01 (CCM Sam Sharpe) (completed play with 9-3)

10th Veterans ICCF World Cup Prelims:
Group 45 Peter Green (completed play with 3½-5½)

6th Webchess Open (Semi-finals):
Group 3 (CCE George Bukowski) (completed play with 8-3, 1st, advances to finals)

Copa Perú IV honoring Alfredo Cillóniz
Group 14 (Ed Allenby) (completed play with 1-6)
Group 15 (Vas Sladek) (completed play with ½-5½)
Group 5 (Vas Sladek) (completed play with ½-5½)

"Russia 25 Years" Open Prelims
Group 17 (Vas Sladek) (completed play with 1-9)

2017 Pan/Am Individual Ch Prelims:
Group 22 Peter Green (completed play with 3-3, 4th)
Group 23 CCM Sam Sharpe (completed play 4½- 1½, 1st, qualifies to semi-finals)

2017 6th NAPZ Championship (CCE George Bukowski finsihes with 8-8, IM Serge Dubuc finishes with 3½-12½, Benoit St-Pierre finishes with 8-8)

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

CCCA Rating list updated

The following cross-tables have been updated:
KE-73, KE-74, L-12, P-1503, PE-1801

The following Team Friendly cross-tables updated:
Canada vs. Germany
Canada vs. Netherlands
Canada vs. Ukraine
Canada vs. Venezuela

Canada vs. Finland (Match completed, Finland 48, Canada 35)

The following page has been updated:
Friendly Team Matches Index
CCCA Tournaments Index Page

Friday, 17August 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WS/H/678 Ryan Lackey
WS/H/680 Ryan Lackey
WS/H/681 Franco Manarin
WS/H/682 Franco Manarin
WS/O/1089 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1093 (Julien Bourgalt)
WS/O/1094 (Julien Bourgalt
WS/O/1095 (Julien Bourgalt)
WZ Promotion - Master Norm 03/2018 (Alex Barclay)
WZ Promotion - Grand Master Norm 04/ 2018 (Pierre Jean)

11th Veterans ICCF World Cup Prelims:
Group 34 Michel Boulanger
Group 5 Arthur Prystenski
Group 11 Peter Green
Group 3 Alex Barclay
Group 2 Alex Barclay

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:

WS/M/650 * (Peter Green) (completed play with 5½-4½)
WS/H/656 * (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 2½-3½)

2017 Pan/Am Individual Ch Prelims:
Group 6 Ed Allenby (completed play with ½-5½)

The following Page has been Updated:
ICCF/World Zone (WZ)Tournament Calendar & Fees Page

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Updated ICCF rating list for CCCA members

Friday, 13 July 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WS/O/1083 Robert Villeneuve
WS/O/1085 Julien Bourgalt
WS/O/1087 Julien Bourgalt
WS/O/1088 Julien Bourgalt
WS/O/1073 Robert Riddell
WS/A/122 Robert Riddell
WZ Promotion - Open Class 2018/10 (Robert Villeneuve)
WZ Individual Championship Preliminaries Group 3 (Robert Villeneuve)
WZ Individual Championship Preliminaries Group 4 (Robert Villeneuve)
WZ Promotion - Open Class 11/2018 (Julien Bourgalt)
WZ Individual Championship Semifinals Group 6 (Alex Barclay)
WZ Individual Championship Semifinals Group 7 (Alex Barclay)
WZ Individual Championship Semifinals Group 7 (Michael Egan)
WZ Individual Championship Semifinals Group 6 (Michel Boulanger)
WZ Promotion - Grand Master Norm 03/2018 (Pierre Jean)

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:

WS/O/1060 Robert Riddell) (Completed play with 0-6)
WS/O/1080 ( Robert Villeneuve) (completed play with 5½-½; 1st place)
NAPZ/WS/H/38 * Michael Egan) (completed play with 4-2, 3rd)

10th Veterans ICCF World Cup Prelims:
Group 1 Arthur Prystenski (completed play 5½-4½)

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Pierre Jean has earned the ICCF CCM title for his performances in Veterans World Cup 8 Semi-Final 03
and in the WCCC41PR02 Congratulations, Pierre!

Ian MacTilstra has earned the ICCF CCM title for his performances in the 2nd Interzonal Individual Tournament Prelim B, 11. Panamerican Team Championship Board 3 and WS/MN/152Congratulations, Ian!

Benoit St-Pierre has earned the ICCF CCM title for his performances in the 7th Pacific Area Team Tournament - Board 3 and 6th NAPZ Championship. Congratulations Benoit!

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:
WCCC Semi-Finals:
WCCC42SF 1 (Pino Verde)

WS/M/698 Peter Green
WS/O/1078 Robert Villeneuve
WS/O/1080 Robert Villeneuve

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:
WCCC41PR02 * (Pierre Jean) (completed play with 6-6)
WCCC41PR07 * ( Loving Akwei ) (completed play with 4½-7½
WCCC41PR09 * ( Michael Hryniw ) (completed play with 2-11)

9th Veterans ICCF World Cup Prelims:
Group 35 (Pierre Jean) (completed play with 6½-3½)

Copa Perú IV honoring Alfredo Cillóniz
Group 42 (Robin Selby) (completed play with 0-6)

2017 Pan/Am Individual Ch Prelims:
Group 29 Peter Green (completed play with 4-2)

The following Page has been Updated:
CCCA Titles & Candidate Master Points page
ICCF Tournament Events Index
ICCF Tournament Events Archive Index

Thursday, 31 May 2018

The following Page has been Updated:
CCCA Titles & Candidate Master Points page

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

CCCA Rating list updated

The following cross-tables have been updated:
KE-73, KE-74, L-12, KE-72

The following Team Friendly cross-tables updated:
Canada vs. Germany
Canada vs. Peru
Canada vs. Scotland
Canada vs. Netherlands
Canada vs. Ukraine
Canada vs. Venezuela

The following page has been updated:
Friendly Team Matches Index

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

"Russia 25 Years" Open Prelims
This event has been started on the ICCF webserver. The officially start date is 15 May. There are 30 prelims groups of 11-players each. The first place finisher and runner-ups in each group will advance to the Semi-finals. The following CCCA members are representing Canada. We wish them good luck and enjoyable games.

Group 17 (Vas Sladek)
Group 6 (Ralph Marconi)
Group 2 (Ed Allenby)
Group 4 (Bob Taylor)
Group 3 (Michel Boulanger)
Group 10 (CCE Loving Akwei

Thursday, 19 April 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WS/M/679 (Alex Barclay)
WS/M686 (Alex Barclay)
WS/M/691 (Alex Barclay)

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:

8th Veterans ICCF World Cup Semi-finals:
Group 3 Pierre Jean (completed play with 8½-5½)
10th Veterans ICCF World Cup Prelims:
Group 22 Ed Allenby (completed play with 1-9)

WSTT/3/17/1 - Latvian Gambit, C40 (Peter Green) (completed play with 6-6)

2017 Pan/Am Individual Ch Prelims:
Group 1 Ed Allenby (completed play 2-4)

2015 USA Invitational - Section B:
Cross-table (Pino Verde) (completed play with 6-8) 6-8)

2nd Interzonal Individual Tournament:
Prelim B (Ian MacTilstra) (completed play with 5½-2½)

Monday, 16 April 2018

Updated ICCF rating list for CCCA members

Friday, 23 March 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WS/H/659 Franco Manarin
WZ Individual Ch. Semifinals - Group 1 (Peter Green)

Thursday, 1 March 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WCCC42PR12 (Sam Sharpe)
WCCC42PR06 (IM Valer Eugen Demian)
WCCC42PR05 (Marc Giroux)
WS/H/655
Franco Manarin
WS/H/656 Franco Manarin
WS/H/657 Franco Manarin
WS/O/1060 Robert Riddell
WZ Promotion - Open Class 05/2018 (Ed Allenby)
WZ Promotion - Open Class 04/2018 (Robert Riddell)

Copa Perú IV honoring Alfredo Cillóniz
Group 42
(Robin Selby)

Group 14 (Ed Allenby

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:

WT/O/174 (Tai Che) (completed play with 1-5, 4th)
WS/M/597 (Bob Taylor) (completed play with 2-7, 10th)
WS/O/987 (Ed Allenby) (completed play with 4-2, 3rd)

21st ICCF World Cup Semi-finals:
Group 2 Sam Sharpe (completed play with 6-6)

7th Webchess Open (prelims):
Prelim Group 118 (Peter Green) (completed play with 3½-2½)
Prelim Group 29 (Paul Morley) (completed play with 4-2, 3rd)

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

CCCA Rating list updated

The following cross-tables have been updated:
KE-73, L11

KE-74, L-12

The following Team Friendly cross-tables updated:
Canada vs. Germany
Canada vs. Peru
Canada vs. Scotland
Canada vs. Netherlands
Canada vs. Finland
Canada vs. Spain
Canada vs. Ukraine

Canada vs. Venezuela

The following Pages have been Updated:
Friendly Team Matches Index Page
CCCA Tournaments Index Page

Monday, 6 February 2018

Updated ICCF rating list for CCCA members

Monday, 22 January 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WZ/GM/01-18 CCE Pierre Jean

Saturday, 13 January 2018

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:

WS/O/1051Vas Sladek

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

The World Zone

As announced on the ICCF webserver News page on 27 November 2017, (see news item here) the NAPZ and CADAP have merged into one zone, the World Zone (WZ). The World Zone Website has recently been launched. CCCA members can now enter WZ events via the CCCA. For entry fees and how to enter an WZ event go to: ICCF/WORLD ZONE (WZ) Tournament Calendar & Fees. You can also enter via the CCCA by going to the ICCF Webserver's New Events and clicking on World Zone. Additional information on the World Zone's events will be forthcoming in CHECK! - Ralph Marconi

Monday, 8 January 2018

I'm pleased to announce that the Zoltan Sarosy Memorial in memory of Zoltan has started on the ICCF Webserver. The official start date is 15 January. It's a category 5 event, with 15 players, 6 players from Canada: IM Richard Labonte; IM Al Fichaud, CCM Craig Sadler; CCM Sam Sharpe, CCM George Bukowski, and Michael Dufour; and Daniel Parmet (USA), CCE Michael Whaley (New Zealand), IM Juan Albeto Martello (Argentina), CCM Barrie Mulligan (Australia), SIM Salcedo Mederos, Pablo (Cuba), Schmitz, André (Germany), IM Castro Salguero, Robert (Peru), Chazalette, Jean-Christophe (France), and CCM Eldridge, Mark (England). The TD is IA, IM Eugen Valer Demian. We wish the players good luck, good chess and enjoyable games! Cross table

Pierre Jean has earned an ICCF CCM title norm for his performances in Veterans World Cup 8 Semi-Final 03. Congratulations, Pierre!

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently started:
LKSF(Latvia)-25 anniversary/B
Cross table
(CCM Paul Morley is representing Canada is this event)
WS/H/644 Franco Manarin
WS/H/645 Franco Manarin
WS/H/647 Franco Manarin
WS/H/648 Franco Manarin
WS/O/1049 Vas Sladek
WS/MN/167 Pierre Jean

The following are ICCF events that CCCA members have recently finished:
WT/O/164 * (Tai Che) (completed play with 4-2, 2nd)
9th Veterans ICCF World Cup Prelims:

Group 52 (Ed Allenby) (completed play with 1-9)
10th Veterans ICCF World Cup Prelims:
Group 48 Theresa Molnar (completed play with 1-9 (10th)

WSTT/1/17/Final - English 4 Knights, A38 (Peter Green) (completed play with 10½-3½)

2017 Pan/Am Individual Ch Prelims:
Group 28 CCM Sam Sharpe (completed play with 5-1)
Group 8 Robin Selby (completed play 0-6)

Open des 80 ans de l'AJEC groupe 40 Theresa Molnar (completed play with 0-6)

Updated:
ICCF Tournament Events Index page
ICCF Tournament Events Archive Index Page

 

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