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The World Zone




Recent News, Updates & Announcements

Tuesday, 24 January 2023

The following page has been updated:
CCCA Titles Page

Saturday, 21 January 2023

Marius Zubac earns ICCF CCM title for his performances in XX Anniversary AEAC - Open13 , CAPEA 50th Anniversary Open - Semifinal 19 , and WZ - Master Norm/18 Congratulations Marius!

Thursday, 19 January 2023

The following Team Friendly cross-tables updated:
Canada vs. Netherlands
Canada vs. Romania
Canada vs. Phillippines
Canada vs. Mexico
Canada vs. Switzerland
Canada vs Indonisia (complete)

The following page has been updated:
Team Friendlies Index Page

Wednesday, 18 January 2023

Updated the following pages
CCCA TOURNAMENT INDEX PAGE
CCCA Tournament Archive Page

Tuesday, 17 January 2023

CCCA-100 International Open Final has been launched on the ICCF web server! The official start date of this event is 15 February. cross-table

The event is category 5, with 5 IMs, 8 CCMs, and 1 CCE participating.
The TD is IA Ralph P. Marconi. The backup TD is IA Valer-Eugen Demian

Prizes (in Canadian dollars):
-Final round:
--1st place: $600
--2nd place: $500
--3rd place: $400

Prize fund to be decided by tie-breaks.

There will be an additional prize:
-$250 - for the best game played. The The best game prize will be split 50-50 between White and Black. Submissions for this prize should be done by the participating players. Limit is one game (the best one) per player

We wish all participants good luck and enjoyable games!

The following page has been updated
ICCF Tournament Calendar & Fees (The World Zone entry fees have been eliminated).

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

WS/SIM/B/23 Pierre Jean (completed play with 6-6, 3rd)
WS/SIM/B/28 Michel Boulanger (completed play with 6-6)
WZ Individual Championship Semifinals Group 24 Marius Zubac (completed play with 6½-3½, 1st)
WZ/GM/23 Jean Pierre Fundaro (completed play with 6-6)

Peace Open "Amici sumus"
Group 35 Daniel Benatuil (completed play with ½-11½)

8th Webchess Open (prelims):
Group 93 Claude Bourgoin (completed play with 0-5)

Monday, 16 January 2023

ATTENTION!

The following news item is a reminder rgarding our recent changes to our new Payment options and news regarding the World Zone, from our Membership Secretary, Valer Eugen Demian.
---- Ralph Marconi, CCCA President.

Dear members,

Happy New Year to all of you! We have a couple of announcements to make:


1.  Payments to the CCCA
Please use ONLY CCCAchess@gmail.com for all your transactions with CCCA. This has also been announced in CHECK!, but it is a recent change and it could take some time for all of you to adapt to it.
2.  ICCF World Zone changes in 2023 We have been informed of the following changes in ICCF World Zone. It has been dissolved and its WZ tournaments are replaced by new Super Regional tournaments on the ICCF's website. Here are a few links that you should access for more details:  World Zone statement:  https://iccfworldzone.com/the-wz-store-is-closed/ ICCF Zones:  https://www.iccf.com/countries New Super Regional Tnmts on ICCF NEW EVENTS page:  https://www.iccf.com/EventsAnnouncements.aspx


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Also, if any of your friends and members have not received this message because they might have changed their email address, please tell them to contact me.
Kind regards,
Eugen Demian ( email )

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

WS/H/932 Franco Manarin
WS/H/936 Ralph Marconi
WS/0/1504 Franco Manarin
WS/0/1505 Franco Manarin
WS/0/1507 Franco Manarin
WS/0/1506 Martin Lemaire
WS/0/1508 Martin Lemaire
WS/0/1512 Martin Lemaire
WS/0/1513 Desmond Maley

VI AEAC Masters (All Groups)
Group 19
Marius Zubac
Group 20
Michael Egan
Group 28 Vas Sladek
Group 24 Peter Green
Group 48 Claude Bourgoin
Group 8 Sylvanus Mcleod
Group 11 Alex Barclay

Monday, 9 January 2023

The following cross-table have been updated:
KE-77

The 2023 Canadian CC Championship, KE79 will officially start on 21 January 2023.

It will be held in two stages. There will be 2 Semi-finals sections with the top-3 players from each group advancing to the Finals.

90% of entry fees will be returned as prizes, resulting in a total tournament prize pool of $360.
Semifinals($50 pool): Each section winner will receive $25.
Finals:($310 pool): 1st-$160, 2nd-100, 3rd-$50

Tiebreaks will be used for both advancement and cash prizes.

The semi-final sections cross-tables on-line at: KE-791 and KE-792
The average rating in section KE-791 is 2136
The average rating in section KE-792 is 2134

We wish the participants good Luck and enjoyable games!

The following page has been updated:
CCCA Tournament Page

Thursday, 5 January 2023

Rating List posted

Jean-Pierre Fundaro earns ICCF CCM Ttile for his performances in WZ - Grand Master Norm/23 and in DE 15th Webserver Anniversary pr 28 Congratulations, Jean-Pierre!

Following Page updated
CCCA Titles

Thursday, 15 December 2022

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

WS/H/901 Franco Manarin (completed play with 3-3)
WS/O/1395 Franco Manarin (completed play with 6-0, 1st)
WS/O/1463 Sheldon Pimentel (completed play with 0-6, 7th)
WS/CCE/B/14 Marius Zubac (completed play with 7½-6½
WS/CCM/B/20 Marius Zubac (completed play with 9-7)
WS/CCM/A/26 Francois Michaud (completed play with 7-7)
WSTT/4/22 - Queen's Gambit Accepted, D26 Group 1 Franco Manarin (completed play with 5½-6½)
Aspirers Group 292 Robert Riddell (completed play with 3½-2½
Aspirers Group 309 Robert Riddell (completed play with 1½-4½)
WZ - Correspondence Chess Expert/11 Marius Zubac (completed play with 6-4, 5th)
WZ/MN/17 Marius Zubac (completed play with 6½-3½)
WZ Promotion - Higher Class/45 Daniel Benatiul (completed play with 1½-4½)
WZ/HC/ 46 Franco Manarin (completed play with 2½-3½)

CAPEA 50th Anniversary Open - Semifinal
Group 4 Alex Barclay (completed play with 5-5)

Swiss system - KO Tournament 2022 Round 1
Group 41 Ralph Marconi (completed play 4-6)

XX Anniversary AEAC
Group 16
Stephan Brault (completed play with 7½-2½)

Nol van't Riet Memorial:
Group B
Michael Dufour (completed play with 7½-8½)

Peace Open "Amici sumus"
Group 36 Franco Manarin (completed play with 7-5)

Wednesday, 14 December 2022

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

WS/H/926 Ralph Marconi
WS/H/930 Franco Manarin
WS/O/1496 Martin Lemaire
WS/O/1498 Franco Manarin
WS/O/1502 Martin Lemaire
WSTT/6/22 - Alekhine Defence, B02 Group 3 Peter Green
WSTT/5/21/Final - Queen's Indian, E12 Peter Green
Aspirers Group 325 Martin Lemaire
WZ - Master Norm/20 John Boyd
WZ - Master Norm/20 Vlad Marcu

15th DE Webserver Anniversary Semi Finals:
Group 4
Alex Barclay
Group 11
Alex Barclay

IV Argentine Cup - 75° Anniversary - Semifinals
Group 3
Alex Barclay
Group 16 Alex Barclay
Group 17 Peter Green
Group 6 Marius Zubac
Group 13 Marius Zubac
Group 14 Marius Zubac
Group 15 Marius Zubac
Group 7 Vas Sladek
Group 12 V. Eugen Demian
Group 9 Michael Egan
Group 11 Michel Boulanger

ICCF 70th Jubilee Events:
70th Jubilee World Cup Finals:
crosstable Stephan Brault

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Stephan Brault earns ICCF CCM norm for his performance in Champions League 2021 C9 Board 1
Congratulations Stephan!

Saturday, 26 November 2022

***Attention!***

Payment methods! Explained on the following updated pages

CCCA Dues & Supplies
CCCA Tournament Calendar & Fees
ICCF/World Zone (WZ)Tournament Calendar & Fees

* Effectively immediately, please use CCCAchess@gmail.com for all payments to the CCCA for
membership fees and tournament entries. Please contact,   Treasurer (Sam Sharpe) , if there are any questions.

Thursday, 27 October 2022

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

WCCC45PR 6 (CCM Peter Green) (completed play with 7-7, tied for 2nd)
WS/M/817 Julien Bourgalt (completed play with 5½-4½)
WS/M/818 Julien Bourgalt (completed play with 4-6)
WS/M/816 Peter Green (completed play with 3-7
WS/M/840 Julien Bourgalt (completed play with 5½-4½)
WS/H/876 Ralph Marconi (completed play with 1½-4½)
WS/H/895 Franco Manarin (completed play with 1½-4½)
WS/H/896 Franco Manarin (completed play with 2½-3½)
WS/H/897 Franco Manarin (completed play with 2½-3½)
WS/H/898 Franco Manarin (completed play with 3-3)
WS/H/902 Franco Manarin (completed play with 2½-3½)
WS/H/903 Franco Manarin (completed play with 1-5)
WS/H/904 Franco Manarin (completed play with 3-3)
WS/H/905 Franco Manarin (completed play with 2½-3½)
WS/O/1386 (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 3-3)
WS/O/1390 (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 3-3)
WS/O/1413 (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 4-2)
WS/O/1416 (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 4-2)
WS/O/1425 (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 3-3)
WS/O/1426 (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 4-2)
WS/O/1427 (Franco Manarin) (completed play with 3-3)
WS/CCM/A/21 Peter Green (completed play with 5½-8½)
WS/CCM/A/23 Francois Michaud (completed play with 7½-6½)
WS/MN/B/42 Robert Villeneuve (completed play with 4½-9½
)
WS/CCM/A/24 Jean-Pierre Fundaro (completed play with 7-7)
WS/CCE/A/21 Marius Zubac (completed play with 8½
-5½
)
WSTT/4/20/Final - Bird Opening, A02 Peter Green (completed play with 4½-5½)
WSTT/6/21 - Chebanenko Slav, D15 Group 2 Peter Green (completed play with 3-5)
WSTT/5/21 - Queen's Indian, E12 Group 3 Peter Green (completed play with 7-5)
WSTT/5/21 - Queen's Indian, E12 Group 1 Michael Egan (completed play with 6½-5½)
WSTT/RD - Russian Defence, C42 Group 46 Franco Manarin (completed play with 4½-3½)
WSTT/3/22 - French MacCutcheon, C12 Group 3 Peter Green (completed play with 6½-3½)
WSTT/2/22 - King's Indian, Makagonov var., E71 Group 2 Peter Green (completed play 6 ½-3½)
Aspirers Group 276 Robert Riddell (completed play with 4½-1½)
Aspirers Group 293 Brian Minard (completed play with 0-6)
Aspirers Group 299 Robert Riddell (completed play with 3-3)
World Zone Cup - Semifinals 6 Michel Boulanger (completed play with 7½-4½)
WZ Individual Championship Preliminaries Group 32 Claude Bourgoin (completed play with 0-6)
WZ/OC/98 Claude Bourgoin (completed play with 2-4)
WZ/MN/17 Michael Egan (completed play with 6-6)
WZ/GM/N/20 Alex Barclay (completed play with 6-6)

12th ICCF Veterans World Cup Semi-Finals:
Group 4
Michel Boulanger (completed play with 8½-5½)

Swiss system - KO Tournament 2022 Round 1
Group 44 Alex Barclay (completed play with 5½-4½, advances to next round)
Group 4 Claude Bourgion (completed play 3-9)

Peace Open "Amici sumus"
Group 28 John Boyd (completed play with 6½-5½)

5th Interzonal Individual Tournament Prelims:
Group H Alex Barclay (completed play with 4 ½-3½)

NBC Jubileumtoernooi
Group C
Stephan Brault (completed play with 9-5)

15th DE Webserver Anniversary Prelims:
Prel 52 Vas Sladek (completed play with 6-4)

Valer Vasile Demian Memorial
Group B IM Sam Sharpe (completed play with 8-6)
Group F Vas Sladek (completed play with 8-6)

70th Jubilee Official Events:
Officials Group C Eugen Demian (completed play with 5½-4½)

Wednesday, 26 October 2022

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

WS/M/863 Serge Maurer
WS/M/864 Julien Bourgalt
WS/M/867 Julien Bourgalt
WS/M/870 Julien Bourgalt
WS/O/1463 Sheldon Pimentel
WS/SIM/B/30 Michel Boulanger
WS/SIM/B/33 Michel Boulanger
WS/MN/A/35 Alex Barclay
WS/CCM/A/30 Peter Green
WS/CCE/A/30 Parker Wieck
WS/SIM/B/33 Pierre Jean
WS/CCM/A/29 Marius Zubac
WS/MN/B/57 Marius Zubac
WS/CCM/B/24 Vas Sladek
Aspirers Group 309 Robert Riddell
Chess 960 preliminary 124 Serge Maurer
WZ Individual Championship Candidates Group 12 Michel Boulanger
WZ Individual Championship Candidates Group 12 Alex Barclay
WZ Individual Championship Candidates Group 11 Alex Barclay
WZ - Grand Master Norm/26 Alex Barclay
WZ - Grand Master Norm/24 Alex Barclay
WZ - Correspondence Chess Expert/14 Loving Akwei
WZ - Master Norm/19 Marius Zubac

8th Webchess Open (prelims):

Group 92 Alex Barclay
Group 107 Francois Michaud
Group 32 Sam Sharpe

Group 33 Sam Sharpe
Group 93 Claude Bourgoin
Group 96 Claude Bourgoin
Group 103 Vas Sladek

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Vas Sladek earns an ICCF CCM norm in DE 15th Webserver Anniversary pr 52 Congratulations Vas!

The following cross-table have been updated:
KE-77

Matches: Canada vs. Cuba (start date 2022-08-25) and Canada vs. Latvia
(start date 2022-09-23)

The following Team Friendly cross-tables updated:
Canada vs. Germany (completed)
Canada vs. Netherlands
Canada vs. Romania
Canada vs. Phillippines
Canada vs. Mexico
Canada vs. Switzerland

The following page has been updated:
Team Friendlies Index Page

 

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