Ted Winick Memorial Swiss

Ted Winick is the founder of Annex Chess Club, as well as Chess Institute of Canada. In honour of what would have been Ted’s 75th birthday on Thursday, and the club’s 9th anniversary this October, we are dedicating this tournament to his memory.

The Ted Winick Memorial Swiss is a five-round ACC club tournament running from September 30 to November 4. (No round on Oct 14.) It’s a CFC-rated tournament, divided in three sections, Crown, U1800, and U1400. Time control is 90 min/side with a 30-s increment. New players can register on site each round by 7 pm. Email registration or bye requests before 6 pm.

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Round One – September 30

The tournament gets under way with 37 players registered.

Here’s the game from the top board:

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Round Two – October 7

After two rounds, Richard Guo already has clear first in U1400, the only player with 2.0/2. In U1800, it’s a three-way tie with Peter McSherry, Bob Armstrong, and Colton Belanger all tied at 2.0/2. And in the Crown, it’s a two-way tie at 2.0/2 between Dave Southam and Kevin Ozuna Ramos.

See full results below

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Off week – October 14

We’re CLOSED for Thanksgiving.

Round Three – October 21

Federal election night, but the tournament is running as usual.

New players are welcome to join any round. Club and CFC membership can be purchased on site if you don’t already have it. Please arrive by 7:00 pm, or email before 6:00, to let us know you’re coming. If you’ve already entered and you need a bye, please email before 6:00 pm.


Ranking Cross-tables after Round 2

ACC Ted Winick Memorial Swiss – Crown section

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1.Rd 2.Rd Pts.
1 Southam David 2168 CAN 14b1 5w1 2
2 Ozuna Ramos Kevin 1935 MEX 9b1 10w1 2
3 Ferreira Alex T. 2084 CAN 11b1 1.5
4 Furrow Matthew 1851 CAN 12b1 1.5
5 Humphreys Michael 2334 CAN 13w1 1b0 1
6 Schwartz Lorne 1680 CAN 7b0 14w1 1
7 Malmsten Erik 1959 CAN 6w1 0 1
8 Gao Raymond 2034 CAN 1
9 Ali Shafkat 1647 CAN 2w0 -1 1
10 Fines John 1834 CAN 2b0 0.5
11 Ivanov Venci 1737 CAN 3w0 0.5
12 Gao Lucy 1718 CAN 4w0 0.5
13 Cohen David 1883 CAN 5b0 0 0
14 Ab-Barin Hooshang 1769 CAN 1w0 6b0 0

See full Crown results on the Chess-results server.

ACC Ted Winick Memorial Swiss – U1800 section

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1.Rd 2.Rd Pts.
1 McSherry Peter 1780 CAN 8b1 6w1 2
2 Armstrong Robert J. 1618 CAN 17w1 7b1 2
3 Belanger Colton 1536 CAN 20w1 10b1 2
4 Saltat Michael 1612 CAN 9b1 1.5
5 Ali Shafkat 1647 CAN 16w1 1.5
6 Supol George 1523 CAN 21b1 1b0 1
7 Dixon Javier 1496 CAN 18b1 2w0 1
8 Lambert Peter 1485 CAN 1w0 20b1 1
9 Tuchow Ryan 1412 CAN 4w0 21b1 1
10 Schyngera Eli 1366 CAN 11b1 3w0 1
11 Jevtic Dragan 1512 CAN 10w0 19w1 1
12 Chen Sihao 1683 CAN 14b½ 1
13 Niestrawski Alex 1229 CAN 19b½ 18w½ 1
14 Ugodnikov Arkadiy 1594 CAN 12w½ 1
15 Tanasijczuk Justin 1455 CAN 1
16 Vigneswaramoorthy Vinorth 1636 CAN 5b0 0.5
17 Grisar Charlie 1479 CAN 2b0 0.5
18 Patton Mark A. 1349 CAN 7w0 13b½ 0.5
19 Kalmanson Evgeny 1272 CAN 13w½ 11b0 0.5
20 Banville Cole 1400 CAN 3b0 8w0 0
21 Lang Nick 1400 CAN 6w0 9w0 0

See full U1800 results on the Chess-results server.

ACC Ted Winick Memorial Swiss – U1400 section

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1.Rd 2.Rd Pts.
1 Guo Richard 1184 CAN 9w1 4w1 2
2 Teram Eli 1000 CAN 8b1 1.5
3 Denning Keith 1159 CAN 5w1 1.5
4 Stefanovich-Thomson Alexis 1252 CAN 7w1 1b0 1
5 Lillico Margarita 1136 CAN 6w1 3b0 1
6 Harvey Paul 663 CAN 5b0 9b+ 1
7 Moiseev Alex 1163 CAN 4b0 0.5
8 Guo Rainyee 921 CAN 2w0 0.5
9 Souchko Larissa 855 CAN 1b0 6w- 0

See full U1400 results on the Chess-results server.

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