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Jaak Järve wins Toronto Estonian Chess Club Fall Chess Tournament

The Toronto Estonian Chess Club held their 5-round Fall Active Swiss system tournament (30 minutes per player) on November 19th, at the Estonian Baptist Church.

Back row: Mati Saastamoinen, Jaak Järve, Mikk Mölder. Front row: Pieter Sigmundt, Mai Vomm Järve, Jaak Treifeldt.

Six players entered the tournament with the hope of winning at the “Game of Kings”. Jaak Järve won first place with 4.5 points. Second place went to Mati Saastamoinen with 4 points, third place went to Jaak Treifeldt with 3.5 points and fourth place went to Mikk Mölder with 2 points.

The rest of the field results were as follows:

Pieter Sigmundt 1 point

Mai Vomm Järve 0 points

Thank you to Mai Kipper from the Estonian Baptist Church, who was our gracious host for our fall chess tournament and who made sure we had hot coffee throughout the tournament. The next active tournament will be in April 2023. If you are interested in playing chess and participating in our tournaments please contact Jaak Järve at 416-222-9445 or email

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