BCS Weekender December

December 8 - December 10

                Big Congratulations to NM Derek O’Connor for winning his 3rd Friday Night Marathon in a row!

            Berkeley Chess Club Championship

 

NM Roger Poehlmann 2016 BCC Champion with 6/7

Last year’s BCC Runner up/Co Champion FM Ladia Jirasek who also scored 6/7

 

 

Round 1 of the Neil Falconer Marathon Greg Lope vs Bruce Ricard. White to move and win!

Start Date: 7:20pm Friday, September 29th, 2017 (Registration closes at 6:50pm.)

Location: 1145 Gilman St, Berkeley

Tournament Format: Eight rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: September 29th, October 6th, 13th 20th, 27th, November  17th, December 1st 15th.

   No round November 3rd! Due to a Berkeley Weekender , No round Nov 10th! No Round November 24th due to Thanksgiving No Round December 8th due to a Berkeley Weekender

 

Fee: $50.00
GM’s IM’s and Masters free.
(Entry fee deducted from winnings.)

Time Control: G/90, 30 second increment.  If a player is more than 30 minutes late, their game will be forfeited.

Tournament is both FIDE, and USCF rated!

Prize fund: $1500!
1st Place $500: 2nd Place $300: 3rd Place $100
1st U2000 $250: 1st U1800 $200: 1st U1600  $150.

Round 1 of the Neil Falconer Marathon. Nathan Auyoung Vs NM Derek O’Connor Black to move and Win! answer in Game Archives

 

 

 

 

 


 

Experience vs Youth! Berkeley Chess Club’s Youngest Member Jayden Xu (10 years old) battling it out against our most experienced Member Alan Glasscoe. In this Game Experience beat youth!

Byes: Two half-point byes are available before 6pm Thursday, upon request; no byes for last round. If you don’t request a bye and don’t show up for the round, you will receive a forfeit. Byes can be requested via email at tournaments@berkeleychessschool.org or call 510-612-4547. Who: If you are under 14 years old, you must have a USCF rating of at least 1400. There is no rating requirements if the player is over 14 years old. USCF: Tournament will follow USCF rules. USCF membership must be current through the end of the tournament. Do you need to renew your USCF Membership? Renew here!

Current Pairings

Berkeley Club Championship

Pairings for Round 6. Berkeley Club Championship: open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   FM Ladia Jirasek (2358 : W : 4.5)   Kireet Panuganti (2178 : B : 3.5)
2   NM Derek O’Connor (2285 : W : 3.5)   IM Elliott C Winslow (2318 : B : 4.0)
3   NM Michael S Walder (2156 : WW : 3.5)   NM Thomas F Maser (1945 : b : 3.5)
4   Christian Jensen (1839 : w : 3.5)   Steven Gaffagan (2070 : B : 3.5)
5   Grant Aung (1600 : b : 3.5)   Edward M Lewis (1956 : BB : 3.5)
6   NM Roger M Poehlmann (2249 : W : 3.0)   Greg Kenneth Lope (2097 : w : 3.0)
7   Aleksandr Ivanov (2143 : W : 3.0)   Nathan Auyoung (1741 : b : 3.0)
8   Mark Paetz (1704 : W : 2.5)   Bruce Ricard (1804 : w : 2.5)
9   Cal McCarty-snead (1700 : w : 2.5)   Alan Glasscoe (1800 : B : 2.5)
10   Walter Lesquillier (1707 : W : 2.5)   Ronna Min (1465 : b : 2.5)
11   Ralph Nagel (1260 : B : 2.5)   Anthony Ro Acosta (1805 : BB : 2.0)
12   Alex Hay Shrauger (1558 : w : 2.0)   Martin A Cortinas (1737 : b : 2.0)
13   Enkhjin [Cindy] Gomboluudev (1665 : WW : 2.0)   Evan Carter (1455 : b : 2.0)
14   Mohammad Soltani (1600 : W : 2.0)   Suzie Erdenebileg (1427 : B : 2.0)
15   Tergelsar Enkh (1412 : b : 1.0)   Gio Marino Segura (1469 : B : 1.5)
16   Matthew Marrus (1186 : W : 1.0)   Nicolas Petroni (1129 : BB : 1.0)
17   Jerry D Morgan (1484 : W : 0.0)   Matthew Erdenebileg (1481 : w : 0.5)
  ½ Dawn C Adams (662 : BB : 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Kevin Yanofsky (1864 : w : 2.5)   BYE

 

Berkeley Weekender November

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender November: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   Theodore Biyiasas (2145 : W : 3.5)   FM Josiah P Stearman (2320 : W : 3.5)
2   Nikunj Chandr Oza (1941 : w : 3.5)   NM Derek O’Connor (2285 : w : 3.0)
3   Sanat Singhal (1921 : WW : 3.0)   Henry Wang (2088 : BB : 2.5)
4   William Sartorio (2031 : WW : 2.0)   Ethan Vaugh Boldi (1892 : W : 2.5)
5   Viktor Mishkin (1708 : w : 2.0)   Atul^ Thirumalai (1866 : B : 2.0)
6   WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan (1893 : W : 1.5)   Maurya^ Palusa (1979 : b : 1.5)
7   Guy Sirak (1807 : W : 1.5)   Shaashwath Sivakumar (1900 : w : 1.5)
  1 Thomas E Boyd (1646 : BB : 0.5)   See T.D.

 

Berkeley Weekender November

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender November: U2000

Bd Res White Res Black
10   Anuj R Patel (1974 : B : 3.0)   Bruce Ricard (1804 : B : 3.0)
11   Cailen Melville (1844 : w : 2.5)   Alex Hay Shrauger (1558 : w : 2.5)
12   Cal McCarty-snead (1700 : W : 2.0)   Alan Glasscoe (1800 : b : 2.0)
13   Ata-alp Suren (1784 : w : 2.0)   Jayden Xu (1640 : w : 2.0)
14   Shaaket Sivakumar (1633 : W : 2.0)   Atul R Kamath (1724 : BB : 2.0)
15   Mohammad Soltani (1600 : W : 1.0)   Pudur Ramaswamy (1539 : B : 1.5)
  1 Diego Arauco (1633 : b : 1.5)   See T.D.
  ½ Arun Dixit (1661 : W : 2.0)   BYE

 

Berkeley Weekender November

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender November: U1600

Bd Res White Res Black
16   Zachary Bookman (1576 : w : 4.0)   Jackie Cowgill (971 : w : 1.5)
17   Matthew Northrup (1233 : b : 3.0)   Nicholas Ar Boldi (1355 : BB : 3.0)
18   Aaron Soffer (1341 : w : 1.0)   Mayin Joshi (1206 : BB : 1.0)
  1 Caroline Soffer (1141 : WW : 1.0)   See T.D.
  ½ Hari Ambethkar (1431 : W : 2.5)   BYE

 

Berkeley Weekender November

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender November: Extra Rate

Bd Res White Res Black
  0 Shaashw Sivakumar (1900 : B : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Atul Thirumalai (1866 : W : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Cailen Melville (1844 : W : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Christian Jensen (1839 : B : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Bruce Ricard (1804 : W : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Walter Lesquillier (1707 : B : 0.0)   BYE

 

Current Standings

 

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Club Championship: open

 

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Tot
1 IM Elliott C Winslow 2318 2330 W12 W5 D2 D16 W6 W10 5.0
2 FM Ladia Jirasek 2358 2359 W17 W8 D1 W6 W4 L3 4.5
3 Kireet Panuganti 2178 2196 H— H— W28 D5 W16 W2 4.5
4 NM Michael S Walder 2156 2157 W22 W29 H— W9 L2 X— 4.5
5 Edward M Lewis 1956 1966 W31 L1 W20 D3 W24 X— 4.5
6 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2249 2253 W23 W28 W27 L2 L1 W16 4.0
7 Aleksandr Ivanov 2143 2138 W20 H— H— L8 W18 W19 4.0
8 Steven Gaffagan 2070 2079 W21 L2 W14 W7 D10 D9 4.0
9 Christian Jensen 1839 1847 H— W30 W37 L4 W25 D8 4.0
10 NM Derek O’Connor 2285 2277 W14 W11 H— H— D8 L1 3.5
11 NM Thomas F Maser 1945 1956 W34 L10 H— W18 W17 U— 3.5
12 Bruce Ricard 1804 1810 L1 D22 U— W30 W35 W23 3.5
13 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1777 W38 H— L16 L25 X— X— 3.5
14 Walter Lesquillier 1707 1715 L10 W38 L8 W20 D29 X— 3.5
15 Grant Aung 1600 1659 L18 W23 D19 W29 X— U— 3.5
16 Greg Kenneth Lope 2097 2094 H— W25 W13 D1 L3 L6 3.0
17 Kevin Yanofsky 1864 1859 L2 W37 H— W22 L11 H— 3.0
18 Anthony Ro Acosta 1805 1803 W15 H— H— L11 L7 W26 3.0
19 Nathan Auyoung 1741 1740 H— L35 D15 W21 W28 L7 3.0
20 Enkhjin [Cindy] Gomboluudev 1665 1654 L7 W33 L5 L14 W32 X— 3.0
21 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1605 L8 L27 W32 L19 W33 W31 3.0
22 Alex Hay Shrauger 1558 1611 L4 D12 W31 L17 H— W29 3.0
23 Mark Paetz 1704 1683 L6 L15 H— W34 X— L12 2.5
24 Cal McCarty-snead 1700 1699 H— H— H— W36 L5 U— 2.5
25 Ronna Min 1465 1533 H— L16 W34 W13 L9 U— 2.5
26 Ralph Nagel 1260 1309 H— H— H— U— W34 L18 2.5
27 NM Conrado Diaz 2299 2290 H— W21 L6 H— U— U— 2.0
28 Michael Anderson 1900 1883 W32 L6 L3 W35 L19 U— 2.0
29 Martin A Cortinas 1737 1703 W33 L4 H— L15 D14 L22 2.0
30 Evan Carter 1455 1437 H— L9 D33 L12 W37 U— 2.0
31 Suzie Erdenebileg 1427 1413 L5 H— L22 W38 H— L21 2.0
32 Tergelsar Enkh 1412 1384 L28 H— L21 D33 L20 X— 2.0
33 Nicolas Petroni 1129 1198 L29 L20 D30 D32 L21 W38 2.0
34 Matthew Erdenebileg 1481 1431 L11 H— L25 L23 L26 B— 1.5
35 Gio Marino Segura 1469 1500 H— W19 U— L28 L12 U— 1.5
36 Alp Kuzey Sozat 1434 1427 H— H— H— L24 U— U— 1.5
37 Dawn C Adams 662 761 U— L17 L9 W39 L30 H— 1.5
38 Matthew Marrus 1186 1152 L13 L14 H— L31 H— L33 1.0
39 Jerry D Morgan 1484 1447 U— U— U— L37 U— U— 0.0

 

 

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Club Championship: Extra Rate

 

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot
1 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1805 W3 D2 1.5
2 Walter Lesquillier 1707 1711 U— D1 0.5
3 Mark Paetz 1704 1694 L1 U— 0.0

 

Berkeley Weekender November

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender November: Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 FM Josiah P Stearman 2320 2338 W6 W21 W2 H— W3 4.5 300.00
2 NM Derek O’Connor 2285 2288 W22 W20 L1 W14 W5 4.0 200.00
3 Theodore Biyiasas 2145 2160 H— W23 W12 W4 L1 3.5 50.00
4 Henry Wang 2088 2097 H— W11 W9 L3 W6 3.5 50.00
5 Nikunj Chandr Oza 1941 1973 H— W7 X— W12 L2 3.5 50.00
6 Sanat Singhal 1921 1965 L1 W8 W20 W13 L4 3.0  
7 Ethan Vaugh Boldi 1892 1916 H— L5 W11 W10 D9 3.0  
8 Viktor Mishkin 1708 1788 W13 L6 D10 D16 W14 3.0  
9 William Sartorio 2031 2026 W14 H— L4 H— D7 2.5  
10 Maurya^ Palusa 1979 1972 L19 W16 D8 L7 W15 2.5  
11 Shaashwath Sivakumar 1900 1892 H— L4 L7 B— W16 2.5  
12 NM Paul A Gallegos 2200 2189 X— W18 L3 L5 U— 2.0  
13 Kireet Panuganti 2178 2156 L8 W17 W22 L6 U— 2.0  
14 Atul^ Thirumalai 1866 1858 L9 B— W21 L2 L8 2.0  
15 WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan 1893 1875 L20 L22 H— W17 L10 1.5  
16 Guy Sirak 1807 1786 H— L10 D17 D8 L11 1.5  
17 Thomas E Boyd 1646 1640 L21 L13 D16 L15 B— 1.5  
18 IM Elliott C Winslow 2318 2307 X— L12 U— U— U— 1.0  
19 IM Elliott C* Winslow 2318 2320 W10 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
20 NM Michael S Walder 2156 2142 W15 L2 L6 U— U— 1.0  
21 Arul Viswanathan 1952 1941 W17 L1 L14 U— U— 1.0  
22 Michael Anderson 1900 1904 L2 W15 L13 U— U— 1.0  
23 Christian Jensen 1839 1836 B— L3 U— U— U— 1.0  

 

Berkeley Weekender November

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender November: U2000

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Bruce Ricard 1804 1841 B— H— H— W5 W3 4.0 200.00
2 Alex Hay Shrauger 1558 1666 D9 W10 D7 D12 W6 3.5 150.00
3 Anuj R Patel 1974 1965 H— W4 D5 W6 L1 3.0  
4 Ata-alp Suren 1784 1786 W14 L3 D9 D7 W13 3.0 50.00
5 Shaaket Sivakumar 1633 1683 H— W14 D3 L1 W12 3.0 50.00
6 Cailen Melville 1844 1827 W10 D9 W8 L3 L2 2.5  
7 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1784 D13 D12 D2 D4 D8 2.5  
8 Cal McCarty-snead 1700 1701 D11 W13 L6 H— D7 2.5  
9 Arun Dixit 1661 1672 D2 D6 D4 H— H— 2.5  
10 Diego Arauco 1633 1623 L6 L2 D13 W14 B— 2.5  
11 Pudur Ramaswamy 1539 1564 D8 H— D12 L13 W14 2.5  
12 Atul R Kamath 1724 1703 H— D7 D11 D2 L5 2.0  
13 Jayden Xu 1640 1636 D7 L8 D10 W11 L4 2.0  
14 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1551 L4 L5 B— L10 L11 1.0  

 

Berkeley Weekender November

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender November: U1600

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Zachary Bookman 1576 1605 W5 W2 W4 W6 W7 5.0 200.00
2 Nicholas Ar Boldi 1355 1421 W8 L1 W6 W5 W4 4.0 100.00
3 Hari Ambethkar 1431 1420 L6 W8 W5 H— H— 3.0  
4 Matthew Northrup 1233 1259 W9 W7 L1 W8 L2 3.0 100.00
5 Aaron Soffer 1341 1317 L1 W6 L3 L2 B— 2.0  
6 Mayin Joshi 1206 1228 W3 L5 L2 L1 W8 2.0  
7 Jackie Cowgill 971 945 H— L4 L8 B— L1 1.5  
8 Caroline Soffer 1141 1107 L2 L3 W7 L4 L6 1.0  
9 Matthew Marrus 1186 1166 L4 U— U— U— U— 0.0  

 

Berkeley Weekender November

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender November: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot Prize
1 Bryon Doyle 2218 2219 U— U— W11 W10 2.0  
2 Bruce Ricard 1804 1818 W9 U— U— U— 1.0  
3 Walter Lesquillier 1707 1735 U— W8 U— U— 1.0  
4 Shaashw Sivakumar 1900 1898 U— U— D5 U— 0.5  
5 Cailen Melville 1844 1846 U— U— D4 U— 0.5  
6 Thomas E Boyd 1646 1645 U— U— U— D7 0.5  
7 Diego Arauco 1633 1634 U— U— U— D6 0.5  
8 Atul Thirumalai 1866 1850 U— L3 U— U— 0.0  
9 Christian Jensen 1839 1826 L2 U— U— U— 0.0  
10 Aaron Soffer 1341 1340 U— U— U— L1 0.0  
11 Jackie Cowgill 971 970 U— U— L1 U— 0.0  

 

Cal Chess Women’s State Championship

SwissSys Standings. Cal Chess Women’s State Championship: Cal Chess Women’s State Championship 

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 WFM Uyanga Byambaa 2221 2238 W11 D3 W8 W2 W6 4.5 700.00
2 NM Natalya Tsodikova 2210 2215 W21 W13 W6 L1 W3 4.0 350.00
3 Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan 2039 2055 W16 D1 W4 W5 L2 3.5 66.67
4 Lauren Goodkind 1878 1863 X— W18 L3 D13 W9 3.5 66.67
5 Rui Yang Yan 1839 1850 H— W22 W7 L3 W13 3.5 66.67
6 WFM Tsegmed Munkhchuluun 2150 2133 W20 W9 L2 W10 L1 3.0  
7 Barbara Goodkind 1805 1795 W15 D20 L5 W12 D8 3.0  
8 Simona Nayberg 1786 1807 H— W12 L1 W20 D7 3.0  
9 Jessica T Lauser 1649 1641 W23 L6 W16 W15 L4 3.0  
10 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1501 W17 W14 H— L6 H— 3.0 125.00
11 Brenda K Munoz 1160 1148 L1 L17 W14 W16 W15 3.0 125.00
12 Kimberly Liu 1845 1811 H— L8 W22 L7 W20 2.5  
13 Ting Liang 1484 1493 W19 L2 W17 D4 L5 2.5  
14 Jackie Cowgill 937 934 H— L10 L11 W23 W17 2.5  
15 Ana Hatarik 949 941 L7 W23 W18 L9 L11 2.0  
16 Fianna McCarty-snead 846 872 L3 W19 L9 L11 W22 2.0  
17 Tallulah McCarty-snead 636 662 L10 W11 L13 W25 L14 2.0  
18 Victoria Acosta-ferezi 105 116 W25 L4 L15 H— H— 2.0  
19 Constance Brand unr. 623 L13 L16 W23 W24 U— 2.0  
20 Enkhjin Erdenebileg 1431 1437 L6 D7 H— L8 L12 1.0  
21 Natalie Baldacci 1132 1131 L2 H— H— U— U— 1.0  
22 Renate Otterbach 1034 1009 H— L5 L12 H— L16 1.0  
23 Medha Mukherjee 165 172 L9 L15 L19 L14 W24 1.0  
24 Sarah McCarty-snead unr. 31 H— H— U— L19 L23 1.0  
25 Teresa Provenzano unr. 0 L18 H— H— L17 U— 1.0  

 

Berkeley Chess Club all time winners

The following list is for those that got clear first or tied for first place in any BCC Marathon since

the 2007 BCC Grand Re Opening until the end of 2016

1)NM Roger Poehlmann 20 wins!

2)IM Elliott Winslow 7 wins

3)Farid Watson 7 wins

4)NM Todd Rumph 6 wins

5)FM Ladia Jirasek 5 wins (in a row!)

6)Steven Krasnov 5 wins

7)Greg Lope 4 wins

8)WFM Uyanga Byambaa 4 wins (two with perfect scores, the only perfect scores in BCC history! Also the only Female winner in BCC History)

9)FM Robin Cunningham 4 wins

10)Salar Jahedi 4 wins

11)NM Derek O'Connor 4 wins



12)2 wins each. FM Josiah Stearman, NM Michael Lei Wang, Joshua Cao,

Ethan Chamberlain, NM Robert Hatarik, David Trestor, Craig Andries

Playable Games

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Koltanowski Marathon March 31st- May 19th Fridays 7:00pm $35  FM Ladia Jirasek/NM Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender May 20th-21st Sat, and Sun $50  NM Derek O’Connor/NM Michael Walder EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Marcel Sisniega Marathon June 2nd- July 14th Fridays 7:00pm $35  NM Derek O’Connor/Greg Lope EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender July 28th- July 30th Fri-Sun $50  NM Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Neil Falconer Marathon Aug 4th- Sept 15th Fridays 7:00pm $35  NM Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Adult G/45 September 24th Sunday 12pm-8pm $30  Steven Gaffagan EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Club Championship September 29th-December 15th Friday’s 7pm $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Adult G/45 October 29th Sunday 12pm-8pm $30  Jeremy Shields/Anthony Acosta EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender November 3rd-5th Friday -Sunday $50  FM Josiah Stearman EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender December 8th-10th Friday-Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Cal Chess Women’s State Championship March 16th-18th Friday -Sunday $50   Coming Soon!
Cal Chess Senior State Championship March 16th-18th Friday -Sunday $50   Coming Soon!