BCS Weekender May

May 20 - May 21

                Big Congratulations to WFM Uyanga Byambaa for repeating as Cal Chess Women’s State Champion 2 years in a row!! Also a big congratulations to NM Derek O’Connor for making National Master!

             GM Koltanowski Marathon 

 

GM Koltanowski

 

 

 

 

Round 1 of GM Koltanowski Marathon FM Ladia Jirasek vs Mark Paetz Black to move and Win!

Start Date: 7:00pm Friday, March 31st, 2017 (Registration closes at 7pm.)

Location: 1225 Milvia Street Berkeley, CA 94709

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: March 31st, April 7th, 28th, May 5th, May 12th, and May 19th.

 

(No Rounds on April 14th, and April 21st due to Easter, and Spring Break)

Fee: $35.00
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: $500
1st Place $200: 2nd Place $120.
1st A $60: 1st B $60: 1st C & under $60.

Round 2 of the GM Koltanowski Marathon Suzie Erdenebileg VS Sos Hakobyan White to move and Draw!

 

 

 

 

 


 

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

GM Koltanowski Marathon

Pairings for Round 2. GM Koltanowski Marathon: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   FM Ladia Jirasek (2355 : W : 1.0)   Jacob Came Sevall (2050 : B : 1.0)
2   Michael Anderson (1900 : W : 1.0)   Ganesh Viswanath (2156 : – : 1.0)
3   Isaiah Kim (2064 : W : 1.0)   Alan Glasscoe (1800 : B : 1.0)
4   Baran Eren (2272 : – : 0.5)   Kevin Yanofsky (1702 : B : 0.5)
5   NM Derek O’Connor (2156 : W : 0.5)   Matthew Erdenebileg (1525 : – : 0.5)
6   Sos Hakobyan (1834 : W : 0.5)   Suzie Erdenebileg (1434 : – : 0.5)
7   Charlie Jones (1811 : – : 0.5)   Evan Carter (1395 : – : 0.5)
8   Callaghan McCarty-snead (1727 : – : 0.5)   Nahuel Ad Cuellas (1259 : B : 0.5)
9   Alex Hay Shrauger (1486 : W : 0.0)   Mark Paetz (1740 : B : 0.0)
10   Walter Lesquillier (1720 : W : 0.0)   Samuel Agdamag (1503 : – : 0.0)
11   Tergelsar Enkh (1438 : W : 0.0)   Mohammad Soltani (1675 : B : 0.0)
  ½ NM Roger M Poehlmann (2267 : B : 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Justin Shen (2016 : – : 0.5)   BYE
  ½ Michael J Wang (1964 : W : 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Greg Sarafian (1905 : B : 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Anthony Acosta (1862 : B : 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Nathan Auyoung (1727 : – : 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Jossy Chalissery (1698 : – : 0.5)   BYE
  ½ Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500 : – : 0.5)   BYE
  ½ Louka Waharte (1441 : B : 0.0)   BYE
  ½ Marty J Valente (1293 : B : 0.0)   BYE
  ½ Michael D’Alfonsi (1286 : W : 0.0)   BYE
  ½ Maung Nyunt Than (0 : W : 0.0)   BYE

 

Cal Chess Senior State Championship

Pairings for Round 4. Cal Chess Senior State Championship: Open(Fide)

Bd Res White Res Black
1   NM Michael S Walder (2086 : W : 3.0)   IM Timothy W Taylor (2296 : B : 3.0)
2   IM Elliott C Winslow (2312 : b : 2.5)   Frisco Del Rosario (2074 : B : 2.5)
3   Joel Marcus (1888 : W : 2.5)   Alan E Kobernat (2002 : BB : 2.5)
4   Farid Mark Watson (2003 : WW : 2.0)   W Craig Andries (1842 : BB : 2.0)
5   Michael Kenny (1822 : B : 2.0)   Rahim Gran (1921 : B : 2.0)
6   Nelson M Sowell (1700 : WW : 2.0)   Samir Alazawi (1874 : B : 2.0)
7   Mohammad Soltani (1600 : W : 2.0)   Sos Hakobyan (1787 : w : 1.5)
8   Michael D’Alfonsi (1278 : b : 1.5)   Pudur Ramaswamy (1287 : B : 1.5)
9   Charles Robe Clem (1025 : WW : 1.5)   Daniel T Oshima (1954 : W : 1.0)
10   Jay W Blodgett (1777 : W : 1.0)   John Edwards-el (1117 : w : 1.0)
11   Thomas E Boyd (1616 : W : 1.0)   Eliza Shaughnessy (1500 : B : 1.0)
12   Kathryn Goursolle (656 : b : 1.0)   Patrice L Binaisa (0 : BB : 1.0)
13   Steven Holtz (1020 : b : 0.5)   Gil Chamaki (1307 : b : 0.5)
14   Jackie Cowgill (893 : w : 0.5)   Renate Otterbach (1136 : b : 0.5)
15   Michael Gordon (0 : w : 0.0)   Philipp Pessereau (0 : BB : 0.0)

 

Current Standings

GM Koltanowski Marathon

SwissSys Standings. GM Koltanowski Marathon: Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot
1 FM Ladia Jirasek 2355 2358 W19 W12 2.0
2 Ganesh Viswanath 2156 2159 X— W14 2.0
3 Isaiah Kim 2064 2069 W22 W18 2.0
4 Baran Eren 2272 2273 H— W27 1.5
5 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2267 2268 W20 H— 1.5
6 NM Derek O’Connor 2156 2150 D27 W28 1.5
7 Michael J Wang 1964 1965 W29 H— 1.5
8 Greg Sarafian 1905 1906 W36 H— 1.5
9 Anthony Acosta 1862 1863 W32 H— 1.5
10 Nathan Auyoung 1727 1727 B— H— 1.5
11 Nahuel Ad Cuellas 1259 1336 D16 W30 1.5
12 Jacob Came Sevall 2050 2048 W35 L1 1.0
13 Justin Shen 2016 2016 H— H— 1.0
14 Michael Anderson 1900 1897 W31 L2 1.0
15 Christian Jensen 1853 1853 H— H— 1.0
16 Sos Hakobyan 1834 1814 D11 D24 1.0
17 Charlie Jones 1811 1801 H— D25 1.0
18 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1796 W33 L3 1.0
19 Mark Paetz 1740 1744 L1 W35 1.0
20 Walter Lesquillier 1720 1725 L5 W34 1.0
21 Jossy Chalissery 1698 1698 H— H— 1.0
22 Mohammad Soltani 1675 1678 L3 W36 1.0
23 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1500 H— H— 1.0
24 Suzie Erdenebileg 1434 1454 H— D16 1.0
25 Evan Carter 1395 1417 H— D17 1.0
26 Callaghan McCarty-snead 1727 1727 H— U— 0.5
27 Kevin Yanofsky 1702 1713 D6 L4 0.5
28 Matthew Erdenebileg 1525 1524 H— L6 0.5
29 Louka Waharte 1441 1439 L7 H— 0.5
30 Matthew Marrus 1305 1282 H— L11 0.5
31 Marty J Valente 1293 1292 L14 H— 0.5
32 Michael D’Alfonsi 1286 1284 L9 H— 0.5
33 Maung Nyunt Than unr. 750 L18 H— 0.5
34 Samuel Agdamag 1503 1495 U— L20 0.0
35 Alex Hay Shrauger 1486 1478 L12 L19 0.0
36 Tergelsar Enkh 1438 1428 L8 L22 0.0

 

Cal Chess Senior State Championship

SwissSys Standings. Cal Chess Senior State Championship: Open(Fide)

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot Prize
1 IM Timothy W Taylor 2296 2304 W14 W13 W8 W3 4.0 350.00
2 IM Elliott C Winslow 2312 2317 W11 H— W22 W7 3.5 250.00
3 NM Michael S Walder 2086 2092 W15 W9 W10 L1 3.0 50.00
4 Alan E Kobernat 2002 2006 D23 W31 W21 D5 3.0 50.00
5 Joel Marcus 1888 1916 W25 D7 W27 D4 3.0 50.00
6 Samir Alazawi 1874 1875 W33 L8 W28 W15 3.0 50.00
7 Frisco Del Rosario 2074 2071 W16 D5 W12 L2 2.5  
8 Farid Mark Watson 2003 2005 W17 W6 L1 D10 2.5  
9 Rahim Gran 1921 1916 W19 L3 W16 D11 2.5  
10 W Craig Andries 1842 1858 W34 W27 L3 D8 2.5  
11 Michael Kenny 1822 1824 L2 W26 W29 D9 2.5  
12 Sos Hakobyan 1787 1791 H— W32 L7 W17 2.5 75.00
13 Daniel T Oshima 1954 1937 W18 L1 L17 W25 2.0  
14 Jay W Blodgett 1777 1760 L1 L17 W33 W29 2.0  
15 Nelson M Sowell 1700 1691 L3 W33 W30 L6 2.0  
16 Thomas E Boyd 1616 1619 L7 W34 L9 W28 2.0  
17 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1661 L8 W14 W13 L12 2.0  
18 Pudur Ramaswamy 1287 1286 L13 H— X— D19 2.0 41.67
19 Michael D’Alfonsi 1278 1282 L9 H— W26 D18 2.0 41.67
20 Patrice L Binaisa unr. 1050 H— U— H— W30 2.0 41.67
21 NM Paul A Gallegos 2222 2210 H— W30 L4 U— 1.5  
22 Michael Anderson 1900 1901 H— W23 L2 U— 1.5  
23 Sean Anthon Ramia 1580 1590 D4 L22 W32 U— 1.5  
24 Gil Chamaki 1307 1280 L27 H— L25 W32 1.5  
25 Charles Robe Clem 1025 1100 L5 D29 W24 L13 1.5  
26 Jackie Cowgill 893 953 H— L11 L19 W31 1.5  
27 Thomas F Maser 1959 1937 W24 L10 L5 U— 1.0  
28 Eliza Shaughnessy 1500 1485 H— H— L6 L16 1.0  
29 John Edwards-el 1117 1113 H— D25 L11 L14 1.0  
30 Kathryn Goursolle 656 650 B— L21 L15 L20 1.0  
31 Renate Otterbach 1136 1098 H— L4 U— L26 0.5  
32 Steven Holtz 1020 1008 H— L12 L23 L24 0.5  
33 Philipp Pessereau unr. 750 L6 L15 L14 D34 0.5  
34 Michael Gordon unr. 750 L10 L16 U— D33 0.5  

 
Cal Chess Senior State Championship

SwissSys Standings. Cal Chess Senior State Championship: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Tot Prize
1 Bryon Doyle 2200 2201 W2 1.0  
2 Patrice L Binaisa unr. 750 L1 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)Steven Krasnov 5 wins

6)FM Ladia Jirasek 4 wins (in a row!)

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

8)FM Robin Cunningham 4 wins

9)Salar Jahedi 4 wins

10)Greg Lope 3 wins

11)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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Berkeley Chess Club Championship October 28th- December 16th Fridays 7:15pm $40  NM Roger Poehlmann/FM Ladia Jirasek EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender January 21st-22nd Sat, and Sun $50  NM Gabe Bick, Baran Eran,Karthik Padmanabhan EXPRESS REGISTRATION
John Grefe Marathon January 27th- March 10th Fridays 7:00pm $35  FM Ladia Jirasek/ Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Cal Chess Senior State Championship February 10th-12th Fri, Sat, and Sun $45  IM Timothy Taylor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Cal Chess Women’s State Championship March 24th-26th Sat, and Sun $50  WFM Uyanga Byambaa EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Koltanowski Marathon March 31st- May 19th Fridays 7:00pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender May 20th-21st Sat, and Sun $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION