January G/45

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Glasscoe Weekender Anti Swiss!

February 8 - February 9

                Big Congratulations to IM Ladia Jirasek who won the 2019 BCC Championship with 7/8!!

            IM John Grefe Marathon

IM John Grefe 1973 US Chess Champion!

Start Date: 7:20pm Friday, January 3rd, 2020 (Registration closes at 7:10pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: jan 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, and Feb 7th 

 

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 U2000 $60: 1st U1800 $60: 1st U1600  $60.

 

IM Ladia Jirasek vs CM Adrian Kondakov White to move and Win! Berkeley Weekend Fun!

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: Three 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 13 years old, you must have a USCF rating of at least 1300. There is no rating requirements if the player is over 13 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

 

Pairings for Round 3. IM John Grefe Marathon: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   IM Elliott C Winslow (2223 2.0)   IM Ladia Jirasek (2425 2.0)
2   WGM Carla Heredia (2246 1.5)   Ben Lemkin (1460 2.0)
3   Nicolas Petroni (1352 1.5)   NM Roger M Poehlmann (2242 1.5)
4   Ralph Nagel (1266 1.5)   William Payne (1403 1.5)
5   Scott McCargar (1861 1.0)   Peter Sherwood (1600 1.0)
6   Alex Hay Shrauger (1750 1.0)   Matthew Northrup (1470 1.0)
7   Mohammad R Asgari (1565 1.0)   Walter Lesquillier (1733 1.0)
8   David J Trestor (1841 0.5)   Tobias Stowell (1337 0.5)
9   Jerry Morgan (1467 0.5)   Evan Mertens (1255 0.5)
10   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500 0.0)   Fredric Dutter (2015 0.0)
11   Leon Grant (unr. 0.0)   Alan Glasscoe (1800 0.0)
  ½ NM Michael Walder (2124 1.5)   BYE
  ½ Greg Lope (2092 1.5)   BYE
  ½ Steven Svoboda (1983 1.5)   BYE
  ½ NM Thomas F Maser (1900 2.0)   BYE
  ½ Mark Paetz (1773 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Mohammad Soltani (1616 0.5)   BYE
  ½ Samuel Za Agdamag (1522 0.5)   BYE

Pairings for Round 4. Berkeley Weekend Fun!: 1900+

Bd Res White Res Black
1   IM Ladia Jirasek (2425 3.0)   CM Adrian Kondakov (2106 2.0)
2   Daniel Lin (1932 2.0)   Sricharan Pullela (1953 1.5)
3   Shawnak Shivakumar (2092 1.5)   NM Arman Baradaran (2189 1.5)
4   Alan Finkelstein (1950 1.5)   Calvin Koo (1763 1.5)
5   Ethan Boldi (2090 1.0)   Alex Hay Shrauger (1750 1.0)
  1 Max Hao (1765 0.5)   See T.D.
  ½ David Jackson (1970 0.5)   BYE
  ½ NM Sriram Krishnakumar (2197 2.0)   BYE

Pairings for Round 4. Berkeley Weekend Fun!: U1900

Bd Res White Res Black
8   Nicholas Boldi (1754 3.0)   Lucas Lesniewski (1825 2.5)
9   Thomas E Boyd (1620 2.5)   David J Trestor (1896 2.0)
10   Patrick Liu (1629 2.0)   Walter Lesquillier (1733 2.0)
11   Daniel L Ma (1372 1.5)   Samuel Za Agdamag (1522 1.5)
12   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500 1.0)   Joshua Lin (unr. 1.0)
13   Lachlan Gr Marvit (1311 1.0)   Danny Du Uy Cao (632 1.0)
14   Renate Otterbach (1162 0.5)   Keith Ballinger (1185 0.5)
  ½ Alan Glasscoe (1800 1.5)   BYE
  ½ Peter G Connick (932 2.0)   BYE

Pairings for Round 4. Berkeley Weekend Fun!: Extra Rate

Bd Res White Res Black
  0 Bryon Doyle (2141 0.0)   BYE
  0 Danny Du Uy Cao (632 0.0)   BYE

Pairings for Round 5. Western States Regional Championship: Womens

Bd Res White Res Black
1   WGM Carla Heredia (2264)   WIM Rochelle Wu (2260)
2   WIM Megan Lee (2249)   NM Rui Yang Yan (2190)
3   WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan (1829)   WFM Natalya Tsodikova (2197)
4   Zara Ter-avetikyan (987)   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500)
5   Brenda K Munoz (1153)   Kloe White (770)
6   Orna Shaughnessy (896)   Constance Brand (662)
  1 Hannah Pramita (227)   See T.D.
  ½ Padma Moturi (unr.)   BYE

Current Standings

SwissSys Standings. IM John Grefe Marathon: Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Tot
1 IM Ladia Jirasek 2425 2429 W17 W16 W6 3.0
2 WGM Carla Heredia 2246 2248 H— W14 W12 2.5
3 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2242 2243 H— W24 B— 2.5
4 NM Thomas F Maser 1900 1907 W30 W19 H— 2.5
5 William Payne 1403 1426 H— B— W21 2.5
6 IM Elliott C Winslow 2223 2221 W18 W15 L1 2.0
7 NM Michael Walder 2124 2125 H— W28 H— 2.0
8 Greg Lope 2092 2093 H— W26 H— 2.0
9 Steven Svoboda 1983 1985 W25 H— H— 2.0
10 Joe S Urquhart Jr 1945 1945 H— H— B— 2.0
11 Matthew Northrup 1470 1558 L13 W23 W30 2.0
12 Ben Lemkin 1460 1593 W23 W13 L2 2.0
13 Scott McCargar 1861 1830 W11 L12 D18 1.5
14 David J Trestor 1841 1825 D28 L2 B— 1.5
15 Mark Paetz 1773 1772 W22 L6 H— 1.5
16 Alex Hay Shrauger 1750 1749 W31 L1 H— 1.5
17 Walter Lesquillier 1733 1726 L1 B— D19 1.5
18 Peter Sherwood 1600 1631 L6 W30 D13 1.5
19 Mohammad R Asgari 1565 1631 W27 L4 D17 1.5
20 Nicolas Petroni 1352 1353 H— W29 U— 1.5
21 Ralph Nagel 1266 1324 H— W27 L5 1.5
22 Evan Mertens 1255 1341 L15 D25 W28 1.5
23 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1746 L12 L11 B— 1.0
24 Mohammad Soltani 1616 1615 H— L3 H— 1.0
25 Samuel Za Agdamag 1522 1508 L9 D22 H— 1.0
26 Tobias Stowell 1337 1336 H— L8 H— 1.0
27 Fredric Dutter 2015 1966 L19 L21 H— 0.5
28 Jerry Morgan 1467 1452 D14 L7 L22 0.5
29 Austin Schiffman 741 739 H— L20 U— 0.5
30 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1464 L4 L18 L11 0.0
31 Leon Grant unr. 750 L16 U— U— 0.0

SwissSys Standings. IM John Grefe Marathon: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot
1 Roger M Poehlmann 2266 2267 U— W5 1.0
2 Joe S Urquhart Jr 1945 1954 U— W4 1.0
3 William Payne 1403 1474 W6 U— 1.0
4 David J Trestor 1826 1815 U— L2 0.0
5 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1798 U— L1 0.0
6 Walter Lesquillier 1733 1702 L3 U— 0.0

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekend Fun!: 1900+

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 IM Ladia Jirasek 2425 2438 W15 W2 W10 W6 W4 5.0 240.00
2 Shawnak Shivakumar 2092 2099 W13 L1 D4 W11 D3 3.0 80.00
3 Alan Finkelstein 1950 1997 L5 W7 D11 W13 D2 3.0 80.00
4 Daniel Lin 1932 2010 W11 D5 D2 W8 L1 3.0 80.00
5 NM Sriram Krishnakumar 2197 2194 W3 D4 D6 H— U— 2.5  
6 CM Adrian Kondakov 2106 2115 W12 D10 D5 L1 D7 2.5  
7 Ethan Boldi 2090 2080 L10 L3 W12 W9 D6 2.5  
8 Sricharan Pullela 1953 1944 L14 D12 W9 L4 W13 2.5  
9 Alex Hay Shrauger 1750 1751 B— L11 L8 L7 W12 2.0  
10 FM Josiah Stearman 2445 2433 W7 D6 L1 U— U— 1.5  
11 NM Arman Baradaran 2189 2159 L4 W9 D3 L2 U— 1.5  
12 Max Hao 1765 1748 L6 D8 L7 B— L9 1.5  
13 Calvin Koo 1763 1767 L2 W15 H— L3 L8 1.5  
14 WGM Carla Heredia 2246 2249 W8 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
15 David Jackson 1970 1948 L1 L13 H— H— U— 1.0  

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekend Fun!: U1900

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Lucas Lesniewski 1825 1867 H— W13 W4 D2 W5 4.0 120.00
2 Nicholas Boldi 1754 1783 W11 W17 W5 D1 D3 4.0 120.00
3 Patrick Liu 1629 1662 W16 L5 W17 W12 D2 3.5  
4 Samuel Za Agdamag 1621 1690 H— W7 L1 W9 W8 3.5  
5 David J Trestor 1896 1873 W10 W3 L2 W8 L1 3.0  
6 Peter G Connick 932 1133 L8 W11 W15 H— D7 3.0 80.00
7 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1764 H— L4 W14 H— D6 2.5  
8 Thomas E Boyd 1620 1606 W6 W9 H— L5 L4 2.5  
9 Daniel L Ma 1372 1364 W15 L8 H— L4 W17 2.5  
10 Lachlan Gr Marvit 1311 1274 L5 L15 B— W17 H— 2.5  
11 Keith Ballinger 1185 1192 L2 L6 H— W14 W15 2.5  
12 Walter Lesquillier 1733 1713 W14 H— H— L3 U— 2.0  
13 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1477 H— L1 H— D15 H— 2.0  
14 Renate Otterbach 1162 1135 L12 H— L7 L11 B— 1.5  
15 Joshua Lin unr. 1120 L9 W10 L6 D13 L11 1.5  
16 Steven J Holtz 1153 1150 L3 H— H— U— U— 1.0  
17 Danny Du Uy Cao 632 629 B— L2 L3 L10 L9 1.0  

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekend Fun!: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot Prize
1 Bryon Doyle 2141 2142 W4 U— 1.0  
2 Avigail Tiomkin 865 964 U— W3 1.0  
3 Renate Otterbach 1162 1115 U— L2 0.0  
4 Danny Du Uy Cao 632 631 L1 U— 0.0  

SwissSys Standings. Western States Regional Championship: Womens

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 WGM Carla Heredia 2264 2275 W11 D3 D2 W7 W6 4.0 550.00
2 WIM Megan Lee 2249 2255 W14 W9 D1 D3 W7 4.0 550.00
3 WFM Natalya Tsodikova 2197 2202 W12 D1 W6 D2 D5 3.5 200.00
4 Zara Ter-avetikyan 987 1111 H— W11 L5 W14 W10 3.5 200.00
5 WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan 1829 1835 W13 L7 W4 H— D3 3.0  
6 WIM Rochelle Wu 2260 2244 H— W8 L3 B— L1 2.5  
7 NM Rui Yang Yan 2190 2180 H— W5 W10 L1 L2 2.5  
8 Brenda K Munoz 1153 1159 L9 L6 D15 W13 W12 2.5 200.00
9 Padma Moturi unr. 1558 W8 L2 W14 U— H— 2.5 200.00
10 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1468 W16 H— L7 H— L4 2.0  
11 Orna Shaughnessy 896 893 L1 L4 H— H— W14 2.0 33.33
12 Kloe White 770 764 L3 H— H— B— L8 2.0 33.33
13 Hannah Pramita 227 226 L5 H— H— L8 B— 2.0 33.33
14 Constance Brand 662 645 L2 B— L9 L4 L11 1.0  
15 Elena Shtykar 1258 1251 U— U— D8 U— U— 0.5  
16 Teresa Provenzano 100 100 L10 U— U— U— U— 0.0

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 2018

1)NM Roger Poehlmann 20 wins!

2)IM Ladia Jirasek 12 wins (5 in a row!) 1 was a Perfect score 6/6!

3)IM Elliott Winslow
11 wins

4) Farid Watson 7 wins 5)NM Todd Rumph 6 wins 6)NM Derek O'Connor: 6 wins 7)Steven Krasnov 5 wins 8)Greg Lope 4 wins 9)WFM Uyanga Byambaa 4 wins two with perfect 6/6 scores! Also the only Female winner in BCC History) 10)FM Robin Cunningham 4 wins 11)Salar Jahedi 4 wins 12)2 wins each. FM Josiah Stearman, NM Michael Lei Wang, Joshua Cao, Ethan Chamberlain, NM Robert Hatarik, David Trestor, Craig Andries

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Berkeley Club Championship September 28th-December 14th Friday’s 7pm $40 IM Ladia Jirasek EXPRESS REGISTRATION
IM John Grefe Marathon January 3rd-February 7th Friday’s 7:20pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
GM Koltanowski Marathon February 14th-March 27th Friday’s 7:20pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Cal Chess Women’s State Championship March 6th-8th Friday -Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
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GM Walter Browne Marathon April 3rd-May 15th Friday’s 7:20pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Multi State Women’s Regional Championship May 1st-3rd Friday -Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Neil Falconer Marathon May 22nd-June 26th Friday’s 7:20pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
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