September G/45

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

King’s gambit Mayhem!

October 5 @ 11:00 am - October 6 @ 8:30 pm

                Big Congratulations to IM Ladia Jirasek who won the Neil Falconer with 5.5/6 also Congratulations to NM Isaiah Kim who recently earned National Master!

            Walter Shipman Marathon

 

Bryon Doyle vs William Payne White to move and win!

Start Date: 7:20pm Friday, August 23rd, 2019 (Registration closes at 7:10pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: Aug 23rd, 30th, Sept 6th, 20th, 27th, October 4th

No round September 13th Due to the Berkeley Open (but you still can show up for a G/90;+30 rated game for $5) 

 

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.

 

David Trestor vs Anthony Acosta White to move and win Material

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 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 4. Walter Shipman Marathon: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   NM Roger M Poehlmann (2240 2.5)   IM Ladia Jirasek (2415 3.0)
2   Steven Svoboda (2042 2.5)   IM Elliott C Winslow (2222 2.5)
3   NM Michael Walder (2011 2.0)   Frisco Del Rosario (1903 2.5)
4   Peter Sherwood (1622 2.0)   NM Thomas F Maser (1902 2.0)
5   Anthony Henline (1316 2.0)   Scott E Mc Cargar (1862 2.0)
6   Sos Hakobyan (1799 1.5)   Fredric Dutter (2089 1.5)
7   Nicolas Petroni (1321 1.5)   David J Trestor (1853 1.5)
8   Alan Glasscoe (1800 1.5)   Alex Hay Shrauger (1778 1.5)
9   Ben Lemkin (1292 1.5)   Anthony Acosta (1795 1.5)
10   Jerry Morgan (1503 1.0)   Grant Aung (1780 1.0)
11   Carl Nelson (1423 1.0)   Mark Paetz (1738 1.0)
12   Matthew Northrup (1391 1.0)   Walter Lesquillier (1721 1.0)
13   Mohammad Soltani (1612 1.0)   Ian Pryor (1080 1.0)
14   Samuel Agdamag (1549 0.5)   Mohammad R Asgari (1403 1.0)
15   William Payne (1323 0.0)   Tobias Stowell (1423 0.0)
  ½ Greg Lope (2094 2.5)   BYE

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Open 2019: 2000+

Bd Res White Res Black
1   FM Josiah P Stearman (2411 3.5)   NM Eric Yuhan Li (2294 4.0)
2   WGM Carla Heredia (2262 3.0)   NM Michael Walder (2022 3.0)
3   Ethan Boldi (2001 3.0)   IM Elliott C Winslow (2229 3.0)
4   Tanmay Khattar (2022 2.0)   John Canessa (2106 2.0)
5   Theodore Ja Coyne (2084 2.0)   WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan (2023 2.0)
6   Abhinav Penagalapati (2005 1.5)   Alan Finkelstein (1936 2.0)
7   Sricharan Pullela (1912 1.5)   Daniel Lin (1881 1.5)
8   Advay Bansal (1854 1.5)   Viktor Mishkin (1903 1.5)
9   Andrew Guo (1691 1.0)   Sadia Qureshi (1938 1.0)
  ½ Daniel Cheng (2099 3.0)   BYE

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Open 2019: U2000

Bd Res White Res Black
10   Jacob Chiang (1790 3.5)   Thomas E Boyd (1685 2.5)
11   Anuj Patel (1938 3.0)   Alex Hay Shrauger (1768 2.5)
12   Calvin Koo (1602 2.5)   Olivier Celhay (unr. 2.5)
13   Vian Yang (1472 2.0)   Anish Jr Dara Jr (1445 2.0)
14   Sadhana Arivoli (1441 1.5)   Michael Straus (1601 2.0)
  1 Prabhav Pragash (1610 1.0)   See T.D.
  ½ Mohammad Soltani (1657 1.5)   BYE

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Open 2019: U1600

Bd Res White Res Black
16   Sterling C Albury (1197 4.0)   Anushka Kolli (1486 3.0)
17   Steven J Holtz (1063 2.5)   Matthew Northrup (1476 2.5)
18   Samuel Za Agdamag (1558 2.0)   William Tho Payne (1320 2.5)
19   Ryan Tang Bi (1554 2.0)   James Lin (1241 2.0)
20   Buwei He (1227 1.5)   Andy Ceelen (1442 1.5)
21   Kate Canessa (216 1.0)   Jackie Cowgill (1169 0.5)
  ½ Junior Mejia (1375 3.0)   BYE

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Open 2019: Extra Rate

Bd Res White Res Black
  0 Tanmay Khattar (2022 0.0)   BYE
  0 Sadia Qureshi (1938 0.0)   BYE
  0 Christian Jensen (1881 0.0)   BYE
  0 Anthony Acosta (1795 0.0)   BYE
  0 Andrew Guo (1691 0.0)   BYE
  0 Thomas E Boyd (1685 0.0)   BYE
  0 Richard Her Newey (1666 0.0)   BYE
  0 Anushka Kolli (1486 0.0)   BYE
  0 Anish Jr Dara Jr (1445 0.0)   BYE
  0 Kate Canessa (216 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. Walter Shipman Marathon: Open (Standings (no tiebrk))

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot
1 IM Ladia Jirasek 2415 2414 W27 W9 W6 D3 3.5
2 IM Elliott C Winslow 2222 2225 H— W23 W10 B— 3.5
3 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2240 2250 H— W22 W12 D1 3.0
4 Greg Lope 2094 2095 W30 W8 D7 H— 3.0
5 Steven Svoboda 2042 2047 H— W29 W13 H— 3.0
6 NM Michael Walder 2011 2016 W31 W26 L1 W28 3.0
7 Frisco Del Rosario 1903 1927 W18 W33 D4 H— 3.0
8 NM Thomas F Maser 1902 1903 W19 L4 W21 W16 3.0
9 Scott E Mc Cargar 1862 1866 W35 L1 W18 W20 3.0
10 David J Trestor 1853 1855 H— W28 L2 W24 2.5
11 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1773 D24 L21 W32 W22 2.5
12 Fredric Dutter 2089 2083 H— W34 L3 H— 2.0
13 Anthony Acosta 1795 1789 H— W14 L5 D21 2.0
14 Mark Paetz 1738 1727 H— L13 D23 W31 2.0
15 Ralph P Palmeri 1712 1720 W32 U— W19 U— 2.0
16 Peter Sherwood 1622 1615 H— H— B— L8 2.0
17 Mohammad Soltani 1612 1577 L33 L18 B— W32 2.0
18 Mohammad R Asgari 1403 1496 L7 W17 L9 W34 2.0
19 Matthew Northrup 1391 1456 L8 W30 L15 W27 2.0
20 Anthony Henline 1316 1358 L26 W27 B— L9 2.0
21 Ben Lemkin 1292 1439 D22 W11 L8 D13 2.0
22 Alex Hay Shrauger 1778 1754 D21 L3 W34 L11 1.5
23 Walter Lesquillier 1721 1720 H— L2 D14 H— 1.5
24 Nicolas Petroni 1321 1347 D11 H— H— L10 1.5
25 Bryon Doyle 2156 2157 U— W35 U— U— 1.0
26 Grant Aung 1780 1776 W20 L6 U— U— 1.0
27 Jerry Morgan 1503 1461 L1 L20 W35 L19 1.0
28 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1493 H— L10 H— L6 1.0
29 Mayin Joshi 1461 1459 H— L5 H— U— 1.0
30 Tobias Stowell 1423 1394 L4 L19 L31 W35 1.0
31 Carl Nelson 1423 1400 L6 L32 W30 L14 1.0
32 Ian Pryor 1080 1144 L15 W31 L11 L17 1.0
33 Purev Ragchaa unr. 1748 W17 L7 U— U— 1.0
34 Samuel Agdamag 1549 1515 H— L12 L22 L18 0.5
35 William Payne 1323 1290 L9 L25 L27 L30 0.0

SwissSys Standings. Walter Shipman Marathon: Extra Rated (Standings (no tiebrk))

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Tot
1 Anthony Henline 1316 1391 W2 1.0
2 Peter Sherwood 1622 1588 L1 0.0

 

 

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Open 2019: 2000+ (Standings (no tiebrk))

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 FM Josiah P Stearman 2411 2420 W21 W10 W5 H— W2 4.5 1000.00
2 NM Eric Yuhan Li 2294 2310 W23 W4 W6 W3 L1 4.0 300.00
3 WGM Carla Heredia 2262 2270 W13 W7 W14 L2 W9 4.0 300.00
4 IM Elliott C Winslow 2229 2227 W15 L2 W17 W14 D6 3.5  
5 Daniel Cheng 2099 2116 W16 W17 L1 W10 H— 3.5 100.00
6 Ethan Boldi 2001 2046 W11 W18 L2 W7 D4 3.5 100.00
7 John Canessa 2106 2102 W24 L3 W18 L6 W14 3.0  
8 Theodore Ja Coyne 2084 2071 L17 L16 W21 W20 W13 3.0  
9 NM Michael Walder 2022 2076 W22 H— H— W12 L3 3.0  
10 Alan Finkelstein 1936 1973 W12 L1 W11 L5 D15 2.5  
11 Advay Bansal 1854 1855 L6 B— L10 D16 W19 2.5  
12 WIM Rochelle Wu 2262 2238 L10 W21 W16 L9 U— 2.0  
13 WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan 2023 2009 L3 D20 W19 H— L8 2.0  
14 Tanmay Khattar 2022 2010 B— W19 L3 L4 L7 2.0  
15 Abhinav Penagalapati 2005 1994 L4 H— H— D17 D10 2.0  
16 Sricharan Pullela 1912 1918 L5 W8 L12 D11 D17 2.0  
17 Daniel Lin 1881 1902 W8 L5 L4 D15 D16 2.0  
18 Andrew Guo 1691 1701 B— L6 L7 L19 W21 2.0  
19 Viktor Mishkin 1903 1875 H— L14 L13 W18 L11 1.5  
20 Joel Marcus 1835 1836 H— D13 H— L8 U— 1.5  
21 Sadia Qureshi 1938 1903 L1 L12 L8 B— L18 1.0  
22 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2240 2226 L9 U— U— U— U— 0.0  
23 Fredric Dutter 2074 2069 L2 U— U— U— U— 0.0  
24 Frisco Del Rosario 1906 1899 L7 U— U— U— U— 0.0  

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Open 2019: U2000 (Standings (no tiebrk))

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Jacob Chiang 1790 1861 W11 W2 D8 W6 W7 4.5 350.00
2 Anuj Patel 1938 1940 W4 L1 W9 W8 W6 4.0 210.00
3 Olivier Celhay unr. 1805 W7 D9 L6 W5 W8 3.5 140.00
4 Michael Straus 1601 1629 L2 W11 D7 H— W13 3.0 70.00
5 Anish Jr Dara Jr 1445 1498 L8 B— W10 L3 W11 3.0 70.00
6 Alex Hay Shrauger 1768 1773 W16 H— W3 L1 L2 2.5  
7 Thomas E Boyd 1685 1676 L3 B— D4 W9 L1 2.5  
8 Calvin Koo 1602 1656 W5 W12 D1 L2 L3 2.5  
9 Mohammad Soltani 1657 1664 W15 D3 L2 L7 H— 2.0  
10 Prabhav Pragash 1610 1549 H— D13 L5 L11 B— 2.0  
11 Vian Yang 1472 1461 L1 L4 B— W10 L5 2.0  
12 Alan* Glasscoe 1800 1780 H— L8 W13 U— U— 1.5  
13 Sadhana Arivoli 1441 1425 L14 D10 L12 B— L4 1.5  
14 Walter Lesquillier 1713 1719 W13 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
15 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1776 L9 U— U— U— U— 0.0  
16 Peter Sherwood 1618 1606 L6 U— U— U— U— 0.0  

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Open 2019: U1600 (Standings (no tiebrk))

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Sterling C Albury 1197 1488 B— W7 W4 W2 W5 5.0 350.00
2 Junior Mejia 1375 1472 W4 W10 W9 L1 H— 3.5 140.00
3 William Tho Payne 1320 1393 B— H— H— D7 W9 3.5 140.00
4 Ryan Tang Bi 1554 1528 L2 W11 L1 W8 W10 3.0 23.33
5 Anushka Kolli 1486 1453 L10 B— W13 W9 L1 3.0 23.33
6 Steven J Holtz 1063 1218 H— W12 H— U— W7 3.0 23.33
7 Matthew Northrup 1476 1433 W11 L1 W10 D3 L6 2.5  
8 Andy Ceelen 1442 1423 L9 H— W12 L4 W11 2.5  
9 Samuel Za Agdamag 1558 1495 W8 W13 L2 L5 L3 2.0  
10 James Lin 1241 1244 W5 L2 L7 W13 L4 2.0  
11 Buwei He 1227 1213 L7 L4 H— W12 L8 1.5  
12 Jackie Cowgill 1169 1117 H— L6 L8 L11 W13 1.5  
13 Kate Canessa 216 215 B— L9 L5 L10 L12 1.0  

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Open 2019: Extra Rate (Standings (no tiebrk))

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot Prize
1 Tanmay Khattar 2022 2025 W9 U— U— U— 1.0  
2 Sadia Qureshi 1938 1950 U— U— W7 U— 1.0  
3 Anthony Acosta 1795 1796 W12 U— U— U— 1.0  
4 Andrew Guo 1691 1715 U— W8 U— U— 1.0  
5 Anushka Kolli 1486 1512 U— W10 U— U— 1.0  
6 Junior Mejia 1375 1399 U— U— U— W11 1.0  
7 Christian Jensen 1881 1868 U— U— L2 U— 0.0  
8 Thomas E Boyd 1685 1667 U— L4 U— U— 0.0  
9 Richard Her Newey 1666 1662 L1 U— U— U— 0.0  
10 Anish Jr Dara Jr 1445 1425 U— L5 U— U— 0.0  
11 Anthony Henline 1293 1274 U— U— U— L6 0.0  
12 Kate Canessa 216 215 L3 U— U— 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!

3)IM Elliott Winslow 11 wins

2)IM Ladia Jirasek 10
wins (5 in a row!) 1 was a Perfect score 6/6!

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 Elliott Winslow EXPRESS REGISTRATION
IM John Grefe Marathon January 18th-March 1st Friday’s 7:20pm $35 IM Elliott Winslow EXPRESS REGISTRATION
GM Koltanowski Marathon March 8th-April 26th Friday’s 7:20pm $35 IM Ladia Jirasek EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Cal Chess Women’s State Championship March 15th-17th Friday -Sunday $50 WFM Natayla Tsodikova EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Senior Championship March 15th-17th Friday -Sunday $50

IM Vince McCambridge

IM Timothy Taylor

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Berkeley Open January 11th-13th Friday -Sunday $99 FM Josiah Stearman EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Multi State Women’s Regional Championship May 3rd-5th Friday -Sunday $50 WGM Carla Heredia / WIM Megan Lee EXPRESS REGISTRATION
GM Walter Browne Marathon May 3rd-June 21st Friday’s 7:20pm $35 IM Ladia Jirasek/ Isaiah Kim EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Neil Falconer Marathon June 28th-August 9th Friday’s 7:20pm $35 IM ladia Jirasek EXPRESS REGISTRATION
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