May G/45

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

BCS Weekender June

June 7 - June 9

                Big Congratulations to IM Ladia Jirasek 2019 GM Koltanowski Champion with a perfect 6/6!!

            GM Walter Browne Marathon

 

Start Date: 7:20pm Friday, May 3rd, 2019 (Registration closes at 7:10pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: May 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st  June 14th , and 21st.

No round May 17th Due to a Bar Mitzvah No round June 7th due to a Berkeley Weekender!!   (but you may still come Friday night before 7pm if you would like a rated game June 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 Jirasek vs Kevin Yanofsky Black to move and win! Round 6 of the John Grefe Marathon (Board from Black’s point of view Black pawns moving up)

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 3. GM Walter Browne Marathon: 2019 Browne

Bd Res White Res Black
1   IM Ladia Jirasek (2383)   NM Roger M Poehlmann (2246)
2   Anthony Acosta (1805)   IM Elliott C Winslow (2294)
3   Walter Lesquillier (1708)   Greg Lope (2077)
4   NM Michael Walder (2007)   Alan Glasscoe (1800)
5   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500)   NM Thomas F Maser (1956)
6   Mayin Joshi (1340)   Isaiah Kim (2139)
7   Victor Hugo Reyes (1282)   J Steven Svoboda (2027)
8   Sandesh Aher (1225)   Mohammad Soltani (1740)
9   Mark Paetz (1700)   Avirmed Nyamsuren (unr.)
10   Mohammad Asgari (unr.)   Grant Aung (1659)
11   Evan Carter (1578)   Matthew Northrup (1372)
12   Arin Sen (1492)   Andrei Secor (1337)
13   Tobias Stowell (1424)   John Edwards-el (1236)
14   Matthew Marrus (1224)   Carl Nelson (1391)
15   Ben Lemkin (1207)   Peter Sherwood (1600)
  1 Gabriel Enkhjargal (1316)   See T.D.
  ½ Frisco Del Rosario (1957)   BYE
  ½ Samuel Za Agdamag (1526)   BYE

 

Pairings for Round 4. April Weekender: 2000+

Bd Res White Res Black
1   Arul Viswanathan (2005)   NM Beilin Li (2213)
2   WIM Megan Lee (2264)   NM Rui Yang Yan (2194)
3   Isaiah Kim (2157)   Addison Lee (2106)
4   Felix Yipeng Liu (1901)   Viktor Mishkin (1856)
5   Clarence E Lehman (1941)   Shreyas Nayak (1974)
  1 Romulo Silvestre (1846)   See T.D.
  ½ Frisco Del Rosario (1967)   BYE
  ½ Shaashwath Sivakumar (2032)   BYE
  ½ Shawnak Shivakumar (2050)   BYE
  ½ WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan (1849)   BYE
  ½ Abhinav Penagalapati (1884)   BYE

Pairings for Round 4. April Weekender: U2000

Bd Res White Res Black
7   Prabhav Pragash (1663)   Mohammad Soltani (1617)
8   Ryan Wang (1662)   Atul Thirumalai (1790)
9   Vincent Qin (1603)   Alan Glasscoe (1800)
10   Thomas Zhu (1625)   Tony Zhou (1678)
11   Kavya Meiyappan (1525)   Mihir Kotbagi (1633)
12   Agnes Zhiyi Wang (1563)   Sophie Wang (1515)
13   Elena Kondakova (1311)   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500)

Pairings for Round 4. April Weekender: U1600

Bd Res White Res Black
14   Milind Torney (unr.)   Greg Zhou (1396)
15   Gabriel Enkhjargal (1340)   Matthew Northrup (1359)
16   Jackie Cowgill (1008)   Buwei He (1190)
17   Dhruv Torney (604)   Jonah Silk (749)

Pairings for Round 4. April Weekender: Extra Rate

Bd Res White Res Black
  0 Bryon Doyle (2183)   BYE
  0 Dhruv Torney (604)   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. Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot
1 IM Ladia Jirasek 2383 2387 W32 W13 2.0
2 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2246 2247 W23 W17 2.0
3 IM Elliott C Winslow 2294 2289 W22 D5 1.5
4 Greg Lope 2077 2078 W25 H— 1.5
5 NM Michael Walder 2007 2013 W26 D3 1.5
6 NM Thomas F Maser 1956 1957 W33 H— 1.5
7 Anthony Acosta 1805 1807 H— W18 1.5
8 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1799 D31 W20 1.5
9 Walter Lesquillier 1708 1711 H— W27 1.5
10 Samuel Za Agdamag 1526 1531 H— W30 1.5
11 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1506 H— W29 1.5
12 WGM Carla Heredia 2264 2265 W28 U— 1.0
13 Isaiah Kim 2139 2136 W24 L1 1.0
14 J Steven Svoboda 2027 2027 H— H— 1.0
15 Frisco Del Rosario 1957 1941 L18 W32 1.0
16 Mohammad Soltani 1740 1729 L20 W31 1.0
17 Grant Aung 1659 1666 W21 L2 1.0
18 Mayin Joshi 1340 1403 W15 L7 1.0
19 Victor Hugo Reyes 1282 1279 H— D28 1.0
20 Mohammad Asgari unr. 1765 W16 L8 1.0
21 Avirmed Nyamsuren unr. 1485 L17 W33 1.0
22 Evan Carter 1578 1570 L3 D25 0.5
23 Arin Sen 1492 1491 L2 H— 0.5
24 Tobias Stowell 1424 1423 L13 H— 0.5
25 Carl Nelson 1391 1400 L4 D22 0.5
26 Matthew Northrup 1372 1371 L5 H— 0.5
27 Andrei Secor 1337 1332 H— L9 0.5
28 William Tho Payne 1237 1240 L12 D19 0.5
29 John Edwards-el 1236 1228 H— L11 0.5
30 Matthew Marrus 1224 1217 H— L10 0.5
31 Ben Lemkin 1207 1234 D8 L16 0.5
32 Peter Sherwood 1600 1596 L1 L15 0.0
33 Gabriel Enkhjargal 1316 1303 L6 L21 0.0

 

 

SwissSys Standings. April Weekender: 2000+

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 NM Beilin Li 2213 2237 W14 W10 W2 W5 D3 4.5 375.00
2 WIM Megan Lee 2264 2265 W6 W3 L1 W4 D5 3.5 150.00
3 Addison Lee 2106 2119 W19 L2 W15 W10 D1 3.5 150.00
4 NM Rui Yang Yan 2194 2195 H— D13 W18 L2 W10 3.0  
5 Arul Viswanathan 2005 2018 W18 W11 D8 L1 D2 3.0  
6 Shreyas Nayak 1974 1973 L2 L9 B— W15 W19 3.0  
7 Abhinav Penagalapati 1884 1922 H— W17 W9 H— U— 3.0  
8 Felix Yipeng Liu 1901 1925 H— W12 D5 D9 U— 2.5  
9 Viktor Mishkin 1856 1865 H— W6 L7 D8 D15 2.5  
10 Isaiah Kim 2157 2144 W15 L1 W13 L3 L4 2.0  
11 Romulo Silvestre 1846 1836 H— L5 L12 B— H— 2.0  
12 Joshua Lu 2128 2118 H— L8 W11 U— U— 1.5  
13 Shaashwath Sivakumar 2032 2030 H— D4 L10 H— U— 1.5  
14 Frisco Del Rosario 1967 1960 L1 H— D19 H— U— 1.5  
15 Clarence E Lehman 1941 1928 L10 W19 L3 L6 D9 1.5  
16 IM Elliott C Winslow 2294 2295 U— U— U— U— W20 1.0  
17 Shawnak Shivakumar 2050 2038 H— L7 H— U— U— 1.0  
18 NM Michael Walder 2027 2013 L5 B— L4 U— U— 1.0  
19 WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan 1849 1833 L3 L15 D14 H— L6 1.0  
20 Sophie Wang 1515 1514 U— U— U— U— L16 0.0  

SwissSys Standings. April Weekender: U2000

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Mohammad Soltani 1617 1739 W16 W12 W10 W5 W3 5.0 180.00
2 Vincent Qin 1603 1664 D4 D11 W12 W8 D5 3.5 120.00
3 Atul Thirumalai 1790 1768 L12 B— W15 W10 L1 3.0 12.00
4 Tony Zhou 1678 1674 D2 L10 W7 W11 D9 3.0 12.00
5 Prabhav Pragash 1663 1688 H— W9 W8 L1 D2 3.0 12.00
6 Agnes Zhiyi Wang 1563 1585 H— L15 D9 W12 W10 3.0 12.00
7 Elena Kondakova 1311 1359 L10 B— L4 W16 W18 3.0 12.00
8 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1779 W17 H— L5 L2 W15 2.5  
9 Mihir Kotbagi 1633 1630 H— L5 D6 W15 D4 2.5  
10 Ryan Wang 1662 1643 W7 W4 L1 L3 L6 2.0  
11 Thomas Zhu 1625 1615 L13 D2 W16 L4 H— 2.0  
12 Sophie Wang 1515 1510 W3 L1 L2 L6 B— 2.0  
13 Romulo Silvestre 1846 1851 W11 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
14 Anthony Acosta 1799 1803 W15 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
15 Kavya Meiyappan 1525 1515 L14 W6 L3 L9 L8 1.0  
16 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1457 L1 H— L11 L7 H— 1.0  
17 Gio Marino Segura 1679 1668 L8 U— U— U— U— 0.0  
18 Buwei He 1190 1175 U— U— U— U— L7 0.0  

SwissSys Standings. April Weekender: U1600

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Milind Torney unr. 1769 W2 W10 W5 W4 W3 5.0 150.00
2 Buwei He 1190 1246 L1 W6 H— B— W4 3.5 90.00
3 Matthew Northrup 1359 1357 W6 D4 D10 W5 L1 3.0 60.00
4 Greg Zhou 1396 1370 W10 D3 W7 L1 L2 2.5  
5 Gabriel Enkhjargal 1340 1321 W11 W7 L1 L3 D6 2.5  
6 Dhruv Torney 604 722 L3 L2 B— W10 D5 2.5  
7 Jackie Cowgill 1008 1004 H— L5 L4 H— W10 2.0  
8 Carl Hende Nelson 1395 1392 D9 U— U— U— U— 0.5  
9 Mayin Joshi 1336 1340 D8 U— U— U— U— 0.5  
10 Jonah Silk 749 732 L4 L1 D3 L6 L7 0.5  
11 Matthew Marrus 1245 1226 L5 U— U— U— U— 0.0  

SwissSys Standings. April Weekender: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot Prize
1 Bryon Doyle 2183 2184 W4 U— 1.0  
2 Romulo Silvestre unr. 1736 U— W3 1.0  
3 Gabriel Enkhjargal 1340 1336 U— L2 0.0  
4 Dhruv Torney 604 603 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 Elliott Winslow 9 wins

3) FM Ladia Jirasek 8 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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