BCS Weekender July

July 28 - July 30

September G/45

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                Big Congratulations to NM Derek O’Connor for winning both the Mechanics Tuesday Night marathon, and the Berkeley Friday Night Marathon! Also a big Congrats to Greg Lope for winning his 4th Berkeley Friday night Marathon!

            Neil Falconer Marathon

 

 

 

 

Black to move and Win! round 2. Kyle Donaldson(Black) vs Evan Carter(White)

Start Date: 7:00pm Friday, August 4th, 2017 (Registration closes at 7pm.)

Location: 1225 Milvia Street Berkeley, CA 94709

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, September 1st, and 8th.

 

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.

Round 1 of the GM Sisniega Marathon. Black to move and Win. McCarty Snead vs Keyvon Deldar. 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

GM Marcel Sisniega Marathon

Pairings for Round 6. GM Marcel Sisniega Marathon: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   NM Derek O’Connor (2269 : WW : 4.0)   Thomas F Maser (1905 : BB : 4.0)
2   IM Elliott C Winslow (2291 : WW : 3.5)   Greg Kenneth Lope (2076 : W : 4.0)
3   Bruce Ricard (1530 : w : 3.5)   Ganesh Viswanath (2151 : b : 3.5)
4   NM Roger M Poehlmann (2265 : w : 3.0)   Kayven Riese (1913 : B : 3.0)
5   Aleksandr Ivanov (2118 : w : 3.0)   Michael Anderson (1902 : B : 3.0)
6   Mohammad Soltani (1600 : W : 3.0)   Anthony Ro Acosta (1811 : b : 2.5)
7   Alex Hay Shrauger (1514 : WW : 2.5)   Kyle Ga Donaldson (1488 : W : 2.5)
8   Nathan Auyoung (1735 : W : 2.0)   Jossy Chalissery (1720 : w : 2.0)
9   Maung Nyunt Than (1150 : WW : 2.0)   Mark Paetz (1722 : B : 2.0)
10   Samuel Za Agdamag (1477 : W : 1.5)   Tergelsar Enkh (1417 : BB : 1.5)
11   Matthew Marrus (1210 : b : 1.5)   Matthew Erdenebileg (1445 : b : 1.5)
12   Marty J Valente (1289 : WW : 0.5)   Suzie Erdenebileg (1424 : BB : 1.0)

 

Berkeley Weekender May

Pairings for Round 4. Berkeley Weekender May: Open(Fide)

Bd Res White Res Black
1   NM Baran Eren (2253 : W : 2.0)   NM Derek O’Connor (2252 : B : 2.5)
2   Kevin Kane (2092 : WW : 1.5)   NM Michael S Walder (2096 : B : 2.0)
3   Jacob Came Sevall (2126 : w : 1.5)   Isaiah Kim (2061 : B : 1.5)
4   Adrian Kondakov (1867 : w : 1.0)   Farid Mark Watson (2002 : b : 1.0)

Berkeley Weekender May

Pairings for Round 4. Berkeley Weekender May: U2000

Bd Res White Res Black
5   Samir Alazawi (1918 : W : 1.5)   Anuj R Patel (1984 : B : 3.0)
6   Carl Lumma (1539 : WW : 1.0)   Mohammad Soltani (1643 : BB : 2.0)
7   Diego Arauco (1643 : WW : 2.0)   Sierk Kanis (1895 : B : 1.0)

Berkeley Weekender May

Pairings for Round 4. Berkeley Weekender May: U1600

Bd Res White Res Black
9   Elena Kondakova (1190 : w : 1.0)   Aniket Mondal (1326 : B : 3.0)
10   Maung Nyunt Than (0 : W : 1.0)   Alex Hay Shrauger (1514 : BB : 1.5)
11   Caden Kim (1314 : WW : 1.5)   Fianna McCarty-snead (976 : b : 0.5)

Berkeley Weekender May

Pairings for Round 4. Berkeley Weekender May: Extra Rate

Bd Res White Res Black
  0 Walte Lesquillier (1748 : W : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Carl Konrad Lumma (1539 : B : 0.0)   BYE

Current Standings

GM Marcel Sisniega Marathon

SwissSys Standings. GM Marcel Sisniega Marathon: Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Tot Prize
1 NM Derek O’Connor 2284 2287 W21 W10 D5 D3 W4 W6 5.0 160.00
2 Greg Kenneth Lope 2076 2101 W37 H— H— W19 W14 W9 5.0 160.00
3 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2265 2257 W11 H— W15 D1 L5 W14 4.0  
4 Ganesh Viswanath 2151 2146 W20 W7 W14 H— L1 D8 4.0  
5 Isaiah Kim 2078 2099 W35 W27 D1 H— W3 U— 4.0  
6 Thomas F Maser 1905 1955 W30 H— W18 W9 H— L1 4.0 30.00
7 Michael Anderson 1902 1888 W31 L4 L20 W27 W15 X— 4.0 30.00
8 Bruce Ricard 1530 1654 H— L17 W29 W23 W18 D4 4.0 60.00
9 IM Elliott C Winslow 2291 2264 W25 D18 W17 L6 W10 L2 3.5  
10 Anthony Ro Acosta 1811 1814 W38 L1 W31 H— L9 W17 3.5  
11 Alex Hay Shrauger 1514 1573 L3 L14 H— W35 W21 W20 3.5 60.00
12 NM Baran Eren 2260 2262 H— H— W23 W24 U— U— 3.0  
13 Aleksandr Ivanov 2118 2119 W26 H— H— U— W22 U— 3.0  
14 Kayven Riese 1913 1907 W34 W11 L4 W20 L2 L3 3.0  
15 Nathan Auyoung 1735 1739 H— H— L3 W28 L7 W24 3.0  
16 Mark Paetz 1722 1703 H— L23 B— L18 D27 W28 3.0  
17 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1611 W28 W8 L9 H— H— L10 3.0  
18 NM Michael S Walder 2117 2096 W22 D9 L6 W16 L8 U— 2.5  
19 Walter Lesquillier 1749 1734 H— D33 W28 L2 D20 U— 2.5  
20 Kyle Ga Donaldson 1488 1539 L4 W34 W7 L14 D19 L11 2.5  
21 Matthew Erdenebileg 1445 1455 L1 U— W34 D29 L11 W31 2.5  
22 Tergelsar Enkh 1417 1438 L18 U— D30 W31 L13 W29 2.5  
23 Christian Jensen 1849 1837 H— W16 L12 L8 H— U— 2.0  
24 Jossy Chalissery 1720 1711 H— W29 H— L12 U— L15 2.0  
25 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1506 L9 W30 H— H— U— U— 2.0  
26 Louka Waharte 1441 1440 L13 W38 H— H— U— U— 2.0  
27 Kayvon Deldar 1411 1478 W32 L5 H— L7 D16 U— 2.0  
28 Maung Nyunt Than 1150 1142 L17 X— L19 L15 X— L16 2.0  
29 Samuel Za Agdamag 1477 1441 H— L24 L8 D21 H— L22 1.5  
30 Marty J Valente 1289 1252 L6 L25 D22 L34 L31 X— 1.5  
31 Matthew Marrus 1210 1214 L7 H— L10 L22 W30 L21 1.5  
32 Callaghan McCarty-snead 1726 1703 L27 H— H— U— U— U— 1.0  
33 Aniket Mondal 1554 1562 H— D19 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
34 Evan Carter 1434 1412 L14 L20 L21 W30 U— U— 1.0  
35 Suzie Erdenebileg 1424 1417 L5 U— D36 L11 H— U— 1.0  
36 Jerry D Morgan 1541 1535 U— U— D35 U— U— U— 0.5  
37 Gio Marino Segura 1390 1389 L2 U— H— U— U— U— 0.5  
38 Eric Arvai unr. 750 L10 L26 U— H— U— U— 0.5  

 

Berkeley Weekender May

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender May: Open(Fide)

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot Prize
1 NM Derek O’Connor 2252 2255 D7 W6 W2 D3 3.0 250.00
2 NM Michael S Walder 2096 2129 W3 W4 L1 W7 3.0 250.00
3 NM Baran Eren 2253 2249 L2 W5 W9 D1 2.5  
4 Jacob Came Sevall 2126 2121 W9 L2 H— D5 2.0 50.00
5 Isaiah Kim 2061 2065 D8 L3 W6 D4 2.0 50.00
6 Adrian Kondakov 1867 1874 B— L1 L5 W9 2.0 50.00
7 Kevin Kane 2092 2090 D1 D8 H— L2 1.5  
8 Theodore Biyiasas 2170 2166 D5 D7 U— U— 1.0  
9 Farid Mark Watson 2002 1981 L4 B— L3 L6 1.0  

 
Berkeley Weekender May

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender May: U2000

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot Prize
1 Anuj R Patel 1984 1993 W2 W4 W6 D3 3.5 200.00
2 Mohammad Soltani 1643 1696 L1 W9 W4 W7 3.0 150.00
3 Samir Alazawi 1918 1901 L6 W7 D5 D1 2.0  
4 Sierk Kanis 1895 1879 W7 L1 L2 W6 2.0  
5 Callaghan McCarty-snead 1718 1728 W9 H— D3 U— 2.0 50.00
6 Diego Arauco 1643 1677 W3 W8 L1 L4 2.0 50.00
7 Carl Lumma 1539 1521 L4 L3 B— L2 1.0  
8 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1529 1518 H— L6 U— U— 0.5  
9 Mark R Burgan 1374 1363 L5 L2 U— U— 0.0  

 
Berkeley Weekender May

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender May: U1600

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot Prize
1 Aniket Mondal 1326 1443 W5 W2 W3 W4 4.0 200.00
2 Alex Hay Shrauger 1514 1492 D3 L1 W4 W5 2.5 100.00
3 Caden Kim 1314 1317 D2 W5 L1 X— 2.5 100.00
4 Elena Kondakova 1190 1183 W6 U— L2 L1 1.0  
5 Maung Nyunt Than unr. 1093 L1 L3 W6 L2 1.0  
6 Fianna McCarty-snead 976 943 L4 H— L5 U— 0.5  

 
Berkeley Weekender May

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender May: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot Prize
1 Walter Lesquillier 1748 1756 W2 W3 2.0  
2 Carl Konrad Lumma 1539 1531 L1 U— 0.0  
3 Caden Kim 1314 1311 U— 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)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 3 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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Koltanowski Marathon March 31st- May 19th Fridays 7:00pm $35  FM Ladia Jirasek/NM Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
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Neil Falconer Marathon Aug 4th- Sept 8th Fridays 7:00pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Adult G/45 September 17th Sunday 12pm-8pm $30   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender September 22nd- 24th Fri-Sun $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Women’s Regional Multi State Championship September 22nd- 24th Fri-Sun $60   Coming Soon!
Adult G/45 October 15th Sunday 12pm-8pm $30   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender November 3rd-5th Friday -Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
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