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            IM John Grefe Marathon

IM John Grefe 1973 US Chess Champion!

Start Date: 7:00pm Friday, January 7th, 2022 (Registration closes at 6:50pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, Feb 4th, and 11th

Fee: $60
GM’s, IM’s, and NMs 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 USCF rated.

Prize fund: $500.00
1st Place $200: 2nd Place $120
1st U2000 $65: 1st U1800 $60: 1st U1600  $55.

 

NM Ruiyang Yan vs IM Winslow, Black to move and draw.

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: 
Max number of half point byes: 2

Half point byes are available for all rounds (maximum two), but those

for round 5 must be selected before round one and are irrevocable.

Number of rounds in tourney: 6
Bye note: No bye’s for the final round!

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. John Grefe Memorial 2022: John Grefe Memorial 2022

Bd Res White Res Black
1   Sean Kelly   Elliott Winslow
2   Frisco Del Rosario   Ruiyang Yan
3   Jonah Busch   Frank Thornally
4   Uyanga Byambaa   Alex Hay Shrauger
5   Mark Gregor Paetz   Michael Walder
6   Anthony Acosta   Elliot Shindo
7   Marlon Rigel   Stanislav Gorinoff
8   Jim Ratliff   Eric John Madden
9   Ana Hortillosa   Ben Lemkin
10   Mohammad R Asgari   Sandesh Aher
11   Noah Levine   Elizabeth Shaughnessy
12   Kevin Clark   Jj Ziebart
13   Ralph Nagel   Pras Chandramouli
  ½ Kyle Terrizzi   BYE

Pairings for Round 5. berkeley senior championship: senior

Bd Res White Res Black
1   IM Timothy W Taylor (2359 3.5)   IM Vince McCambridge (2329 3.5)
2   Farid Mark Watson (1924 3.0)   IM Elliott C Winslow (2234 3.0)
3   NM Roger M Poehlmann (2255 2.5)   NM Michael Walder (2102 2.5)
4   Michael J Kenny (1918 2.5)   Clarence E Lehman (1900 2.0)
5   Scott McCargar (1823 2.0)   Michael Ho (1862 2.0)
6   Frisco Del Rosario (1918 1.5)   Mohammad Soltani (1738 2.0)
7   Fredric Dutter (1969 1.5)   Jeff Andersen (1631 1.5)
8   Thomas E Boyd (1600 1.5)   Samuel Za Agdamag (1631 1.5)
9   Ralph Nagel (1357 1.5)   John Edwards-El (966 1.0)

Current Standings

 

SwissSys Standings. John Grefe Memorial 2022: John Grefe Memorial 2022

# Name Rating Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total
1 IM Elliott Winslow 2251 2256 W22 (b) W19 (w) W6 (b) 3.0
2 NM Ruiyang Yan 2290 2292 W21 (w) H— W8 (b) 2.5
3 WFM Uyanga Byambaa 2184 2187 W28 (b) H— W13 (w) 2.5
4 NM Frank Thornally 2200 2194 W27 (w) H— D7 (b) 2.0
5 NM Michael Walder 2095 2076 L11 (w) W23 (b) W14 (b) 2.0
6 Sean Kelly 2020 2019 W26 (b) W9 (w) L1 (w) 2.0
7 Jonah Busch 1939 1950 H— W15 (b) D4 (w) 2.0
8 Frisc Del Rosario 1900 1899 W16 (w) W11 (b) L2 (w) 2.0
9 Marlon Rigel 1740 1735 W18 (w) L6 (b) W25 (w) 2.0
10 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1641 H— H— W20 (b) 2.0
11 Elliot Shindo 1212 1390 W5 (b) L8 (w) W19 (b) 2.0
12 Ana Hortillosa 554 674 B— L18 (b) W21 (w) 2.0
13 Alex Hay Shrauger 1881 1877 W24 (b) H— L3 (b) 1.5
14 Mark Gregor Paetz 1751 1759 W17 (b) H— L5 (w) 1.5
15 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1510 1512 H— L7 (w) W26 (b) 1.5
16 Jj Ziebart 1118 1241 L8 (b) D22 (w) W27 (b) 1.5
17 Kyle Terrizzi unr. 1626 L14 (w) W27 (b) H— 1.5
18 Eric John Madden unr. 1014 L9 (b) W12 (w) H— 1.5
19 Anthony Acosta 1787 1755 W25 (w) L1 (b) L11 (w) 1.0
20 Jim Ratliff 1719 1695 H— H— L10 (w) 1.0
21 Ben Lemkin 1697 1662 L2 (b) W24 (w) L12 (b) 1.0
22 Mohammad R Asgari 1571 1543 L1 (w) D16 (b) D23 (w) 1.0
23 Sandesh Aher 1322 1336 H— L5 (w) D22 (b) 1.0
24 Pras Chandramouli 1002 1072 L13 (w) L21 (b) W28 (b) 1.0
25 Stanisla Gorinoff 969 1044 L19 (b) W28 (w) L9 (b) 1.0
26 Noah Levine 1169 1162 L6 (w) H— L15 (w) 0.5
27 Kevin Clark 1543 1493 L4 (b) L17 (w) L16 (w) 0.0
28 Ralph Nagel 1293 1216 L3 (w) L25 (b) L24 (w) 0.0

SwissSys Standings. Calchess Senior State Championship: Cal Senior Championship

# Name Rating Post Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Total Prize
1 Elliott Winslow 2278 2288 USA W8 (b) W11 (w) W5 (b) W3 (w) D2 (b) 4.5 500.00
2 Michael Walder 2075 2115 USA W13 (w) W4 (b) D3 (b) W11 (w) D1 (w) 4.0 250.00
3 Tim Taylor 2359 2348 USA W16 (w) W12 (b) D2 (w) L1 (b) W5 (b) 3.5 100.00
4 Stewart Katz 1835 1870 USA W19 (b) L2 (w) H— W13 (b) W11 (w) 3.5 150.00
5 Rahim Gran 1900 1927 USA W20 (w) W7 (b) L1 (w) W14 (b) L3 (w) 3.0 50.00
6 Tom Boyd 1604 1644 USA L12 (w) D16 (b) D10 (w) W18 (b) W14 (w) 3.0 50.00
7 Steffen Thieme 2049 2034 GER W14 (b) L5 (w) W9 (b) D12 (w) U— 2.5  
8 Rico Adkins 1762 1756 USA L1 (w) W10 (b) L14 (w) W15 (b) D9 (w) 2.5  
9 Erickson Bacelar 1700 1699 USA H— D17 (b) L7 (w) W19 (w) D8 (b) 2.5  
10 Jay Blodgett 1624 1632 USA L11 (b) L8 (w) D6 (b) W20 (w) W16 (w) 2.5  
11 Frisco Del Rosario 1942 1925 USA W10 (w) L1 (b) W13 (w) L2 (b) L4 (b) 2.0  
12 Tom Maser 1900 1908 USA W6 (b) L3 (w) H— D7 (b) U— 2.0  
13 Mohammad Soltani 1745 1722 USA L2 (b) W19 (w) L11 (b) L4 (w) X— 2.0  
14 Se Henderson-jr 1700 1689 USA L7 (w) W20 (b) W8 (b) L5 (w) L6 (b) 2.0  
15 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1536 1529 IRL H— H— U— L8 (w) W19 (b) 2.0 150.00
16 Kevin M Fong 1783 1750   L3 (b) D6 (w) D17 (w) H— L10 (b) 1.5  
17 Walter Lesquillier 1688 1692 USA H— D9 (w) D16 (b) U— U— 1.5  
18 Steven Holtz 1165 1151 USA H— H— U— L6 (w) D20 (b) 1.5 150.00
19 Jackie Cowgill 997 1028 USA L4 (w) L13 (b) W20 (w) L9 (b) L15 (w) 1.0  
20 William Thibault 1050 1028 USA L5 (b) L14 (w) L19 (b) L10 (b) D18 (w) 0.5  

 

SwissSys Standings. Calchess Women’s State Championship: Open

# Name Rating Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Total Prize
1 Ashley Pang 2009 2017 D2 W3 W5 W6 W7 4.5 500.00
2 Kally Wen 1875 1895 D1 W7 W4 D3 W5 4.0 300.00
3 Yesun Kate Lee 1964 1953 W7 L1 W11 D2 W8 3.5 200.00
4 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1574 1568 B— H— L2 H— W9 3.0 166.67
5 Kubraa Adoni 743 849 W11 W6 L1 W9 L2 3.0 166.67
6 Trisha Navelkar unr. 819 B— L5 W8 L1 W11 3.0 166.67
7 Sadhana Arivoli 1587 1576 L3 L2 W10 W11 L1 2.0  
8 Angelina Rame Lee 640 618 W9 L11 L6 W10 L3 2.0  
9 Wendy Sinek unr. 552 L8 B— W12 L5 L4 2.0  
10 Meztli Gonzalez unr. 240 H— H— L7 L8 U— 1.0  
11 Ana Hortillosa unr. 613 L5 W8 L3 L7 L6 1.0  
12 Aradhana Arivoli 640 591 U— U— L9 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 2020

1)NM Roger Poehlmann 20 wins!

2)IM Ladia Jirasek 13 wins (5 in a row!) 1 was a Perfect score 6/6!

3)IM Elliott Winslow
13 wins 1 with 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! 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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