March G/45

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

BCS Weekender April

April 12 - April 14

                Big Congratulations to IM Elliott Winslow 2019 IM John Grefe Champion!

            GM Koltanowski Marathon

 

Start Date: 7:20pm Friday, March 8th, 2019 (Registration closes at 7:10pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: March 8th, 22nd, 29th April 5th ,19th, 26th, 

No round March 15th Due to Senior Championship No round April  12th due to a Berkeley Weekender!!   (but you may still come Friday night before 7pm if you would like a rated game!)

 

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 2. GM Koltanowski Marathon: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   IM Ladia Jirasek (2395)   NM Michael Walder (1989)
2   Isaiah Kim (2160)   Carl Nelson (1397)
3   IM Elliott C Winslow (2306)   Anthony Acosta (1790)
4   Walter Lesquillier (1752)   NM Roger M Poehlmann (2260)
5   NM Eric Yuhan Li (2228)   Mayin Joshi (1288)
6   Alex Hay Shrauger (1760)   Greg Lope (2077)
7   Frisco Del Rosario (1900)   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500)
8   Samuel Agdamag (1475)   Barry Wayne Curto (1900)
9   Andrei Secor (1196)   Mark Paetz (1739)
10   Gio Marino Segura (1665)   Arin Sen (1486)
11   Tobias Stowell (1392)   Evan Carter (1656)
12   Grant Aung (1627)   Gabriel Enkhjargal (1346)
13   Matthew Northrup (1317)   Peter Sherwood (1610)
14   Mohammad Soltani (1600)   Matthew Marrus (1225)
  ½ NM Derek Oconnor (2349)   BYE
  ½ Kevin Yanofsky (1960)   BYE
  ½ NM Thomas F Maser (1901)   BYE
  ½ Alan Glasscoe (1800)   BYE

 

Pairings for Round 5. Calchess Women’s State Championship: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
7   NM Rui Yang Yan (2197 : W : 3.0)   WGM Carla Heredia (2291 : b : 4.0)
8   WIM Megan Lee (2265 : w : 3.0)   WFM Natalya Tsodikova (2185 : w : 3.0)
9   Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan (2153 : W : 2.5)   WCM Omya Vidyarthi (1852 : b : 2.5)
10   WFM Kimberly Liu (1989 : w : 2.5)   WCM Ashley Pang (1771 : B : 2.5)
11   Yesun Lee (1776 : b : 2.0)   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500 : B : 2.5)
12   Sophie Wang (1539 : b : 2.0)   Jennifer Ly (1406 : BB : 2.0)
13   Elena Kondakova (1300 : w : 2.0)   Kavya Meiyappan (1513 : b : 2.0)
14   Aradhana Arivoli (537 : B : 1.0)   Elena Shtykar (1334 : BB : 1.0)
15   Sadhana Arivoli (1199 : w : 1.0)   Ana Hatarik (944 : w : 1.0)
16   Jackie Cowgill (1031 : W : 1.0)   Zara Ter-Avetikyan (0 : b : 1.0)
  1 Tatiana Savchenko (1273 : WW : 0.5)   See T.D.
  ˝ Dawn C Adams (708 : W : 1.5)   BYE
  ˝ WIM Paloma Gutierrez (2100 : w : 3.0)   BYE

 

 

 

 

 

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Senior Championship: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   Frisc Del Rosario (1900)   IM Timothy W* Taylor (2371)
2   NM Michael Walder (1989)   IM Vince McCambridge (2368)
3   NM Thomas F Maser (1901)   Farid Mark Watson (1948)
4   Michael J Kenny (1887)   Rahim Gran (1921)
5   Clarence E Lehman (1918)   Samir Alazawi (1848)
6   Alan Glasscoe (1800)   Samuel Za Agdamag (1475)
  1 Mohammad Soltani (1600)   See T.D.

Current Standings

SwissSys Standings. GM Koltanowski Marathon: Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot
1 IM Ladia Jirasek 2395 2397 W32 W13 2.0
2 IM Elliott C Winslow 2306 2307 W18 W14 2.0
3 NM Roger M Poehlmann 2260 2261 W19 W15 2.0
4 Isaiah Kim 2160 2161 W20 W29 2.0
5 NM Derek Oconnor 2349 2350 W17 H— 1.5
6 NM Eric Yuhan Li 2228 2229 H— W37 1.5
7 Greg Lope 2077 2079 H— W27 1.5
8 Kevin Yanofsky 1960 1961 W33 H— 1.5
9 NM Thomas F Maser 1901 1902 W34 H— 1.5
10 Frisco Del Rosario 1900 1902 H— W28 1.5
11 Barry Wayne Curto 1900 1901 H— W31 1.5
12 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1802 W35 H— 1.5
13 NM Michael Walder 1989 1990 W21 L1 1.0
14 Anthony Acosta 1790 1791 W36 L2 1.0
15 Walter Lesquillier 1752 1751 W30 L3 1.0
16 Ralph P Palmeri 1700 1692 H— D23 1.0
17 Gio Marino Segura 1665 1672 L5 W33 1.0
18 Evan Carter 1656 1660 L2 W34 1.0
19 Grant Aung 1627 1631 L3 W35 1.0
20 Peter Sherwood 1610 1613 L4 W36 1.0
21 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1624 L13 W32 1.0
22 Jerry Morgan 1522 1512 H— D24 1.0
23 Samuel Agdamag 1475 1486 H— D16 1.0
24 Nicolas Petroni 1299 1312 H— D22 1.0
25 Mayin Joshi 1288 1289 W37 U— 1.0
26 Andrei Secor 1196 1196 H— H— 1.0
27 Alex Hay Shrauger 1760 1756 H— L7 0.5
28 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1497 H— L10 0.5
29 Carl Nelson 1397 1396 H— L4 0.5
30 Matthew Marrus 1225 1223 L15 H— 0.5
31 Sandesh Aher 1195 1194 H— L11 0.5
32 Mark Paetz 1739 1721 L1 L21 0.0
33 Arin Sen 1486 1475 L8 L17 0.0
34 Tobias Stowell 1392 1383 L9 L18 0.0
35 Gabriel Enkhjargal 1346 1336 L12 L19 0.0
36 Matthew Northrup 1317 1308 L14 L20 0.0
37 Alex Enkhjargal 308 307 L25 L6 0.0

 

SwissSys Standings. Calchess Women’s State Championship: Open

# Name ID Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 WGM Carla Heredia 13935235 2291 2304 W13 W6 W2 W7 D3 4.5 500.00
2 WFM Natalya Tsodikova 12634942 2185 2192 W18 W9 L1 W14 W7 4.0 300.00
3 NM Rui Yang Yan 15462690 2197 2196 H— D14 W17 W12 D1 3.5 66.67
4 Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan 16309084 2153 2151 W19 W8 L7 H— W11 3.5 66.67
5 WIM Paloma Gutierrez 14580274 2100 2092 W25 W11 L12 W8 H— 3.5 66.67
6 WFM Kimberly Liu 14268494 1989 1988 W23 L1 W9 D11 W12 3.5 200.00
7 WIM Megan Lee 12902833 2265 2255 W10 W17 W4 L1 L2 3.0  
8 Yesun Lee 15365623 1776 1775 W21 L4 W24 L5 W13 3.0  
9 Kavya Meiyappan 15882866 1513 1529 W22 L2 L6 W23 W19 3.0 75.00
10 Jennifer Ly 16419904 1406 1426 L7 H— D23 W27 W17 3.0 75.00
11 WCM Omya Vidyarthi 15782318 1852 1849 W26 L5 W20 D6 L4 2.5  
12 WCM Ashley Pang 15365204 1771 1789 H— W18 W5 L3 L6 2.5  
13 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 12254060 1500 1495 L1 W27 H— W21 L8 2.5  
14 Simona Nayberg 14373224 1947 1950 H— D3 W19 L2 U— 2.0  
15 Lauren Goodkind 12778910 1867 1868 W20 H— H— U— U— 2.0  
16 Barbara Goodkind 12778604 1820 1821 W24 H— H— U— U— 2.0  
17 Sophie Wang 16059701 1539 1522 W27 L7 L3 W20 L10 2.0  
18 Elena Shtykar 16380966 1334 1310 L2 L12 L22 W26 W27 2.0  
19 Elena Kondakova 15593596 1300 1309 L4 W25 L14 W22 L9 2.0  
20 Sadhana Arivoli 15655807 1199 1224 L15 W22 L11 L17 W26 2.0 50.00
21 Dawn C Adams 16307202 708 787 L8 W26 H— L13 H— 2.0 50.00
22 Zara Ter-Avetikyan 16992176 unr. 1190 L9 L20 W18 L19 W25 2.0 50.00
23 Tatiana Savchenko 16660113 1273 1247 L6 L24 D10 L9 B— 1.5  
24 Natalie Baldacci 13115670 1132 1177 L16 W23 L8 U— U— 1.0  
25 Jackie Cowgill 14105570 1031 979 L5 L19 L26 B— L22 1.0  
26 Ana Hatarik 15375065 944 922 L11 L21 W25 L18 L20 1.0  
27 Aradhana Arivoli 16325318 537 535 L17 L13 B— L10 L18 1.0

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Senior Championship: Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 IM Timothy W* Taylor 2371 2381 W12 W18 D2 W6 W4 4.5 375.00
2 IM Vince McCambridge 2368 2374 W3 W7 D1 W5 W6 4.5 375.00
3 NM Thomas F Maser 1901 1918 L2 H— W19 W14 W8 3.5 100.00
4 Frisc Del Rosario 1900 1957 W21 H— W11 W12 L1 3.5 75.00
5 Michael J Kenny 1887 1939 H— W8 W7 L2 W11 3.5 75.00
6 NM Michael Walder 1989 1997 W22 W17 W10 L1 L2 3.0 50.00
7 Clarence E Lehman 1918 1935 W20 L2 L5 W17 W12 3.0 50.00
8 Farid Mark Watson 1948 1928 D13 L5 W15 W9 L3 2.5 50.00
9 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1789 H— H— D14 L8 W17 2.5 50.00
10 Michael Anderson 1943 1937 W14 H— L6 H— U— 2.0  
11 Rahim Gran 1921 1899 H— W19 L4 D13 L5 2.0  
12 Samir Alazawi 1848 1833 L1 B— W17 L4 L7 2.0  
13 Thomas E Boyd 1678 1700 D8 H— H— D11 U— 2.0  
14 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1589 L10 W15 D9 L3 L16 1.5  
15 Steven J Holtz 1152 1148 H— L14 L8 B— U— 1.5 150.00
16 Richard Her Newey 1620 1637 U— U— U— U— W14 1.0  
17 Samuel Za Agdamag 1475 1463 X— L6 L12 L7 L9 1.0 150.00
18 IM Elliott C* Winslow 2306 2299 H— L1 U— U— U— 0.5  
19 Pudur Ramaswamy 1560 1552 H— L11 L3 U— U— 0.5  
20 IM Timothy W Taylor 2371 2355 L7 U— U— U— U— 0.0  
21 IM Elliott C Winslow 2306 2291 L4 U— U— U— U— 0.0  
22 Walter Lesquillier 1752 1747 L6 U— U— U— U— 0.0  

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Senior Championship: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Tot Prize
1 Samir Alazawi 1848 1852 U— W5 U— 1.0  
2 Anthony Acosta 1790 1803 W4 U— U— 1.0  
3 Jackie Cowgill 1031 1090 U— U— W6 1.0  
4 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1788 L2 U— U— 0.0  
5 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1594 U— L1 U— 0.0  
6 Steven J Holtz 1152 1120 U— U— L3 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 2017

1)NM Roger Poehlmann 20 wins!

2)IM Elliott Winslow 9 wins

3) FM Ladia Jirasek 7 wins (5 in a row!)

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 scores, the only perfect scores in BCC history! 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

Playable Games

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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   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Cal Chess Women’s State Championship March 15th-17th Friday -Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Senior Championship March 15th-17th Friday -Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
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   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
GM Walter Browne Marathon May 10th-June 21st Friday’s 7:20pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Neil Falconer Marathon June 28th-August 9th Friday’s 7:20pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
BCC Fall Marathon August 16th-Sept 27th Friday’s 7:20pm $35   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
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