Covid Vaccination as well as Covid Vaccine records are required. Face masks are required during your game. No food in the tournament hall. 

            Neil Falconer Marathon

Neil Falconer at the Mechanics institute

Start Date: 7:00pm Friday, May 20th, 2022 (Registration closes at 6:50pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: May 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th

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.

 

“Nobody ever won a game by resigning!” Ralph Nagel vs Frisco Del Rosario Round 1. Here white resigned, but white could of gained an advantage by playing the next two moves accurately!

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 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 Report: Friday Night

SwissSys Standings. Friday Night: Falconer Marathon

# Name ID Rating Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total Prize
1 Frisc Del Rosario 10987792 1900 1973 W12 (w) W14 (b) W4 (w) W3 (b) H— W7 (w) 5.5 200.00
2 Daniel T Oshima 12415774 1848 1873 W19 (b) H— W11 (w) H— H— W18 (b) 4.5 120.00
3 Jonah Busch 12469525 1961 1959 W15 (w) W11 (b) H— L1 (w) D4 (b) W6 (b) 4.0 62.50
4 Tobias Stowell 15940546 1630 1667 H— B— L1 (b) W5 (w) D3 (w) X— 4.0 62.50
5 Mohammad R Asgari 17058928 1545 1601 L11 (w) D7 (w) W15 (b) L4 (b) W19 (w) W12 (b) 3.5 55.00
6 Grant Aung 14638913 1720 1715 H— H— U— B— W18 (b) L3 (w) 3.0  
7 Peter Sherwood 12650549 1700 1710 L9 (w) D5 (b) D13 (w) W14 (b) W17 (w) L1 (b) 3.0  
8 Elliott Winslow 10363365 2252 2253 H— H— H— W12 (w) U— U— 2.5  
9 Michael Walder 10345120 2095 2097 W7 (b) H— H— H— U— U— 2.5  
10 Kevin Yanofsky 15901193 1942 1927 W13 (b) H— H— H— U— L14 (w) 2.5  
11 Alex Hay Shrauger 15328908 1929 1909 W5 (b) L3 (w) L2 (b) H— W15 (w) U— 2.5  
12 Mohammad Soltani 12889183 1600 1608 L1 (b) W18 (w) W14 (w) L8 (b) H— L5 (w) 2.5  
13 Eliza Shaughnessy 12254060 1500 1498 L10 (w) H— D7 (b) W19 (w) H— L15 (b) 2.5  
14 Thomas F Maser 10490936 1900 1859 H— L1 (w) L12 (b) L7 (w) H— W10 (b) 2.0  
15 Marlon Rigel 30206555 1700 1672 L3 (b) H— L5 (w) H— L11 (b) W13 (w) 2.0  
16 Zee Chin 16965808 1514 1515 H— H— U— U— U— W19 (b) 2.0  
17 Ben Lemkin 15851747 1593 1579 H— H— H— U— L7 (b) U— 1.5  
18 Sebastian Fotouhi 30192020 1215 1207 H— L12 (b) H— U— L6 (w) L2 (w) 1.0  
19 Ana Hortillosa 30276204 772 770 L2 (w) H— H— L13 (b) L5 (b) L16 (w) 1.0  

SwissSys Standings. Friday Night: Extra Rated Games

# Name ID Rating Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Total Prize
1 IM William John Donaldson 10270294 2424 2425 W3 (b) W2 (w) 2.0  
2 Grant Aung 14638913 1720 1719 U— L1 (b) 0.0  
3 Tobias Stowell 15940546 1629 1628 L1 (w) U— 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 Elliott Winslow
16 wins (3 in a row!) 2 with a Perfect score 6/6!
3)IM Ladia Jirasek
13 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! 10)FM Robin Cunningham 4 wins 11)Salar Jahedi 4 wins 12)2 wins each. FM Ruiyang Yan, IM Josiah Stearman, NM Michael Lei Wang, Joshua Cao, Ethan Chamberlain, NM Robert Hatarik, David Trestor, Craig Andries

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