GM Sam Shankland Simul

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

September G/45

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                Big Congratulations to NM Derek O’Connor for winning his 3rd Friday Night Marathon in a row!

            Berkeley Chess Club Championship

 

Last year’s BCC Champion with 6/7 NM Roger Poehlmann (Roger tied with FM ladia Jirasek but won on Tie Breakers, Head on was the first Tie Break)

Last year’s BCC Runner up/Co Champion FM Ladia Jirasek who also scored 6/7

 

 

Round 1 of the Neil Falconer Marathon Greg Lope vs Bruce Ricard. White to move and win!

Start Date: 6:55pm Friday, September 29th, 2017 (Registration closes at 6:50pm.)

Location: 1225 Milvia Street Berkeley, CA 94709

Tournament Format: Eight rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: September 29th, October 6th, 13th 20th, 27th, November  17th, December 1st 15th.

   No round November 3rd! Due to a Berkeley Weekender , No round Nov 10th! No Round November 24th due to Thanksgiving No Round December 8th due to a Berkeley Weekender

 

Fee: $50.00
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: $1500!
1st Place $500: 2nd Place $300: 3rd Place $100
1st U2000 $250: 1st U1800 $200: 1st U1600  $150.

Round 1 of the Neil Falconer Marathon. Nathan Auyoung Vs NM Derek O’Connor Black to move and Win! 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

Neil Falconer Marathon

Pairings for Round 6. Neil Falconer Marathon: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   NM Derek O’Connor (2284 : W : 5.0)   Greg Kenneth Lope (2076 : w : 3.5)
2   Christian Jensen (1844 : B : 3.5)   Aleksandr Ivanov (2124 : B : 3.5)
3   Thomas F Maser (1921 : B : 3.5)   Martin A Cortinas (1746 : BB : 3.5)
4   Kevin Yanofsky (1771 : B : 3.0)   Alan Glasscoe (1800 : BB : 3.5)
5   Kayven Riese (1900 : WW : 2.5)   Mark Paetz (1700 : BB : 2.5)
6   Alex Hay Shrauger (1502 : w : 2.5)   Bruce Ricard (1593 : b : 2.5)
7   Mohammad Soltani (1600 : WW : 2.5)   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500  : 1.5)
8   Tergelsar Enkh (1404 : WW : 2.5)   Suzie Erdenebileg (1424 : B : 2.0)
9   Anthony Ro Acosta (1806 : W : 2.0)   Evan Carter (1401 : B : 2.0)
10   Nathan Auyoung (1735 : WW : 1.5)   Gio Marino Segura (1389 : W : 2.0)
11   Matthew Erdenebileg (1421 : W : 1.0)   Jossy Chalissery (1720 : b : 1.5)
12   Grant Aung (1261 : W : 1.0)   Matthew Marrus (1169 : w : 1.0)
13   Alp Kuzey Sozat (1454 : B : 0.0)   Nicolas Petroni (0 : BB : 0.0)

 

Berkeley Weekender July

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender July: Open

Bd Res White Res Black
1   IM Elliott C Winslow (2291 : W : 3.5)   NM Derek O’Connor (2269 : w : 4.0)
2   Abhishek Handigol (2116 : w : 3.0)   Isaiah Kim (2078 : b : 3.0)
3   NM Mike Y Zaloznyy (2200 : b : 2.0)   Amit Sant (1917 : BB : 2.5)
4   Sriram Krishnakumar (1945 : WW : 2.0)   Christian Jensen (1849 : BB : 2.5)
5   [$]Maurya Palusa (1974 : WW : 1.0)   John Canessa (2002 : BB : 2.0)
6   Evan Zihao Ai (1946 : W : 1.0)   WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan (1760 : BB : 2.0)
  1 Shawnak Shivakumar (1781 : w : 1.0)   See T.D.

 

Berkeley Weekender July

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender July: U2000

Bd Res White Res Black
8   Anuj R Patel (1950 : b : 2.5)   Thomas E Boyd (1600 : b : 3.0)
9   Viktor Mishkin (1699 : b : 2.0)   Shohom Chakraborty (1238 : B : 3.0)
10   Jayden Xu (1325 : WW : 2.0)   Alan Glasscoe (1800 : W : 2.5)
11   Mohammad Soltani (1600 : B : 2.0)   Patrick Donnelly (1637 : BB : 1.0)

 

Berkeley Weekender July

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender July: U1600

Bd Res White Res Black
12   Bruce Ricard (1530 : w : 4.0)   Matthew Erdenebileg (1445 : b : 3.0)
13   Andrew Ng (1361 : b : 3.0)   Maximilian P Katz (1501 : b : 3.0)
14   Aaron Ng (1271 : b : 3.0)   Alex Hay Shrauger (1514 : b : 2.0)
15   Aaron Sahar (1283 : w : 2.0)   Kavya Meiyappan (1291 : BB : 2.0)
16   Ryan Tang Bi (1265 : WW : 2.0)   Jordan Wingenroth (1465 : B : 1.5)
17   Matthew Northrup (1233 : W : 1.0)   Jackie Cowgill (922 : w : 1.5)
  1 Sam Greene (1521 : b : 1.0)   See T.D.
  ½ Kate Canessa (103 : BB : 1.0)   BYE
  ½ Jonathan Baterdene (1187 : WW : 0.5)   BYE

 

Berkeley Weekender July

Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Weekender July: Extra Rate

Bd Res White Res Black
  0 Annapoorni Meiyappan (1760 : B : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Mohammad Soltani (1600 : W : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Shohom Chakraborty (1238 : B : 0.0)   BYE
  0 Matthew Northrup (1233 : W : 0.0)   BYE

 

Current Standings

Neil Falconer Marathon

SwissSys Standings. Neil Falconer 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 2291 W15 W6 W12 W2 W5 D4 5.5 200.00
2 Aleksandr Ivanov 2124 2121 W10 D9 W8 L1 W16 W7 4.5 90.00
3 Thomas F Maser 1921 1943 H— H— W30 W20 D12 W9 4.5 90.00
4 Greg Kenneth Lope 2076 2072 W11 H— L5 W15 W17 D1 4.0  
5 Kevin Yanofsky 1771 1837 H— D24 W4 W9 L1 W8 4.0 60.00
6 Kayven Riese 1900 1885 W30 L1 D11 L18 W24 W17 3.5  
7 Christian Jensen 1844 1848 H— W22 U— W11 W18 L2 3.5  
8 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1804 W25 H— L2 W10 W20 L5 3.5  
9 Martin A Cortinas 1746 1743 W35 D2 X— L5 W13 L3 3.5  
10 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1613 L2 W30 D15 L8 W35 W28 3.5  
11 Bruce Ricard 1593 1609 L4 W35 D6 L7 X— W18 3.5 60.00
12 NM Michael S Walder 2147 2141 W17 W20 L1 H— D3 U— 3.0  
13 Tergelsar Enkh 1404 1429 L20 D17 W35 W25 L9 D19 3.0  
14 Evan Carter 1401 1474 H— H— U— U— W22 W20 3.0  
15 Nathan Auyoung 1735 1734 L1 W19 D10 L4 U— W21 2.5  
16 Walte Lesquillier 1733 1727 H— D18 W25 H— L2 U— 2.5  
17 Mark Paetz 1700 1704 L12 D13 W19 W23 L4 L6 2.5  
18 Alex Hay Shrauger 1502 1558 H— D16 D23 W6 L7 L11 2.5  
19 Suzie Erdenebileg 1424 1431 D23 L15 L17 W22 D25 D13 2.5  
20 Anthony Ro Acosta 1806 1769 W13 L12 W22 L3 L8 L14 2.0  
21 Gio Marino Segura 1389 1407 H— H— U— U— W30 L15 2.0  
22 Matthew Marrus 1169 1156 B— L7 L20 L19 L14 W34 2.0  
23 Michael Anderson 1908 1876 D19 H— D18 L17 U— U— 1.5  
24 Jossy Chalissery 1720 1716 H— D5 U— H— L6 U— 1.5  
25 Maung Nyunt Than 1355 1362 L8 W33 L16 L13 D19 U— 1.5  
26 Isaiah Kim 2017 2031 U— U— W32 U— U— U— 1.0  
27 Edward Mich Lewis 1954 1955 U— U— U— U— U— W30 1.0  
28 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1508 1495 H— H— U— U— U— L10 1.0  
29 Alp Kuzey Sozat 1454 1428 U— U— U— U— L31 W35 1.0  
30 Matthew Erdenebileg 1421 1392 L6 L10 L3 W35 L21 L27 1.0  
31 Grant Aung 1261 1318 U— U— U— U— W29 U— 1.0  
32 NM Michael Lei Wang 2186 2175 U— U— L26 U— U— U— 0.0  
33 Jerry D Morgan 1501 1475 U— L25 U— U— U— U— 0.0  
34 Dawn Adams unr. 750 U— U— U— U— U— L22 0.0  
35 Nicolas Petroni unr. 750 L9 L11 L13 L30 L10 L29 0.0  

 

Berkeley Weekender July

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender July: Open

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 NM Derek O’Connor 2269 2290 W16 W8 W4 W9 D2 4.5 300.00
2 IM Elliott C Winslow 2291 2305 W14 H— W6 W4 D1 4.0 175.00
3 Abhishek Handigol 2116 2130 W18 L6 W14 W8 W5 4.0 175.00
4 NM Mike Y Zaloznyy 2200 2192 W10 W12 L1 L2 W9 3.0  
5 Isaiah Kim 2078 2061 L13 W16 W7 W6 L3 3.0  
6 Sriram Krishnakumar 1945 1989 W17 W3 L2 L5 W10 3.0  
7 WFM Annapoorni Meiyappan 1760 1790 L8 B— L5 W13 W16 3.0  
8 John Canessa 2002 1997 W7 L1 W13 L3 D14 2.5  
9 Amit Sant 1917 1959 H— W17 W11 L1 L4 2.5  
10 Christian Jensen 1849 1855 L4 B— H— W14 L6 2.5  
11 NM Eric Montany 2207 2180 H— W13 L9 D12 U— 2.0  
12 Michael* Anderson 1902 1926 H— L4 W16 D11 U— 2.0  
13 Shawnak Shivakumar 1781 1782 W5 L11 L8 L7 B— 2.0  
14 [$]Maurya Palusa 1974 1952 L2 W18 L3 L10 D8 1.5  
15 Greg Kenneth Lope 2076 2077 W19 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
16 Evan Zihao Ai 1946 1890 L1 L5 L12 B— L7 1.0  
17 NM Michael S Walder 2117 2081 L6 L9 U— U— U— 0.0  
18 Michael Anderson 1902 1882 L3 L14 U— U— U— 0.0  
19 Matthew Marrus 1210 1209 L15 U— U— U— U— 0.0  

 

Berkeley Weekender July

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender July: U2000

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Anuj R Patel 1950 1953 W11 H— D7 H— W4 3.5 200.00
2 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1771 W9 H— D4 D5 D6 3.0 62.50
3 Viktor Mishkin 1699 1692 L4 L8 W11 W9 W5 3.0 62.50
4 Thomas E Boyd 1600 1635 W3 D5 D2 W7 L1 3.0 62.50
5 Shohom Chakraborty 1238 1292 B— D4 W8 D2 L3 3.0 62.50
6 Jayden Xu 1325 1375 H— D11 L9 W8 D2 2.5  
7 Walter* Lesquillier 1749 1746 W8 H— D1 L4 U— 2.0  
8 Patrick Donnelly 1637 1603 L7 W3 L5 L6 W9 2.0  
9 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1572 L2 B— W6 L3 L8 2.0  
10 Anthony Ro Acosta 1811 1824 W12 U— U— U— U— 1.0  
11 Kevin Yanofsky 1756 1716 L1 D6 L3 H— U— 1.0  
12 Walter Lesquillier 1749 1736 L10 U— U— U— U— 0.0  

 

Berkeley Weekender July

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender July: U1600

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 Bruce Ricard 1530 1569 W11 W10 W4 W2 D3 4.5 200.00
2 Maximilian P Katz 1501 1500 W7 W12 W6 L1 D4 3.5 50.00
3 Matthew Erdenebileg 1445 1454 W8 L4 W12 W6 D1 3.5 50.00
4 Andrew Ng 1361 1398 W16 W3 L1 W8 D2 3.5 100.00
5 Alex Hay Shrauger 1514 1481 L6 W11 L8 W12 W7 3.0  
6 Aaron Sahar 1283 1312 W5 W13 L2 L3 W11 3.0  
7 Aaron Ng 1271 1320 L2 W16 W9 W10 L5 3.0  
8 Ryan Tang Bi 1265 1305 L3 W15 W5 L4 D10 2.5  
9 Sam Greene 1521 1495 U— W14 L7 U— B— 2.0  
10 Jordan Wingenroth 1465 1420 W14 L1 H— L7 D8 2.0  
11 Kavya Meiyappan 1291 1276 L1 L5 W13 W16 L6 2.0  
12 Matthew Northrup 1233 1219 B— L2 L3 L5 W13 2.0  
13 Jackie Cowgill 922 910 H— L6 L11 B— L12 1.5  
14 Kate Canessa 103 119 L10 L9 D16 H— H— 1.5  
15 Sam* Greene 1521 1495 X— L8 U— U— U— 1.0  
16 Jonathan Baterdene 1187 1139 L4 L7 D14 L11 H— 1.0  

 

Berkeley Weekender July

SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Weekender July: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot Prize
1 Bryon Doyle 2242 2243 U— W8 1.0  
2 Annapoorni Meiyappan 1760 1769 W6 U— 1.0  
3 Shohom Chakraborty 1238 1254 W7 U— 1.0  
4 Kayven Riese 1913 1900 U— D5 0.5  
5 Sam Greene 1521 1534 U— D4 0.5  
6 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1591 L2 U— 0.0  
7 Matthew Northrup 1233 1217 L3 U— 0.0  
8 Jackie Cowgill 922 921 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 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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Koltanowski Marathon March 31st- May 19th Fridays 7:00pm $35  FM Ladia Jirasek/NM Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender May 20th-21st Sat, and Sun $50  NM Derek O’Connor/NM Michael Walder EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Marcel Sisniega Marathon June 2nd- July 14th Fridays 7:00pm $35  NM Derek O’Connor/Greg Lope EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender July 28th- July 30th Fri-Sun $50  NM Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Neil Falconer Marathon Aug 4th- Sept 15th Fridays 7:00pm $35  NM Derek O’Connor EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Adult G/45 September 24th Sunday 12pm-8pm $30   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Club Championship September 29th-December 15th Friday’s 7pm $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Adult G/45 October 15th Sunday 12pm-8pm $30   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender November 3rd-5th Friday -Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Berkeley Weekender December 8th-10th Friday-Sunday $50   EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Cal Chess Women’s State Championship March 16th-18th Friday -Sunday $50   Coming Soon!
Cal Chess Senior State Championship March 16th-18th Friday -Sunday $50   Coming Soon!