Monthly BCS Quads are back!

September 18 @ 10:30 am - December 18 @ 6:00 pm

Cal Chess Woman’s State Championship

September 24 - September 26

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

            GM Walter Browne Marathon

Start Date: 7:00pm Friday, September 17th, 2021 (Registration closes at 6:50pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: September 17th, 24th, October 1st, 8th, 15th,  and 22nd

Fee: $50
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 both FIDE, and USCF rated!

Prize fund: $500
1st Place $200: 2nd Place $120
1st U2000 $65: 1st U1800 $60: 1st U1600  $55.

 

Kolty Round 4 Elliott Shindo vs Steven Svoboda White to move and win! A very long line, however it is a beautiful way to win the ending for white (Unfortunately Missed in the Game)

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 FIDE 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. walter browne marathon: Walter Browne Marathon

Bd Res White Res Black
1   Baasansuren Erdene (2310 1.0)   Fredric Dutter (1926 1.0)
2   Frisco Del Rosario (1921 1.0)   Ruiyang Yan (2282 1.0)
3   Alex Hay Shrauger (1858 1.0)   Elliott Winslow (2276 1.0)
4   Alan Glasscoe (1800 1.0)   Alex Ja Silvestre (2131 1.0)
5   Mohammad Soltani (1600 1.0)   Michael Lei Wang (2089 1.0)
6   Jonah Busch (1957 1.0)   Sean Kelly (1848 1.0)
7   Kevin Yanofsky (1942 1.0)   Niko Pompe (1732 1.0)
8   Tobias Stowell (1390 1.0)   Anthony Ge (2322 0.5)
9   Mark Gregor Paetz (1720 0.5)   Frank Thornally (2200 0.5)
10   Michael Walder (2097 0.5)   Jay W Blodgett (1632 0.5)
11   Sebastian Fotouhi (unr. 0.5)   Erickson Bacelar (1762 0.5)
12   Jerry D Morgan (1467 0.0)   Thomas F Maser (1903 0.0)
13   Peter Sherwood (1708 0.0)   Carl Nelson (1431 0.0)
14   William Thibault (1124 0.0)   Ben Lemkin (1685 0.0)
15   Matthew Northrup (1640 0.0)   Sam Hill (1393 0.0)
16   Mohammad R Asgari (1613 0.0)   Ralph Nagel (1359 0.0)
17   Zeno Kalonaris (1599 0.0)   Jj Ziebart (1118 0.0)
18   David Zimring (unr. 0.0)   Kevin Clark (1543 0.0)
  ½ Steven Svoboda (1945 1.0)   BYE
  ½ David J Trestor (1722 0.0)   BYE
  ½ Walter Lesquillier (1601 0.0)   BYE
  ½ Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1557 0.5)   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. walter browne marathon: Walter Browne Marathon

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot
1 FM Baasansuren Erdene 2310 2312 W21 W15 2.0
2 NM Ruiyang Yan 2282 2284 W33 W16 2.0
3 IM Elliott Winslow 2276 2277 B— W18 2.0
4 NM Michael Lei Wang 2089 2092 W37 W25 2.0
5 Kevin Yanofsky 1942 1951 W38 W20 2.0
6 Sean Kelly 1848 1877 W41 W14 2.0
7 NM Anthony Ge 2322 2323 H— W28 1.5
8 NM Frank Thornally 2200 2201 H— W32 1.5
9 Alex Ja Silvestre 2131 2132 W24 H— 1.5
10 NM Michael Walder 2097 2097 H— B— 1.5
11 Steven Svoboda 1945 1948 W26 H— 1.5
12 Erickson Bacelar 1762 1763 H— W36 1.5
13 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1557 1558 H— W43 1.5
14 Jonah Busch 1957 1943 W34 L6 1.0
15 Fredric Dutter 1926 1925 W39 L1 1.0
16 Frisco Del Rosario 1921 1919 W35 L2 1.0
17 Thomas F Maser 1903 1878 L28 W39 1.0
18 Alex Hay Shrauger 1858 1857 W40 L3 1.0
19 Alan Glasscoe 1800 1771 W42 L27 1.0
20 Niko Pompe 1732 1737 W29 L5 1.0
21 Ben Lemkin 1685 1686 L1 W41 1.0
22 Jay W Blodgett 1632 1632 H— H— 1.0
23 Boyu Dong 1621 1657 U— W37 1.0
24 Mohammad R Asgari 1613 1618 L9 W40 1.0
25 Mohammad Soltani 1600 1608 W27 L4 1.0
26 Zeno Kalonaris 1599 1597 L11 W42 1.0
27 Sam Hill 1393 1444 L25 W19 1.0
28 Tobias Stowell 1390 1466 W17 L7 1.0
29 David Zimring unr. 1630 L20 W38 1.0
30 Christopher Defirmian unr. 2118 W31 U— 1.0
31 David J Trestor 1722 1719 L30 H— 0.5
32 Mark Gregor Paetz 1720 1718 H— L8 0.5
33 Matthew Northrup 1640 1639 L2 H— 0.5
34 Walter Lesquillier 1601 1596 L14 H— 0.5
35 Carl Nelson 1431 1428 L16 H— 0.5
36 Sebastian Fotouhi unr. 750 H— L12 0.5
37 Peter Sherwood 1708 1683 L4 L23 0.0
38 Kevin Clark 1543 1524 L5 L29 0.0
39 Jerry D Morgan 1467 1460 L15 L17 0.0
40 Ralph Nagel 1359 1348 L18 L24 0.0
41 William Thibault 1124 1121 L6 L21 0.0
42 Jj Ziebart 1118 1113 L19 L26 0.0
43 Henry Zeng 966 964 U— L13 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 Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total
1 Ashley Pang 2009 D2 W3 W4 2.5
2 Kally Wen 1875 D1 W8 W7 2.5
3 Yesun Kate Lee 1964 W8 L1 W11 2.0
4 Kubraa Adoni 743 W11 W5 L1 2.0
5 Trisha Navelkar unr. B— L4 W9 2.0
6 Wendy Sinek unr. L9 B— W12 2.0
7 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1574 B— H— L2 1.5
8 Sadhana Arivoli 1587 L3 L2 W10 1.0
9 Angelina Rame Lee 640 W6 L11 L5 1.0
10 Meztli Gonzalez unr. H— H— L8 1.0
11 Ana Hortillosa unr. L4 W9 L3 1.0
12 Aradhana Arivoli 640 U— U— L6 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! (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

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