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            GM Koltanowski Marathon

Start Date: 7:00pm Friday, June 25th, 2021 (Registration closes at 6:50pm.)

Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca

Tournament Format: Six rounds, one game every Friday.
Rounds: June 25th, July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

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 $60: 1st U1800 $60: 1st U1600  $60.

 

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 5. GM Koltanowski Marathon: GM Koltanowski

Bd Res White Res Black
1   Sean Kelly (1086 3.5)   Frank Thornally (2200 3.5)
2   Elliott Winslow (2280 3.0)   David Trestor (1769 3.0)
3   Alex Shrauger (1816 3.0)   Frisco Del Rosario (1942 3.0)
4   Michael Walder (2078 2.5)   Mohammad Soltani (1745 3.0)
5   Tom Maser (1900 2.5)   Steffen Thieme (2049 2.5)
6   Kevin Yanofsky (1968 2.5)   Alan Glasscoe (1800 2.5)
7   Steven Svoboda (1985 2.0)   Sam Hill (1260 2.0)
8   Eli Bergen (unr. 2.0)   Mark Paetz (1717 2.0)
9   Peter Sherwood (1698 2.0)   Mohammad Reza Asgari (1628 2.0)
10   Zeno Kalonaris (1206 2.0)   Walter Lesquillier (1692 1.5)
11   Nathan Auyoung (1692 1.5)   Jerry Morgan (1486 1.0)
12   Elliot Shindo (1083 1.0)   Ralph Nagel (1372 1.0)
13   William Thibault (1050 1.0)   JJ Ziebart (unr. 1.0)
14   Evan Mertens (1376 0.0)   See TD will get a game
  1/2 Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1523 1.5)   BYE
  1/2 Marlon Rigel (unr. 1.5)   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)

 

 

Pairings for Round 5. calchess women’s state championship: Womens

Bd Res White Res Black
10   Yesun Lee (1850 3.0)   WCM Omya Vidyarthi (1912 3.5)
11   WGM Carla Heredia (2233 3.0)   Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan (2172 3.0)
12   Lauren Goodkind (1833 2.5)   Rhianna Jane Lope (922 2.5)
13   Barbara Goodkind (1812 2.5)   Simona Nayberg (1894 1.5)
14   Megan E Miraglia (1163 1.0)   Renate Otterbach (1072 1.5)
15   Elizabeth Shaughnessy (1500 1.0)   Avigail Tiomkin (1135 1.0)

Current Standings

 

SwissSys Standings. GM Koltanowski Marathon: GM Koltanowski

# Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 Frank Thornally 11039910 2200 W29 W11 D8 W15 W7 4.5
2 Elliott Winslow 10363365 2280 W31 W12 D4 D8 W9 4.0
3 Alex Shrauger 15328908 1816 L17 W20 W26 W11 W8 4.0
4 Michael Walder 10345120 2078 W19 W27 D2 L7 W10 3.5
5 Steffen Thieme 3232760 2049 H— D26 D27 W25 W15 3.5
6 Kevin Yanofsky 15901193 1968 B— H— H— H— W16 3.5
7 Sean Kelly 16962568 1086 W10 D14 W32 W4 L1 3.5
8 Frisco Del Rosario 10987792 1942 W20 W17 D1 D2 L3 3.0
9 David Trestor 12525828 1769 H— D23 W24 W19 L2 3.0
10 Mohammad Soltani 12889183 1745 L7 W31 W34 W13 L4 3.0
11 Mark Paetz 10487579 1717 W22 L1 W23 L3 W24 3.0
12 Peter Sherwood 12650549 1698 W33 L2 H— D17 W19 3.0
13 Zeno Kalonaris 16307134 1206 W16 L15 W21 L10 W25 3.0
14 Steven Svoboda 10451671 1985 H— D7 L19 W32 D17 2.5
15 Tom Maser 10490936 1900 W34 W13 H— L1 L5 2.5
16 Alan Glasscoe 10483018 1800 L13 W34 D31 W27 L6 2.5
17 Sam Hill 14946916 1260 W3 L8 D25 D12 D14 2.5
18 Ben Lemkin 15851747 1680 H— H— U— U— W30 2.0
19 Mohammad Reza Asgari 17058928 1628 L4 W33 W14 L9 L12 2.0
20 Jerry Morgan 13159224 1486 L8 L3 W33 L24 W26 2.0
21 Ralph Nagel 12613861 1372 H— U— L13 D22 W32 2.0
22 William Thibault 16716976 1050 L11 H— L28 D21 W33 2.0
23 Marlon Rigel 30206555 unr. D25 D9 L11 D26 H— 2.0
24 Eli Bergen 14349774 unr. H— D25 L9 W20 L11 2.0
25 Walter Lesquillier 11400957 1692 D23 D24 D17 L5 L13 1.5
26 Nathan Auyoung 13790227 1692 H— D5 L3 D23 L20 1.5
27 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 12254060 1523 W35 L4 D5 L16 U— 1.5
28 William Donaldson 10270294 2420 U— U— W22 U— U— 1.0
29 Pierre Chan 14615554 1692 L1 H— U— U— D34 1.0
30 Kyle Cambra 15763084 1191 H— H— U— U— L18 1.0
31 Steven Holtz 12636436 1165 L2 L10 D16 H— U— 1.0
32 Elliot Shindo 15743927 1083 H— H— L7 L14 L21 1.0
33 JJ Ziebart 30166361 unr. L12 L19 L20 W34 L22 1.0
34 Evan Mertens 12564964 1376 L15 L16 L10 L33 D29 0.5
35 Fredric Dutter 12343420 1951 L27 U— U— U— 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: Womens

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 WCM Omya Vidyarthi 1912 1941 W9 W13 D2 W6 D4 4.0 500.00
2 WGM Carla Heredia 2233 2226 W11 W10 D1 D4 D3 3.5 175.00
3 Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan 2172 2173 D4 W5 W6 H— D2 3.5 175.00
4 Yesun Lee 1850 1910 D3 W7 W12 D2 D1 3.5 175.00
5 Lauren Goodkind 1833 1867 H— L3 W10 W8 W9 3.5 175.00
6 Simona Nayberg 1894 1887 H— W8 L3 L1 W7 2.5  
7 Barbara Goodkind 1812 1789 H— L4 W13 W12 L6 2.5  
8 Renate Otterbach 1072 1120 H— L6 B— L5 W12 2.5 150.00
9 Rhianna Jane Lope 922 992 L1 B— H— W13 L5 2.5 150.00
10 WFM Natalya Tsodikova 2204 2178 W12 L2 L5 B— U— 2.0  
11 Elizabeth Shaughnessy 1500 1503 L2 H— U— H— W13 2.0  
12 Megan E Miraglia 1163 1133 L10 B— L4 L7 L8 1.0  
13 Avigail Tiomkin 1135 1093 B— L1 L7 L9 L11 1.0  

SwissSys Standings. calchess women’s state championship: Extra Rate

# Name Rtng Post Rd 1 Rd 2 Tot Prize
1 Samuel Za Agdamag 1631 1632 U— W4 1.0  
2 Megan E Miraglia 1163 1200 W3 U— 1.0  
3 Avigail Tiomkin 1135 1110 L2 U— 0.0  
4 Rhianna Jane Lope 922 921 U— L1 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 2018

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
12 wins

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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