2023 BCC Championship
Start Date: 7:00pm Friday, October 27th (Registration closes at 6:50pm.)
Location: 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca
Tournament Format: Eight rounds, one game every Friday at 7pm.
Rounds: Oct 27th, Nov 10th, 17th, 24th, Dec 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd
No round Nov 3rd due to the 2023 U.S. Senior Women’s Chess Championship
Please note BCC Championship round 4 is Thanksgiving weekend. If you cannot attend please let the Tournament director know at your earliest convenience, and confirm that you have a H for round 4 in the standings
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: $1,000.00
1st Place $400: 2nd Place $200
1st U2000 $155: 1st U1800 $145: 1st U1600 $100.
To play in the adult Friday night tournament a player must be an adult, or a minor 13 years of age or older or if under 13 years, have at least a 1300 rating.
Half point byes are available for rounds 1-7 (maximum three)
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!
Pairings for Round 5. Berkeley Club Championship: Open
SwissSys Standings. Berkeley Club Championship: Open
|#||Name||Rating||Post||Rd 1||Rd 2||Rd 3||Rd 4||Rd 5||Rd 6||Rd 7||Rd 8||Total|
|1||Kushan Tyagi||2240||2236||W21 (b)||W8 (w)||D4 (b)||H—||H—||3.0|
|2||IM Elliott Winslow||2174||2170||W14 (w)||W13 (b)||H—||D4 (w)||3.0|
|3||Steven Gaffagan||2058||2040||L15 (b)||W25 (w)||W11 (b)||W22 (w)||3.0|
|4||Michael Walder||1921||1959||W22 (w)||W9 (b)||D1 (w)||D2 (b)||3.0|
|5||Frisco Del Rosario||1914||1921||D—||W18 (w)||D6 (b)||W13 (w)||3.0|
|6||Jonah Busch||1914||1922||W23 (b)||W10 (w)||D5 (w)||H—||H—||3.0|
|7||Thomas F Maser||1900||1908||H—||W17 (b)||W15 (w)||H—||H—||3.0|
|8||Neil Chalissery||1810||1815||W25 (w)||L1 (b)||W20 (w)||H—||2.5|
|9||Arivoli Tirouvingadame||1645||1657||W24 (b)||L4 (w)||W14 (b)||H—||2.5|
|10||Mohammad Soltani||1638||1683||W20 (w)||L6 (b)||W16 (w)||H—||2.5|
|11||Matthew James Kreiser||1488||1591||H—||W12 (b)||L3 (w)||W21 (w)||2.5|
|12||Mark Gregory Paetz||1772||1739||D18 (b)||L11 (w)||W17 (w)||D16 (b)||2.0|
|13||Sam Hill||1654||1664||W19 (w)||L2 (w)||W21 (b)||L5 (b)||U—||2.0|
|14||Max Virgil||1598||1594||L2 (b)||X24||L9 (w)||W23 (b)||U—||2.0|
|15||Jossy Chalissery||1585||1637||W3 (w)||H—||L7 (b)||H—||2.0|
|16||Tobias Stowell||1734||1713||H—||H—||L10 (b)||D12 (w)||1.5|
|17||Noah Levine||1522||1508||H—||L7 (w)||L12 (b)||X24||1.5|
|18||Samuel Agdamag||1412||1408||D12 (w)||L5 (b)||L23 (w)||B—||1.5|
|19||Christopher Sunga||1256||1291||L13 (b)||L21 (w)||W25 (b)||H—||H—||1.5|
|20||Liam Dew||unr.||1521||L10 (b)||W23 (w)||L8 (b)||H—||U—||1.5|
|21||Peter Sherwood||1619||1587||L1 (w)||W19 (b)||L13 (w)||L11 (b)||1.0|
|22||Carl Nelson||1506||1501||L4 (b)||H—||H—||L3 (b)||1.0|
|23||Mohammad Reza Asgari||1505||1483||L6 (w)||L20 (b)||W18 (b)||L14 (w)||1.0|
|24||Avigail Tiomkin||1102||1100||L9 (w)||F14||B—||F17||1.0|
|25||Aradhana Arivoli||1443||1407||L8 (b)||L3 (b)||L19 (w)||H—||0.5|
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 2022
1)IM Elliott Winslow 24 wins! (3 in a row!) 3 with a Perfect score 6/6, or 7/7!
2)NM Roger Poehlmann 20 wins!
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) FM Ruiyang Yan 4 wins
9)Greg Lope 4 wins
10)WFM Uyanga Byambaa 4 wins two with perfect 6/6 scores!
11)FM Robin Cunningham 4 wins
12)Salar Jahedi 4 wins
13)2 wins each. , IM Josiah Stearman, NM Michael Lei Wang, Joshua Cao, Ethan Chamberlain, NM Robert Hatarik, David Trestor, Craig Andries, Julian Chan, Thomas Sauerwald
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