Monday, November 29, 2010

41st Badger Open

41st Annual Badger Open, G/60 (4-rounds), Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Open and Reserve (U1400), and also a scholastic tournament. Mail entries to Waukesha Chess Club, attn: Badger Open, c/o Jim Nickell (262-544-6266 for info).

18 comments:

Ivan said...
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Ivan said...

Congratulations to John Veech

Beating a GM & IM

Click here

Robin said...

Should be a nice tournament. First time for chess at the Country Springs Hotel? I do not recall any chess tournaments there. Both myself and Andrew plan to play.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, Veech is getting good! Too bad that Velikanov dipped below 2100 in the same event. :-(

Robin said...

Sasha is young (well, so is Veech) and has a lot of years to get his rating up. It is impossible to have a great tournament everytime one plays.

Anonymous said...

Sasha likely won't won't dip below 2100. The tournament is wrongly rated in that the first three rounds were rated twice in error. Sasha was penalized twice for the early rounds. Similarly, some people were awarded twice for the early rounds.

Anonymous said...

Sasha got to 2000 3 years ago, but is having a hard time getting to 2200.

Too bad about Brian Luo too, hasn't played for over 2 years.

John should make master at his next event.

Anonymous said...

Agreed. Sasha's coaches are not doing the job... a young player should not stagnate like this. Not too sure about John Veech though. He can lose a ton of rating in one bad event. But he is certainly going to be a master soon. It's a race between Parker, Nolan and Veech.

Anonymous said...

USCF site says that Veech is
Amanov's student. Given round 5 results, Veech should be the teacher.

Anonymous said...

Stop having a twisted self-serving conversation with yourself about kids. Haven't you done enough already?

Anonymous said...

I don't see what is twisted about this conversation

Anonymous said...

Then you are either lucky or twisting once again.

Robin said...

Advanced entries through November 30, 2010:
Sagunsky, David L.
Grochowski, Robin J.
Grochowski, Andrew R.
Hoffman, Guy G.
Pahl, Sandra R.
Jing, Aaron

Anonymous said...

Betaneli says he is playing

Robin said...

Advanced entries as of December 2:
Erik Santarius 2338
Alex Betaneli 2299
William P Williams 2200
Guy Hoffman 1907
Brady Harder 1906
Aaron Jing 1876
Neil Gleason 1867
James Coons 1818
Rohan Mhaskar 1812
Robin Grochowski 1789
Andrew Grochowski 1756
Greg Reese, Jr. 1735
David Sagunsky 1667
Evan Seghers 1523
Sandra Pahl 1494
Nikhil James 1427
John Campbell 1257

Anonymous said...

Did everybody know that there are at least 16 sub-species of badger in North America.

Anonymous said...

Results? Crosstables?

Robin said...

Congratulations to Bill Williams for winning the Badger!!