Friday, December 27, 2013

Jan. 11-12 49th Northeastern Open

SECTIONS: Three: OPEN, RESERVE (U/1500) and NOVICE (U/1000). All are USCF-rated. FORMAT: OPEN and RESERVE: 5SS, T/C: 35/90, SD/60 d5. Rds. at: 10-2:30-7:30 and 10-3. One 1/2- point Bye any Rd. Full-pt Bye to 2100+ in Rd. 1 if requested. NOVICE: 6SS, G/60 d5. Rds. at: 10:10-1:00-3:30-6:30 and 10:10, 1:10. Two half-point Byes allowed! PLAYING SITE: Holiday Inn—Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. PH: 920-725-8441. ROOM RATES: $79 for 1-bed King or 2-bed double. Must mention chess. REGISTRATION: 8:45 — 9:30 on 1/11/14. ENTRY FEES: OPEN = $40, RESERVE = $25, NOVICE = $15 if mailed by 1/6/14. All EFs are $7 more if e-mailed, phoned-in, or paid at site. Comp entry to 2200+ (WCA System) if pre-registered!. Checks payable to: Mike Selig – TD. PRIZE FUND: OPEN: (b/60) $300, $200 $150, best 1900 $180, 1800 $170, 1700 $160, 1600 $150, U/1600 $120. RESERVE: (b/30) $120, $100, $80, 1100/Under - $80. NOVICE: Trophies to … 1st Place, 2nd, 700/Under, 500/Under. Five $20 Upset Awards for Juniors only: 2 in Open, 2 in Reserve, 1 in Novice. ADVANCE ENTRIES: 49th Northeastern Open, Mike Selig – Director, 2895 W. Fourth St., Condo ’B’, Appleton, WI 54914-4330. TD e-mail: mselig@tds.net. PH: 920-739-7550. A Heritage Event! Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix! Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 6

Monday, December 23, 2013

No Chess This Thursday December 26

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year or Season's Greetings !!!

The next meeting of the Southwest Chess Club will be Thursday, January 2. It will also mark the beginning of a new tournament.

The Snowy, Ice Box Swiss: January 2, 9, 16* & 30

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600)

* January 16 only at St. James Catholic Church in Franklin

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Holiday End-of-Year Party

This Thursday, December 19 The Southwest Chess Club is holding its annual Holiday End of Year Party.  This will be an evening of casual chess and socializing.  Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available.  This is a free event open to all chess players and their guests.
 
 

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Snow Angels in the Snow Swiss: Nov 14, 21 & Dec 5 & 12

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and Under-1600).  Game/100 minutes with 5 second delay.  USCF Rated.  EF:  $5.  (One 1/2-Point Bye available for any round (except round four) if requested at least 2-days prior to round).  TD is Fogec:  ATD is Grochowski.  (Tournament takes a break on Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving).

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Dec. 14-15 The Wisconsin Memorial

5SS, 45/120,SD/60 d5.Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53715. Hotel rate: $130.00 EF: $22 (Juniors $18) by Dec. 10. $3 more later or on site. $$b/50 and 4 per class: $160-110. A - $90, B - $80, C - $70, D - $60, E - $50, U1000 - $40, Unr - $40. Upset $50. Reg.: 9-9:30 AM 12/ 14. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30; 10-3:30. ENT: Dennis Kosterman, 28 Singleton Ct., Madison, WI 53711, 608-770-3133. INFO: dennisk@tds.net. www.wischess. org. WI Chess Tour Event. NS. NC. W. Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Nov. 29-Dec. 1 55th North Central/Martz Memorial

TWO SECTIONS: OPEN and NOVICE (U/1300) FORMAT: OPEN: 6/SS, TC of 45/2, SD/1 d5. (Rd. 5 only, G/120 d5). Rds. at: 12-6, 11-5, 10-3. NOVICE: 7/SS, TC of G/90 d5. Rds.: 12-4, 11-2:45-6:30 and 10-2. PLAYING SITE: Holiday Inn — Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. PH: 920-725-8441. HR: $79 for 1-bed King or 2-bed dbl. Must mention chess! REGISTRATION: 10:45–11:30 on NOV 29. ENTRY FEES : OPEN = $45, NOVICE = $22 if mailed by NOV 24. At site, phone, or e-mail EFs are $7 more! Checks payable to: WCA. PRIZE FUND: OPEN ($1,250 b/45): $300-200-175, "A"-$160, "B"- $150, "C"- $140, "D/Under/Unrated = $125 Traveling trophy to 1st. NOVICE: $60 - 40. Trophies to: 1st, 2nd, best 1000, 900, 800, 700 and Under, Unrated. (7 total) ADVANCE ENTRIES: 2013 MARTZ/NCO, Mike Selig – TD, 2985 W. Fourth St., Condo "B", Appleton, WI 54914-4330. TD phone: 920-739-7550, E-mail: mselig@tds.net. OTHER INFO: 2013 WIS Chess Tour event. Two half-point Byes in either section. Full-point Bye in RD. 1 to 2100+ if pre-registered. Fox River Mall w/183 stores is 4 miles from site! A Heritage Event!; Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Rollicking Rook-and-Roll Action: November 7

3-Round Swiss (one night):
G/24 minutes (USCF Quick rated) and G/30 minutes (USCF Dual rated: Regular+Quick rated).    EF: $5. (½- Point Bye available in only first round if requested prior to round.)    TD is Grochowski; ATD is Fogec.

Monday, October 07, 2013

Boo Goes the Ghost Swiss

October 10, 17, 24 & 31 4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and Under 1600). Game/100 minutes. USCF Rated. EF: $5. (One ½-Point Bye Available for any round (except round four) if requested at least 2-days prior to round). TD is Grochowski; ATD is Fogec.

USCF Rating results


Crosstables after ROUND Three:


Boo Goes the Ghost Swiss -- Boo 1      Cross Table

   No.    Name                         St Rate Rd 1  Rd 2  Rd 3  Score
    1. Becker, Allen J (3)...........  WI 2148 -B-   W8    W6      3.0
    2. Breider, Jon P (4)............  WI 2100 -B-   W20   W5      3.0

    3. Parmet, Daniel Edw (10).......  WI 1883 W24   -H-   W14     2.5

    4. Williams, William (1).........  WI 2207 W18   L6    W16     2.0
    5. Haubrich, Scott A (2).........  WI 2183 W12   W11   L2      2.0
    6. Mhaskar, Rohan (7)............  WI 2026 W15   W4    L1      2.0
    7. Joachim, Peter Jam (12).......  WI 1815 -H-   W25   D9      2.0
    8. Grochowski, Robin (14)........  WI 1780 W17   L1    W20     2.0
    9. Dreuth, Adam (16).............  WI 1747 -H-   W23   D7      2.0

   10. Kohlenberg, Jacob (6).........  WI 2043 W13   -H-   -N-     1.5
   11. Mueller, James N (8)..........  WI 1935 W19   L5    D15     1.5
   12. Pokorski, Jeffrey (13)........  WI 1803 L5    D19   W23     1.5
   13. Wainscott, Chris (15).........  WI 1771 L10   -H-   W21     1.5
   14. Hildeman, Jonathan (17).......  WI 1703 -H-   W21   L3      1.5
   15. Sagunsky, David L (18)........  WI 1692 L6    W24   D11     1.5
   16. Hegelmeyer, John (19).........  WI 1658 -H-   W22   L4      1.5
   17. Fogec, Thomas G (20)..........  WI 1631 L8    D18   W22     1.5

   18. Coons, James Jay (11).........  WI 1841 L4    D17   D19     1.0
   19. Huang, Alena (21).............  WI 1609 L11   D12   D18     1.0
   20. Huang, Sabrina (24)...........  WI 1395 -B-   L2    L8      1.0

   21. Hayes, Raymond C (5)..........  WI 2100 -H-   L14   L13     0.5
   22. Rice, Steven K (9)............  WI 1935 D23   L16   L17     0.5
   23. Georgakakis, Paris (22).......  WI 1576 D22   L9    L12     0.5
   24. Machi, John V (23)............  WI 1418 L3    L15   -H-     0.5

   25. Neumann, Curt E (25)..........  WI 1224 -N-   L7    -U-     0.0 
 
 
 
 Boo Goes the Ghost Swiss -- Boo 2     Cross Table

   No.    Name                         St Rate 1     2     3     Score
    1. Yan, Ruilin (3)...............  WI 1255 W5    W3    -H-     2.5
    2. Wright, Gary M (4)............  WI 1200 -H-   W9    W4      2.5

    3. Huiras, Nathan (2)............  WI 1327 W8    L1    W6      2.0
    4. Hogg, Alexander (5)...........  WI 1183 W10   W7    L2      2.0
    5. Punati, Siddartha (9).........  WI  389 L1    W10   W9      2.0

    6. Mhaskar, Neha (7).............  WI  818 -H-   W8    L3      1.5

    7. Berger, Joel M (1)............  WI 1508 D9    L4    -H-     1.0
    8. Chaveriat, Lee Mic (8)........  WI  691 L3    L6    W10     1.0

    9. Hogg, Neil (6)................  WI 1020 D7    L2    L5      0.5

   10. Kanchi, Pranav (10)...........  WI  104 L4    L5    L8      0.0

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Nov. 2-3 WCA Veteran’s Tournament/2013-2014 Wisconsin Junior Open

Veteran's Tournament: 5SS, G/120 d5. Gruenhagen Conference Center, UW-Oshkosh, Corner of High and Osceola St., Oshkosh, WI 54901. HR: $35 double (dorm room), 920-424-1106. Mention Chess. Open to Age 21 and over. EF: $20 by 10/29; $25 at site. $$b/40 and 3 per class: $150-90. A-$70; B-$60; C-$50; D-$40; E/Unr-$40. Reg.: 11/2 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds.: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00. Held in conjunction with the WI Junior Open but in a separate room. Wisconsin Junior Open: HR: $35 double (dorm room), 920-424-1106. Mention Chess. 2014 Denker/Barber/NGIT qualifier; Open to youth born after 11/2/1992. In 5 Sections, Open: EF: $16 in advance by 10/29; $21 at site. Trophies: Top 5, Top 3 each 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1100, Under 1100 and Unrated. Girl's Junior Open: EF: $15 in advance by 10/29; $20 at site. Trophies: Top 3 and top ages 15-16, 13-14, 11-12, 9-10 and Under 9. Reserve(Under 1100 or Unrated): EF: $15 in advance by 10/29; $20 at site. Trophies: Top 5, Top 3 each 900, 800, 700, 600 and Under 600 and top 4 Unrated. Non-Rated Beginner's Grade 7-12: Open to Grades 7-12. EF: $12 in advance by 10/29; $17 at site. Trophies: Top 5 and top 3 Grade 7-9. Non-Rated Beginner's Grade K-6: Open to Grades K-6. EF: $11 in advance by 10/29; $16 at site. Trophies: Top 5 and top 3 Grade K-3. ALL: 5SS, G/120 d5. Reg.: 11/2 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds.: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00. ENT: Mike Nietman, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719. INFO: Mike Nietman, 608-467-8510 (before 11/1) mike.nietman@charter.net. www.wischess.org. NS. NC. W.

USCF Rating results

Some photos:












Monday, September 09, 2013

Hales Corners Challenge XVIII (October 12, 2013)

USCF RATING RESULTS 

National Chess Day event. USCF Grand Prix Points: 10Junior Grand Prix event.
4SS, G/60 d6.


Goddesschess Prizes for Females in Addition to Above Prizes, Open: $40 per win/$20 per draw; Reserve: $20 per win/$10 per draw.  Highest-scoring female in each section wins free entry into Hales Corners Challenge XIX, April 12, 2014.  (See comments section for winners).

Goddesschess also offered a Best Game prize ($50!), open to any player in either section.  The best game prize was won by Ben Smail:
[Event "HCC XVIII - Open"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2013.10.12"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Betaneli, Alex"]
[Black "Smail, Ben"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A30"]
[PlyCount "118"]
[SourceDate "2012.02.23"]

1. c4 e6 2. g3 c5 3. Nf3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5
Nxd5 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. Qxd4 Qxd4 12. Nxd4 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Na6 14. Be3
O-O 15. Rac1 Bf6 16. Rc4 Rfd8 17. Rec1 g6 18. b4 Bxd4 19. Rxd4 Rxd4 20. Bxd4
Nxb4 21. a3 Na6 22. Rc6 Kf8 23. Bf6 Ke8 24. Rc4 Kd7 25. Rh4 h5 26. g4 hxg4 27.
Rh7 e5 28. Bxe5 Ke6 29. Bd4 Rd8 30. e3 Rd5 31. Rh4 Ra5 32. Rxg4 Rxa3 33. Re4+
Kd7 34. Bf6 Nc5 35. Re7+ Kd6 36. Bg5 Ne6 37. Rxf7 Nxg5 38. Rf6+ Ke5 39. Rxg6
Kf5 40. Rg8 b5 41. h4 Nf7 42. Rf8 Kg6 43. h5+ Kg7 44. Rb8 Rb3 45. Rb7 a5 46.
h6+ Kxh6 47. Rxf7 a4 48. Kf3 a3 49. Ra7 b4 50. Ke4 Rb2 51. f4 a2 52. Ra6+ Kg7 

53. Ra7+ Kf6 54. Ra6+ Ke7 55. f5 b3 56. Ke5 Rf2 57. Ra7+ Kd8 58. f6 b2 59. Rxa2 Rf5+ 0-1

Life Master Sheldon Gelbart was on hand throughout the tournament analyzing games for tournament participants.

Final results below: (photos at bottom of post)


Hales Corners XVIII Challenge - Open Cross Table
 
   No.    Name                         St Rate Rd 1  Rd 2  Rd 3  Rd 4  Score

   1. Smail, Benedict A (3).........  WI 2200 W36   W6    W3    W8      4.0

   2. Walther, Andi (11)............  WI 1962 W7    D5    W13   W10     3.5

   3. Betaneli, Alex (1)............  WI 2344 W14   W9    L1    W12     3.0
   4. Waller, Matthew (4)...........  WI 2139 W15   L10   W22   W14     3.0
   5. Harder, Brady R (5)...........  WI 2098 W11   D2    D10   W15     3.0
   6. Ulrich, Rachel J (8)..........  WI 2028 W18   L1    W29   W17     3.0

   7. Williams, William (2).........  WI 2207 L2    W22   W18   D9      2.5
   8. Rajendra, Avinash (6).........  WI 2089 D16   W30   W23   L1      2.5
   9. Mcneil, David (7).............  MN 2048 W17   L3    W19   D7      2.5
  10. Mhaskar, Rohan (9)............  WI 2026 W28   W4    D5    L2      2.5
  11. Rajendra, Anupama (16)........  WI 1835 L5    D21   W26   W23     2.5
  12. Franek, Martin Joh (22).......  IL 1735 D23   W26   W24   L3      2.5
  13. Huang, Alena (28).............  WI 1609 D34   W27   L2    W24     2.5

  14. Ruggiero, Brian T (10)........  IL 1979 L3    W25   W30   L4      2.0
  15. Imada, Todd (13)..............  NV 1904 L4    W29   W25   L5      2.0
  16. Coons, James Jay (15).........  WI 1841 D8    L17   D20   W27     2.0
  17. Pokorski, Jeffrey (17)........  WI 1803 L9    W16   W33   L6      2.0
  18. Tan, Jonathan (18)............  IL 1789 L6    W36   L7    W29     2.0
  19. Hildeman, Jonathan (24).......  WI 1703 L25   W32   L9    W31     2.0
  20. Sagunsky, David L (25)........  WI 1692 D27   L24   D16   W30     2.0

  21. Both, Robert K (14)...........  WI 1885 -N-   D11   W35   -U-     1.5
  22. James, Nikhil (21)............  WI 1763 W31   L7    L4    D25     1.5
  23. Ulrich, Anne E (30)...........  WI 1602 D12   W35   L8    L11     1.5
  24. Zhang, Edward (31)............  IL 1586 D35   W20   L12   L13     1.5
  25. Buschmann, Alan E (32)........  WI 1512 W19   L14   L15   D22     1.5
  26. Shefsky, Michael W (33).......  WI 1497 -H-   L12   L11   W33     1.5
  27. Murtaugh, William (34)........  WI 1457 D20   L13   W36   L16     1.5

  28. Rowe Iv, Jim Henry (19).......  WI 1784 L10   W31   -U-   -U-     1.0
  29. Shelobolin, Filipp (26).......  WI 1636 W32   L15   L6    L18     1.0
  30. Mckinney, Jon (27)............  WI 1614 W33   L8    L14   L20     1.0
  31. Etzel, Steven W (29)..........  WI 1603 L22   L28   W32   L19     1.0
  32. Kosterman, Dennis (35)........  WI 1400 L29   L19   L31   -B-     1.0
  33. Ballweg, Tim D (36)...........  WI 1363 L30   -B-   L17   L26     1.0

  34. Wainscott, Chris (20).........  WI 1771 D13   -U-   -U-   -U-     0.5
  35. Ellice, H Wayne (23)..........  IL 1726 D24   L23   L21   -U-     0.5

  36. Mueller, James N (12).........  WI 1935 L1    L18   L27   -U-     0.0
 
 
 
Hales Corners XVIII Challenge - Reserve Cross Table

  No.    Name                         St Rate 1     2     3     4     Score

   1. Loomer, Xavier Mar (5)........  WI 1443 W15   W6    W9    W10     4.0

   2. Moore, Micheal A (2)..........  WI 1557 L5    W17   W23   W14     3.0
   3. Ulrich, James F (7)...........  WI 1420 W16   W14   W11   -N-     3.0
   4. Huang, Sabrina (9)............  WI 1395 L11   W24   W20   W18     3.0
   5. Pandey, Ritika (10)...........  WI 1373 W2    L8    W24   W13     3.0
   6. Ulrich, Susanna G (11)........  WI 1323 W12   L1    W19   W11     3.0
   7. Schatz, Noah F (19)...........  WI 1165 W27   W21   W8    -N-     3.0

   8. Bucher, Paul Stanl (6)........  WI 1434 W22   W5    L7    D9      2.5
   9. Hogg, Alexander (18)..........  WI 1183 W26   W12   L1    D8      2.5
  10. Srivastava, Vivek (20)........  WI 1145 W28   W22   D18   L1      2.5

  11. Carerros, Charles (1).........  WI 1590 W4    W13   L3    L6      2.0
  12. Padilla, Rudy R (3)...........  IL 1520 L6    L9    W29   W15     2.0
  13. Monosov, Natanel A (8)........  WI 1400 W23   L11   W17   L5      2.0
  14. Pandey, Divya (12)............  WI 1309 W21   L3    W26   L2      2.0
  15. Molkentin, Tj (13)............  WI 1303 L1    W19   W27   L12     2.0
  16. Pahl, Sandra R (15)...........  WI 1300 L3    L23   W28   W26     2.0
  17. Wright, Gary M (17)...........  WI 1200 W25   L2    L13   W24     2.0
  18. Shi, Stephen (21).............  WI 1124 D29   W25   D10   L4      2.0
  19. Harder, Jason E (23)..........  WI 1047 W20   L15   L6    W21     2.0
  20. Yang, Steven Xob (30).........  WI nnnn L19   W28   L4    W23     2.0

  21. Doney, Alexander A (4)........  WI 1452 L14   L7    W25   L19     1.0
  22. Kaye, Paul (14)...............  WI 1300 L8    L10   D30   D29     1.0
  23. Yan, Ruilin (16)..............  WI 1255 L13   W16   L2    L20     1.0
  24. Kaye, Ron (22)................  WI 1101 W30   L4    L5    L17     1.0
  25. Hogg, Neil (24)...............  WI 1020 L17   L18   L21   W30     1.0
  26. Wanek, Ellen Ann (25).........  WI 1014 L9    W29   L14   L16     1.0
  27. Anand, Devesh Kuma (26).......  WI  969 L7    W30   L15   -U-     1.0
  28. Rockley, James D (27).........  WI  920 L10   L20   L16   -B-     1.0
  29. Mhaskar, Neha (28)............  WI  818 D18   L26   L12   D22     1.0

  30. Newton, Jan L (29)............  WI  603 L24   L27   D22   L25     0.5


 
 
 


History: number of players (open+reserve) and the open winner(s):
HCC XVIII 10/2013 (36+30=66) SMAIL
HCC XVII.. 4/2013 (52+40=92) SANTARIUS, SMAIL, HARDER, R. ULRICH
HCC XVI.. 10/2012 (48+36=84) GM FRIEDEL, BOOR, WILLIAMS, A. BECKER
HCC XV.... 4/2012 (56+49=105) SANTARIUS, BURGESS
HCC XIV. 10/2011 (46+37=83)   SANTARIUS, SAWALANI
HCC XIII..04/2011 (57+48=105) STAMNOV,MENON,BREIDER,RAGHAVAN
HCC XII.. 10/2010 (41+37=78)  BETANELI, HENDRICKSON
HCC XI…04/2010 (41+37=78)  SANTARIUS
HCC  X...10/2009 (42+34=76)   AMANOV
HCC IX...04/2009 (56+51=107) AMANOV,YOUNG,SANTARIUS,KOHLENBERG
HCC VIII.10/2008 (33+32=65)  TATE,YOUNG,TENNANT,A.BECKER
HCC VII..04/2008 (22+30=52)  BURGESS,TENNANT,PARKER
HCC VI...10/2007 (30+32=62)  TENNANT, BREIDER,SANTARIUS
HCC V....04/2007 (40+22=62)  TATE,STAMNOV
HCC IV...11/2006 (23+26=49)  STAMNOV
HCC III..04/2006 (28+17=45)  TENNANT
HCC II...10/2005 (20+18=38)  BURGESS,A.BECKER
HCC  ....04/2005 (34+36=70)  BETANELI

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Colored Leaves Rattle-the-Pawns Blitz V: October 3

Blitz Rating results

Final Standings
 (ratings shown are regular ratings; blitz ratings will be calculated by USCF):

 No.         Name             Rate Pts
 
1 Kohlenberg, Jacob         2043 10.0
  2 Betaneli, Alex            2344  9.5
 
3 Desmoulin, Stephan        1884  9.0
  4 Cardenas, David R         2033  7.5
  5 Becker, Allen J           2148  7.0
  6 Brooks, Richard Wa        1682  6.0
  7 Burton, Timothy E         2003  5.0
  8 Joachim, Peter Jam        1815  4.0
  9 Rahmoun, Sami             1374  4.0
 
10 Mueller, James N          1935  2.0
 
11 Rahmoun, Rami                   2.0 

 12 Krogmeier, James J        1303  0.0

 

Sept. 28-29 Greg Knutson Memorial

5-SS, TC rds. 1-3 G/120 d5, rds. 4-5 45/2 SD/60 d5. Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI. Rds.: 10, 2:30, 7:30; 10, 3:30. EF: $16 if receive by 9/26, $20 at site. $$G650: 1st $140, 2nd $120, A $90, B $80, C $70, D $60, U1200 $50, unrated $40. Entries: Guy Hoffman, 1305 D Tompkins Dr., Madison, WI 53716-3279, 920-279-0701. NC. NS. Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Friday, September 06, 2013

Festooned Fall Foliage Quad: September 12, 19 & 26

3-Round “Round-Robin” (a “Quad”). Four chess players to a Quad. G/100 minutes. USCF Rated. EF: $5. TD is Fogec; ATD is Grochowski

Sunday, September 01, 2013

Badger Open, Sept. 14-15

Olympia Resort, 1360 Royale Mile Rd., Oconomowoc, WI 53066. 5 SS, 30/90 d5, SD/60 d5. 3 Sections. Rounds: Sat 10:00; 2:30; 7:30 Sun. 10:00; 3:30Open: EF $37 by 9/12, then $40. Prizes: b/30 – 1st $300; 2nd $175; A $110. U 1800 $110. Reserve: EF $27 by 9/12, then $30. Prizes: b/30 – 1st $90; 2nd $75. C $60. U1400 $60. RBO(U1200): EF $12 by 9/12, then $15. Prizes: 1st $50; trophies to 1st, 2nd;U900, U700, U500, Unrated; participation medals to all others. HR: $109 sgl/dbl, $119 trpl/quad (262.369.4999; mention chess)ENT:Waukesha Chess Club. Mail to Charles Carerros, 628 Rempe Dr., Waukesha, WI 53186.Questions:email carerros@gmail.com or visit waukeshachessclub.org, Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Summer Actionade Cooler VI: September 5

3-Round Swiss: G/24 minutes (USCF Quick rated) and G/30 minutes (USCF Dual rated). EF: $5. (½- Point Bye available in only first round if requested prior to round.) TD is Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Joe Crothers Memorial Southwest Chess Club Championship


Southwest Chess Club Championship (Joe Crothers Memorial): 
FINAL STANDINGS:
 
  No.    Name                         St Rate 1     2     3     4     5     6     Score

   1. Williams, William (2).........  WI 2200 W21   W13   L3    W33   W18   W5      5.0
   2. Mueller, James N (11).........  WI 1862 W35   W20   W9    L5    W19   W8      5.0

   3. Becker, Allen J (3)...........  WI 2122 W25   W15   W1    L6    -H-   W14     4.5
   4. Haubrich, Scott A (5).........  WI 2044 L26   W43   W22   W15   -H-   W16     4.5
   5. Cardenas, David R (6).........  WI 2008 W27   W16   -H-   W2    W11   L1      4.5

   6. Hendrickson, Nolan (1)........  WI 2247 W17   W14   W7    W3    -U-   -U-     4.0
   7. Mhaskar, Rohan (10)...........  WI 1930 W23   W8    L6    L19   W25   W18     4.0
   8. James, Nikhil (23)............  WI 1710 W41   L7    W36   -X-   W10   L2      4.0

   9. Hayes, Raymond C (4)..........  WI 2100 -H-   W45   L2    L25   W40   W20     3.5
  10. Zimmermann, Troy J (7)........  WI 2008 -H-   W28   D19   D16   L8    W26     3.5
  11. Ruggiero, Brian T (9).........  IL 1972 W34   -H-   W24   W12   L5    -U-     3.5
  12. Murphy, Ryan P (12)...........  IL 1846 W36   -H-   W26   L11   -F-   W28     3.5
  13. Coons, James Jay (13).........  WI 1840 W40   L1    D17   -H-   W21   D15     3.5
  14. Parmet, Daniel Edw (14).......  WI 1829 W42   L6    -H-   W26   W17   L3      3.5
  15. Pokorski, Jeffrey (17)........  WI 1788 W43   L3    W27   L4    W22   D13     3.5
  16. Wainscott, Chris (19).........  WI 1752 W38   L5    W34   D10   -X-   L4      3.5
  17. Grochowski, Robin (24)........  WI 1693 L6    W47   D13   W28   L14   W25     3.5

  18. Joachim, Peter Jam (15).......  WI 1811 W46   -H-   -H-   W20   L1    L7      3.0
  19. Suri, Shiva (18)..............  WI 1787 W29   -H-   D10   W7    L2    -U-     3.0
  20. Hildeman, Jonathan (22).......  WI 1739 W48   L2    W42   L18   W34   L9      3.0
  21. Sagunsky, David L (25)........  WI 1668 L1    W29   L32   W23   L13   W36     3.0
  22. Jester, James Will (29).......  WI 1628 W32   -H-   L4    D24   L15   W39     3.0
  23. Huang, Alena (32).............  WI 1552 L7    L30   W41   L21   W31   W38     3.0

  24. Dreuth, Adam (21).............  WI 1743 W30   -H-   L11   D22   D27   -U-     2.5
  25. Demler, John (26).............  WI 1663 L3    -H-   W30   W9    L7    L17     2.5
  26. Hegelmeyer, John (27).........  WI 1644 W4    -H-   L12   L14   W29   L10     2.5
  27. Fogec, Thomas G (28)..........  WI 1629 L5    W48   L15   W36   D24   -N-     2.5
  28. Georgakakis, Paris (30).......  WI 1591 -H-   L10   W40   L17   W30   L12     2.5
  29. Hogg, Alexander (41)..........  WI 1017 L19   L21   W38   -H-   L26   W41     2.5
  30. Hogg, Neil (43)...............  WI  856 L24   W23   L25   -H-   L28   W40     2.5
  31. Mhaskar, Neha (45)............  WI  695 -N-   -H-   L35   -X-   L23   W42     2.5

  32. Wenz, William M (8)...........  WI 2000 L22   W49   W21   -F-   -U-   -U-     2.0
  33. Schladweiler, Matt (16).......  WI 1799 -H-   W37   -H-   L1    -N-   -U-     2.0
  34. Moore, Micheal A (31).........  WI 1576 L11   W38   L16   W42   L20   -U-     2.0
  35. Hegelmeyer, John W (33).......  WI 1442 L2    -H-   W31   -H-   -N-   -U-     2.0
  36. Huang, Sabrina (34)...........  WI 1432 L12   -X-   L8    L27   W37   L21     2.0
  37. Perelman, Daniel A (40).......  WI 1095 -H-   L33   -H-   -N-   L36   W43     2.0
  38. Gopal, Aditya (42)............  WI  885 L16   L34   L29   -B-   W43   L23     2.0
  39. Doney, Alex (48)..............  WI nnnn -H-   -H-   -N-   -N-   W42   L22     2.0

  40. Krogmeier, James J (35).......  WI 1296 L13   -H-   L28   W43   L9    L30     1.5
  41. Chaveriat, Lee Michael (47)...  WI nnnn L8    L42   L23   -H-   W44   L29     1.5

  42. Neumann, Curt E (36)..........  WI 1283 L14   W41   L20   L34   L39   L31     1.0
  43. Kohr, Jonathan (38)...........  WI 1232 L15   L4    W44   L40   L38   L37     1.0
  44. Moore, Chelsea (46)...........  WI  222 -N-   -N-   L43   -F-   L41   -B-     1.0

  45. Chua, Zachary  Z (20).........  WI 1751 -H-   L9    -U-   -U-   -U-   -U-     0.5

  46. Reimer VI, John (37)..........  WI 1274 L18   -F-   -N-   -U-   -U-   -U-     0.0
  47. Kaye, Ron (39)................  WI 1103 -N-   L17   -U-   -U-   -U-   -U-     0.0
  48. Manns, Deandre (44)...........  WI  816 L20   L27   -U-   -U-   -U-   -U-     0.0
  49. Kaye, Paul (49)...............  WI nnnn -N-   L32   -U-   -U-   -U-   -U-     0.0



Past winners of the Club Championship were:
Newton Berry 1993                           David Van Scyoc 2002 
Sheldon Gelbart 1994                      Allen Becker 2003
Sheldon Gelbart 1995                     
Robert Murphy 2004
Mark Sokolowski 1996                   
Kenneth Bastin 2005
Mark Sokolowski 1997                    Allen Becker 2006 
David Van Scyoc 1998                     Allen Becker 2007
Mark Sokolowski 1999                   Anthony Parker 2008
William Wenz 2000                          John Becker 2009
Isaac Gabrilovich 2001                   Matt Waller 2010
                                                          
Jerry Zhou 2011
                                                          
Bill Williams 2012 

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Summer Lecture Series (6:15 pm, Thursdays)


Aug 29  - Sheldon Gelbart – "Budapest Gambit"

Aug. 31-Sept. 2 Marshall Rohland Memorial/WI Closed Championship

Holiday Inn-Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. HR: $85, 1 king bed or 2 double beds, 920-725-8441. Open to state residents, past champions and students in WI schools. In 3 Sections: Premier: 6SS, 40/120,SD/60 d5, EF: $40 by 8/26, $47 at site, phone or e-mail. $$b/30: $300-200-150. 'A' $125, U1800 $125. Traveling and permanent trophy to winner. Rds.: 12-6:30;10-6;10-3:30. Reserve: 6SS, 40/120, SD/60 d5, Open to U1800. EF: $25 by 8/ 26, $32 at site, phone or e-mail,. $$b/25: $150-100. Trophy to 1st, 2nd, 1st C, 1st D, 1st U1200, 1st Unr. Traveling trophy to 1st. Rds.: 12-6: 30;10-6;10-3:30. Novice: 6SS, G/60 d5, Open to U1200. EF: $17 by 8/26, $24 at site, phone or e-mail. Prizes: Trophies to 1st, 2nd, Best 1000, 900, 800, Under 800 and Unrated. Rds.: 8/31: 12-2:30-5, 9/1: 10-1-4. ALL: Checks payable to WCA. $50 Kittsley Upset Prize (1 overall). Reg.: 8/31 10:45-11:30am. Max 2 ½ point byes, Full point Rd. 1 bye to Masters if pre-registered. Fox River Mall w/ 183 stores is 4 miles from site! WCA Membership Mtg. 9/1 3:30pm. WCA Tour Event. ENT: Mike Selig-TD, 2985 W Fourth, #B, Appleton, WI 54914-4330, 920-739-7550. INFO: mselig@tds.net. www. wischess.org. NS. NC. W. Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Aug. 17 BC Open


4SS. COUNTRY SPRINGS HOTEL, www.countryspringshotel.com/, 2810 GOLF RD., PEWAUKEE, WI 53072. Onsite Registration: 8:30am-9:30am. EF: $32 Open, $22 Reserve(U1600), $12 RBO(U1000) by 8-15. After 8-15 is $3 more. $5 discount to Juniors and new members in Open and Reserve Section. TC: G/60 d5. Rds.:10-1-3:30-6. Prizes: Open: 1st $300, 2nd $175, A $90, U1800 $90. Reserve(U1600): 1st $80, 2nd $65, D $50, U1200 $50. RBO(U1000): Trophies to top 2,1st U500. Advance Entries to: (Make check payable to Benzochess) Dennis J. Kosterman, 28 Singleton Ct., Madison, WI 53711. Q's&A's: dennisk@tds.net or 608-770-3133. Info: www.benzochess.com.


Sunday, July 14, 2013

US Open 27 July – 4 August

Madison Marriott West 1313 John Q. Hammons Drive Madison, WI 53562

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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Bill Williams Lecture & Simul July 11

Life Master Bill Williams gave a lecture focusing on recent games he has played on Thursday, July 11 at the Southwest Chess Club.  The lecture started at 6:15 and continued until about 7:15 pm.  This was then followed by a simultaneous exhibition where Bill will took on 18 players simultaneously.  Bill is one of the top rated players in Wisconsin !!   The lecture and simul were free and served as the kick-off for the Joe Crothers Memorial Southwest Chess Club Championship, which starts the following Thursday, July 18.  Details below:

Southwest Chess Club Championship (Joe Crothers
Memorial): July 18, 25, August 8, 15, 22 & 29 (Note: The
Club Championship will take a break on August 1st, due to
the U.S. Open in Madison)

6-Round Swiss in One Section. Game/100; d5. USCF Rated. EF:
$7.00 (must be a member to participate). SWCC Membership
$10 (can join prior to first round). (Two ½ point byes available
in rounds 1 through 5 if requested at least 2-days in advance; no
byes available for round 6.) Three David Dathe Best Game prizes will be awarded.   TD is Becker; ATDs are Fogec and
Grochowski.