Friday, October 17, 2014

Hales Corners Challenge XX

October 18, 2014
USCF - TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX (10 POINTS)

USCF - CHESS MAGNET SCHOOL JUNIOR GRAND PRIX

4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600). Olympia Resort Hotel, 1350 Royale Mile Rd., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; 1-800-558-9573 (mention Southwest Chess Club for $99 room rate). EF: $40-Open, $30-Reserve, both $5 more after October 15. Comp EF for USCF 2200+. $$GTD: Open: 1st-$325, 2nd-$175, A-$100, B & Below-$75; Reserve: 1st-$100, 2nd-$75, D-$50, E & Below-$40.

Goddesschess Prizes for Females in Addition to Above Prizes-
Open: $40 per win/$20 per draw; Reserve: $20 per win/$10 per draw

Also the highest finishing female in each section wins free entry into Hales Corners Challenge XXI on April 18, 2015.
Plus, a new prize
:  $50 in each section for Biggest Performance Rating Differential Above Current (October Supplement) Rating (prize is open to all male/female players).

FLYER

PHOTOS and 2 Videos at bottom of this post!

EVENT RATED:
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201410185292

Great turnout, 93 players!  
And, 15 female players!

First place, Open:  IM(elect) Erik Santarius

Full list of prizewinners:

OPEN:
1st: Erik Santarius
2nd: Anthony Parker
Class A:  Daniel Parmet & Stephan Desmoulin
Class B and under: Gavin White, Rithwik Mathur & Pranav Kulkarni


RESERVE:
1st & 2nd: Christopher Zheng & Xavier Loomer
Class D: Gary Wright, Nathan Ruzell, Paul Bucher, Avinash Murthy, Sidharth Rane, & Jack Rollins
Class E and under: Ethan DeLair


GODDESSCHESS:
(1) 15 female players competed for cash prizes:
  OPEN: 
$40 per win/$20 per draw
  RESERVE:$20 per win/$10 per draw

(2) Free Entry to Hales Corners Challenge XXI on April 18, 2015:
  OPEN:  Rachel Ulrich
  RESERVE:  Sabrina Huang
(3) $50 in each section for biggest Performance Rating Differential above Current (October) Rating.  This prize is funded by Goddesschess and is dedicated to the memory of Don McLean):
   OPEN:  Gavin White (performance rating 359 points above his October rating)
   RESERVE:  Pria Buck (performance rating 443 points above her October rating).


Hales Corners Challenge XX - Open

    No.     Name                         St Rate Rd 1  Rd 2  Rd 3  Rd 4  Score
   1.    Santarius, Erik (1) ..........  WI 2406 W8    W6    W4    W3      4.0

   2.    Parker, Anthony L (3) ........  WI 2236 D32   W22   W15   W11     3.5

   3.    Smail, Benedict A (4) ........  WI 2208 W20   W19   W12   L1      3.0
   4.    Paitrick, Derek (7) ..........  WI 2142 W33   W18   L1    W20     3.0
   5.    Ulrich, Rachel J (8) .........  WI 2124 L22   W25   W27   W21     3.0
   6.    Allen, Jesse M (10) ..........  WI 2083 W23   L1    W29   W22     3.0
   7.    Rajendra, Avinash (11) .......  WI 2064 W24   D11   D16   W28     3.0
   8.    Parmet, Daniel Edw (13) ......  WI 1967 L1    W27   W31   W23     3.0
   9.    Desmoulin, Stephan (17) ......  WI 1898 L10   W31   W39   W19     3.0

  10.    Williams, William (5) ........  WI 2205 W9    L12   W24   D14     2.5
  11.    Martin III, Richard (6) ......  WI 2177 W21   D7    W32   L2      2.5
  12.    Ruggiero, Brian T (12) .......  IL 2020 W34   W10   L3    D16     2.5
  13.    Rajendra, Anupama (14) .......  WI 1955 L18   D28   W37   W34     2.5
  14.    Shultz, Justin Tho (21) ......  WI 1854 L19   W17   W41   D10     2.5
  15.    Kulkarni, Pranav (30) ........  WI 1704 D36   W47   L2    W33     2.5
  16.    Mathur, Rithwik (36) .........  WI 1623 D47   W36   D7    D12     2.5
  17.    White, Gavin Otto (41) .......  WI 1565 W35   L14   D33   W32     2.5

  18.    Betaneli, Alex (2) ...........  WI 2344 W13   L4    W26   -U-     2.0
  19.    Becker, Allen J (9) ..........  WI 2109 W14   L3    W25   L9      2.0
  20.    Hoffman, Guy G (16) ..........  WI 1906 L3    W30   W38   L4      2.0
  21.    Preuss-Greene, Ross (18) .....  WI 1891 L11   W38   W30   L5      2.0
  22.    Coons, James Jay (20) ........  WI 1866 W5    L2    W46   L6      2.0
  23.    Bruch, Robert M (22) .........  WI 1819 L6    W46   W40   L8      2.0
  24.    James, Nikhil (23) ...........  WI 1811 L7    W48   L10   W41     2.0
  25.    Perelman, Daniel A (25) ......  WI 1781 W40   L5    L19   W39     2.0
  26.    Ma, Leo (26) .................  WI 1768 L41   W44   L18   W36     2.0
  27.    Bevans, Paul (27) ............  WI 1747 W42   L8    L5    W38     2.0
  28.    Grochowski, Andrew (28) ......  WI 1737 W48   D13   -H-   L7      2.0
  29.    Pokorski, Jeffrey (31) .......  WI 1682 W37   L32   L6    W44     2.0
  30.    Huang, Alena (32) ............  WI 1653 W44   L20   L21   W45     2.0
  31.    Hegelmeyer, John (33) ........  WI 1641 W43   L9    L8    W42     2.0

  32.    Joachim, Peter Jam (15) ......  WI 1918 D2    W29   L11   L17     1.5
  33.    Christensen, Wade (19) .......  WI 1888 L4    W41   D17   L15     1.5
  34.    Wainscott, Chris (24) ........  WI 1793 L12   W42   -H-   L13     1.5
  35.    Li, Kevin (29) ...............  WI 1715 L17   D37   L36   W46     1.5
  36.    Etzel, Steven W (42) .........  WI 1554 D15   L16   W35   L26     1.5
  37.    Ulrich, Susanna G (43) .......  WI 1517 L29   D35   L13   W47     1.5

  38.    Moore, Micheal A (34) ........  WI 1633 W45   L21   L20   L27     1.0
  39.    Monosov, Natanel A (35) ......  WI 1631 L46   W43   L9    L25     1.0
  40.    Bakalinsky, Jacob (37) .......  WI 1615 L25   W45   L23   -N-     1.0
  41.    Knepprath, Nathan (38) .......  WI 1614 W26   L33   L14   L24     1.0
  42.    Murtaugh, William (39) .......  WI 1599 L27   L34   W47   L31     1.0
  43.    Shefsky, Michael W (44) ......  WI 1511 L31   L39   L45   W48     1.0
  44.    Hegelmeyer, John W (45) ......  WI 1508 L30   L26   W48   L29     1.0
  45.    Buck, Finn (46) ..............  WI 1483 L38   L40   W43   L30     1.0
  46.    Molkentin, TJ (47) ...........  WI 1405 W39   L23   L22   L35     1.0

  47.    Hogg, Alexander (48) .........  WI 1327 D16   L15   L42   L37     0.5

  48.    Buschmann, Alan E (40) .......  WI 1591 L28   L24   L44   L43     0.0



Hales Corners Challenge XX - Reserve



    No.     Name                         St Rate Rd 1  Rd 2  Rd 3  Rd 4  Score
   1.    Zheng, Christopher (2) .......  WI 1560 W16   W7    W20   W4      4.0
   2.    Loomer, Xavier Mar (4) .......  WI 1454 W18   W9    W21   W8      4.0

   3.    DeLair, Ethan (25) ...........  WI 1186 W34   D5    W30   W18     3.5

   4.    Huang, Sabrina (5) ...........  WI 1429 W43   W19   W25   L1      3.0
   5.    Huiras, Nathan (7) ...........  WI 1412 W28   D3    W26   D6      3.0
   6.    Ruzell, Nathan Ale (9) .......  WI 1382 D11   W22   W29   D5      3.0
   7.    Bucher, Paul S (10) ..........  WI 1365 W33   L1    W19   W20     3.0
   8.    Wright, Gary M (12) ..........  WI 1333 W42   W31   W24   L2      3.0
   9.    Murthy, Avinash (18) .........  WI 1272 W12   L2    W23   W21     3.0
  10.    Rane, Sidharth H (21) ........  WI 1217 D15   D11   W35   W25     3.0
  11.    Rollins, Jack P (22) .........  WI 1212 D6    D10   W34   W26     3.0

  12.    Singh, Hersh (6) .............  WI 1428 L9    D14   W38   W27     2.5
  13.    Vadapally, Pranay (14) .......  WI 1321 -H-   W23   W14   -N-     2.5
  14.    Punati, Siddartha (26) .......  WI 1162 W35   D12   L13   W29     2.5

  15.    Chrisman, Micah (8) ..........  WI 1401 D10   L21   D32   W30     2.0
  16.    Hogg, Neil (13) ..............  WI 1332 L1    L25   W28   W35     2.0
  17.    Pahl, Sandra R (15) ..........  WI 1314 L31   L24   W39   W36     2.0
  18.    Shi, Stephen (16) ............  WI 1305 L2    W36   W22   L3      2.0
  19.    Ma, Grady (24) ...............  WI 1188 W32   L4    L7    W38     2.0
  20.    Rollins, James P (27) ........  WI 1090 W27   W42   L1    L7      2.0
  21.    Wanek, Ellen Ann (28) ........  WI 1070 W36   W15   L2    L9      2.0
  22.    Menon, Gauri (29) ............  WI 1034 W38   L6    L18   W37     2.0
  23.    Ball, Salli (30) .............  WI  962 W37   L13   L9    W32     2.0
  24.    Anand, Devesh Kuma (32) ......  WI  949 W45   W17   L8    -U-     2.0
  25.    Iyer, Pranav (33) ............  WI  927 W40   W16   L4    L10     2.0
  26.    Hegelmeyer, Jason (34) .......  WI  867 W41   W43   L5    L11     2.0
  27.    Bhatia, Simran (38) ..........  WI  656 L20   W41   W33   L12     2.0

  28.    Tu, Tony (19) ................  WI 1242 L5    D30   L16   W40     1.5
  29.    Chaveriat, Lee M (31) ........  WI  955 W39   D32   L6    L14     1.5
  30.    Bevans, Sarah (46) ...........  WI nnnn W44   D28   L3    L15     1.5

  31.    Gallenberg, Bob (3) ..........  WI 1542 W17   L8    -U-   -U-     1.0
  32.    Gopal, Aditya (11) ...........  WI 1359 L19   D29   D15   L23     1.0
  33.    Mhaskar, Neha (23) ...........  WI 1205 L7    W37   L27   -U-     1.0
  34.    Krishnamurthy, Anand (36) ....  WI  686 L3    W45   L11   -U-     1.0
  35.    Rockley, James D (37) ........  WI  674 L14   W39   L10   L16     1.0
  36.    Buck, Luke (39) ..............  WI  594 L21   L18   W44   L17     1.0
  37.    Raghavan, Ashvin G (40) ......  WI  583 L23   L33   W41   L22     1.0
  38.    Hamdan, Tarek Moha (41) ......  WI  579 L22   W44   L12   L19     1.0
  39.    Kaur, Aradh (42) .............  WI  513 L29   L35   L17   W45     1.0
  40.    Buck, Pria (44) ..............  WI  278 L25   -N-   W45   L28     1.0
  41.    Dupee, Delphine (45) .........  WI  101 L26   L27   L37   -B-     1.0

  42.    Corcoran, Benjamin (1) .......  WI 1582 L8    L20   -U-   -U-     0.0
  43.    Pillai, Aditya M (17) ........  WI 1295 L4    L26   -U-   -U-     0.0
  44.    Anand, Divyesh Kum (35) ......  WI  724 L30   L38   L36   -U-     0.0
  45.    Dupee, Arthur B (43) .........  WI  471 L24   L34   L40   L39     0.0



History: number of players (open+reserve) and the open winner(s): 
HCC XX 10/18/2014 (48+45=93) .....IM-elect SANTARIUS
HCC XIX 4/12/2014 (53+49=102):IM-elect SANTARIUS, FM VELIKANOV, FM BETANELI, C. BROWN
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 I ....04/2005 (34+36=70) BETANELI






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