3rd Annual RCTC President’s Cup, Nov. 5

Third Annual RCTC President’s Cup, November 5, 2016

Please mark your calendars for the Third Annual RCTC President’s Cup, a free chess tournament at RCTC on Saturday, November 5, 2016, 11 AM – 5 PM.

Format: Four-round Swiss combined individual, team tournament. You do not have to be on a team to compete. The tournament will be divided in to 3 sections based on chess playing experience:

Novice: Inexperienced chess players (no clocks, no recording)

Reserve: High school JV players

Premier: High school varsity players and RCTC students.

Time Control:  Game/30 plus a 5-second delay for the Reserve and Premier sections only. Registration: Advance registration is required for free entry! Send Dennis Mays the name, school, grade, and approximate experience level of the student by Thursday, Nov 3. Onsite registration is $5. Donations are appreciated. Onsite: 11:00 – 11:15 AM, individuals arriving after 11:15 AM will be given a bye the first round and paired in the second round. Half-point byes are available for any round (up to 2).

Schedule:

11:00 – 11:15 AM registration

11:30 – 12:30 Round 1

12:30 -1:00 PM Pizza break, $1 per piece

1:00 – 2:00 PM Round 2

2:15 – 3:15 PM Round 3

3:30 – 4:30 PM Round 4

4:30 – 4:45 PM Awards

The novices will start the first round at 11:30 and subsequent rounds will begin shortly after the previous round ends.

Contact Dennis Mays: dennismays101@gmail.com  to register in advance or if you have questions.

Directions: Rochester Community and Technical College, 851 30th Ave SE, student cafeteria.

Park in the main lot on the East side of the main campus. Enter in the Hill Theater entrance, it’s closest to the lot. Stay on the first floor, walk left to a corner and go right. Proceed straight until there is a hallway on your left. Note the restrooms and elevator. Take the elevator to the third floor and it opens into the cafeteria.

Sponsors: Rochester Chess with a generous grant from Mayo Clinic Community Affairs, RCTC departments of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Art and RCTC President Dr. Mary Davenport

RD. 4 Pairings for October Slow Chess

Hello Chess Players,

Below you will find the round 4 pairings for the October Slow Chess tournament. You will also find the standings as of round 3.

Standings. october slow: Open
# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Tot
1 1 Justin James Ricker 15197598 1873 W13 W5 W4  3.0
2 2-3 Matt Jensen 12562041   2212 H— W17 W8  2.5
3  Dennis C Mays 10254639 1653 H— W13 W9  2.5
4 4-7 Kevin Gaustad 12349620   1821 W14 W6 L1  2.0
5  Roy Knuth 10325072   1743 W18 L1 W16  2.0
6  Paul Arthur Kinion 13627378   1480 W16 L4 W12  2.0
7  Joshua Gisi 16033467   unr. L9 W15 W14  2.0
8 8-9 George F Paulik 12402235   1786 W15 D9 L2  1.5
9  Jai Knuth 12576198   1219 W7 D8 L3  1.5
10 10-17 Timothy Jerry Schimke 13703212   1624 H— H— F11  1.0
11  Benjamin T Schimke 13232403   1391 H— H— F10  1.0
12  Bob Frisby 15476924   1267 H— H— L6  1.0
13  David Frogner 11296025   1149 L1 L3 W17  1.0
14  Golden Chuyuan Peng 15484930   821 L4 W18 L7  1.0
15  Hans Xu 15137865   785 L8 L7 B—  1.0
16  Jason Huynh 16002128 695 L6 B— L5  1.0
17  Chris Tauzell 15986537 687 B— L2 L13  1.0
18 18 Matthew Markland 12464311 768 L5 L14 H—  0.5

 

Pairings for Round 4. october slow: Open

Bd # Res White # Res Black
1 1 Matt Jensen 2 Justin James Ricker
2 3 Kevin Gaustad 6 Dennis C Mays
3 18 Joshua Gisi 5 Roy Knuth
4 4 George F Paulik 8 Paul Arthur Kinion
5 11 Jai Knuth 12 David Frogner
6 10 Bob Frisby 14 Hans Xu
7 16 Jason Huynh 13 Golden Chuyuan Peng
8 17 Chris Tauzell 15 Matthew Markland