10 Days until Rochester Open 2016!

Just ten more days until the Rochester Open 2016 event begins!

Join us for two days of dropped queens, masterful sacrifices, and friendly (yet competitive) chess. Play for fun, or play for the prize money; whether you play casually or competitively, there will be chess games for you. This is the only major Rochester chess event this year, so don’t miss it!

If you haven’t signed up yet, there’s still time to preregister. Just go to https://onlineregistration.cc/RCC/RO2016 and fill out the form. Alternatively, you can sign up on-site.

Full details here: http://rochesterchess.com/events/event/rochester-open-2016/

May Slow/Grand Prix Final Standings

Hello Chess Players,

I would like to thank all those that competed in the May Slow/Grand Prix tournament. It was a very fun tournament to direct and watch. I would like to also congratulate Maor on finishing with a score of 5.0.

Below you will find the final standings. Also all those that have qualified for the Rochester closed club championship, will be receiving a email notifying you when the Rochester closed championship will be held.

Standings. mayslow: Open
# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 1 Maor Leker Locker 13706578 2026 W12 W6 W11 W3 W8  5.0
2 2 George F Paulik 12402235 1786 H— D9 W12 W7 W4  4.0
3 3 Roy Knuth 10325072 1743 D10 W13 X8 L1 W9  3.5
4 4-8 Kevin Gaustad 12349620 1821 L8 W10 W15 W11 L2  3.0
5  Timothy Jerry Schimke 13703212 1624 W16 L8 F7 W14 W11  3.0
6  Paul Arthur Kinion 13627378 1480 W14 L1 X— L8 W12  3.0
7  Golden Chuyuan Peng 15484930 821 B— L11 X5 L2 W15  3.0
8  Steve Shillingburg 16048277 unr. W4 W5 F3 W6 L1  3.0
9 9-10 Dennis C Mays 10254639 1653 D13 D2 H— W10 L3  2.5
10  Bob Frisby 15476924 1267 D3 L4 X13 L9 W16  2.5
11 11-13 Joshua Bruce Anthony 13332547 1272 W15 W7 L1 L4 L5  2.0
12  David Frogner 11296025 1149 L1 W14 L2 W15 L6  2.0
13  Long Dao 15419903 736 D9 L3 F10 W16 D14  2.0
14 14 Jason Huynh 16002128 610 L6 L12 W16 L5 D13  1.5
15 15 Joshua Gisi 16033467 unr. L11 W16 L4 L12 L7  1.0
16 16 Hans Xu 15137865 785 L5 L15 L14 L13 L10  0.0

May Slow Final RD. 5 Pairings (Revised)

Hello Chess Players,

Sorry for the revised pairings. But it was brought to my attention that I had made an error when entering in the results for round 4. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Below will be the new standings and pairings for round 5.

Standings. mayslow: Open
# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot
1 1 Maor Leker Locker 13706578   2087 W10 W8 W9 W5  4.0
2 2-4 George F Paulik 12402235   1786 H— D6 W10 W11  3.0
3  Kevin Gaustad 12349620 1732 L4 W12 W15 W9  3.0
4  Steve Shillingburg 16048277 1014 W3 W7 F5 W8  3.0
5 5-6 Roy Knuth 10325072   1734 D12 W13 X4 L1  2.5
6  Dennis C Mays 10254639 1671 D13 D2 H— W12  2.5
7 7-11 Timothy Jerry Schimke 13703212 1631 W16 L4 F11 W14  2.0
8  Paul Arthur Kinion 13627378   1480 W14 L1 X— L4  2.0
9  Joshua Bruce Anthony 13332547   1309 W15 W11 L1 L3  2.0
10  David Frogner 11296025   1187 L1 W14 L2 W15  2.0
11  Golden Chuyuan Peng 15484930   586 B— L9 X7 L2  2.0
12 12-13 Bob Frisby 15476924   1094 D5 L3 X13 L6  1.5
13  Long Dao 15419903 736 D6 L5 F12 W16  1.5
14 14-15 Jason Huynh 16002128 610 L8 L10 W16 L7  1.0
15  Joshua Gisi 16033467 unr. L9 W16 L3 L10  1.0
16 16 Hans Xu 15137865   627 L7 L15 L14 L13  0.0

Pairings for Round 5. mayslow: Open

Bd # Res White # Res Black
1 1 Maor Leker Locker 11 Steve Shillingburg
2 4 Kevin Gaustad 2 George F Paulik
3 5 Dennis C Mays 3 Roy Knuth
4 8 Joshua Bruce Anthony 6 Timothy Jerry Schimke
5 7 Paul Arthur Kinion 9 David Frogner
6 16 Joshua Gisi 15 Golden Chuyuan Peng
7 13 Hans Xu 10 Bob Frisby
8 12 Long Dao 14 Jason Huynh