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2019 Mechanics' Institute Rapid Championship, Presented by PRO Chess League
GM Eric Hansen Simul, Presented by PRO Chess League
2019 CalChess Senior State Championship
Simul by GM Mamedyarov & GM Mamedov
Simul & Lecture by GM Illia Nyzhnyk
2019 CalChess State Rapid Championship
2019 CalChess State Blitz Championship
GM Susan Polgar's Visit to MI

Arthur B Stamer Chess Tables - 1981 to 1991

2019 CalChess State Blitz Championship

Sunday, October 27, 2019

9SS (single round) G/3 +2s

USCF & FIDE rated!

 

ONSITE REGISTRATION:

9:30 pm - 9:45 pm

ROUNDS:

10AM, 10:30AM, 11AM, 11:30AM, 12PM,  lunch break, 1:30PM, 2PM, 2:30PM, 3PM

 

TIME CONTROL:

G/3 +2inc
Game in 3 minutes with 2 second increment with every move.
USCF and FIDE rated!

SECTIONS:

October regular supplemental ratings are used to place players in sections.

  • Open (2000+)

  • AB (1500-1999)

  • CDEu (under1500)
     

BYES:

  • Max of byes: 2

  • Last round to request a bye: 2

  • Number of rounds in tourney: 9 single round

  • Bye note: All bye requests after round 2 will be 0 point

PRIZES:

$5000 b/90 60% guaranteed

  • Open (2000+): $1000, $500, $350, $200

  • AB (1500-1999): $700, $350, $250, $150

  • CDEu (under1500): $700, $350, $250, $150
     

FEE:

$70 members
$80 non-members
$20 play-up fee
$20 late fee

USCF membership required

Tiebreaks
Playoff & Tiebreak
In the event of a tie for first place in either the rapid or blitz tournaments, there shall be a
playoff to determine first place.
Tiebreaks: Where needed, the following math tiebreaks will be used: 1. Solkoff, 2.
Cumulative, 3. Cumulative of Opposition, 4. Coin Toss.
1. Solkoff : For each player, this system sums the number of points earned by the
player's opponents. Unplayed games by the opponents count ½ point. Unplayed
games by the player count zero points.
2. Cumulative: To calculate this, sum the running score for each round. For example, if
a player has (in order) a win, loss, win, draw, and a loss; his round-by-round score will
be 1, 1, 2, 2½, 2½. The sum of these numbers is 9. Additionally, one point is subtracted
from the sum for each unplayed win, and ½ point is subtracted for each
unplayed draw. In the previous example, if the fourth-round draw was instead a ½
point bye, then ½ point would be subtracted and the final sum would be 8½.
3. Cumulative of Opposition: This sums the cumulative scores of the player's
opponents.
4. Coin Toss: If necessary, a coin toss will be the final tiebreak.
5. Team Tiebreaks: If two or more teams tie for first in either the rapid or blitz event,
the sum of individual tiebreaks among the four teammates shall be used.

Armageddon: Where referenced below, an Armageddon game is defined as follows: White
shall start with 5 minutes and black shall start with 4 minutes. Black shall be declared the
winner if the game ends in a draw.

Two Players: If two players are tied for first at the end of either event, they shall contest a
2-game blitz playoff, with a time control of game in 3 minutes, with a 2-second increment
from move one (G/3+2). If the playoff does not produce a clear winner, an Armageddon
game shall be played to determine the winner.
7.5. More Than Two Players: If more than two players are tied for first at the end of either
event, they shall contest a blitz round robin playoff, with a time control of game in 3
minutes, with a 2-second increment from move one (G/3+2). If the playoff does not produce
a clear winner, a series of knockout Armageddon games shall be played to determine the
winner.

Prize Winners: 

Prizes. 2019 CalChess Blitz State Champ.: Championship (2000+)

# Name Cash Prize credited to pool
2 GM DANIEL NARODITSKY (7.5/2690) 600.00 Place: 1 - $600
1 ZVIAD IZORIA (7.0/2693) 255.00 Place: 2 - $300;
Place: 3 - $210;
2-way split of $510
4 GM CONRAD* HOLT (7.0/2621) 255.00
5 GM STEVEN ZIERK (6.0/2594) 37.50 Place: 4 - $150
4-way split
6 IM CHRISTOPHER W YOO (6.0/2503) 37.50
13 NM ERIC YUHAN LI (6.0/2303) 37.50
21 ADRIAN KONDAKOV (6.0/2126) 37.50

 

Prizes. 2019 CalChess Blitz State Champ.: AB section prizes in the Combined section

# Name Cash Prize credited to pool
8 JACOB CHIANG (7.5/1840) 420.00 Place: 1 - $420
7 CESAR* MENDOZA (7.0/1855) 210.00 Place: 2 - $210
5 FELIX GERMAN (6.5/1859) 150.00 Place: 3 - $150
10 JAVIER SILVA III (6.0/1811) 45.00 Place: 4 - $90; 2-way split
26 KUNAL JAYESH MODI (6.0/0) 45.00

 

CDEu - in the merged section:
1st Place: $420 -- Jeremy Da Cawthon - 6.0
2nd Place: $210 -- Devanshi Rathi - 5.0
3rd Place: $150 & 4th Place: $90: 2-way split of $240: $120 each: Jing Zhou & Hector Ivan Corea -- 3.5

Standings: 

Final Standing

SwissSys Standings. 2019 CalChess Blitz State Champ.: Championship (2000+)

# Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Tot
1 GM DANIEL NARODITSKY 12892910 2690 W20 W19 W11 W5 W4 L3 D2 W14 W12 7.5
2 ZVIAD IZORIA 12922861 2693 W12 L6 D9 W15 W14 W10 D1 W11 W4 7.0
3 GM CONRAD* HOLT 12937909 2621 H--- H--- W20 W19 W8 W1 W11 L4 W5 7.0
4 GM STEVEN ZIERK 12796611 2594 W16 W13 W21 W23 L1 L11 W6 W3 L2 6.0
5 IM CHRISTOPHER W YOO 15244943 2503 W17 W27 W6 L1 L11 W23 W8 W9 L3 6.0
6 NM ERIC YUHAN LI 15688436 2303 W28 W2 L5 W9 L10 W7 L4 W19 W13 6.0
7 ADRIAN KONDAKOV 15082597 2126 L9 W30 L10 W29 W27 L6 W21 W23 W11 6.0
8 IM MICHAEL SONG 13712195 2437 L23 W18 W17 W27 L3 W22 L5 D12 W14 5.5
9 ALEXANDER KATZ 12885132 2499 W7 D14 D2 L6 D12 W26 W20 L5 D10 5.0
10 KYRON WA GRIFFITH 12860484 2452 W18 L21 W7 D13 W6 L2 L14 W17 D9 5.0
11 IM LADIA JIRASEK 14196222 2420 W22 W29 L1 W21 W5 W4 L3 L2 L7 5.0
12 BEILIN LI 13450652 2199 L2 L22 W26 W18 D9 W21 W23 D8 L1 5.0
13 NM JEEVAN KARAMSETTY 12887933 2282 W30 L4 W28 D10 L23 L19 W22 W21 L6 4.5
14 ARTHUR ISMAKOV 12654576 2163 X31 D9 L23 W20 L2 W17 W10 L1 L8 4.5
15 OLEG SHAKHNAZAROV 12559233 2162 H--- H--- H--- L2 L26 W30 L17 W28 W19 4.5
16 IGOR VLADIM TRAUB 12645569 2154 L4 L28 W24 L22 L17 W29 W25 D18 W23 4.5
17 DANIEL CHENG 15276322 2129 L5 W25 L8 D30 W16 L14 W15 L10 W24 4.5
18 CARLOS DAVILA 12559874 2118 L10 L8 W25 L12 W24 X27 L19 D16 W22 4.5
19 VLADIMI MEZENTSEV 12650876 2408 W24 L1 W22 L3 L21 W13 W18 L6 L15 4.0
20 HENRY WANG 15300888 2188 L1 W24 L3 L14 W29 W25 L9 L22 W28 4.0
21 JAMAL EL CHAMIEH 14099890 2124 W26 W10 L4 L11 W19 L12 L7 L13 W25 4.0
22 AUSTIN R MEI 16090452 2043 L11 W12 L19 W16 W30 L8 L13 W20 L18 4.0
23 JULES J JELINEK 12058870 2090 W8 D26 W14 L4 W13 L5 L12 L7 L16 3.5
24 STEPHEN HE 14726703 2031 L19 L20 L16 L25 L18 W28 W30 W29 L17 3.0
25 SRICHARAN PULLELA 15580337 1911 L27 L17 L18 W24 W28 L20 L16 W30 L21 3.0
26 IM PRASANNA RAGH RAO 16083805 2495 L21 D23 L12 W28 W15 L9 U--- U--- U--- 2.5
27 JORD MONT-REYNAUD 12540667 2273 W25 L5 W29 L8 L7 F18 U--- U--- U--- 2.0
28 ALEXANDRE BIRGUER 15057071 2017 L6 W16 L13 L26 L25 L24 W29 L15 L20 2.0
29 STEWART KATZ 12458563 1837 B--- L11 L27 L7 L20 L16 L28 L24 W30 2.0
30 ROHAN DAS 15263634 1970 L13 L7 B--- D17 L22 L15 L24 L25 L29 1.5
31 GM CONRAD HOLT 12937909 2621 F14 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0.0

SwissSys Standings. 2019 CalChess Blitz State Champ.: Combined

# Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Tot
1 JACOB CHIANG 16093205 1840 W5 W20 W10 L3 W11 W15 W16 D4 W6 7.5
2 CESAR* MENDOZA 12910893 1855 H--- H--- L6 W13 W20 W21 W10 W15 W4 7.0
3 FELIX GERMAN 12624534 1859 W22 W17 W27 W1 L15 D4 D6 D8 W10 6.5
4 JAVIER SILVA III 16089208 1811 W25 D14 D7 W17 W10 D3 W15 D1 L2 6.0
5 JEREMY DA CAWTHON 15038608 1417 L1 L13 W28 W19 L17 W23 W21 W7 W11 6.0
6 KUNAL JAYESH MODI 16118783 unr. D12 W18 W2 L15 W8 W7 D3 W16 L1 6.0
7 ANIKA RAJARAM 15446678 1801 W23 D15 D4 D9 W27 L6 W12 L5 W16 5.5
8 ROHAN RAJARAM 15739716 1769 W28 D16 W14 L11 L6 W20 W9 D3 D12 5.5
9 PRANAV SATHISH 16464655 1602 L14 W28 W20 D7 L16 W11 L8 W18 W15 5.5
10 JESUS CENDEJAS 12717747 1899 B--- W11 L1 W27 L4 W17 L2 W14 L3 5.0
11 DAVI FLORES GOMEZ 14799653 1812 W26 L10 W19 W8 L1 L9 W14 W13 L5 5.0
12 ARJUN UDAY PRABHU 16217050 1700 D6 L27 W22 W18 W14 L16 L7 W24 D8 5.0
13 DEVANSHI RATHI 17000783 unr. L17 W5 L18 L2 W26 X27 W24 L11 W25 5.0
14 MICHAEL S HO 12056430 1928 W9 D4 L8 W21 L12 W18 L11 L10 W17 4.5
15 AKO HEIDARI 15206848 1893 W21 D7 W16 W6 W3 L1 L4 L2 L9 4.5
16 CAILEN J MELVILLE 14006141 1871 W19 D8 L15 W23 W9 W12 L1 L6 L7 4.5
17 MAX HAO 16083648 1661 W13 L3 W23 L4 W5 L10 L18 W20 L14 4.0
18 GLENN KAPLAN 12680193 1657 H--- L6 W13 L12 W19 L14 W17 L9 D21 4.0
19 ETHAN R MEI 16090467 1599 L16 W24 L11 L5 L18 W22 L25 W21 W26 4.0
20 VEDANT TALWALKAR 16408266 1432 X29 L1 L9 W25 L2 L8 W26 L17 X28 4.0
21 CESAR B TAMONDONG 12439091 1600 L15 W26 W25 L14 W24 L2 L5 L19 D18 3.5
22 JING ZHOU 17027664 1469 L3 L23 L12 L26 D28 L19 B--- W25 W24 3.5
23 HECTOR IVAN COREA 17137276 unr. L7 W22 L17 L16 L25 L5 W28 D26 B--- 3.5
24 JOSE R PACHECO 17095177 unr. L27 L19 W26 W28 L21 W25 L13 L12 L22 3.0
25 NURSULTA UZAKBAEV 17137317 unr. L4 B--- L21 L20 W23 L24 W19 L22 L13 3.0
26 WADE ROBERTSON 16846267 1232 L11 L21 L24 W22 L13 W28 L20 D23 L19 2.5
27 JEFF SINICK 14454395 1684 W24 W12 L3 L10 L7 F13 U--- U--- U--- 2.0
28 JOSEP GREENSPAN I 14688200 unr. L8 L9 L5 L24 D22 L26 L23 B--- F20 1.5
29 CESAR MENDOZA 12910893 1855 F20 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0.0

SwissSys Standings. 2019 CalChess Blitz State Champ.: CDEu (under 1500)

# Name ID Rtng Tot
1 JING ZHOU 17027664 1469 0.0
2 JEREMY DA CAWTHON 15038608 1417 0.0
3 WADE ROBERTSON 16846267 1232 0.0
4 JESUS MENDOZA 15295281 396 0.0
5 HECTOR IVAN COREA 17137276 unr. 0.0
6 JOSEP GREENSPAN I 14688200 unr. 0.0
7 JOSE R PACHECO 17095177 unr. 0.0
8 DEVANSHI RATHI 17000783 unr. 0.0
9 NURSULTA UZAKBAEV 17137317 unr. 0.0

SwissSys Standings. 2019 CalChess Blitz State Champ.: Extra Rated

# Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Tot
1 VEDANT TALWALKAR 16408266 1432 W2 1.0
2 JESUS CENDEJAS 12717747 1899 L1 0.0

 

 

 

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