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Mechanics' Institute Monthly Scholastic Swiss - IN PERSON

Saturday, December 11, 2021

In-Person Over-The-Board Event

Open for our scholastic community!
 

Dates & Location -- Tournament format -- Byes -- Prize Fund

Registration -- Eligibility -- Tournament rules -- FAQ
 

Please Note: Masks are now mandatory.

1. Dates & Location

  • Every second saturday of the month @ 10AM
  • Location: Mechanics' Institute - Chess Room 4th Floor
    57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 (click here to map)

     
Date Day Start time Time Control Link to Register
12/11
Saturday
10:00 AM PT
4 games of G/30;d5
1/22
Saturday
10:00 AM PT
4 games of G/30;d5
Register:
2/12
Saturday
10:00 AM PT
4 games of G/30;d5
Register:
3/12
Saturday
10:00 AM PT
4 games of G/30;d5
Register:
4/9
Saturday
10:00 AM PT
4 games of G/30;d5
Register:
5/14
Saturday
10:00 AM PT
4 games of G/30;d5
Register:
6/11
Saturday
10:00 AM PT
4 games of G/30;d5
Register:



List of registered players for the 12/11 as of -- coming as we get closer to the tournament.

 

2. Tournament format:

  • Tournament format: swiss
  • Total Round: 4 rounds
  • 3 Sections: 
    • 700+,
    • 400-699
    • Under 400 & Unrated players
    • TDs reserve the right to adjust the sections based on the players signed up to better serve them.
  • Round times: 10AM and Round 2, 3 and 4 on a rolling schedule
    Expected end time: around 1:30-2PM
  • Time control: G/30;d5  (Game in 30 minutes with 5 second delay with each move. -- Please note that we are back to delay!)
  • Games will be US Chess regular & quick rated (so called dual rated) - tournament will be submitted immediately after last round finished.
  • The higher of the monthly supplemental OTB or ONL supplemental regular US Chess rating will be used for pairing. 
  • Tiebreak: standard scholastic tiebreak methods following current published US Chess Scholastic Regulations will be used to differentiate between players with same final results. 
     

3. Byes

  • Max of byes: 2 Last round to request a bye: 2
  • Number of rounds in tourney: 4
  • Bye note: All bye requests after round 2 will be 0 point
     

4. Awards --  trophies or medals based on final results.

Trophies to top players in each sections.

Medals to all others.

 

5. Registration

  • MI library member: $30
  • Non-MI library member: $35
  • $5 admin fee for all cancellations & refunds.
     

6. Eligibility

  • Players must have current US Chess Federation membership. Expiration date of their US Chess membership must be later than the last day of the tournament.
  • Not sure if you have a membership? Need to check the expiration date of your members? Visit: https://new.uschess.org/player-search
  • Become a member or renew your membership: https://new.uschess.org/player-search
     

7. Tournament rules

  • Standard US Chess rules apply.
  • Forfeit time is 30 minutes.

8. FAQ

  • What are the time controls mean?
    Time controls are telling you how much time you have for each game.
    G30;d5: Game in 30 minutes with 5 second delay with each move. This means you get 30 minutes, your opponent gets 30 minutes and at each move the clock counts down from 5 to 0 before the player's time starts. If player doesn't use up the whole 5 seconds, that time is lost.
  • How many games/rounds?
    This tournament is a round robin tournament. This means that every player in each quad will be playing against all other players in the quad. Total of 3 games.
  • Players Database
    For players who are interested in play in our tournament.
    PLEASE fill out our Players database: https://forms.gle/X3hChCWbusHp4Ze56 to get email notifications about last minute changes and invitational opportunities. 

 

COVID protocols

Open for our scholastic community!
 

Dates & Location -- Tournament format -- Byes -- Prize Fund

Registration -- Eligibility -- Tournament rules -- FAQ
 

Please Note: Masks are now mandatory.

1. Dates & Location

  • Every second saturday of the month @ 10AM
  • Location: Mechanics' Institute - Chess Room 4th Floor
    57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 (click here to map)

     
Date Day Start time Time Control Link to Register
12/11 Saturday 10:00 AM PT 4SS G/30;d5 Register: https://mechanics-institute.jumbula.com/Tournaments2021/MechanicsInstituteKidsSwissDecember2021INPERSON



List of registered players for the 12/11 as of -- coming as we get closer to the tournament.

 

2. Tournament format:

  • Tournament format: swiss
  • Total Round: 4 rounds
  • 3 Sections: 
    • 700+,
    • 400-699
    • Under 400 & Unrated players
    • TDs reserve the right to adjust the sections based on the players signed up to better serve them.
  • Round times: 10AM and Round 2, 3 and 4 on a rolling schedule
    Expected end time: around 1:30-2PM
  • Time control: G/30;d5  (Game in 30 minutes with 5 second delay with each move. -- Please note that we are back to delay!)
  • Games will be US Chess regular & quick rated (so called dual rated) - tournament will be submitted immediately after last round finished.
  • The higher of the monthly supplemental OTB or ONL supplemental regular US Chess rating will be used for pairing. 
  • Tiebreak: standard scholastic tiebreak methods following current published US Chess Scholastic Regulations will be used to differentiate between players with same final results. 
     

3. Byes

  • Max of byes: 2 Last round to request a bye: 2
  • Number of rounds in tourney: 4
  • Bye note: All bye requests after round 2 will be 0 point
     

4. Awards --  trophies or medals based on final results.

Trophies to top players in each sections.

Medals to all others.

 

5. Registration

  • MI library member: $30
  • Non-MI library member: $35
  • $5 admin fee for all cancellations & refunds.
     

6. Eligibility

  • Players must have current US Chess Federation membership. Expiration date of their US Chess membership must be later than the last day of the tournament.
  • Not sure if you have a membership? Need to check the expiration date of your members? Visit: https://new.uschess.org/player-search
  • Become a member or renew your membership: https://new.uschess.org/player-search
     

7. Tournament rules

  • Standard US Chess rules apply.
  • Forfeit time is 30 minutes.

8. FAQ

  • What are the time controls mean?
    Time controls are telling you how much time you have for each game.
    G30;d5: Game in 30 minutes with 5 second delay with each move. This means you get 30 minutes, your opponent gets 30 minutes and at each move the clock counts down from 5 to 0 before the player's time starts. If player doesn't use up the whole 5 seconds, that time is lost.
  • How many games/rounds?
    This tournament is a round robin tournament. This means that every player in each quad will be playing against all other players in the quad. Total of 3 games.
  • Players Database
    For players who are interested in play in our tournament.
    PLEASE fill out our Players database: https://forms.gle/X3hChCWbusHp4Ze56 to get email notifications about last minute changes and invitational opportunities. 

 

COVID protocols

Standings: 

Summary of the Tournament Results

Date

Time Control

Mechanics' Monthly Scholastic Swiss Tournament

8/14/2021

4SS G/30;d5

Link to Final Results

USCF Rating page

9/11/2021

4SS G/30;d5

Link to Final Results 

USCF Rating page

10/3/2021

4SS G/30;d5

Link to Final Results

USCF Rating page

10/30/2021

4SS G/30;d5

Link to Final Results

USCF Rating page

11/13

4SS G/30;d5

Link to Final Results

USCF Rating page

 

 

Final Result of Mechanics' Institute Scholastic In-Person Tournament - 2021 November

SwissSys Standings. Kids: 400+

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Med Prize
1 Matthew Ma 30022553 954 W5 W9 D3 W4 3.5 6.5 1st Place
2 Justyn Klot 30251090 460 W4 L7 W6 W5 3.0 6 2nd Place
3 Aaron Kantner 16926895 622 W8 W10 D1 L6 2.5 7.5 3rd Place
4 David Kuperman 17140478 884 L2 W12 W7 L1 2.0 5 4th Place
5 Alexander Yagudaev 17267488 472 L1 W11 W9 L2 2.0 5 5th Place
6 Westlee Saperstein 30128340 537 L10 W8 L2 W3 2.0 4.5  
7 Ethan Ma 30021432 691 W12 W2 L4 L8 2.0 4  
8 Sudiksha Bankuru 17196617 447 L3 L6 W11 W7 2.0 4  
9 Arnav Ravi 30105115 570 W11 L1 L5 W10 2.0 3.5  
10 Tyler Walsh 17351055 399 W6 L3 D12 L9 1.5 5  
11 Desmond Kadakia 30290950 421 L9 L5 L8 B--- 1.0 4  
12 Simon Lim 15172651 452 L7 L4 D10 U--- 0.5 3.5  

SwissSys Standings. Mechanics' Scholastic Tournament: u400

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Med Prize
1 Viyan Vijay 30311632 unr. W5 W2 W3 W4 4.0 6.5 1st Place
2 Trey Larsen 30309789 unr. W3 L1 W6 W5 3.0 7 2nd Place
3 Claire Coster 17181044 315 L2 W4 L1 W6 2.0 4.5 3rd Place
4 John Jawad 30068693 392 D6 L3 W5 L1 1.5 3.5 4th Place
5 Wyatt Koester 17183234 299 L1 W6 L4 L2 1.0 5 5th Place
6 Naglis Dzikaras 30345441 unr. D4 L5 L2 L3 0.5 4.5  

 

Final Results of the Mechanics' Institute Scholastic Tournament - 2021 Halloween on 10/30

SwissSys Standings. Mechnaics' Halloween Special Scholastic Tournament: 700+

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total Prize
1 Matthew Ma 30022553 unr. B--- W4 W3 D2 3.5 1st Place
2 Ansh Shenvi Priolkar 30065668 956 W9 D5 W6 D1 3.0 2nd Place
3 Henry Lien 15156603 1065 W7 W6 L1 D4 2.5 3rd Place
4 Taurus Tong 16321755 808 W8 L1 W5 D3 2.5 4th Place
5 Justyn Klot 30251090 460 B--- D2 L4 W7 2.5 5th Place
6 Tavi Tisminezky 30027801 832 W10 L3 L2 W8 2.0  
7 Yinuo Hu 17219612 831 L3 W10 W9 L5 2.0  
8 Reyansh Paragiri 30233070 1126 L4 L9 W10 L6 1.0  
9 Westlee Saperstein 30128340 537 L2 W8 L7 L10 1.0  
10 Alexander Huang 17263470 504 L6 L7 L8 W9 1.0  

SwissSys Standings. Mechnaics' Halloween Special Scholastic Tournament: u400

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total Prize
1 Ethan Ma 30021432 unr. W4 W8 W2 W6 4.0 1st Place
2 Abigail Huang 16809062 309 W5 W6 L1 W4 3.0 2nd Place
3 Wyatt Koester 17183234 299 L11 W10 D12 W8 2.5 3rd Place
4 Simon Lim 15172651 343 L1 W9 W5 L2 2.0 4th Place
5 Trey Larsen 30309789 unr. L2 W12 L4 W9 2.0 5th Place
6 Viyan Vijay 30311632 unr. W12 L2 W8 L1 2.0  
7 Justyn Klot 30251090 460 W9 U--- U--- U--- 1.0  
8 Sanvi Pawar 30098379 320 W10 L1 L6 L3 1.0  
9 Noah Koester 17183234 119 L7 L4 W10 L5 1.0  
10 Arfan Pasha 30201787 unr. L8 L3 L9 W12 1.0  
11 Matthew Ma 30022553 unr. W3 U--- U--- U--- 1.0  
12 Eli Albukerk 30219969 186 L6 L5 D3 L10 0.5  

 

 

Final Results of the Mechanics' Institute Scholastic Tournament - 2021 October on 10/3

SwissSys Standings. 1003kids: Under700 & 700+

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Med Prize
1 Vidyuth Harish 16094497 1134 W4 W2 W3 W6 4.0 6.5 1st Place
2 Thomas Gu 17005685 873 W6 L1 W5 W3 3.0 7 2nd Place
3 Eric Japson 16252148 863 W5 W4 L1 L2 2.0 4.5 3rd Place
4 Alen Sabitov 16996954 597 L1 L3 W6 H--- 1.5 2.5 4th Place
5 Altair Sabitov 17196995 221 L3 D6 L2 H--- 1.0 2.5 5th Place
6 Sanvi Pawar 30098379 531 L2 D5 L4 L1 0.5 5.5  

SwissSys Standings. 1003kids: Under 400

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Med Prize
1 Justyn Klot 30251090 101 B--- W4 W6 W2 4.0 7.5 1st Place
2 Simon Lim 15172651 343 W11 W5 W3 L1 3.0 8.5 2nd Place
3 Jayden Wong new unr. W7 W6 L2 W5 3.0 7 3rd Place
4 Desmond Kadakia 30290950 unr. W10 L1 W9 W8 3.0 6 4th Place
5 Aliya Sabitova new unr. W8 L2 W7 L3 2.0 5 5th Place
6 Almaz Sabitov 17196995 221 W9 L3 L1 B--- 2.0 3.5  
7 Austin Pan new unr. L3 W8 L5 W9 2.0 2.5  
8 Keaton Wong 30290363 unr. L5 L7 B--- L4 1.0 4  
9 Paulina Boler 30290203 unr. L6 B--- L4 L7 1.0 3.5  
10 Parker Matagrano 30292389 unr. L4 W11 U--- U--- 1.0 1  
11 Noah Cohn 30291029 unr. L2 L10 U--- U--- 0.0 2  

SwissSys Standings. 1003kids: Extra Games

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Total T-Med
1 Bori Sztaray 14708932 415 W6 1.0 0
2 Justyn Klot 30251090 101 W5 1.0 0
3 Sarolta Sztaray 14708947 298 D4 0.5 0
4 Almaz Sabitov 17196995 221 D3 0.5 0
5 Judit Sztaray 14708926 807 L2 0.0 0
6 Paulina Boler 30290203 unr. L1 0.0 0

 

 

Final Results of the Mechanics' Institute Scholastic Tournament - 2021 September on 9/11

SwissSys Standings. Mechanics' September Scholastic: 700+

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total Prize
1 Shubham Patankar 15259967 1509 W4 W2 W3 W5 4.0 1st Place
2 Elliot Shindo 15743927 1201 W5 L1 W6 W3 3.0 2nd Place
3 Ansh Shenvi Priolkar 30065668 1064 W6 D4 L1 L2 1.5 3rd Place
4 Eric Japson 16252148 863 L1 D3 W5 L6 1.5 4th Place
5 Tavi Tisminezky 30027801 851 L2 W6 L4 L1 1.0 5th Place
6 Taurus Tong 16321755 840 L3 L5 L2 W4 1.0 6th Place

SwissSys Standings. Mechanics' September Scholastic: u700

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total Prize
1 Aradhana Arivoli 16325318 640 W4 W3 W2 W5 4.0 1st Place
2 Alexander Huang 17263470 393 W5 W6 L1 W3 3.0 2nd Place
3 Westlee Saperstein 30128340 585 W6 L1 W4 L2 2.0 3rd Place
4 Abigail Huang 16809062 371 L1 W5 L3 W6 2.0 4th Place
5 Maanya Reddy 30223825 241 L2 L4 W6 L1 1.0 5th Place
6 Eli Albukerk 30219969 358 L3 L2 L5 L4 0.0  6th Place

 

Final Results of Mechanics' Institute Scholastic Tournament - 2021 August on 8/14

SwissSys Standings. 0814kids: 700+

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Henry Lien 15156603 939 W9 W6 W2 W5 4.0 8 1st Place
2 Thomas Gu 17005685 744 B--- W5 L1 W6 3.0 4 2nd Place
3 Danica Li 16963912 851 L5 B--- W9 W7 3.0 2.5 3rd Place
4 Ansh Shenvi Priolkar 30065668 1067 D7 W9 L6 W8 2.5 2.75 4th Place
5 Ruyi Hu 16659933 1013 W3 L2 W7 L1 2.0 4.5 5th Place
6 Zee Chin 16965808 1169 W8 L1 W4 L2 2.0 3.5  
7 Eric Japson 16252148 863 D4 W8 L5 L3 1.5 2.25  
8 Tavi Tisminezky 30027801 928 L6 L7 B--- L4 1.0 0  
9 Justyn Klot 30251090 unr. L1 L4 L3 B--- 1.0 0  

SwissSys Standings. 0814kids: under700

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Kaison Fong 17148825 191 B--- W4 W2 W3 4.0 7 1st Place
2 Yinuo Hu 17219612 629 W7 W3 L1 W4 3.0 5 2nd Place
3 Westlee Saperstein 30128340 652 W6 L2 W5 L1 2.0 4 3rd Place
4 Eli Lee 16707438 694 W5 L1 W7 L2 2.0 3 4th Place
5 Casey Fong 17105504 572 L4 W6 L3 B--- 2.0 2 5th Place
6 Sanvi Pawar 30098379 457 L3 L5 B--- W7 2.0 1  
7 Theodore Gove 30224948 450 L2 B--- L4 L6 1.0 0  

SwissSys Standings. 0814kids: under400

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Alexander Huang 17263470 341 B--- W5 W4 W3 4.0 5.5 1st Place
2 Abigail Huang 16809062 371 L4 B--- D3 W5 2.5 2.5 2nd Place
3 Maanya Reddy 30223825 unr. D5 W4 D2 L1 2.0 4 3rd Place
4 Preston Morgan 30249513 unr. W2 L3 L1 B--- 2.0 2.5 4th Place
5 Lauren Ahmed 30247240 unr. D3 L1 B--- L2 1.5 1 5th Place

SwissSys Standings. 0814kids: Extra games

# Name ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Tavi Tisminezky 30027801 928 U--- U--- W6 U--- 1.0 1 1st Place
2 Abel Talamantez 12465386 1800 W10 U--- U--- U--- 1.0 0 2nd Place
3 Casey Fong 17105504 572 U--- U--- U--- W14 1.0 0 3rd Place
4 Sanvi Pawar 30098379 457 U--- U--- W15 U--- 1.0 0 4th Place
5 Theodore Gove 30224948 450 U--- W9 U--- U--- 1.0 0 5th Place
6 Bori Sztaray 14708932 410 U--- U--- L1 W13 1.0 0  
7 Abigail Huang 16809062 371 U--- W11 U--- U--- 1.0 0  
8 Kaison Fong 17148825 191 W12 U--- U--- U--- 1.0 0  
9 Danica Li 16963912 851 U--- L5 U--- U--- 0.0 0  
10 Thomas Gu 17005685 744 L2 U--- U--- U--- 0.0 0  
11 Sarolta Sztaray 14708947 352 U--- L7 U--- U--- 0.0 0  
12 Alexander Huang 17263470 341 L8 U--- U--- U--- 0.0 0  
13 Justyn Klot 30251090 unr. U--- U--- U--- L6 0.0 0  
14 Preston Morgan 30249513 unr. U--- U--- U--- L3 0.0 0  
15 Lauren Ahmed 30247240 unr. U--- U--- L4 U--- 0.0 0  
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