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The Pacific Regional Grade Level Online Championship

Saturday, November 28, 2020

The Pacific Regional Grade Level Online Championship


Scholastic Special Event
USCF Online Quick Rated!

via ChessKid.com and Chess.com

Open for everyone in PK through Grade 12!

 

 

Event Schedule:  Rounds are manually paired by Chief TD Judit Sztaray. 

Round 1 -   9:30AM PT
Round 2 - 11:00AM PT
Round 3 - 12:30PM PT
Round 4 -   2:00PM PT
Round 5 -   3:30PM PT

Estimated endtime: 5PM PT

Help desk will be available and live througout the tournament!

Eligibility - Players must have:

- current US Chess Federation membership
- chesskid.com account that is part of Mechanics' Chess Club (free account is perfectly sufficient) 
 

Format:

- 5 rounds of G/25+5  -- US Chess Online Regular Rated

Sections: UPDATE: all sections are played on ChessKid!!

  • Kindergarten - Grade1
  • Grade 2 - Grade 3
  • Grade 4 - Grade 5
  • Merged Sections: Grade 6 - Grade 8 (Junior High) & Grade 9 - Grade 12 (High School) 

Players are ordered in their sections based on OTB or ONL (whichever is the higher) November 2020 supplemental regular rating!
No playup allowed.
All games are played on ChessKid.com
 

List of regsitered players as of 11/27 1PM

Alphabetical

 

  First name Last name USCF ID USCF OTB Regular rating USCF Online Regular rating ChessKid username Section
1 Cyrus Babai 16841338 751 726 Cyrus2010B Kindergarten - Grade1
2 Andrew Ballantyne 17079795 48 1055 DarkCapableCharm Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
3 Jackson Blouet 17090260 701 570 dryhandsomelamb Grade 2 - Grade 3
4 Shelton Cai 16851095 745 unr BestTractor Grade 2 - Grade 3
5 Daniel Cao 17081711 942 1006 WiryAncientNutmeg Grade 2 - Grade 3
6 Adrien Cheng 16318903 1294 1433 rarethirddessert Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
7 Jacob Davidson 16709881 338 unr Unsure Grade 4 - Grade 5
8 William Fitzgerald 17048414 537 unr Dinosaurus333 Grade 4 - Grade 5
9 Julian German 17270874 unr unr GermanChessWizard Kindergarten - Grade1
10 Sreyan Ghosh 17248390 681 unr sreyangbayareachess Grade 2 - Grade 3
11 Pranathi Hemanth Gorur 30015817 unr 325 MasterPranathi1 Grade 4 - Grade 5
12 Arjun Gorur 30015823 unr 133 MasterArjun Kindergarten - Grade1
13 vishwak guntupalli 17181620 409 unr bestdizzyteeth Grade 2 - Grade 3
14 Benjamin Hong 16724714 683 unr bmhong Grade 2 - Grade 3
15 Eric Japson 16252148 521 unr saferelaxedkite Grade 4 - Grade 5
16 Tanmay Bhargav Kanumuri 30015702 unr 592 PureGoldenCreature Grade 4 - Grade 5
17 Jashith Karthi 30016333 unr 846 CoolPowerfulGhoul Grade 2 - Grade 3
18 Anshul Kolli 15089371 767 unr evolveplayer55 Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
19 Shlok Kumbhare 30055831 unr unr shlokee Kindergarten - Grade1
20 David Kuperman 17140478 778 unr NeatDryPie Kindergarten - Grade1
21 Arthur Liao 30072174 unr unr ICYBOLDEGG Grade 2 - Grade 3
22 Ethan Liu 30021739 unr unr BestMiddleSun Grade 2 - Grade 3
23 Jerry Lu 16480854 562 575 nextspace Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
24 Dominic Matar 16748251 677 unr Tastycelery Kindergarten - Grade1
25 James Moore 30024947 unr unr SummerKnight20 Grade 4 - Grade 5
26 Thomas Moore 30024974 unr unr SummerKnight11 Kindergarten - Grade1
27 Patrick Moore 30024957 unr unr summerknight12 Kindergarten - Grade1
28 Ryuta Nunez 17015848 1021 1061 GeyyaYippe2000 Grade 2 - Grade 3
29 Daniel Alexander Rivera Villa 17345287 unr 546 alexandermex Grade 2 - Grade 3
30 Shreyus Sane 16548501 159 unr DearMagicalZebra Grade 4 - Grade 5
31 Avani Shenoy 30015624 950 unr AquaJollyPopsicle Kindergarten - Grade1
32 Shiv Sohal 30032729 unr unr opalmilitarydugout Grade 4 - Grade 5
33 Aathyandh Srinivasan 16827837 543 unr AwesomeHat Grade 4 - Grade 5
34 Sebastian Suarez 16875347 691 811 MSCFriSebbyS Kindergarten - Grade1
35 Neal Sundar 17307025 424 822 nealsundar Grade 2 - Grade 3
36 Akash Vadali 16868053 unr unr Chessp9999 Grade 4 - Grade 5
37 Ryan wang 30054726 unr unr RyanWBayAreaChess Kindergarten - Grade1
38 Kurtis Yan 16893680 817 765 wrongpilot Grade 2 - Grade 3
39 Ethan Yan new unr unr goldstrongmachine Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
40 Jeffrey Zhao 17185671 488 unr NewJumpyPanda Kindergarten - Grade1

 

 

 

Per section:

 

  First name Last name USCF ID USCF OTB Regular rating USCF Online Regular rating ChessKid username Section
1 Jackson Blouet 17090260 701 570 dryhandsomelamb Grade 2 - Grade 3
2 Shelton Cai 16851095 745 unr BestTractor Grade 2 - Grade 3
3 Daniel Cao 17081711 942 1006 WiryAncientNutmeg Grade 2 - Grade 3
4 Sreyan Ghosh 17248390 681 unr sreyangbayareachess Grade 2 - Grade 3
5 vishwak guntupalli 17181620 409 unr bestdizzyteeth Grade 2 - Grade 3
6 Benjamin Hong 16724714 683 unr bmhong Grade 2 - Grade 3
7 Jashith Karthi 30016333 unr 846 CoolPowerfulGhoul Grade 2 - Grade 3
8 Arthur Liao 30072174 unr unr ICYBOLDEGG Grade 2 - Grade 3
9 Ethan Liu 30021739 unr unr BestMiddleSun Grade 2 - Grade 3
10 Ryuta Nunez 17015848 1021 1061 GeyyaYippe2000 Grade 2 - Grade 3
11 Daniel Alexander Rivera Villa 17345287 unr 546 alexandermex Grade 2 - Grade 3
12 Neal Sundar 17307025 424 822 nealsundar Grade 2 - Grade 3
13 Kurtis Yan 16893680 817 765 wrongpilot Grade 2 - Grade 3
14 Jacob Davidson 16709881 338 unr Unsure Grade 4 - Grade 5
15 William Fitzgerald 17048414 537 unr Dinosaurus333 Grade 4 - Grade 5
16 Pranathi Hemanth Gorur 30015817 unr 325 MasterPranathi1 Grade 4 - Grade 5
17 Eric Japson 16252148 521 unr saferelaxedkite Grade 4 - Grade 5
18 Tanmay Bhargav Kanumuri 30015702 unr 592 PureGoldenCreature Grade 4 - Grade 5
19 James Moore 30024947 unr unr SummerKnight20 Grade 4 - Grade 5
20 Shreyus Sane 16548501 159 unr DearMagicalZebra Grade 4 - Grade 5
21 Shiv Sohal 30032729 unr unr opalmilitarydugout Grade 4 - Grade 5
22 Aathyandh Srinivasan 16827837 543 unr AwesomeHat Grade 4 - Grade 5
23 Akash Vadali 16868053 unr unr Chessp9999 Grade 4 - Grade 5
24 Andrew Ballantyne 17079795 48 1055 DarkCapableCharm Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
25 Adrien Cheng 16318903 1294 1433 rarethirddessert Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
26 Jerry Lu 16480854 562 575 nextspace Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
27 Ethan Yan new unr unr goldstrongmachine Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
28 Anshul Kolli 15089371 767 unr evolveplayer55 Grade 6 - 12 (JuniorHS & HS - Merged)
29 Cyrus Babai 16841338 751 726 Cyrus2010B Kindergarten - Grade1
30 Julian German 17270874 unr unr GermanChessWizard Kindergarten - Grade1
31 Arjun Gorur 30015823 unr 133 MasterArjun Kindergarten - Grade1
32 Shlok Kumbhare 30055831 unr unr shlokee Kindergarten - Grade1
33 David Kuperman 17140478 778 unr NeatDryPie Kindergarten - Grade1
34 Dominic Matar 16748251 677 unr Tastycelery Kindergarten - Grade1
35 Thomas Moore 30024974 unr unr SummerKnight11 Kindergarten - Grade1
36 Patrick Moore 30024957 unr unr summerknight12 Kindergarten - Grade1
37 Avani Shenoy 30015624 950 unr AquaJollyPopsicle Kindergarten - Grade1
38 Sebastian Suarez 16875347 691 811 MSCFriSebbyS Kindergarten - Grade1
39 Ryan wang 30054726 unr unr RyanWBayAreaChess Kindergarten - Grade1
40 Jeffrey Zhao 17185671 488 unr NewJumpyPanda Kindergarten - Grade1

 

General Tournament Details

 

- pairing will be done manually using match command on chesskid.com 
 You'll need to be on https://www.chesskid.com/play/fastchess and wait for your game to pop up!  
- Games will be US Chess Online regular rated - tournament will be submitted 5-7 days after the tournament to allow all games to be screened for fair play.
- BYE: byes are allowed and possible! if you can't make one or more rounds, simply ask for a half point bye in advance!
  Round 5 byes must be requested before the start of the tournament. Byes for Round 1-4 must be requested 30 minutes before round start.
- more rules might be published as we move forward

 

Rules: standard USCF rules apply with special attention to the newly approved Chapter 10 rules for Online Chess.

  • Mouse slips count, no take-backs.
  • No notation is neccessary.
  • For standings and pairings - please check back on this page.
     

Prizes:  

Section Individual Rewards Team Rewards
Kindergarten thru Grade 1 Top 5 Kindergarten players
Top 5 Grade 1 players
Top 5 teams
across the ES sections
Grade 2 through Grade 3 Top 5 Grade 2 players
Top 5 Grade 3 players
Grade 4 through Grade 5 Top 5 Grade 4 players
Top 5 Grade 5 players
Grade 6 through Grade 8 (Junior High)
AND
Grade 9 through Grade 12 (High School)
Top 5 Grade 6 players
Top 5 Grade 7 players
Top 5 Grade 8 players
Top 3 Grade 9 players
Top 3 Grade 10 Players
Top 3 Grade 11 Players
Top 3 Grade 12 Players
Top 3 teams in the HS section


 

Entry Fee: 

Mechanics' Institute members: $25
Non-members: $35    -- Student membership for the Mechanics' Institute is only $65 - Please consider joining here: www.milibrary.org/join and put Chess in your referred by.

 

Fair Play

US Chess online rated tournament - most USCF rules and consequences apply.
Players should not use any outside assistance: not have other browsers open and not be talking to other people during their games
Parents are strongly encouraged to monitor their kids' activity during the tournament to ensure fair play.
All games will be carefully reviewed by chess.com and Mechanics' Institue Chess club staff during and after the event.
Players found or believed to be violating fair play are not eligible for a prize and their account will be removed from Mechanics' group.
Players who are confirmed to be using outside assistance will be reported to US Chess and restricted from future Mechanics' online and over-the-board events.

Parents - Please help us educate your child that IT'S SIMPLY NOT WORTH THE RISK!

For some helpful links regarding fair play, please check these out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KHWnA9snAQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2UAZBQvHRyTlc1f7t9UtcwEJW43YmPOgb22fXeP_imQ4Nga07Knx2Dyws
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knvySXCNfd8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7PI9Q9uoSE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5KaxBW7rlU


Fair play screening: all games will be screened by both ChessKid.com and by Dr. Kenneth W. Regan, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo. 

The Organizer and/or the Chief Tournament Director can require players to play their games with a camera that records the player playing with a view to the screen. Players should be prepared to provide this precaution if asked to do so.

 

For players who are interested in play in our online tournament,
PLEASE fill out our online Players database: https://forms.gle/X3hChCWbusHp4Ze56
to get email notifications about last minute changes and invitational opportunities.

 

Prize Winners: 

 


 
Pairings: 

 

 
Location: 
chesskid.com