Spring 2019 Tuesday Night Marathon | Mechanics' Institute

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Spring 2019 Tuesday Night Marathon

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 to Tuesday, May 7, 2019

  • 8 rounds, one game every Tuesday.
  • Round 1: 6:30 p.m. March 19th.
    Round 2: March 26th. Round 3: April 2nd. Round 4: April 9th. Round 5: April 16th. Round 6: April 23rd. Round 7: April 30th. Round 8: May 7th.
  • Time Control: Game in 2 hours with a 5-second delay (G/2, d5). There will be no adjournments.
  • All time delay must be from the beginning.
  • Entry Fee: $50.00 (MI members), $60.00 for non-members, $10 additional late for all registrations after 6:15 pm on 3/19. Play up fee is $10, players must be within 200 rating points of the next section.
  • Sections: Championship; open players rated 2000+ by USCF rating using the March supplement. A/B; open to all players rated 1600-1999. C/D/E/Unrated; for players rated below 1600 and unrated. Players may play up a section with an additional $10 fee if their rating is within 200 points of the next section.
  • Cash prizes: Championship: 1st $700, 2nd $400, 3rd $275. A/B: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $125, best under 1800 $75. C/D/E/Unrated: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $125, best under 1400 $75. No restriction on MI membership, all cash prizes fully paid, and based on 100 entries.
  • The tournament will follow USCF rules and all players must be current members of the USCF through the end of May 2019.
  • The tournament will be FIDE-rated.
  • A request for up to three 1/2 point byes will be accepted under the following conditions:
    • All byes are irrevocable.
    • Byes for rounds seven and eight must be requested before the start of round 4.
    • Bye requests must be made by noon on Monday for the following Tuesday night round. All bye requests after will be considered 0 point byes.
  • Normally, pairings will be made Monday noon and will be posted online and in the Chess Room.
  • All pairings are tentative. Final pairings will be posted 6:15 pm on Tuesday.
  • In the case of players not showing up, extra rated games will be made wherever possible so that those wanting to play a competitive game may do so. These games are USCF rated, but do not affect scoring for the TNM.
  • The Tournament Director for this event is STD, NA Abel Talamantez.
  • All questions and bye requests should be sent to: chessroom@milibrary.org, or call 415-393-0110.
Standings: 
Championship Section
#NameRtngPostRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Tot
1NM Conrado Diaz23432349W21W26D4D12W19X5 5.0
2FM Andy C Lee23442354W37H---H---W14W3D4 4.5
3NM Tenzing Shaw22872297W32W34W5W23L2D6 4.5
4NM Eric Yuhan Li22282253W27W33D1D11W23D2 4.5
5FM Josiah P Stearman23872388W9W19L3W8W18F1 4.0
6FM Ezra Chambers23362328H---W38L23W27W24D3 4.0
7IM Elliott C Winslow23062297L26W32W22L19W15W12 4.0
8Aleksander Ivanov21712162L34W10W35L5X33W23 4.0
9David Askin20132056L5H---W36H---W28W18 4.0
10Ashik Uzzaman19311966L24L8B---W42W39W19 4.0
11GM Patrick Wolff26232605W20D16H---D4D13H--- 3.5
12FM Kyron Griffith24522442H---W25W15D1H---L7 3.5
13WGM Carla Heredia22912294H---H---H---W28D11D16 3.5
14WFM Tsegmed Munkhchuluun21252128H---W36D16L2H---W27 3.5
15Carlos Davila20752086H---W17L12W34L7W26 3.5
16Jason Childress20582087W41D11D14L18W22D13 3.5
17Christian Jensen18151900H---L15W38D37D26W24 3.5
18WFM Natalya Tsodikova21852166L33W21W42W16L5L9 3.0
19Adrian Kondakov20662072W35L5W41W7L1L10 3.0
20Steven Gaffagan20192027L11F27D21W38D34W29 3.0
21NM Michael Walder19891997L1L18D20D31W41W34 3.0
22Bruce Ricard18921912L40W31L7X41L16W32 3.0
23Sos Hakobyan18291904B---W24W6L3L4L8 3.0
24NM Russell Wong22002163W10L23D34W29L6L17 2.5
25Ethan Kazanjian Boldi20582040H---L12D29H---L27W35 2.5
26Michael Anderson19431947W7L1L28W35D17L15 2.5
27Michael Askin19411945L4X20H---L6W25L14 2.5
28Joel Marcus18331844H---H---W26L13L9H--- 2.5
29Andre Persidsky18141841H---H---D25L24W31L20 2.5
30NM Derek O'Connor23492354W31W40U---U---U---U--- 2.0
31Kevin W Kuczek20031974L30L22H---D21L29W42 2.0
32Cailen J Melville19411929L3L7L37W36W42L22 2.0
33Sam Sloan19101938W18L4H---H---F8U--- 2.0
34Guy Argo19091923W8L3D24L15D20L21 2.0
35Felix Rudyak18651869L19W37L8L26W38L25 2.0
36Gianluca Pane18631838H---L14L9L32H---X41 2.0
37Jamieson Pryor20011987L2L35W32D17U---U--- 1.5
38Clarence E Lehman19181876H---L6L17L20L35B--- 1.5
39Abel Talamantez18001790H---H---H---U---L10U--- 1.5
40A Shapiro-Erciyas21342133W22L30U---U---U---U--- 1.0
41Luiz Antoni Uribe18631840L16B---L19F22L21F36 1.0
42Scott E Poling18631827H---H---L18L10L32L31 1.0
A-B Section
#NameRtngPostRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Tot
1William Gray19621973W30W22W16L4W3W7 5.0
2Kristian Clemens19461958B---D21X28W11W4H--- 5.0
3Jonah M Busch18261861W23W26H---W6L1W14 4.5
4Thomas Maser19011913W12W13H---W1L2D6 4.0
5Jayden Xu16691761D20W9H---H---H---W19 4.0
6Kevin Babb16411786D9W20W8L3W12D4 4.0
7Richard Newey16201711L21X29W17W16W11L1 4.0
8Steven Le Krasnov18761853W19L16L6W17W18D13 3.5
9Daniel McKellar18721857D6L5D18W25H---W22 3.5
10Walter Lesquillier17521764H---D14D13D20W16H--- 3.5
11Jason B Ochoa17381747H---W27W21L2L7W24 3.5
12Martin A Cortinas16861713L4W24W26D14L6W21 3.5
13James Cohee16061706W29L4D10W21D19D8 3.5
14Christopher Bradley16041685H---D10W30D12W22L3 3.5
15Robert Will Drane18001784H---D25F19H---D27B--- 3.0
16Rafik Robeal17161723W31W8L1L7L10W25 3.0
17Teodoro Porlares17131705H---H---L7L8W31W26 3.0
18Jerry L Mays17001699H---L28D9B---L8W27 3.0
19Joshua D Lamstein16551650L8W31X15D22D13L5 3.0
20Mark L Drury18781853D5L6H---D10F24W31 2.5
21Gagik Babayan18061774W7D2L11L13W26L12 2.5
22Alexander Perlov17201706W24L1W25D19L14L9 2.5
23Erika Malykin16371642L3F30D27D24W29H--- 2.5
24Nick Casares Jr16001583L22L12W31D23X20L11 2.5
25David Rakonitz16741667D28D15L22L9W30L16 2.0
26Andy Kim16191574B---L3L12X30L21L17 2.0
27Nicholas Ar Boldi15711563H---L11D23H---D15L18 2.0
28Barry Wayne Curto19001899D25W18F2U---U---U--- 1.5
29Glenn D Tillman17291680L13F7H---L31L23W30 1.5
30Adam Mercado17141653L1X23L14F26L25L29 1.0
31Cesar B Tamondong16001560L16L19L24W29L17L20 1.0
C-D-E-Unrated Section
#NameRtngPostRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Tot
1Susheel S Khamkar10331431X---W3W13W35W6W4 6.0
2John Chan15911589W36W9W11W23L4W8 5.0
3Charles James14191467W10L1W40W28W23W9 5.0
4Victor Reyes12901460W26W33W19W20W2L1 5.0
5Joel Carron15151554W44H---H---H---W26W14 4.5
6Romeo Barreyrounr.1628H---W18W17W31L1W13 4.5
7Albert Starr15431490L27X48L26W44W28W19 4.0
8Jahaan Ansari13971411W50L20W41W10W24L2 4.0
9Renate Otterbach12251279W43L2W42W11X20L3 4.0
10Andrew Isrealunr.1450L3W25X47L8W31W23 4.0
11Kevin Chuiunr.1386B---W22L2L9W41W26 4.0
12Wilson Jijounr.1385W25W47F23L26W22W24 4.0
13Jerry Simpkins15081479H---W34L1X32W35L6 3.5
14Jerry Morgan14911476W28H---L24W34W21L5 3.5
15Tony Cole14871457W41F23D27L33W46W34 3.5
16Julian Sachs-Weintraub14161388L20W49H---D27W43H--- 3.5
17Frank Revi13751366H---W21L6X38L19W27 3.5
18Nicholas Latourette13471351H---L6F21X50W37W35 3.5
19Mehron Edwar Abdi10691140W37B---L4H---W17L7 3.5
20Michael Fernicolaunr.1442W16W8W31L4F9H--- 3.5
21Alwin Caburiunr.1411D34L17X18W39L14W33 3.5
22David R Olson14001352W30L11L28W42L12W41 3.0
23Walter B Dubensky12101185B---X15X12L2L3L10 3.0
24Peter Rushton11861283H---W38W14H---L8L12 3.0
25Timothy Bayaraa11751169L12L10B---F43X49W43 3.0
26Ashkon Tabatabai11381277L4W30W7W12L5L11 3.0
27Wade Robertson9821200W7L31D15D16W38L17 3.0
28Richard Ahrensunr.1293L14W43W22L3L7X42 3.0
29Michael Harry Lintzunr.1190H---L32L34W48H---W39 3.0
30Carson Mayerunr.1233L22L26W36X47H---H--- 3.0
31Robert H Frank14261387W49W27L20L6L10H--- 2.5
32Clarence Harris14001344H---W29L35F13L34X46 2.5
33Aaron Soffer12601267W45L4H---W15U---L21 2.5
34Barry Capdeville12191273D21L13W29L14W32L15 2.5
35Don Chambers11271140H---X39W32L1L13L18 2.5
36Jackie Cowgill10311028L2L42L30B---W40D38 2.5
37Ryan Karleunr.871L19F41X45H---L18W45 2.5
38Craig Yamamoto15001418H---L24W48F17L27D36 2.0
39Michael Hilliard14041351H---F35W50L21H---L29 2.0
40George Sullivan958932H---H---L3L41L36W44 2.0
41David Andersonunr.1085L15X37L8W40L11L22 2.0
42Andrew Robbins Whiteunr.1002L47W36L9L22B---F28 2.0
43Tyler Wagnerunr.1009L9L28W49X25L16L25 2.0
44Josiah Soffer799795L5W45H---L7U---L40 1.5
45Bruce Serviceunr.653L33L44F37W49Z47L37 1.5
46Lucas Radaelliunr.750H---H---H---U---L15F32 1.5
47Joseph Roberts13321317W42L12F10U---U---U--- 1.0
48Robert R Bryan429404H---F7L38L29H---L49 1.0
49Andrejs Juris Gulbisunr.524L31L16L43L45F25W48 1.0
50Victoria Voightunr.750L8H---L39F18U---U--- 0.5
Pairings: 

Pairings for Round 6

Championship Section
Bd Res White Res Black
1   FM Josiah P Stearman (2387 4.0)   NM Conrado Diaz (2343 4.0)
2   FM Andy C Lee (2344 4.0)   NM Eric Yuhan Li (2228 4.0)
3   FM Ezra Chambers (2336 3.5)   NM Tenzing Shaw (2287 4.0)
4   GM Patrick Wolff (2623 3.0)   FM Kyron Griffith (2452 3.5)
5   IM Elliott C Winslow (2306 3.0)   Jason Childress (2058 3.0)
6   Adrian Kondakov (2066 3.0)   WGM Carla Heredia (2291 3.0)
7   David Askin (2013 3.0)   WFM Natalya Tsodikova (2185 3.0)
8   Sos Hakobyan (1829 3.0)   Aleksander Ivanov (2171 3.0)
9   Ashik Uzzaman (1931 3.0)   Carlos Davila (2075 2.5)
10   Christian Jensen (1815 2.5)   NM Russell Wong (2200 2.5)
11   WFM Tsegmed Munkhchuluun (2125 2.5)   Michael Askin (1941 2.5)
12   Andre Persidsky (1814 2.5)   Michael Anderson (1943 2.5)
13   Sam Sloan (1910 2.0)   Steven Gaffagan (2019 2.0)
14   Guy Argo (1909 2.0)   NM Michael Walder (1989 2.0)
15   Cailen J Melville (1941 2.0)   Bruce Ricard (1892 2.0)
16   Ethan Kazanjian Boldi (2058 1.5)   Felix Rudyak (1865 2.0)
17   Kevin W Kuczek (2003 1.0)   Scott E Poling (1863 1.0)
18   Gianluca Pane (1863 1.0)   Luiz Antoni Uribe (1863 1.0)
  1 Clarence E Lehman (1918 0.5)   House Player
  ½ Joel Marcus (1833 2.0)   BYE
A-B Section
Bd Res White Res Black
19   William Gray (1962 4.0)   Richard Newey (1620 4.0)
20   Thomas Maser (1901 3.5)   Kevin Babb (1641 3.5)
21   Christopher Bradley (1604 3.5)   Jonah M Busch (1826 3.5)
22   James Cohee (1606 3.0)   Steven Le Krasnov (1876 3.0)
23   Jayden Xu (1669 3.0)   Joshua D Lamstein (1655 3.0)
24   Alexander Perlov (1720 2.5)   Daniel McKellar (1872 2.5)
25   Martin A Cortinas (1686 2.5)   Gagik Babayan (1806 2.5)
26   Jason B Ochoa (1738 2.5)   Nick Casares Jr (1600 2.5)
27   Robert Will Drane (1800 2.0)   Erika Malykin (1637 2.0)
28   Rafik Robeal (1716 2.0)   David Rakonitz (1674 2.0)
29   Andy Kim (1619 2.0)   Teodoro Porlares (1713 2.0)
30   Jerry L Mays (1700 2.0)   Nicholas Ar Boldi (1571 2.0)
31   Cesar B Tamondong (1600 1.0)   Mark L Drury (1878 1.5)
32   Adam Mercado (1714 1.0)   Glenn D Tillman (1729 0.5)
  ½ Kristian Clemens (1946 4.5)   BYE
  ½ Walter Lesquillier (1752 3.0)   BYE
C-D-E-Unrated Section
Bd Res White Res Black
33   Victor Reyes (1290 5.0)   Susheel S Khamkar (1033 5.0)
34   Jahaan Ansari (1397 4.0)   John Chan (1591 4.0)
35   Renate Otterbach (1225 4.0)   Charles James (1419 4.0)
36   Joel Carron (1515 3.5)   Jerry Morgan (1491 3.5)
37   Jerry Simpkins (1508 3.5)   Romeo Barreyro (unr. 3.5)
38   Albert Starr (1543 3.0)   Mehron Edwar Abdi (1069 3.5)
39   Walter B Dubensky (1210 3.0)   Andrew Isreal (unr. 3.0)
40   Wilson Jijo (unr. 3.0)   Peter Rushton (1186 3.0)
41   Kevin Chui (unr. 3.0)   Ashkon Tabatabai (1138 3.0)
42   Frank Revi (1375 2.5)   Wade Robertson (982 3.0)
43   Barry Capdeville (1219 2.5)   Tony Cole (1487 2.5)
44   Nicholas Latourette (1347 2.5)   Don Chambers (1127 2.5)
45   Aaron Soffer (1260 2.5)   Alwin Caburi (unr. 2.5)
46   Michael Harry Lintz (unr. 2.0)   Michael Hilliard (1404 2.0)
47   David R Olson (1400 2.0)   David Anderson (unr. 2.0)
48   Timothy Bayaraa (1175 2.0)   Tyler Wagner (unr. 2.0)
49   Craig Yamamoto (1500 1.5)   Jackie Cowgill (1031 2.0)
50   Richard Ahrens (unr. 2.0)   Andrew Robbins White (unr. 2.0)
51   Clarence Harris (1400 1.5)   Lucas Radaelli (unr. 1.5)
52   George Sullivan (958 1.0)   Josiah Soffer (799 1.5)
53   Ryan Karle (unr. 1.5)   Bruce Service (unr. 1.5)
54   Andrejs Juris Gulbis (unr. 0.0)   Robert R Bryan (429 1.0)
  ½ Robert H Frank (1426 2.0)   BYE
  ½ Julian Sachs-Weintraub (1416 3.0)   BYE
  ½ Michael Fernicola (unr. 3.0)   BYE
  ½ Carson Mayer (unr. 2.5)   BYE