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Weekend Mechanics' Online Quads

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Mechanics' Online Quads

November 22 Event Cancelled

USCF Online Rated!

via Chess.com, Open for everyone!


NEW - Quads days on weekends

 

First time joining us? Please scroll down for step-by-step instructions how to join us!

Upcoming Quads: 3RR G/45+5

Date Day Start time Time Control Link to Register
12/27 Sunday 3PM PT 3RR G/45+5 Register: link coming soon
Weekend Quads
Manually paired by TD. 
Round times: 3PM, 5PM, 7PM PT
1/23 Saturday 11:00AM PT 3RR G/60+5 Register: link coming soon
Weekend Quads
Manually paired by TD. 
Round times: 11AM, 2PM, 5PM PT

 

 

Tournament Format: 

- Time Control: 3RR G/60+5 (Game in 60 minutes with 5 second increment with each move.)
- players are ordered and assigned to quads based on OTB or online (whichever is the higher) Oct 2020 supplemental regular rating!
pairing will be done manually using match command on chess.com. You'll need to be on chess.com/live 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.
- no byes are allowed
- more rules might be published as we move forward

 

Eligibility - Players must have:

- current US Chess Federation membership
- chess.com account that is part of Mechanics' Chess Club (free account is perfectly sufficient) -- Don't have one yet? Easy to make, just follow the instructions below.
 

 

Rules: standard USCF rules apply.

  • Mouse slips count, no take-backs.
  • If player is not logged in to live chess when pairings occur, we will assign a 0 point bye
  • Section prizes will be awarded based on USCF standard rating
     

Prize Fund: $50/quad based on 4 paid entries

$50 for first place
In case mini swiss - 50% of the total income will be distributed among about Top 2 players.
 

Entry Fee:

MI member: $20
Non-member: $30

 

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 Chess.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: 

 

 
Standings: 

Mechanics' Online Quads #3 - FINAL
Crosstable: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?202010297842

SwissSys Standings. Quad #3: Quad1

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Vishva Nanugonda 16380312 1802 vish1080 W2 D2 D3 D3 W4 L4 3.5 10  
2 Allan G Savage 10014999 2200 duchamp64 L1 D1 L4 W4 W3 D3 3.0 8.75  
3 Mark L Drury 12459313 1860 BirdOrBust D4 W4 D1 D1 L2 D2 3.0 8.75  
4 Felix German 12624534 1976 FelixGerman D3 L3 W2 L2 L1 W1 2.5 8  

SwissSys Standings. Quad #3: Quad2

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Timothy Horng 13282721 1710 aYzz W4 W4 W3 W3 X2 X2 6.0 12  
2 Georgios Tsolias 17266862 1679 GiorgosTsolias L3 W3 X4 X4 F1 F1 3.0 9  
3 Nursulta Uzakbaev 17137317 1513 rimus11 W2 L2 L1 L1 W4 W4 3.0 3  
4 John C Ormins 12532980 1256 easyjack99 L1 L1 F2 F2 L3 L3 0.0 0  

SwissSys Standings. Quad #3: Quad3

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Araddhy Tibrewall 16816418 1070 araddhya W4 W4 L2 W2 W3 D3 4.5 9.75  
2 Yuvraj Si Sawhney 17095004 1086 SaintReturns W3 L3 W1 L1 W4 W4 4.0 9  
3 Bruce Hedman 17344551 827 Bruce_Hedman L2 W2 L4 W4 L1 D1 2.5 7.25  
4 Danny Du Uy Cao 16939797 895 caodanny L1 L1 W3 L3 L2 L2 1.0 2.5  

SwissSys Standings. Quad #3: Extra Games

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Total T-Sonneborn Prize
1 Abel Talamantez 12465386 1800 mechanicschess D2 0.5 0.25  
2 Georgios Tsolias 17266862 1679 GiorgosTsolias D1 0.5 0.25  

 


 

Mechanics' Online Quads - #2 - FINAL
Crosstable: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?202010083392

SwissSys Standings. Sept Online Quads: Quad 1

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total
1 Mark L Drury 12459313 1843 BirdOrBust D2 W3 W4 2.5
2 Stewart Katz 12458563 1835 knvsback D1 D4 D3 1.5
3 Davi Flores Gomez 14799653 1812 PlayerCreate1 W4 L1 D2 1.5
4 Felix German 12624534 1976 FelixGerman L3 D2 L1 0.5

SwissSys Standings. Sept Online Quads: Quad 2

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total
1 Pudur Ramaswamy 16106884 1718 MatnMatt20 W3 W4 D2 2.5
2 Rithwik Narendra 14903560 1809 rukja F4 W3 D1 1.5
3 Georgios Tsolias 17266862 1679 GiorgosTsolias L1 L2 W4 1.0
4 Nursulta Uzakbaev 17137317 1513 rimus11 F2 L1 L3 0.0

SwissSys Standings. Sept Online Quads: MiniSwiss

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total
1 Brian Yu 16776123 1224 Brianyu820 W2 L3 W4 2.0
2 Ian Liao 16738735 1054 victor6688 L1 W4 W3 2.0
3 Araddhy Tibrewall 16816418 1038 araddhya W4 W1 L2 2.0
4 John C Ormins 12532980 1256 easyjack99 L3 L2 L1 0.0

SwissSys Standings. Sept Online Quads: Quad4

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total
1 Danny Du Uy Cao 16939797 843 caodanny L3 W4 W2 2.0
2 Yuvraj Si Sawhney 17095004 823 SaintReturns W4 W3 L1 2.0
3 Bruce Hedman 17344551 unr. Bruce_Hedman W1 L2 X4 2.0
4 Rahim Dharssi 12693378 595 rahimftd L2 L1 F3 0.0

SwissSys Standings. Sept Online Quads: extra

# Name ID Rating Fed Rd 1 Total
1 Abel Talamantez 12465386 1800 mechanicschess W2 1.0
2 Nursulta Uzakbaev 17137317 1513 rimus11 L1 0.0

 


Final Result for the Pilot Quad (August 2020)

Crosstable: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?202009107102

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad1

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Michael Walder

10345120

2075

FlightsOfFancy

D3

W4

W2

2.5

2.75

2

Austin R Mei

16090452

2149

TitanChess666

W4

W3

L1

2.0

1.5

3

Michael Da Cruz

12554298

2013

Taniuska

D1

L2

W4

1.5

1.25

4

Felix German

12624534

1976

FelixGerman

L2

L1

L3

0.0

0

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad 2

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Stewart Katz

12458563

1835

knvsback

D2

W4

D3

2.0

2.5

2

Pudur Ramaswamy

16106884

1718

MatnMatt20

D1

W3

L4

1.5

2.5

3

Mark L Drury

12459313

1843

BirdOrBust

W4

L2

D1

1.5

2

4

Georgios Tsolias

17266862

1679

GiorgosTsolias

L3

L1

W2

1.0

1.5

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad 3

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Roger V Shi

16191192

1572

1-h4-1-0

W2

W4

W3

3.0

3

2

Wentao Wu

16629782

1411

I_have_your_king

L1

W3

D4

1.5

1.25

3

Alex Allen

14309720

1634

izzyabe

W4

L2

L1

1.0

0.5

4

Wade Robertson

16846267

1379

robertswa

L3

L1

D2

0.5

0.75

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad 4

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Yuvraj Si Sawhney

17095004

823

SaintReturns

W3

W4

W2

3.0

3

2

Stephen Zhu

16412414

1331

chesspoki

W4

W3

L1

2.0

1

3

Adithya Chitta

16695036

749

adichi

L1

L2

W4

1.0

0

4

Bruce Hedman

17344551

unr.

Bruce_Hedman

L2

L1

L3

0.0

0

 

 

Pairings: 

 

 
PGN File(s): 
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