Saturday, August 22, 2009

San Antonio - Summer Slammer
7 rounds! of G/60

1st ERNESTO MALAZARTE(2125) with 6.0/7.0
2nd-4th ANDERSON, SELBY K(2234) , PAUL HANEY(2092), STANLEY, GREGG(2086) with 5.5/7.0

USCF Results

Top seeded LANGER, MICHAEL(2319) finished with 5.0/7.0 He lost to ERNESTO MALAZARTE & VERGARA, MITCHELL(2060)

46 players

2 Masters

6 Experts
7 A-Players



Rnd 7
1 ERNESTO LAGO MALAZARTE(5.0) vs ANDERSON, SELBY K(5.5) 1-0
2
STANLEY, GREGG (4.5) vs FLOURNOY, DONALD W (5.0) 1-0
3
VERGARA, MITCHELL(4.5) vs PAUL ANDREW HANEY (4.5) 0-1

Rnd 6
ANDERSON, SELBY K (4.5) vs VERGARA, MITCHELL(4.5) 1-0
LANGER, MICHAEL (4.0) vs ERNESTO LAGO MALAZARTE (4.0) 0-1
FLOURNOY, DONALD W (4.0) vs CARRIZALES, JUAN (4.0) 1-0

Rnd 5
ERNESTO LAGO MALAZARTE(3.5) vs
VERGARA, MITCHELL (4.0) 1/2
ANDREW MINA ISTAFANOUS (3.5) vs ANDERSON, SELBY K (3.5) 0-1
PAUL ANDREW HANEY (3.5) vs LANGER, MICHAEL(3.0) 0-1




I finished with 4-2=1. Which was enough for a tie for first & second place in class A. (good for $90.00 and a performance rating of 2054)

1) Win
DAVID PACHECO (1400)
2) Draw
ERNESTO LAGO MALAZARTE (2125)
3) Loss
FLOURNOY, DONALD W (2048)
4) Win
HUNG, DANIEL (1913)
5) Win
BRADLEY, ROBERT D (1945)
6) Loss
PAUL ANDREW HANEY (2092)
7) Win HERBERT A BAUMANN (1788)

This position is from my 3rd round loss, All I have to do is move the rook to a7 or b7 and I should win without much trouble, but I played Rxe4 and managed to lose! That's what happens when you only have 12 seconds. (my opponent had around 2 min)

8 comments:

  1. Perhaps Nd2 after Rb7, try to exchange knights, or at least reposition the knight to the queenside to support the passed pawn and block his.

    Ivan, you should add me to your blogroll. We are both rated 1837! and trying to make Expert.

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  2. Keep up the good work Ivan! We're all pulling for you! Hope you won last round as well and took a prize.

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  3. Ivan, sounds like you had an Expert-level performance there. Way to go!

    Allen

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  4. Nicely done! Including a draw against the top guy in the tournament.

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  5. Best I get is Win (against an 1800). Ivan, I got your blog bookmarked and everything. Check out the GeorgetownChessClub.blogspot.com for my profile.

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