Tuesday, January 01, 2013

3st Annual Austin Chess Club Championship
Fri., Jan. 04, 2011 - Sun., Jan. 06, 2011


USCF Results here

Prizes winners

Championship:
1ST place – Alex Chua (4.5) - $600
2nd place tie – Michael Langer, Seth Thompson, Austin Jiang (4.0) - $283.84 each (includes $ for 3rd place and 1st U2200)
2nd U2200 tie – Alexander Balkum, Mitch Vergara, Tommy Lu, Ravi Khanna (3.5) - $37.50 each
1st U2000 – Ivan Wijetunge (3.5) - $250
2nd U2000 – Dylan James (3.0) - $150

Reserve:
1st place tie – Brian Shicoff, Samuel Tian (4.5) - $300 each
1st U1600 – Camille Kao (3.5) - $200
2nd U1600 – Nathaniel Li (3.0) - $100

Novice:
1st place – Dominic Armstrong (5.0) - $250
2nd place – Mark Abraham (4.5) - $100
1st U1200 tie – Kevin Huang, Vincente Ramirez (4.0) - $75 each
1st U1000 tie – Cameron Sanepour, Patrick Macartney-Filgate (3.0) - $25 each




 Rnd 4  Ruefeng had a domination position, but got mated by Chua:
Rnd 3 Board 2 Dejmek(2127) vs Langer (2278)
Rnd 3 Board 6 Vergara(2065) vs Seth Thompson (2132)

Round 1 Boards 1 and 2
Chua(2361) vs A. Jiang(2018) Sarkisian (2001) vs Langer (2278)


My results
  1. Win Hyltin, John Paul (2081)
  2. Bye
  3. Win Stanley, Greg (2125)
  4. Loss Coraretti, Benjamin (2215)
  5. Win Malazarte, Ernesto (2188) 



Top Seeds
2361 Chua, Alexander James   
2280 Langer, Michael     

2277 Li,Ruifeng
2215 Coraretti, Benjamin  

2196 Balkum, Alexander   
2188 Malazarte, Ernesto


History (With # of players & Open winners)
2012 141 (GM T GAREEV)

2011 135 (GM G VOJINOVIC)

6 comments:

  1. Round 3
    Langer draws
    Vergara loses

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  2. Congrats on an excellent tourney! You're 1962 now.

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  3. WOW! What a tournament for you! Your time off was well spent, it looks like. Congrats on this awesome result and I hope your next event takes you over the top and into Expert land!

    Tony

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  4. That must be your best result ever!

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  5. Yes it was, and I could have made it to 1972 had I won the last round game in my next event.

    I don't usually play up but I am excited about doing so in the Minnesota Open. I will have a chance to upgrade my FIDE rating as well!

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