Wednesday, September 27, 2017

2000 !!!


Section 1 - FIRST QUAD
Section Date(s)2016-09-26
ProcessedReceived: 2016-09-27   Entered: 2016-09-27   Rated: 2016-09-27 Re-Rated: 2016-09-28
Stats3 Rounds,  4 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: D  Tnmt Type: R
Time Control: G/30;d5
Show floating point ratings from this event
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 Pair | Player Name                     |Total|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)       | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  | 
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    1 | DANIEL ALLEN JING               |2.0  |W   4|W   2|L   3|
   MN | 14393735 / R: 2143   ->2142     |     |B    |W    |W    |
      |            Q: 1919   ->1930     |     |     |     |     |
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    2 | CHRIS KALINA                    |2.0  |W   3|L   1|W   4|
   MN | 12616431 / R: 2050   ->2061     |     |W    |B    |B    |
      |            Q: 1953   ->1959     |     |     |     |     |
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    3 | IVAN WIJETUNGE                  |2.0  |L   2|W   4|W   1|
   MN | 12511643 / R: 1982   ->2004     |     |B    |W    |B    |
      |            Q: 1813   ->1849     |     |     |     |     |
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    4 | JEFF A CHANDLER                 |0.0  |L   1|L   3|L   2|
   MN | 12521977 / R: 2028   ->1996     |     |W    |B    |W    |
      |            Q: 1927   ->1884     |     |     |     |     |
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USCF results
The following game is the one that put me over the top 0-1
No notation after move 31, but the a, b and c pawns ran down the board.

Sunday, May 07, 2017

2017 Wellsburg Open


More information here


History: (open+reserve=total) Open Winner(s):
2016 (17+19=36)IM ANGELO YOUNGFM LEONARD JEFFREY JOHNSON
2015 (20+17=37)FM ALEX BETANELI

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Got a game in at the Denver Chess Club

We are on a ~3500 mile road trip

Brian Wall lectures before the games

The gentleman in the blue shirt is ROGER REDMOND, long tine MSCA treasurer

Denver chess club

G/70, 5s Delay
More info here

Monday, March 27, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Saints Louis March 24-26

Chess Pocket Park. 

You can read about the story behind the park clicking here.


video



Saturday, March 11, 2017

2017 Twin Cities Chess League

More info here

I am in the "B Team" we are in the Silver Division. We are guaranteed to move up to Gold with a round to spare!

Bert Wilson    0-0=1
Todd Miller    3-0=1
Nate Hoover    3-1=1
Steven Azar    2=0=0
Jon Heyer      2-3=1
Ivan Wijetunge 4-1=0
Terrance Opine 1-0=0
              15-5=4

B Team
2062
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Bert Wilson
2220


1




Todd Miller
2202
1
1

1
1


Nate Hoover
2100
2
2

2
2
1

Steven Azar
2066


2


2

Jon Heyer
2000
3
3
3
3
3
3

Ivan Wijetunge
1940

4
4
4
4
4

Terrance Opine
1913
4







Some pictures from round 6

Ivan Wijetunge,  Steven Azar, Jon Heyer,  Nate Hoover


George Tiers




Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MN Open U2000 Section - 1st place tie



I went 4-0=2 (1 bye)  to tie for first with one other player.

Complete results here

The above is from my last round game. ( I am playing White)

1) Find the best move for White
2) Find the best reply for Black