Friday, August 17, 2018

#1336 Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic - Round 3

Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic
August 2-30

Round 3

Open Section

Results
Kernighan 1-0 Camejo
Vargas 1/2-1/2 McAuliffe
Gottlieb 0-1 Benitez
Renna 1/2-1/2 Mazzillo
Malko 0-1 Fricker
Hunt withdrew
Moldovan: 1 point bye


Open Standings
1. Kernighan 3.0
= 2-4. Benitez, Vargas, McAuliffe 2.0
= 5-9. Camejo, Fricker, Moldovan, Renna, Mazzillo 1.5
= 10-11. Gottlieb, Malko 1.0
= 12-14. Hunt, Yarava, Ruales 0.5

With Yarava to receive a partial refund & Moldovan playing as a filler, prizes will be based on 12 players.


Scholastic Section

Changed to Scholastic & U1200 Section
+ Ruales (filler)

Results
Zeng 1-0 Singh
Ruales 0-1 Raghavan (transferred from Open)

Scholastic & U1200 Standings
1. Raghavan 3.0
2. Zeng 2.0
= 3-4. Nallapareddy, Singh 0.5

3 trophies to be awarded: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Withdrawn players & fillers ineligible.

Round 4 is on Thursday 8/23, at 7:30 p.m.
Scholastic/U1200 fillers welcome.

Info updated 8.30 @11:13 p.m.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

#1335 Kenilworth Scholastic Update

Kenilworth Summer Scholastic update:

Entry fees for the Scholastic Section has been waived!

Those who paid an EF in that section will receive credit toward a Westfield CC tournament!

Late-joiners & fillers will be accepted until the end of the event!

#1334 Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic - Round 2

Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic
August 2-30

Round 2

Open Section

Ashrit Yarava withdrew.

Results

Benitez 0-1 Kernighan
Camejo 1-0 Fricker
Hunt 0-1 Vargas
Gottlieb 1-0 Ruales
Moldovan 0-1 Renna
Malko: 1 point bye (?)

Standings

1. Kernighan 2.0
= 2-4. Camejo, Vargas, McAuliffe 1.5
= 5-9. Benitez, Gottlieb, Renna, Mazzillo, Malko (?) 1.0
= 10-14. Fricker, Moldovan, Hunt, Yarava, Ruales 0.5


Scholastic Section

Ajitesh Nallapareddy Gari withdrew
+ Hannah Malko (filler)

Results

Singh 0-1 Raghavan
Malko 0-1 Zeng

Standings

1. Raghavan 2.0
2. Zeng 1.0
= 3-5. Nallapareddy, Singh 0.5


Round 3 is TONIGHT AT 7:30 p.m.!

#1333 Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic - Round 1

Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic
August 2-30

Round 1

Open Results

Kernighan 1-0 Gottlieb
Renna 0-1 Benitez
Fricker 1/2-1/2 Yarava
Mazzillo 1/2-1/2 Hunt
McAuliffe 1-0 Malko

1/2 point byes: Camejo, Moldovan, Vargas, Ruales

Open Standings

= 1-3. Kernighan, Benitez, McAuliffe 1.0
= 4-11. Camejo, Fricker, Moldovan, Vargas, Hunt, Yarava, Mazzillo, Ruales 0.5
= 12-14. Gottlieb, Renna, Malko 0.0

Scholastic Results

Nallapareddy 1/2-1/2 Singh
Raghavan 1-0 Zeng

Scholastic Standings
1. Raghavan 1.0
= 2-3. Nallapareddy, Singh 0.5
4. Zeng 0.0

#1332 Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic - Participants List


Kenilworth Summer Open & Scholastic
August 2-30

Open Section:
 
1. LM Mark Kernighan 2274
2. NM Mauricio Camejo 2103 (joined in round 2)
3. Gilberto Benitez 1896
4. Terry Fricker 1816
5. John Moldovan 1816 (filler?)
6. Humberto Vargas 1729 (joined in round 2)
7. Bob Hunt 1695
8. Geoff McAuliffe 1625
9. Paul Gottlieb 1516
10. Ashrit Yarava 1483 (withdrew)
11. Joe Renna 1411
12. Pat Mazzillo 1257
13. Hannah Malko 1164
14. Luis Ruales 570 (joined in round 2)


Scholastic Section:
 
1. Ajitesh Nallapareddy Gari 1109 (withdrew)
2. Daven Zeng 879
3. Gurkaran Singh 834
4. Surya Raghavan 748

Rounds are at 7:30 p.m. on August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Late-joins accepted until the start of round 3 on 8/16.

For more information visit http://www.kenilworthchessclub.org/calendar/index.html#aug or http://www.uschess.org/tlas/upcoming.php?STATE=NJ

Saturday, July 28, 2018

#1331 Kernighan Wins Kenilworth Summer Tournament

LM Mark Kernighan won the 2018 Kenilworth Summer Tournament held May 3-July 26.

Sam Abujawdeh finished 2nd, despite missing the last 5 weeks.

Dave Lazarus and I tied for 3rd.

Hannah Malko was the Under Age 18 winner.

Pat Mazzillo earned U1600 honors.

The Age 65+ prize is to be determined.

Prize list updated 7/28 @ 4:07 p.m.

Week 13 Results, by board number:

1. Tomkovich 0-1 Kernighan
2. Moldovan 1/2-1/2 Lazarus
    McAuliffe 1/2-1/2 Moldovan
3. Malko 0-1 Benitez
    Benitez 1-0 Lazarus
4. Dovydaitis 0-1 Mazzillo


Final Standings:

1. Kernighan 14.0
2. Abujawdeh 11.0
= 3-4. Lazarus, Moldovan 10.0
= 5-7. Camejo, Benitez, Malko 7.0
= 8-9. McAuliffe, Tomkovich 3.5
= 10-11. Hunt, Mazzillo 3.0
= 12-13. Gottlieb, Pluviose 2.5
14. Dovydaitis 2.0
= 15-18. J. Renna, Vinson, Advani, Ruales 0.0


REMINDER: The 5-round, USCF-rated Kenilworth Summer Open and Scholastic begins next week, on Thursday, August 2nd. Rounds are at 7:30 p.m.

For details visit http://www.kenilworthchessclub.org/calendar/index.html#aug

Friday, July 20, 2018

#1329 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 12 Results

Kernighan clinched a tie for first when I blundered in a winning position against him.

Despite the loss, I secured a top 4 finish for the 13th straight year.


Results, by board number:

1. Tomkovich 0-1 Moldovan
    Moldovan 0-1 Kernighan
2. Dovydaitis 0-1 Lazarus
3. Malko 1/2-1/2 Mazzillo
4. Mazzillo 1/2-1/2 Malko


Standings after round 12 of 13:

Corrected 7/28 @ 9:26 a.m.

1. Kernighan 13.0
2. Abujawdeh 11.0
3. Lazarus 9.5
4. Moldovan 9.0
= 5-6. Camejo, Malko 7.0
7. Benitez 5.0
8. Tomkovich 3.5
= 9-10. Hunt, McAuliffe 3.0
= 11-12. Gottlieb, Pluviose 2.5
= 13-14. Mazzillo, Dovydaitis 2.0
= 15-18. J. Renna, Vinson, Advani, Ruales 0.0


The current prize amounts and leaders for them are:

1st place $34 (Kernighan)
2nd place $17 (Abujawdeh)
3rd place $8.50 (Lazarus)
U1600 $8.50 (Pluviose, Gottlieb)
Under age 18 $8.50 (---)
Under age 13 $8.50 (Malko).

If we do not get another U18 player we shall instead award a 65+ prize.

THE SUMMER TOURNAMENT CONCLUDES NEXT WEEK.

A 5-round, USCF-rated swiss & scholastic will begin on August 2nd. For details visit http://www.kenilworthchessclub.org/calendar/index.html#aug

Friday, July 13, 2018

#1328 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 11 Results

With Abujawdeh absent for the 3rd straight week, Kernighan took clear possession of first.


Results, by board number:

1. Lazarus 0-1 Kernighan
2. Moldovan 1-0 Dovydaitis
3. Malko 1-0 Gottlieb
4. Tomkovich 1-0 Mazzillo


Standings after round 11 of 13:

Corrected 7/28 @ 9:16 a.m.

1. Kernighan 12.0
2. Abujawdeh 11.0
3. Lazarus 8.5
4. Moldovan 8.0
5. Camejo 7.0
6. Malko 6.0
7. Benitez 5.0
8. Tomkovich 3.5
= 9-10. Hunt, McAuliffe 3.0
= 11-12. Gottlieb, Pluviose 2.5
13. Dovydaitis 2.0
14. Mazzillo 1.0
= 15-18. J. Renna, Vinson, Advani, Ruales 0.0


The current prize amounts and leaders for them are:

1st place $34 (Kernighan)
2nd place $17 (Abujawdeh)
3rd place $8.50 (Lazarus)
U1600 $8.50 (Pluviose, Gottlieb $4.25 ea.)
Under age 18 $8.50 (---)
Under age 13 $8.50 (Malko).

If we do not get another U18 player we shall instead award a 65+ prize.

Registration is expected to remain open for the entire tournament.

A REMINDER: ROUNDS BEGIN AT 7:15 P.M.!

For full event details see post #1308.

Friday, July 06, 2018

#1327 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 10 Results

Kernighan defeated Hunt and is now tied for first.

Lazarus scored 1.5/2 and is now clear 3rd.

I had win and a draw, improving my record to +6-1=2.


Results, by board number:

1. Hunt 0-1 Kernighan
2. Lazarus 1-0 Benitez
3. Mazzillo 0-1 Moldovan
3. Lazarus 1/2-1/2 Moldovan
4. Pluviose 1/2-1/2 McAuliffe
5. Gottlieb 1-0 Dovydaitis


Standings after round 10 of 13:

Corrected 7/28 @ 9:13 a.m.

= 1-2. Kernighan, Abujawdeh 11.0
3. Lazarus 8.5
= 4-5. Camejo, Moldovan 7.0
= 6-7. Benitez, Malko 5.0
= 8-9. Hunt, McAuliffe 3.0
= 10-12. Tomkovich, Gottlieb, Pluviose 2.5
13. Dovydaitis 2.0
14. Mazzillo 1.0
= 15-18. J. Renna, Vinson, Advani, Ruales 0.0


The current prize amounts and leaders for them are:

1st place $34 (Kernighan & Abujawdeh $25.50 each)
2nd place $17
3rd place $8.50 (Lazarus)
U1600 $8.50 (Gottlieb, Pluviose $4.25 ea.)
Under age 18 $8.50 (---)
Under age 13 $8.50 (Malko).

If we do not get another U18 player we shall instead award a 65+ prize.

Registration is expected to remain open for the entire tournament.

A REMINDER: ROUNDS BEGIN AT 7:15 P.M.!

For full event details see post #1308.

Friday, June 29, 2018

#1326 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 9

Kernighan beat Camejo twice and now trails Abujawdeh by 1 point.

Lazarus defeated Mazzillo & is now tied for 3rd.


Results, by board number:

1. Camejo 0-1 Kernighan
    Kernighan 1-0 Camejo
2. Mazzillo 0-1 Lazarus
3. Dovydaitis 0-1 Malko
    Malko 0-1 Dovydaitis
4. Benitez 1-0 Tomkovich


Standings after round 9 of 13:

Corrected 7/28 @ 9:07 a.m.

1. Abujawdeh 11.0
2. Kernighan 10.0
= 3-4. Camejo, Lazarus 7.0
5. Moldovan 5.5
= 6-7. Benitez, Malko 5.0
8. Hunt 3.0
= 9-10. McAuliffe, Tomkovich 2.5
= 11-12. Pluviose, Dovydaitis 2.0
13. Gottlieb 1.5
14. Mazzillo 1.0 
= 15-18. J. Renna, Vinson, Advani, Ruales 0.0


The current prize amounts and leaders for them are:

1st place $34 (Abujawdeh)
2nd place $17 (Kernighan)
3rd place $8.50 (Camejo, Lazarus $4.25 ea.)
U1600 $8.50 (Pluviose, Dovydaitis $4.25 ea.)
Under age 18 $8.50 (---)
Under age 13 $8.50 (Malko).

If we do not get another U18 player we shall instead award a 65+ prize.

Registration is expected to remain open for the entire tournament.

A REMINDER: ROUNDS BEGIN AT 7:15 P.M.!

For full event details see post #1308.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

#1325 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 8 Results

Abujawdeh won twice and extended his lead to 3 points.

I returned to action, scoring 1.5/2 in a simul.


Results, by board number:

1. Camejo 0-1 Abujawdeh
2. Moldovan 1/2-1/2 Lazarus
3. Moldovan 1-0 Mazzillo
4. Dovydaitis 1/2-1/2 Gottlieb
5. Malko 1-0 Pluviose
6. Kernighan 1-0 Camejo
7. McAuliffe 0-1 Abujawdeh
8. Lazarus 1-0 Malko


Standings after round 8 of 13:

Corrected 7/28 @ 9:02 a.m.

1. Abujawdeh 11.0
2. Kernighan 8.0
3. Camejo 7.0
4. Lazarus 6.0
5. Moldovan 5.5
= 6-7. Benitez, Malko 4.0
8. Hunt 3.0
= 9-10. McAuliffe, Tomkovich 2.5
11. Pluviose 2.0
12. Gottlieb 1.5
= 13-14. Mazzillo, Dovydaitis 1.0
= 15-18. J. Renna, Vinson, Advani, Ruales 0.0


The current prize amounts and leaders for them are:

1st place $34 (Abujawdeh)
2nd place $17 (Kernighan)
3rd place $8.50 (Camejo)
U1600 $8.50 (Pluviose)
Under age 18 $8.50 (---)
Under age 13 $8.50 (Malko).

If we do not get another U18 player we shall instead award a 65+ prize.

Registration is expected to remain open for the entire tournament.

A REMINDER: ROUNDS BEGIN AT 7:15 P.M.!

For full event details see post #1308.