The 21st Kenilworth CC Championship began Thursday night with 2008 Champion LM Mark Kernighan and 2010 Champion NM Arthur Macaspac heading a 22-player field that also features experts Michael Goeller and Kevin Chen.
Last year's titleist, NM Ken Chieu could not play because he has moved out of state. 3-time winner FM Steve Stoyko, who is battling for 1st place in the DOCA Championship, is also sitting-out.
1st round pairings and results:
- Kernighan 1-0 Joe Demetrick
- Greg Tomkovich 0-1 Macaspac
- Goeller 1-0 Dan Komunicky
- Ted Mann 0-1 Ian Mangion
- Don Carrelli 1-0 Gordon Agress
- Joe Renna 0-1 Max Sherer
- John Moldovan 1-0 Pat Mazzillo
- Chris Constantino 0-1 Glen Hart
- Samritha Palakollu 1-0 Luis Ruales
- Schnaider Mendonca 0-1 Lou Sturniolo
Kevin Chen and Geoff McAuliffe received a 1/2-point byes.
Just 2 of the 10 games were submitted for posting: My win over Pat Mazzillo and Goeller-Komunicky (annotated at the The Kenilworthian).
However, with Greg Tomkovich finding a sizeable stash of old yet fully useable copy scoresheets in our equipment cabinet, there should be more next week!
= 1-10. Kernighan (2233), Macaspac (2137), Goeller (2043), Mangion (1986), Carrelli (1870), Sherer (1824), Moldovan (1797), Hart (1721), Palakollu (1666), Sturniolo (1665) 1.0
= 11-12. K. Chen (2003), McAuliffe (1644) 0.5
= 13-22. Demetrick (1661), Tomkovich (1611), Komunicky (1520), Mann 1476, Agress (1429), Renna (1425), Mazzillo (1353), Constantino (1234), Ruales (608), Mendonca (unrated) 0.0