Friday, June 15, 2018

#1324 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 7 Results

There was no change in the top 6 places.

Luis Ruales (590) late-joined, bringing the number of participants to 18.

Hannah Malko (1164) won twice, defeating Ruales & upsetting Geoff McAuliffe (1625)!

I arrived late and didn't play.


Results, by board number:

1. Abujawdeh 1-0 Benitez
2. Mazzillo 0-1 Kernighan
3. Lazarus 0-1 Camejo
4. Dovydaitis 1/2-1/2 Pluviose
5. Malko 1-0 Ruales  (played with the wrong colors)
    Malko 1-0 McAuliffe


Standings after round 7 of 13:

1. Abujawdeh 9.0
= 2-3. Kernighan, Camejo 7.0
4. Lazarus 4.5
= 5-6. Benitez, John Moldovan 4.0
= 7-8. Hunt, Malko 3.0
= 9-10. McAuliffe, Tomkovich 2.5
10. Pluviose 2.0
= 11-13. Gottlieb, Mazzillo 1.0
14. Dovydaitis 0.5
= 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 and Camejo $12.75 ea.),
3rd place $8.50
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.

NOTE: BEGINNING NEXT THURSDAY ROUNDS WILL BEGIN AT 7:15 P.M.!

For full event details see post #1308.

Kernighan's win over Mazzillo & my 3 games from rounds 4 & 5 will be forthcoming.

Saturday, June 09, 2018

#1323 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 6

Abujawdeh still leads. Camejo won twice & is now tied for 2nd, with Kernighan.

Joe Renna (1411)  joined, bringing the number of participants to 17.

I arrived early (7:35!) but could not get a tournament game & fell into 5th place.


6th round results, by board number:

1. Dovydaitis 0-1 Abujawdeh
2. Benitez 0-1 Kernighan
3. J. Renna 0-1 Camejo
    Abujawdeh 0-1 Camejo
4. Malko 0-1 Lazarus
    McAuliffe 1/2-1/2 Lazarus
5. Vinson 0-1 Hunt
6. Mazzillo 1/2-1/2 Pluviose


Standings after round 6 of 13:

1. Abujawdeh 8.0
= 2-3. Kernighan, Camejo 6.0
4. Lazarus 4.5
= 5-6. Benitez, Moldovan 4.0
7. Hunt 3.0
= 8-9. McAuliffe, Tomkovich 2.5
10. Pluviose 1.5
= 11-13. Gottlieb, Mazzillo, Malko 1.0
= 14-17. J. Renna, Vinson, Advani, Dovydaitis 0.0


The current prize amounts & leaders for them are: 1st place $34 (Abujawdeh), 2nd place $17 for 2nd, 3rd place $8.50 (Kernighan & Camejo $12.75 ea.), 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.

For event details see post #1308.

P.S. -  My 3 games from rounds 4 & 5 will be posted as time permits. Been rather busy of late.

Sunday, June 03, 2018

#1322 IM Zlotnikov To Lecture At West Orange CC, On 6/12


International Master Mikhail Zlotnikov will be giving a lecture at the West Orange Chess Club on Tuesday June 12, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

A $10 per attendee donation is requested. If you are a West Orange resident, are under age 18 or age 65+, the requested donation is $5.

For more information please contact club president and tournament director John Hagerty at buickchess@gmail.com or alternatively call him at 973-736-3433 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Friday, June 01, 2018

#1321 Kenilworth Summer Tournament - Round 5 Results

Abujawdeh extended his lead with a pair of victories. Kernighan defeated Camejo to take clear possession of 2nd. I played yet another lousy game yet won & moved-up a notch.

Hannah Malko (1117)  joined, bringing the number of participants to 16.


5th round results, by board number:

1. Pluviose 0-1 Abujawdeh
    Abujawdeh 1-0 Pluviose
2. Camejo 0-1 Kernighan
3. Advani 0-1 Benitez
4. Dovydaitis 0-1 Moldovan
5. Malko 0-1 Tomkovich
6. McAuliffe 1-0 Vinson
    Malko 1-0 Vinson


Standings after round 5 of 13:

1. Abujawdeh 7.0
2. Kernighan 5.0
= 3-5. Camejo, Benitez, Moldovan 4.0
6. Lazarus 3.0
7. Tomkovich 2.5
= 8-9. Hunt, McAuliffe 2.0
= 10-12. Gottlieb, Pluviose, Malko 1.0
13. Mazzillo 0.5
= 14-16. Vinson, Advani, Dovydaitis 0.0

My 4th & 5th round games will follow.

Registration is expected to remain open for the entire tournament.

For event details see post #1308.