Saturday, May 6, 2017

CONNECTICUT CHESS MAGAZINE

June 3, 2017 Saturday

National Doughnut Day Chess Tournament

Rob Roy Chess Center 3111 South St., Coventry CT

Register at site only, 11 - 11:30 am., $30 EF

3-SS. Game/60 min; 5-sec. delay. Rounds: 12, 2, 4.

No Adv Entry - No Byes - USCF Rated: Regular & Quick

Cash Prizes: 1st-$180, 2nd-$90 b/12, more per entries.

Junior players accompanied by one other person only.

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July 15 - Summer Picnic Coventry CT


Eight USCF players competed in the Chess Center First Anniv Open

held May 6 in Coventry CT.

Nelson Castaneda, a national senior master from New Britain CT,

won clear first with a perfect 3-0 score.

Derek Meredith, Immad Sadiq, and Gary Cote each finished 2-1 .

One master, one expert, and four "Class A" players.  The average 

rating for all 8 players is 1825 making it the strongest tournament

ever held in Coventry.


The next event in Coventry is Saturday June 3:

The "2017 National Doughnut Day Open Chess Tournament"

We feature free donuts all day to celebrate the

diversity of the domestic donut.


CHESS CENTER FIRST ANNIV OPEN MAY 6, 2017 COVENTRY CONNECTICUT

----------------------------------------------------------------- Pair | Player Name |Total|Round|Round|Round| Num | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post) | Pts | 1 | 2 | 3 | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 | NELSON CASTANEDA |3.0 |W 5|W 6|W 2| CT | 12564228 / R: 2366 ->2369 | | | | | | Q: 2267 ->2271 | | | | | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 2 | MATTHEW DEREK MEREDITH |2.0 |W 4|W 3|L 1| CT | 10031443 / R: 2090 ->2099 | | | | | | Q: 1906 ->1925 | | | | | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 3 | IMMAD SADIQ |2.0 |W 7|L 2|W 6| CT | 12683689 / R: 1989 ->1990 | | | | | | Q: 1963 ->1956 | | | | | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 4 | GARY L COTE |2.0 |L 2|W 7|W 5| CT | 10034841 / R: 1825 ->1848 | | | | | | Q: 1645 ->1684 | | | | | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 5 | LEON J CAMPO |1.0 |L 1|W 8|L 4| CT | 12179070 / R: 1927 ->1908 | | | | | | Q: 1789 ->1767 | | | | | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 6 | DMITRI EFIMOV |1.0 |W 8|L 1|L 3| CT | 13855754 / R: 1828 ->1819 | | | | | | Q: 1731 ->1723 | | | | | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 7 | MANAV RAMPRASAD |1.0 |L 3|L 4|W 8| CT | 13780985 / R: 1691 ->1676 | | | | | | Q: 1569 ->1552 | | | | | ----------------------------------------------------------------- 8 | ERIC LIEBESKIND |0.0 |L 6|L 5|L 7| CT | 16229074 / R: 884P3 -> 884P6 | | | | | | Q: 794P3 -> 794P6 | | | | | -----------------------------------------------------------------


 
Chess grandmasters talk about the tough road to making a living playing the game of
Kings - and how the internet has been opening up opportunities.
 
 
International Master Luke Harmon-Vellotti, 18, recently was selected from a pool
of approximately 3,000,000 applicants to join Google, Fortune magazine’s #1
 
 
 
Emil Sutovsky, the president of the Association of Chess Professionals, tied for first
with Evgeniy Najer in the recent Karpov Poikovsky tournament.
 
Having served as Resident Grandmaster for the Chess Club and Scholastic Center
of Saint Louis for the past three weeks,  have had the opportunity to interact with
many children who demonstrate a passion for chess.
 

 

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