Monthly Archives: September 2014

2014 Club Ch – Rd 1

16 players are playing in the 2014 Spence Club Championship. Results from rd 1:

Bd    Scr    White                                             Scr    Black
101.    1.0    Fitzpatrick,Josep (0.0,1762)    0.0    Dutiel,Tony (0.0,1918)
102.    0.5    Linscott,John G (0.0,1902)    0.5    Cusumano,Steven J (0.0,1749)
103.    0.0    Hartmann,John R (0.0,1740)    1.0    Opavsky, Rene (0.0,1883)
104.    1.0    Suresh,Abhinav (0.0,1841)    0.0    Reigenborn,Jonath (0.0,1527)
105.    0.0    Anzalone, Mick (0.0,1452)    1.0    Grande,Donald A (0.0,1837)
106.    1.0    Stepp,John W (0.0,1803)    0.0    Freediii, Thomas (0.0,1382)
107.    0.0    Gruberiii, Richar (0.0,1200)    1.0    Caniglia,Caravagg (0.0,1775)
01        1.0    Osborne,Will M (0.0,985)    BYE
01        0.5    Behrens, Steven (0.0,1389)    BYE    REQUESTED

TENTATIVE pairings for Rd 2: UPDATED 10/6
Rd    Bd    Scr    White    Scr    Black
101.    xxx    Opavsky, Rene (1.0,1883)    xxx    Stepp,John W (1.0,1803)
102.    xxx    Osborne,Will M (1.0,985)    xxx    Suresh,Abhinav (1.0,1841)
103.    xxx    Grande,Donald A (1.0,1837)    xxx    Fitzpatrick,Josep (1.0,1762)
104.    xxx    Behrens, Steven (0.5,1389)    xxx    Linscott,John G (0.5,1902)
105.    xxx    Cusumano,Steven J (0.5,1749)    xxx    Dutiel,Tony (0.0,1918)
106.    xxx    Freediii, Thomas (0.0,1382)    xxx    Hartmann,John R (0.0,1740)
107.    xxx    Reigenborn,Jonath (0.0,1527)    xxx    Anzalone, Mick (0.0,1452)
1.0    Gruberiii, Richar (0.0,1200)    BYE
0.5    Caniglia,Caravagg (1.0,1775)    BYE    REQUESTED

Rd 2 pairings are subject to change if people request byes or withdraw. In other words, don’t blame me if you play someone other than listed above!

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2nd Action – Results!

Tony Dutiel and Abhinav Suresh were the big winners of the 2nd Spence Action, each taking home a whopping $17.50 (not bad for a $5 investment) after scoring 5.0/6. John Hartmann was clear 3rd with 4.5, and Steve Behrens took the top U1500 prize.

Results and rating changes are available at:
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201409153352

2nd Action – Halftime!

Tony Dutiel is in clear first at halftime in the 2nd Spence Action with a perfect score of 3/3. Abhinav Suresh follows with 2.5/3, and John Hartmann and Caravaggio Caniglia are =3rd/4th with 2.0/3. There are three more rounds tonight!

Standings after 3 rounds:

2nd Spence Action — 2nd Spence Action                       Cross Table, Page 1

No.    Name                         St Rate 1     2     3     Score

1. Dutiel,Tony (1)……………  NE 1817 W7    W8    W3      3.0

2. Suresh,Abhinav (8)…………  NE 1585 -H-   W5    W6      2.5

3. Hartmann,John R (4)………..  NE 1681 W9    W4    L1      2.0
4. Caniglia,Caravagg (7)………  NE 1608 W6    L3    W8      2.0

5. Carney, Michael Pa (3)……..  NE 1710 D10   L2    W9      1.5

6. Stepp,John W (2)…………..  NE 1754 L4    W10   L2      1.0
7. Robinson,Jay (5)…………..  NE 1648 L1    L9    W10     1.0
8. Look,Scott (6)…………….  NE 1638 -B-   L1    L4      1.0
9. Behrens,Steven (10)………..  NE 1379 L3    W7    L5      1.0

10. Anzalone,Mick (9)………….  NE 1443 D5    L6    L7      0.5

3rd Quick – Results!

Rene Opavsky swept the field (well, almost) taking the 3rd Spence Quick with a perfect score of 5.0/5! There was a four-way logjam for 2nd-5th places, with Tony Dutiel, John Hartmann, Jay Robinson and Abhinav Suresh each scoring 3.0/5.

A full crosstable is, as always, available at the USCF website:
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201408256682