Monthly Archives: February 2015

4th “Quad” – Rd 1 (updated)

Well, we only had seven players this week, so Quads weren’t going to work. Instead we started a Swiss! Here are the results and standings from Rd 1.

Steven Cusumano withdrew, so we are down to six. Preliminary pairings below.

Results:
Bd    Scr    White                                                 Scr    Black
101.    1.0    Cusumano,Steven J (0.0,1869)    0.0    Look,Scott (0.0,1602)
102.    0.0    Freed iii, Thomas (0.0,1467)    1.0    Stepp,John W (0.0,1775)
103.    1.0    Hartmann,John R (0.0,1752)    0.0    Schulze,Arnold (0.0,1335)
1.0    Gruberiii, Richar (0.0,1260)    BYE

Standings:

No.    Name                                      St Rate 1     Score
1. Cusumano,Steven J (1)………  NE 1869 W5      1.0
2. Stepp,John W (2)…………..  NE 1775 W6      1.0
3. Hartmann,John R (3)………..  NE 1752 W7      1.0
4. Gruberiii, Richar (7)………  NE 1260 -B-     1.0

5. Look,Scott (4)…………….  NE 1602 L1      0.0
6. Freed iii, Thomas (5)………  NE 1467 L2      0.0
7. Schulze,Arnold (6)…………  NE 1335 L3      0.0

TENTATIVE pairings:

Rd    Bd    Scr    White    Scr    Black
02    101.    xxx    Stepp,John W (1.0,1775)    xxx    Hartmann,John R (1.0,1752)
02    102.    xxx    Look,Scott (0.0,1602)    xxx    Gruberiii, Richar (1.0,1260)
02    103.    xxx    Schulze,Arnold (0.0,1335)    xxx    Freed iii, Thomas (0.0,1467)
02        0.0    Cusumano,Steven J (1.0,1869)    BYE    REQUESTED

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7th Blitz – Results!

Abhinav Suresh was the winner of the 7th Spence Blitz. He finished with 8.5/10. Joe Knapp, in a rare Spence appearance, finished second with 8.0/10.

Final results:
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201502160462

3rd Action – Results!

Congrats to John Linscott, winner of the 3rd Spence Action. He scored 5.0/6 to take first place. Tony Dutiel was right on his heels with 4.5/6 to finish second.

Final results via the USCF website:
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201502098002

3rd Action – Rds 1-3

John Hartmann and John Linscott lead the 3rd Spence Action after three rounds with a score of 2.5/3.  Here are the standings heading into round 4.

SwissSys Standings. 3rd Action: Action
#    Name        Rtng    Rd 1    Rd 2    Rd 3     Tot
1    John G Linscott    1785    W7    W4    D2     2.5
2    John R Hartmann    1752    W5    W3    D1     2.5
3    Tony Dutiel    1782    W9    L2    W7     2.0
4    Josep Fitzpatri    1739    W6    L1    W8     2.0
5    Thomas Freed I    1336    L2    W9    B—     2.0
6    Will Osborne    1028    L4    B—    W9     2.0
7    John W Stepp    1625    L1    W8    L3     1.0
8    Jonath Reigenbo    1003    B—    L7    L4     1.0
9    Steven Behrens    1450    L3    L5    L6     0.0

5th Swiss – Results

Congratulations to Chad Forsman on a big win in the 5th Spence Swiss, and an even bigger jump in rating! Chad scored 3.5/4 to take first prize, and in the process, his rating soared from 1704 to 1814! Caravaggio Caniglia finished second with 3.0/4.

Full results are available at the USCF MSA website:

http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201501262422