Colorado State Chess Association

         
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Good Luck to Colorado Players at the US Open and Bio of our Colorado Girls Champion Iris Li

The US Tournament of Champions will be held alongside the US Open from July 31 - August 3, 2021 in Cherry Hills, New Jersey.

The events feature state champions from all fifty states

Representing Colorado:

Rockefeller - Elementary: Derek Yin

Middle School - Barber: Davin Yin

Denker - High school: Vednath Sampath

Haring - Girls: Iris Li

Spotlight on Colorado Girls Scholastic Champion - Iris Li

Li is 8 years old, a rising 4th grader in Stargate School. She won the Haring section (K-12 girls) of this year's Colorado Scholastic Championships. She is very excited to represent Colorado in the National Girls' Tournament of Champions this year. Iris started learning chess at the age of 6. She was immediately drawn to the game and spent 1-2 hours a day on chess. Iris has been to several national tournaments. After playing in the World Open in Pennsylvania this month, Iris is qualified to represent the United States for the World Cadet Championships 2022 (U10 Girls section). Her favorite chess player is Yifan Hou. She would like to become a doctor or scientist when she grows up. In addition to chess, Iris enjoys reading, solving math problem, playing piano, violin, basketball, and spending time with her two siblings.

Good Luck to Iris and all our Colorado Players at the US Open!

Also representing Colorado at the US State Delegates assembly is Paul Covington.

Master- Expert Invitational series in Denver -- August 7th -- openings for players 1900+

Master- Expert Invitational series in Denver

Tournament 3    (August 7th) 

Embassy Suite North            

5 rounds G/25+5   Game times: 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM,  3:00 PM and 4:30 PM

NM Richard Shtivelband                                                           

NM Sullivan McConnell

LM Brian Wall                                                                                

CM Daniel Herman

NM Dimitry Kishinevsky

CM Neil Bhavikatti

      Griffin McConnell                                          

 CM Brad Lundstrom  

       Anthony Whitt 

Not sure which ones but a few registered players have dropped out of this one.

Anyone 1900+ that wants to play?  Contact Kevin McConnell or myself.

Thanks,

Brad Lundstrom

970-415-3855

Colorado Class Championships 2021 - Final Results

Our Colorado Class Championships held July 24-25 in Loveland was well attended with 63 players.

Included were 20 new-unrated players that joined US Chess and the CSCA!

We did not have a class D section due to lack of players at that rating.

The Master - Expert tournament was won by Daniel Herman with an impressive 4-0 score... congratulations!

Our state and state co-champions from each class are shown with the final results below -- congratulations to all!

An excellent job by our TD Tom Nelson... thank you sir! 

It was wonderful to get back to regular in person tournament chess!

See you at the Colorado Open!

Brad Lundstrom

CSCA President

 

Event Summary
Event   2021 COLORADO CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS  (202107252382)
Location LOVELAND, CO  80538  
Event Date(s) 2021-07-24 thru 2021-07-25
Sponsoring Affiliate WE PLAY CHESS  (A6018487)
Chief  TD THOMAS NELSON  (12854867)
Processed Received: 2021-07-25   Entered: 2021-07-25   Rated: 2021-07-25
Stats 6 Section(s),  63 Players
The ratings shown on this page are not official published ratings and may change from time to time. Using them for pairing purposes in tournaments should only be done if this has been advertised in all advance publicity and is announced to all players at the tournament.
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Section 1   MASTEXP
Section 2   CLASSA
Section 3   CLASSB
Section 4   CLASSC
Section 5   CLASSE
Section 6   EXTRA GAMES

 

Section 1 - MASTEXP
Section Date(s)   2021-07-24 thru 2021-07-25
Processed   Received: 2021-07-25   Entered: 2021-07-25   Rated: 2021-07-25
Stats   4 Rounds,  6 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: R  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/90;+30
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 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)       | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | DANIEL HERMAN                   |4.0  |W   6|W   2|W   4|W   5|
   CO | 14345456 / R: 2124   ->2150     |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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    2 | MARCUS BLANN BLANN              |3.0  |W   5|L   1|W   3|W   4|
   CO | 13701628 / R: 1983   ->2019     |     |B    |B    |W    |W    |
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    3 | BRAD LUNDSTROM                  |1.5  |D   4|L   5|L   2|W   6|
   CO | 10410347 / R: 2004   ->1989     |     |W    |B    |B    |W    |
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    4 | MIRZA PELJTO                    |1.5  |D   3|W   6|L   1|L   2|
   CO | 12739939 / R: 1908   ->1910     |     |B    |W    |W    |B    |
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    5 | RHETT LANGSETH                  |1.0  |L   2|W   3|L   6|L   1|
   CO | 13392987 / R: 2132   ->2099     |     |W    |W    |B    |B    |
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    6 | MR. ANTHONY R WHITT             |1.0  |L   1|L   4|W   5|L   3|
   CO | 12877251 / R: 1919   ->1909     |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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Section 2 - CLASSA
Section Date(s)   2021-07-24 thru 2021-07-25
Processed   Received: 2021-07-25   Entered: 2021-07-25   Rated: 2021-07-25
Stats   4 Rounds,  12 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: R  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/90;+30
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 Pair | Player Name                     |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)       | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | DUWAYNE LANGSETH                |3.5  |W  10|W   6|D   2|W   4|
   CO | 11197175 / R: 1948   ->1966     |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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    2 | MR. KEITH JAY OXMAN             |3.5  |X    |W   8|D   1|W   7|
   CO | 12459346 / R: 1904   ->1930     |     |     |B    |W    |B    |
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    3 | LAURENCE ROBERT WUTT            |2.5  |L   8|B    |W  10|D   6|
   CO | 12745430 / R: 1916   ->1892     |     |W    |     |B    |W    |
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    4 | TIMOTHY MICHAEL MARTINSON       |2.5  |W  11|D   9|W   5|L   1|
   NM | 12928698 / R: 1875   ->1869     |     |B    |W    |B    |B    |
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    5 | ANDREW STARR                    |2.5  |D   7|W  11|L   4|W   9|
   CO | 15828028 / R: 1826   ->1826     |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    6 | DAVIN JUNZHE YIN                |2.5  |B    |L   1|W   8|D   3|
   CO | 15610124 / R: 1804   ->1811     |     |     |B    |W    |B    |
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    7 | DOAK HEYSER                     |2.0  |D   5|W  10|D   9|L   2|
   CO | 11106293 / R: 1960   ->1933     |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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    8 | BENNETT OBRIEN                  |2.0  |W   3|L   2|L   6|W  11|
   CO | 30153124 / R: Unrated->1740P4   |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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    9 | SANDEEP MATHEW                  |2.0  |B    |D   4|D   7|L   5|
   CO | 15620507 / R: 1668   ->1678     |     |     |B    |W    |W    |
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   10 | JOSEPH RASMUSSEN                |1.0  |L   1|L   7|L   3|B    |
   CO | 30235927 / R: Unrated->1017P3   |     |W    |B    |W    |     |
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   11 | MR. CHATTIN SIMPSON             |1.0  |L   4|L   5|B    |L   8|
   CO | 30182738 / R: Unrated-> 802P3   |     |W    |W    |     |B    |
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   12 | MATTHEW O'MALLEY                |0.0  |F    |U    |U    |U    |
   SC | 30170970 / R: 1881P5 ->1881P5   |     |     |     |     |     |
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Section 3 - CLASSB
Section Date(s)   2021-07-24 thru 2021-07-25
Processed   Received: 2021-07-25   Entered: 2021-07-25   Rated: 2021-07-25
Stats   4 Rounds,  10 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: R  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/90;+30
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 Pair | Player Name                     |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)       | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | MR. JEFFREY ALAN BAFFO          |2.5  |X    |W   8|D   4|U    |
   CO | 10340195 / R: 1758   ->1769     |     |     |W    |W    |     |
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    2 | MR. DANIEL RUVINS               |2.5  |W   9|L   4|W   7|D   5|
   FL | 14470112 / R: 1740   ->1748     |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    3 | BARRY L HEPSLEY                 |2.5  |D  10|L   5|B    |W   4|
   CO | 10495857 / R: 1726   ->1724     |     |B    |W    |     |W    |
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    4 | PHILLIP BROWN                   |2.5  |W   5|W   2|D   1|L   3|
   CO | 12693448 / R: 1674   ->1708     |     |W    |W    |B    |B    |
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    5 | ALEX J STIGER                   |2.0  |L   4|W   3|D   8|D   2|
   CO | 13177970 / R: 1752   ->1746     |     |B    |B    |W    |W    |
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    6 | ANDREW ROERTY                   |2.0  |F    |L   7|W  10|W   8|
   CO | 15280973 / R: 1720   ->1730     |     |     |B    |W    |B    |
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    7 | IRIS LI                         |2.0  |L   8|W   6|L   2|B    |
   CO | 16934084 / R: 1638   ->1633     |     |B    |W    |B    |     |
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    8 | KENNETH DOYKOS                  |1.5  |W   7|L   1|D   5|L   6|
   CO | 10358086 / R: 1700   ->1700     |     |W    |B    |B    |W    |
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    9 | LAWRENCE M REIFURTH             |1.0  |L   2|D  10|H    |U    |
   CO | 12341360 / R: 1723   ->1704     |     |B    |W    |     |     |
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   10 | GARY BAGSTAD                    |1.0  |D   3|D   9|L   6|U    |
   CO | 10924031 / R: 1700   ->1700     |     |W    |B    |B    |     |
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Section 4 - CLASSC
Section Date(s)   2021-07-24 thru 2021-07-25
Processed   Received: 2021-07-25   Entered: 2021-07-25   Rated: 2021-07-25
Stats   4 Rounds,  14 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: R  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/90;+30
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 Pair | Player Name                     |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)       | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | RYAN MANTEY                     |3.0  |W  14|W   9|W   8|L   2|
   CO | 30237774 / R: Unrated->1575P4   |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    2 | DEAN W BROWN                    |3.0  |D  13|D   7|W  12|W   1|
   CO | 10224098 / R: 1419   ->1485     |     |W    |B    |W    |W    |
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    3 | DANIEL CHRISTIAN PFEIL          |3.0  |D   7|W  13|D   6|W   8|
   OH | 17117142 / R: 1364P12->1447P16  |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    4 | HARSH MALI                      |2.5  |W   5|L   8|D   9|W  10|
   CO | 16022473 / R: 1435   ->1420     |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    5 | DAMIAN YANEZ                    |2.5  |L   4|W  12|W  11|D   7|
   CO | 14892532 / R: 1118   ->1197     |     |B    |B    |W    |B    |
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    6 | VISANT PRAJAN SANKARANARAYANAN  |2.5  |B    |W  11|D   3|U    |
   CO | 17214134 / R:  845   -> 918     |     |     |W    |B    |     |
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    7 | AIDEN SIROTKINE                 |2.0  |D   3|D   2|D  10|D   5|
   CO | 15244587 / R: 1541   ->1506     |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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    8 | DANIEL THEODORE SMITH           |2.0  |W  10|W   4|L   1|L   3|
   CO | 16820573 / R: 1506   ->1490     |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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    9 | ABHIJAY BALAMURUGAN             |2.0  |B    |L   1|D   4|D  11|
   CO | 16913354 / R: 1026   ->1041     |     |     |W    |B    |B    |
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   10 | DEREK YIN                       |1.5  |L   8|W  14|D   7|L   4|
   CO | 16493370 / R: 1180   ->1222     |     |W    |B    |W    |W    |
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   11 | CLIFFORD BAILEY                 |1.5  |W  12|L   6|L   5|D   9|
   CO | 30235487 / R: Unrated-> 988P4   |     |W    |B    |B    |W    |
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   12 | RANDY RICHTER                   |1.0  |L  11|L   5|L   2|B    |
   CO | 17158047 / R: 1264P11->1171P14  |     |B    |W    |B    |     |
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   13 | MR. ROBERT CARLSON              |0.5  |D   2|L   3|U    |U    |
   CO | 14678120 / R: 1548   ->1518     |     |B    |W    |     |     |
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   14 | JARED PERLIC                    |0.5  |L   1|L  10|H    |U    |
   CO | 15952858 / R: 1419   ->1372     |     |B    |W    |     |     |
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Section 5 - CLASSE
Section Date(s)   2021-07-24 thru 2021-07-25
Processed   Received: 2021-07-25   Entered: 2021-07-25   Rated: 2021-07-25
Stats   4 Rounds,  20 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: R  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/90;+30
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 Pair | Player Name                     |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)       | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | MR. MATTHEW ROBERT MILLER       |4.0  |W  12|W  14|W   9|W   3|
   CO | 30218424 / R: Unrated->1708P4   |     |B    |W    |W    |B    |
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    2 | KAT PERLIC                      |3.0  |W   4|W  10|L   3|W   9|
   CO | 30198232 / R: Unrated->1357P4   |     |B    |W    |W    |B    |
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    3 | JONATHAN REX JENKINS            |3.0  |X    |W   6|W   2|L   1|
   CO | 30086439 / R: Unrated->1317P13  |     |     |W    |B    |W    |
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    4 | MR. DYLAN K WITTSTRUCK          |3.0  |L   2|W  16|W  11|W   5|
   CO | 30237799 / R: Unrated->1248P4   |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    5 | NATHAN KEITH MUENNICH           |3.0  |W   8|W   7|W  14|L   4|
   CO | 12645242 / R: 1168P22->1193     |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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    6 | MR. DUNCAN PATRICK MCDONALD     |2.5  |W  15|L   3|W  10|D   7|
   CO | 30217179 / R: Unrated->1166P4   |     |W    |B    |B    |W    |
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    7 | GEORGE JACOB ROBERTS            |2.5  |W  16|L   5|W  12|D   6|
   CO | 30233895 / R: Unrated->1114P4   |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    8 | MR. QUINN CONNAUGHT GALLAGHER   |2.5  |L   5|W  17|D  13|W  15|
   CO | 30222017 / R: Unrated-> 965P4   |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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    9 | MR. KILWICH JARED ANDERSON      |2.0  |W  19|W  11|L   1|L   2|
   CO | 30236990 / R: Unrated->1076P4   |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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   10 | MR. THOMAS ROBERT JONES         |2.0  |W  13|L   2|L   6|W  17|
   KY | 30226304 / R: Unrated-> 969P4   |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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   11 | SAYDI SHARPETA                  |2.0  |W  17|L   9|L   4|W  16|
   CO | 30198768 / R: Unrated-> 931P4   |     |W    |B    |B    |W    |
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   12 | CHARLES GIESER                  |2.0  |L   1|B    |L   7|W  19|
   CO | 30237781 / R: Unrated-> 868P3   |     |W    |     |B    |W    |
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   13 | BENJAMIN CLAYTON HOLT           |2.0  |L  10|W  18|D   8|D  14|
   CO | 30214480 / R: Unrated-> 849P4   |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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   14 | DANIEL J YANEZ                  |1.5  |W  18|L   1|L   5|D  13|
   CO | 14892526 / R:  868   -> 866     |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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   15 | MR. TIMOTHY M. ZIMMERMAN        |1.5  |L   6|D  19|W  18|L   8|
   CO | 30233240 / R: Unrated-> 697P4   |     |B    |W    |B    |W    |
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   16 | SHIRLEY HERMAN                  |1.0  |L   7|L   4|W  19|L  11|
   CO | 14812654 / R:  865   -> 834     |     |B    |W    |B    |B    |
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   17 | MR. DAN M RUPAREL               |1.0  |L  11|L   8|B    |L  10|
   CO | 30064098 / R:  621P7 -> 605P10  |     |B    |W    |     |W    |
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   18 | MS. BECKY  MARIE DARCEY         |1.0  |L  14|L  13|L  15|B    |
   CO | 30198864 / R: Unrated-> 400P3   |     |B    |B    |W    |     |
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   19 | MR. JONAH A. ZIMMERMAN          |0.5  |L   9|D  15|L  16|L  12|
   CO | 30233259 / R: Unrated-> 573P4   |     |W    |B    |W    |B    |
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   20 | ANDREW J STEPHENSON             |0.0  |F    |U    |U    |U    |
   CO | 12693461 / R: 1135   ->1135     |     |     |     |     |     |
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Section 6 - EXTRA GAMES
Section Date(s)   2021-07-24 thru 2021-07-25
Processed   Received: 2021-07-25   Entered: 2021-07-25   Rated: 2021-07-25
Stats   3 Rounds,  8 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: R  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/90;+30
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    1 | BARRY L HEPSLEY                 |1.0  |U    |W   7|U    |
   CO | 10495857 / R: 1724   ->1724     |     |     |W    |     |
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    2 | THOMAS NELSON                   |1.0  |U    |U    |W   8|
   CO | 12854867 / R: 1386   ->1386     |     |     |     |B    |
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    3 | JOSEPH RASMUSSEN                |1.0  |U    |U    |W   5|
   CO | 30235927 / R: 1017P3 ->1145P4   |     |     |     |B    |
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    4 | VISANT PRAJAN SANKARANARAYANAN  |1.0  |W   6|U    |U    |
   CO | 17214134 / R:  918   -> 959     |     |B    |     |     |
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    5 | RANDY RICHTER                   |0.0  |U    |U    |L   3|
   CO | 17158047 / R: 1171P14->1141P15  |     |     |     |W    |
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    6 | ABHIJAY BALAMURUGAN             |0.0  |L   4|U    |U    |
   CO | 16913354 / R: 1041   ->1003     |     |W    |     |     |
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    7 | MR. CHATTIN SIMPSON             |0.0  |U    |L   1|U    |
   CO | 30182738 / R:  802P3 -> 802P4   |     |     |B    |     |
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    8 | MS. BECKY  MARIE DARCEY         |0.0  |U    |U    |L   2|
   CO | 30198864 / R:  400P3 -> 400P4   |     |     |     |W    |
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International Master Michael Mulyar -- Guest of Honor 2021 Colorado Open

Colorado’s #1 rated chess player, International Master Michael Mulyar, USCF (2485) will be our Guest of Honor at the 2021 Colorado Open.

Michael will also be recognized for his unanimous induction into our Colorado Chess Hall of Fame 2nd class on the evening before this year’s Colorado Open. That ceremony will be held at the same tournament site, Embassy Suites North in Denver on September 3rd at 5:45pm. 

The following morning, prior to round one on September 4th, Michael will be introduced as our state championship tournament guest of honor and say a few words to our tournament attendees.

Michael has agreed to play in this year’s Colorado Open!

This will be a very special back to normal chess tournament life memory and now we have added great prestige and honor with Michael joining our ranks…

Make plans now as this is a tournament you won’t want to miss!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Michael A. Mulyar (born 1978), is an American chess International Master from Westminster, Colorado, and attended Yale University. Mulyar is a three-time Colorado State Champion (1992, 1993, 1995), and he has represented the U.S. in international competition.[1] He won the U.S. Open Chess Championship in 1999 and 2007.[2]

Michael A. Mulyar - Wikipedia

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Colorado Class Championships 2021 -- July 24-25

Colorado Class Championships 2021

Direct Link:http://www.coloradochess.com/newtourn.shtml?id=1032#tournamentContent

4 Round Swiss Tournament

July 24 - 25, 2021

Time Control G90: +30s

SiteThe Ranch, Thomas M. McKee 4-H, Youth & Community Building 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, Colorado 80538

Directions: I-25 to Loveland, East at exit 259, 1/2 mile on County Road 26, left onto Centerra Pkwy/N. Fairgrounds Ave to Arena Circle, turn left, McKee 4-H building is first building on the right

Sections

Players play in their rating class: Master/Expert, A, B, C, D, & E/Unrated State Championship tournament CSCA membership required – available online Class Championship winners earn the right to represent Colorado in our next annual team match versus New Mexico if it is scheduled.

Addition: July 17: Rated players may elect to play one section above their rated group.

Entry Fee $40 online; $50 at the door Checks accepted for pre-registration Josh Samuel c/o CSCA Treasurer

Online registration preferred here. https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/1044

Prizes 70% of entries as prizes. Unrated players may play in top two sections or play in E section with a $50 prize cap.

Tournament Director: Tom Nelson Players play in their rating class: Master/Expert, A, B, C, D, & E/Unrated State Championship tournament CSCA membership required – available online Class Championship winners earn the right to represent Colorado in our next annual team match versus New Mexico if it is scheduled

Registration 8:30-9:40, arriving after 9:40, you'll have a 1/2 point bye for the first round.

Round Times10 AM & 3 PM Sat & Sun

Entries by mail: Josh Samuel c/o CSCA Treasurer P.O. Box 756 Dillon, CO 80435 Phone 970-415-3855 Brad Lundstrom Emailchesscoach2014@gmail.com

Bye Policy
Zero bye for last round, other byes 1/2 point if requested in writing before start of round 2. 

Current CDC guidelines will be followed at the time of this event in Larimer County

Register Online

Colorado Informant - July

The April edition of the Colorado Informant is now available!

In this Issue:

 

  • Lior Lapid wins U.S. Chess Award      
  • Paul Covington CSCA Award
  • Interview with Davin and Derek Yin
  • The 1975 U.S. Open

and more!


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FIDE Master Sunil Weeramantry - Chess Olympian, former NY state champion and stepfather of Hikaru Nakamura is visiting Denver to meet our Colorado chess community!

I am happy to announce the Parker Chess club will reopen this Monday July 5. Our new weekly schedule will be each Monday from 6-8pm. These changes are due to availability of rooms and new library hours. A special guest, Sunil Weeramantry, will be visiting the Parker Chess club on Monday July 19 from 6-8pm for meeting and casual play. For those who closely follow chess, Sunil needs no introduction. His accolades in chess are too many to name here. As the Executive Director of the National Scholastic Chess Foundation for over 40 years, he has seen many teams and individuals go on to National titles in chess. A great honor to have him at our club. We will have a very large room reserved for his visit at the Parker library. All are welcome.

Regards,

John Brezina

Parker Chess Club

Congratulations to Lior Lapid for being selected to receive the 2021 U.S. Chess Outstanding Team Achievement Award

Lior recently received some exciting news from the United States Chess Federation. He has been selected to receive this year's U.S. Chess Outstanding Team Achievement Award for his work with Team USA in the 2020 FIDE Olympiad for People with Disabilities.

Lior won the US Chess Outstanding Team Achievement award for coaching Team USA to a top ten finish in the first Online FIDE Olympiad for People with Disabilities. Kevin McConnell shared that Lior did this on a strictly volunteer basis and was a critical component of the team performing as well as they did. He also gave multiple free private lessons to any of the Team USA competitors that wanted to take advantage of this extra tutoring!  Sharing this wonderful letter on his national recognition below...

Congratulations Lior and thank you for being an amazing example as a chess coach and person!

Colorado Chess is very proud of you!!

Brad Lundstrom

CSCA President 

 

Dear Mr. Lapid,

Congratulations from the US Chess Federation (US Chess). You have been selected to receive the 2021 Outstanding Team Achievement Award as coach of the US Team participating in the FIDE Online Olympiad for People with Disabilities. The award is in recognition of your team’s exceptional performance in that event. We would love for you to attend our annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 4:00 PM in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. We will contact you with the specific room when that information becomes available. We are happy to announce that changing the format of the ceremony from a luncheon to a reception allows anyone to come and watch you receive your award. There is no need to purchase tickets. Please confirm your ability to attend, or the name of your designated representative, and the number of people you expect to accompany you by using this Google form (https://forms.gle/VTRy9ctKk68vaa4b9) or by contacting Jennifer Pearson at governance@uschess.org or (931) 787-3425 by July 19, 2021. If you are unable to attend or arrange for someone to receive your award at the reception, we are happy to mail it to you. Because the Awards Ceremony is held in conjunction with the 122 nd U.S. Open and annual meetings of US Chess, we recommend that you make your travel arrangements as soon as possible. Your many contributions to chess are greatly appreciated. I look forward to seeing you in Cherry Hill and celebrating this well-deserved award.

Sincerely, Carol Meyer Executive Director 

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