Sunday, January 16, 2011

Scoring Leaders

Individual Scoring Leaders, through 4 rounds:

1. Max Sherer, Karpovs 3.5 (+3-0=1)
2. Joe Demetrick, Karpovs 3.0 (+3-0=0)
2. Ian Mangion, Karpovs 3.0 (+2-0=2)
2. Roger Pedersen, Chess Mates 3.0 (+2-0=2)
5. Four or Five players with 2.5

Board Leaders

Board Scoring Leaders, through 4 rounds:

1st board:
Dragan Milovanovic, Hamilton 2.5 (+2-0=1)
Steve Stoyko, Karpovs 2.5 (+2-1=1)
3 players with 1.5

2nd board:
Ian Mangion, Karpovs 3.0 (+2-0=2)
Ed Selling, Staten Island 2.0 (+2-0=0)
Roger Pedersen, Chess Mates 2.0 (+1-0=2)

3rd board:
Max Sherer, Karpovs 3.5 (+3-0=1)
Glen Hart, Summit 2.5 (+2-0=1)
Phil Hepler, Hamilton 1.5 (+0-0=3)

4th board:
Joe Demetrick, Karpovs 3.0 (+3-0=0)
Ed Sytnik, Hamilton 2.5 (+2-0=1)
Russ Avarella, Sparta 2.0 or 2.5

Sunday, January 9, 2011

West Orange 4 Sparta 0

West Orange blanked Sparta on Tuesday night and moved into a 2nd place tie, with Hamilton, at 2-0-1.

Expert Lev Zilbermintz, Alberto Martinez and Mike Rodriguez notched their 1st GSCL victories. Bryan Cohen also won.

Thanks to W.O's Jose Fernandez for the report and results.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

4th Round PGN & Notes

3 games from Thursday's matches have been uploaded in java-replay & zipped PGN, including my annotated W over Jackson Hueckel.

after 23...Be5
White to win

The Standings page and others have been updated, as well.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Last Night's Scores + Games

Karpovs 3.5 DOCA Knights 0.5
Chess Mates 2.5 Korchnois 0.5 (mutual forfeit on board 4)
Summit 2 Staten Island 2

Pedersen (CM) 1900 - Lewis (Kor) 1806

B51 Sicilian Defense
Moscow Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Nc6 4.0–0 a6 5.Bxc6+ bxc6 6.h3 e5 7.d3 Nf6 8.Nbd2 Be7 9.Nc4 h5?! (N) 10.Nh2 h4 11.f4 exf4 12.Bxf4 Nh5 13.Qf3 Be6 14.Ng4 Rb8 15.b3 Qd7 16.Bh2 Nf6 17.Nxf6+ gxf6 18.Ne3 Kd8 19.Nf5 Bxf5 20.Qxf5 Qe6 21.Rad1 Kd7 22.d4 cxd4 23.Rxd4 Rb5 24.Qf3 Rg5 25.Rfd1 Rhg8 26.R1d2 d5 27.Kf1 Ke8 28.exd5 cxd5 29.Rxd5 Re5 30.Rxe5 1–0

Moldovan (Su) 1814 - Hueckel (SI) 1946

D34 Queen's Gambit
Tarrasch Defense

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 e6 3.c4 c5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.0–0 0–0 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.Bg5 Be6 11.Rc1 d4?! 12.Bxf6! gxf6 13.Ne4 Be7 14.Qa4? (N) Qd5 15.Ned2 Rac8 16.a3 Rfd8 17.Rfd1 a5 18.Ne1 Qh5 19.Bf3 Qh3 20.Bg2 Qh5 21.Bf3 Qh3 22.Nd3 Bd6 23.Ne4 Be5? 24.Bg2 Qh5 25.f4 f5 26.Nxe5?? Nxe5?? 27.Nf6+ 1–0

Gates (SI) - Sturniolo (Su) 1456

B88 Sicilian Defense
Scheveningen Variation
Sozin Attack

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.Be3 Nc6 9.Qd2 Na5 10.0–0–0 Nxb3+ 11.axb3 Bd7 12.f3 Rc8 (N) 13.Kb1 b5 14.g4 e5 15.g5 Nh5 16.Nf5 Bxf5 17.exf5 f6 18.Ne4 0–0 19.gxf6 Nxf6 20.Nxd6 Rc6 21.Ne4 Nxe4 22.fxe4 Rd6 23.Qe2 Qc7 24.Rxd6 Qxd6 25.Rd1 Qc6 26.Qg4 Rc8 27.c3 a5 28.Rd5 Bf6 29.Qd1 b4 30.c4 a4 31.c5 a3 32.bxa3 bxa3 33.Ka2 Qa6 34.b4 Qc4+ 35.Qb3 Qe2+ 36.Rd2+ 1–0
Replays, PGN and page updates will follow later today or tonight.