Sacramento Chess Club Champions
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2017 Team Champion: Theo's Team
(Mark Holgerson, Stewart Katz, Bernard Lu,
John McCumiskey, Dalton Peterson, & Guy Surak)
2017 G/10 Champion: Nicholas Karas
2016 Club Champion: Kenan Zildic
2016 G/5 Champion: Nicholas Karas
2016 Closed Champion: Kenan Zildzic
2016 Team Champion: Theo's Team
(Theo Biyiasas, Ruth Haring, Alan Jenn,
William Lombard III, Baber Malik, and Michael Miller)
2016 Quick Chess Champion: Kenan Zildzic
2015 Club Champion: James MacFarland & Yuriy Tyulyandin
(Tyulyandin takes the first place trophy and qualifies for the 2016 Club Closed Championship on tie-breaks.)
2015 G/5 Champion: Nicholas Karas
2015 Closed Champion: Kenan Zildzic
2015 Team Champion: Argonauts
(James Parker, Tyler Russo, David Stoller,
Thomas Weideman, and Tyler Wilken)
2015 G/10 Champion: Douglas Legvold
2014 Club Champion: Tyler Wilken
2014 G/5 Champion: Nicholas Karas and Ted Xiao.
(Karas won a playoff to be seeded into next year's finals)
2014 Closed Champion: Kenan Zildzic
2014 Team Champion: Buccaneers
(Luke Baird, Ziad Baroudi, Scott Cameron,
David Collins, Douglas Legvold,
Adrianus Peter Kleijberg, and Bernard Lu.)
2014 G/10 Champion: Colin Chow
2013 Club Champion: Adrianus Kleijberg
2013 G/5 Champion: Ted Xiao and Kenan Zildzic.
2013 Team Champion: Davis
(Vinzent Davies, Kevin Minasyan, Steven Ross, Zach Selk,
Brian Wen, Tyler Wilken, & Ted Xiao)
2013 G/10 Champion: Colin Chow
2012 Club Champion: James MacFarland & William Saephanh
(MacFarland takes the first place trophy on tie-breaks.)
2012 G/5 Champion: Matt Zavortink
2012 Team Champion: Gunrocks Heroes
(Jimmy Heiserman, Robert Hsu, David Jenkins,
Yixing Jiang, Marcus Langston, Nicholas Raymond Lourme,
Daniel Moglen, Philip Seitzer, & Valeriy Timofeyev)
2012 G/10 Champion: Kenan Zildzic
2011 Club Champion: Ted Xiao
2011 G/5 Champion: Zoran Lazetich
2011 Team Champion: 2C1
(Charles Brunton, Darryl Davis, Bernard Lu,
Joel Iniguez-Aguiar, Marianne Kooken, James MacFarland,
Dalton Peterson, William Saephanh, & Dave Stoller)
2011 G/10 Champion: James MacFarland
2010 Club Champion: James MacFarland
2010 G/5 Champion: Zoran Lazetich
2010 Team Champion: 2C
(Jamshid Alamehzadeh, Charles Brunton, Nebojsa Gvozden,
Joel Iniguez-Aguiar, Fatmir Keqi, Marianne Kooken,
James MacFarland, Michael Muscarelca, & Dalton Peterson)
2010 G/10 Champion: Brendan Joseph Birt
2009 Club Champion: Steven Ross
2009 G/5 Champion: Kenan Zildzic
2009 Team Champion: UC Davis Knights
(Anthony Blessing, Brian Eller, Erik Friedlander,
Zach Han, Jimmy Heiserman, Marcus Langston,
Ryan Leung, Rohan Sathe, & David Whiteneck)
2009 G/10 Champion: Michael Aigner
2008 Club Champion: Josefino V Escoto
2008 G/5 Champion: Steven Ross
2008 Team Champion: Elk Grove
(Michael Aigner, Donald Dixon, William Lombard,
Glenn Leotaud, Bernard Lu, Roseller Novarro,
Romeo Pilar, Robert Russo, Jaydee Tenioso)
2008 G/10 Champion: Ted Xiao
2007 Bullet Champion: Isaac Zhang
2007 Club Champion: Alonzo McCaulley
2007 G/5 Champion: Isaac Zhang
2007 Scholastic Champion: Elliot Bezedecheck, Jordan Langland
2007 Team Champion: The TactiTals
(Michael Aigner, Bob Baker, John Gonzalez Cohen,
Nicholas Karas, John McCumiskey, Daniel Schwarz
Jerry Schwarz, Ted Xiao, & Isaac Zhang)
2007 G/10 Champion: Daniel Schwarz
2006 Bullet Champion: Matt Zavortink
2006 Club Champion: Ziad Baroudi
2006 G/5 Champion: Steven Ross
2006 Scholastic Champion: Emery Mesich
2006 Team Champion: Warriors
(Brian Astle, Brandan Joseph Birt, Stoyan Elitzen
Jordan Ford, Alonzo McCaulley, & Steve Ross)
2006 G/10 Champion: Kenan Zildzic
2005 Bullet Champion: Jamshid Alamehzadeh
2005 Club Champion: Michael Aigner
2005 G/5 Champion: Michael Aigner
2005 Scholastic Champion: Micah Cohen
2005 Team Champion: The TactiTals
(Michael Aigner, John Gonzalez Cohen, Marvin Gilbert,
Glenn Leotaud, John McCumiskey, Jerry Schwarz,
Caleb Toy, David Warner, & Tyler Wilken)
2005 G/10 Champion: Daniel Schwarz
2004 Bullet (G/1) Champion: Marc Braverman
2004 Club Champion: James MacFarland
2004 G/5 Champion: Michael Aigner
2004 Team Champion: The TactiTals
(Michael Aigner, Kevin Dooley, Zoran Lazetich, Jerry Schwarz,
Kent Wilken, & Tyler Wilken)
2004 G/10 Champion: Michael Aigner
2003 Bullet (G/1) Champion:  Joe Birt & Ziad Baroudi
2003 Club Champion: Michael Aigner
2003 G/5 Champion: James MacFarland
2003 Scholastic G/5 Champion: Jacob Green
2003 Scholastic Champion: Louis DePello
1999 Club Champion: Thomas McCumiskey