2017 Sacramento Chess Club
Recent Results



G/5 Championship
Final Pairings, July 4 2017
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9
1 Stephen Pulley 1904 B9 W8 B7 W6 B5 W4 B3 W2 W10
2 Diego Arauco 1690 B8 W7 B6 W5 B4 W3 W10 B1 W9
3 Nicholas Karas 2236 B7 W6 B5 W4 W10 B2 W1 B9 W8
4 Samir Alazawi 1897 B6 W5 W10 B3 W2 B1 W9 B8 W7
5 Anuj R Patel 1751 W10 B4 W3 B2 W1 B9 W8 B7 W6
6 C Qualifyer #3   W4 B3 W2 B1 W9 B8 W7 B10 B5
7 Stewart Katz 1810 W3 B2 W1 B9 W8 B10 B6 W5 B4
8 C Qualifyer #2   W2 B1 W9 B10 B7 W6 B5 W4 B3
9 Jessica T Lauser 2024 W1 B10 B9 W7 B6 W5 B4 W3 B2
10 Brendan Jose Birt 1896 B5 W9 B4 W8 B3 W7 B2 W6 B1

G/5 Championship
Qualifying Section A, June 28, 2017
#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Rd 7Tot
1Jessica T Lauser2024W5W3W2W6W4W8W9 7.0
2Samir Alazawi1897W6W9L1W3W5L4W8 5.0
3Stewart Katz1810W8L1W4L2W7W6W5 5.0
4John P McCumiskey1915D7W5L3W9L1W2W6 4.5
5Robert V Russo1710L1L4B---W8L2W9L3 3.0
6Guy Sirak1531L2W7W8L1B---L3L4 3.0
7Mark Holgerson1648D4L6D9B---L3U---U--- 2.0
8Paul F Taylor1254L3B---L6L5W9L1L2 2.0
9Craig McNaughton888B---L2D7L4L8L5L1 1.5
Lauser, Alazawi, and Katz advance to the final.

G/5 Championship
Qualifying Section B, June 28, 2017
#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Rd 7Tot
1Brendan Birt1896W5W6W2D4L3W8W9 5.5
2Anuj R Patel1751W7W4L1W8W6W3L5 5.0
3Diego Arauco1690L4W5W9W7W1L2B--- 5.0
4Hebert D Garcia1990W3L2W6D1L5B---W8 4.5
5Shoho Chakraborty1437L1L3B---W9W4L7W2 4.0
6Chuck Conti1623W8L1L4B---L2W9D7 3.5
7Frank McShea1228L2B---L8L3W9W5D6 3.5
8Joshua P Thompson1911L6W9W7L2B---L1L4 3.0
9Eyal Adam Sirak283B---L8L3L5L7L6L1 1.0
Birt, Patel, and Arauco advance to the final.

G/5 Championship
Qualifying Section C, June 28, 2017
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Tot
1 Stephen Pulley 1904 W4 W3 L2 D5 W8 W7 W9 5.5
2 Yuriy Tyulyandin 1879 W8 W6 W1 W3 W7 L4 L5 5.0
3 Virgil Vigil 1748 W7 L1 W9 L2 W5 W6 B--- 5.0
4 Baber Malik 1572 L1 W8 L5 B--- W9 W2 W7 5.0
5 Alonzo McCaulley 1927 L6 W9 W4 D1 L3 B--- W2 4.5
6 Gary Hatano 1661 W5 L2 L7 W9 B--- L3 D8 3.5
7 Amit Lohia 1300 L3 B--- W6 W8 L2 L1 L4 3.0
8 Everett Penn 1479 L2 L4 B--- L7 L1 W9 D6 2.5
9 Tzahi Sirak 956 B--- L5 L3 L6 L4 L8 L1 1.0
Pulley advances to the final.
Malik, Tyulyandin, and Vigil will participate in a playoff on 7/4/2017
at 6:30 to decide the final two qualifying spots.


Summer G/30 Swiss, 1500+
Final Standings, June 21, 2017
#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Tot
1Graham M Cridland2065D3W2X7W4W5W10 5.5
2Matthew Brian Zeh1700W8L1W5L6W11W3 4.0
3Hebert D Garcia1886D1W10L4X8X9L2 3.5
4Samuel Curren2063H---H---W3L1W10L5 3.0
5Baber Malik1707B---L7L2W10L1W4 3.0
6Guy Sirak1641H---H---W10W2U---U--- 3.0
7Brendan Jose Birt1993W9W5F1U---U---U--- 2.0
8Virgil Vigil1939L2D9B---F3U---U--- 1.5
9Chuck Conti1839L7D8H---H---F3U--- 1.5
10Everett Penn1500H---L3L6L5L4L1 0.5
11Robert V Russo1818U---U---U---U---L2U--- 0.0


Summer G/30 Swiss, U1500
Finals Standings, June 21, 2017
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Tot
1 Frank McShea 1228 H--- H--- W7 W3 W6 W5 5.0
2 Tyler Russo 1374 L7 W8 W17 W6 H--- H--- 4.0
3 Shohom Chakraborty 1241 H--- H--- W4 L1 W12 W6 4.0
4 Craig McNaughton 903 W16 L6 L3 W7 W15 W12 4.0
5 Saket Parvataneni 1202 W15 L12 H--- H--- W9 L1 3.0
6 Michael D Miller 1114 W18 W4 W11 L2 L1 L3 3.0
7 James S Parker 969 W2 D11 L1 L4 B--- U--- 2.5
8 Tzahi Sirak 849 W10 L2 L9 D13 H--- H--- 2.5
9 Raghuram Parvataneni unr. L12 D15 W8 D11 L5 D13 2.5
10 Arthur J Peters 1292 L8 W13 B--- U--- U--- U--- 2.0
11 Gary L Brewer 1183 W13 D7 L6 D9 U--- U--- 2.0
12 Obalit Ayoub 1094 W9 W5 F16 U--- L3 L4 2.0
13 Aaron Moreno 537 L11 L10 W15 D8 L14 D9 2.0
14 Amit Lohia unr. U--- U--- U--- U--- W13 W15 2.0
15 Will Wenge-Murphy 669 L5 D9 L13 W17 L4 L14 1.5
16 Saheb Gulati 1303 L4 W18 F12 U--- U--- U--- 1.0
17 Chema Estreller 720 H--- H--- L2 L15 U--- U--- 1.0
18 Eyal Adam Sirak 283 L6 L16 U--- U--- U--- U--- 0.0


Sacramento Chess Club Closed Championship
Final Standings as of May 30, 2017
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Tot
1 Kenan Zildzic 2255 W9 W8 W7 L6 W5 W4 D3 L2 W10 6.5
2 Samir Alazawi 1893 L8 W7 D6 L5 W4 W3 L10 W1 L9 4.5
3 Alonzo McCaulley 2046 W7 D6 L5 L4 W10 L2 D1 W9 W8 5.0
4 Alan Jenn 1859 W6 W5 W10 W3 L2 B1 L9 L8 W7 5.0
5 Graham Cridland 2065 W10 L4 W3 W2 L1 W9 D8 W7 L6 5.5
6 James MacFarland 2200 L4 D3 D2 W1 W9 W8 L7 W10 W5 6.0
7 Stewart Katz 1837 L3 L2 L1 D9 D8 W10 W6 L5 L4 3.0
8 Virgil Vigil 1939 W2 L1 W9 D10 D7 L6 D5 W4 L3 4.5
9 Brendan Jose Birt 1993 L1 D10 L9 D7 L6 L5 W4 L3 W2 3.0
10 Hebert Garcia 1886 L5 D9 L4 D8 L3 L7 W2 L6 L1 2.0

Spring Swiss
Final Standings, May 30, 2017
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Tot
1 John R Haigh 1838 D17 H--- W11 W5 W19 W2 W4 H--- 6.5
2 Chuck Conti 1839 W20 W10 W9 W3 W4 L1 X13 L5 6.0
3 Alexander Korostik 1939 W19 W5 L4 L2 H--- X24 W10 W9 5.5
4 Andrew Hernandez 1828 W12 W11 W3 H--- L2 W9 L1 W10 5.5
5 Matthew Brian Zeh 1700 W22 L3 W27 L1 W24 L10 W19 W2 5.0
6 Ashvin S Bondada 1114 W7 F15 W34 L19 D17 W11 D9 W20 5.0
7 James R Mayfield 1713 L6 W25 H--- W17 L9 W21 L8 W16 4.5
8 John P McCumiskey 1846 H--- H--- W24 H--- U--- D19 W7 U--- 4.0
9 Baber Malik 1707 W25 W16 L2 D13 W7 L4 D6 L3 4.0
10 Guy Sirak 1641 W26 L2 W16 L18 W11 W5 L3 L4 4.0
11 Everett Penn 1500 W31 L4 L1 W22 L10 L6 W21 W17 4.0
12 Gary L Brewer 1183 L4 D31 L22 H--- W25 W20 L14 W19 4.0
13 Anuj R Patel 1961 H--- W17 H--- D9 F18 W16 F2 U--- 3.5
14 Juan Solano 1760 H--- H--- H--- U--- U--- W30 W12 F23 3.5
15 Robert V Russo 1726 W21 X6 H--- H--- H--- U--- U--- U--- 3.5
16 David Xiao 1507 W33 L9 L10 W20 W27 L13 D17 L7 3.5
17 Saket Parvataneni 1202 D1 L13 W32 L7 D6 W22 D16 L11 3.5
18 Stephen Pulley 1784 H--- H--- W28 W10 F13 U--- U--- U--- 3.0
19 Paul F Taylor 1346 L3 D22 W20 W6 L1 D8 L5 L12 3.0
20 Zach Manzanetti 1263 L2 W26 L19 L16 W22 L12 W27 L6 3.0
21 Michael D Miller 1114 L15 D29 W31 L24 W30 L7 L11 D25 3.0
22 Tzahi Sirak 849 L5 D19 W12 L11 L20 L17 X30 D26 3.0
23 Joshua P Thompson 1949 H--- H--- H--- U--- U--- U--- W25 F14 2.5
24 Arthur J Peters 1217 H--- W32 L8 W21 L5 F3 U--- U--- 2.5
25 James S Parker 969 L9 L7 W26 L27 L12 W31 L23 D21 2.5
26 Will Wenge-Murphy 568 L10 L20 L25 F32 W31 F27 W34 D22 2.5
27 Saheb Gulati 1303 H--- H--- L5 W25 L16 F26 L20 F31 2.0
28 Vinod Kabrath unr. U--- U--- L18 W34 U--- U--- W31 U--- 2.0
29 Javier Silva III 998 H--- D21 U--- H--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 1.5
30 Mostafa Afshar unr. H--- H--- H--- U--- L21 L14 F22 U--- 1.5
31 Nathan Horne unr. L11 D12 L21 H--- L26 L25 L28 F27 1.0
32 Lonnie M Garcia 926 H--- L24 L17 F26 U--- U--- U--- U--- 0.5
33 Adam Sbeih unr. L16 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0.0
34 Akul Shivkumar unr. U--- U--- L6 L28 U--- U--- L26 U--- 0.0


Sacramento Chess Club Team Championship
Current Standings, March 14, 2017
# Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 MP GP
1 TFC L7[1.5] D6[2.0] D5[2.0] L4[1.5] W3[3.0] D2[2.0] L8[1.5] 2.5 13.5
2 Ayahoagceros Arrows L6[1.0] L5[0.5] L4[1.0] W3[2.5] L8[0.0] D1[2.0] L7[0.5] 1.5 7.5
3 Beck's Bishops W5[2.5] L4[0.5] L8[1.5] L2[1.5] L1[1.0] L7[1.0] D6[2.0] 1.5 10.0
4 The Four Musketeers D8[2.0] W3[3.5] W2[3.0] W1[2.5] L7[1.0] L6[1.0] L5[1.5] 3.5 14.5
5 The Boogie Knights L3[1.5] W2[3.5] D1[2.0] W7[3.0] W6[2.5] D8[2.0] W4[2.5] 5.0 17.0
6 Kings W2[3.0] D1[2.0] W7[4.0] L8[0.0] L5[1.5] W4[3.0] D3[2.0] 4.0 15.5
7 Checkmate W1[2.5] *L8[0.0] *L6[0.0] L5[1.0] W4[3.0] W3[2.0] W2[2.5] 4.0 11.0
8 Katz's Kamikazes D4[2.0] W7[4.0] W3[2.5] W6[4.0] W2[4.0] D5[2.0] W1[2.5] 6.0 21.0
MP = Match Points; GP = Games Points (first tie-break).
* Used an ineligible player forfeiting the indicated matches. The individual results will count for board prizes.
Note: The match between Checkmate and Beck's Bishops had a double forfeit on Board 4 leaving only 3 possible points for the match.
Click here for individual results by round.


Sacramento Chess Club G/20 Swiss
Final Standings, January 24, 2017
#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Tot
1James Macfarland2000W8W12D2D5W9W4 5.0
2Yuriy Tyulyandin2076W13W7D1W11L4W5 4.5
3Brendan Joe Birt1979L12W8L5X15W11W9 4.0
4Geoffrey Beck1730W10D6D9W7W2L1 4.0
5Graham M Cridland1999L7W13W3D1W6L2 3.5
6Bernard Lu1904W16D4L11W10L5W15 3.5
7Baber Malik1747W5L2D10L4W16B--- 3.5
8Matthew Brian Zeh1860L1L3L13W16B---W10 3.0
9Andrew T Hernandez1817H---W14D4X12L1L3 3.0
10Samir Alazawi1932L4W16D7L6W15L8 2.5
11Josefino Escoto1822H---W15W6L2L3U--- 2.5
12Jose Fernandez1735W3L1W15F9U---U--- 2.0
13Hebert D Garcia1879L2L5W8U---U---U--- 1.0
14Robert V Russo1659H---L9H---U---U---U--- 1.0
15Diego Arauco1600H---L11L12F3L10L6 0.5
16Mark R Burgan1270L6L10H---L8L7U--- 0.5


Sacramento Chess Club G/20 Swiss
U1600 Final Standings, January 24, 2017
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Tot
1 Anuj Patel 1508 W12 L3 W6 W7 W2 W5 5.0
2 Alan T Jenn 1490 W4 W5 W3 W8 L1 W9 5.0
3 Bob E Baker 1498 W9 W1 L2 W4 L5 W11 4.0
4 Denys Kapush unr. L2 W9 W5 L3 W8 W7 4.0
5 Everett Penn 1567 W7 L2 L4 X12 W3 L1 3.0
6 James R Mayfield 1458 W11 W10 L1 H--- H--- U--- 3.0
7 Gary L Brewer 1238 L5 D8 W10 L1 W9 L4 2.5
8 Paul F Taylor 1329 D10 D7 W11 L2 L4 U--- 2.0
9 Michael D Miller 1042 L3 L4 B--- W11 L7 L2 2.0
10 Guy Sirak 1586 D8 L6 L7 H--- H--- U--- 1.5
11 Jason Ray unr. L6 D12 L8 L9 B--- L3 1.5
12 Saheb Gulati 1234 L1 D11 H--- F5 U--- U--- 1.0



Sacramento Chess Club Quick Chess Championship
Final Standings, January 10, 2017
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 Nicholas Karas 2206 W3 W4 X6 W5 W2 5.0
2 Kenan Zildzic 2144 W4 W6 W5 W3 L1 4.0
3 Bernard Lu 1904 L1 W5 D4 L2 W6 2.5
4 Baber Malik 1747 L2 L1 D3 X6 W5 2.5
5 Keith Mc Daniel 1907 D6 L3 L2 L1 L4 0.5
6 Andrew Hernandez 1813 D5 L2 F1 F4 L3 0.5
Malik replaced McCumiskey who was unable to play in the final.

Sacramento Chess Club Quick Chess Championship
Qualifying Section A, January 3, 2017
#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Tot
1Nicholas Karas2206W7W4W2W5 4.0
2Bernard Lu1904W5W6L1W3 3.0
3James Macfarland2033L4W8W6L2 2.0
4Robert V Russo1666W3L1L5W8 2.0
5Guy Sirak1479L2W7W4L1 2.0
6Dominic T Pozzo972W8L2L3X7 2.0
7Matthew Brian Zeh1860L1L5W8F6 1.0
8Everett Penn1648L6L3L7L4 0.0
Karas and Lu advance to the final.

Qualifying Section B
#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Tot
1Kenan Zildzic2132W3W6W2W5 4.0
2Joshua P Thompson1961W7W8L1D3 2.5
3Andrew Hernandez1813L1W4W7D2 2.5
4Brendan Joe Birt1887L6L3W8W7 2.0
5Diego Arauco1600H---H---W6L1 2.0
6Kaz Hatano1206W4L1L5W8 2.0
7Daniel B Burks1515L2B---L3L4 1.0
8Craig McNaughton409B---L2L4L6 1.0
Zildic and Hernandez advance to the final (Thompson declined potential advancement).

Qualifying Section C
# Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot
1 Keith Mc Daniel 1907 W5 W3 D2 W4 3.5
2 John P McCumiskey 1869 W6 W7 D1 D3 3.0
3 Yuriy Tyulyandin 2091 W4 L1 D5 D2 2.0
4 Baber Malik 1747 L3 W6 W7 L1 2.0
5 Gary Hatano 1490 L1 B--- D3 D6 2.0
6 Samuel Curren unr. L2 L4 B--- D5 1.5
7 Paul F Taylor 1378 B--- L2 L4 U--- 1.0
McDaniel and McCumiskey advance to the final.
NOTE: Due to a power outage, Round 5 of the tournament was not played.
Qualifiers are based on the four rounds played.



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