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2015-2016 Schedule

TournamentSponsorDateLocationEntry FeeRegister
TRM #107Goel FamilyJune 4, 2016Rensselaer Boys & Girls Club (map)FREERegister
PicnicJune 22, 2016CBA 3:00 - 7:00FREE;
Food, awards, recognitions- Hall of
Fame, Coach, Players
Register
2016-17 School Year Tentative Schedule. Contact rightmovechess@gmail.com for sponsoring tournaments.
TRM#109Alampalli Family;
Dr. Mohammed Ettouney
October 8, 2016Bethlehem Central MS (map)FREERegister
TRM#110Rafferty Family;
TBD
November 5, 2016Griffin Elementary School
(map)
FREERegister
TRM#111TBD;
TBD
December 3, 2016Martin Luther King MS (map)FREERegister
TRM#112Dr. Mohammed Ettouney;
TBD
January 7, 2017Albany HS (map)FREERegister
MLK, KingstonSt. Joseph School, KingstonJanuary 16, 2017St. Joseph's School, Kingston (map) EF: $15, $10Register
TRM#113TBD;
TBD
February 4, 2017Wood Rd. Elementary
(Map)
FREERegister
TRM#114TBD;
TBD
March 4, 2017Bethlehem Central MS (map)FREERegister
TRM#115TBD;
TBD
April 1, 2017NYS Library/Museum
(map)
FREERegister
Elka Park, NYLocal Community; snack & dinner inviteApril 29, 2017Platte Clove School (map)FREERegister
TRM#116TBD;
TBD
May 6, 2017Albany Community Charter School (map)FREERegister
TRM#117Alampalli Family;
TBD
June 10, 2017Albany HS (map)FREERegister
PicnicTBD;
TBD
June 21, 2017CBA 3:00-7:00 PMFREE
Food, awards,
recognitions- Hall of
Fame, Coach, Players
Register

TRM 107 at Rensselaer Boys & Girls Club on June 4, 2016

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 107) at Rensselaer Boys & Girls Club on June 4, 2016

Sponsored by Goel Family

Location Address: 544 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144 (map)

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before June 2nd and on-site before 9:30 AM to play Round 1.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players except AWE  (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players).

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Advance Registrations (as of May 27, 2016 06:00 PM):  

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Yashna Hasija EGCC 5 Rook
  2. Ernie Johnson Cornwall 13 Open
  3. Dharini Madadi AA 5 Rook
  4. Balaji Mahadevan EGCC 4 Queen
  5. Aryan Mishra EGCC 4 King
  6. Michael Walter Mockler Hard Knocks 17 Open
  7. Nitin Obla Shaker High IX Open
  8. Shivansh Patel Poughkeepsie 5 Queen
  9. Nicholas Rappazzo EGCC 8 Queen
  10. Pradham Rodda Boght Hills 5 Rook
  11. Deon Santhosh Bethlehem 4 King
  12. David Sterner AHS Open
  13. Bowen Yu ccc Rook
  14. Sicheng Yu CCC 3 Queen
  15. Henry Zheng CCC 5th Rook

Unrated Sections:

  1. Navin Bhavani Mahesh Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  2. Rohit Hasija EGCC 5 AWE
  3. Aayushi Kejriwal Bethlehem 2 Pawn
  4. Mary Livingston EGCC adult AWE
  5. Michael Martinkat AWE
  6. Ryan Martinkat Boght Hills 5 Bishop
  7. Mahesh Mohandas Bethlehem 13 AWE
  8. Jayesh Patel Poughkeepsie AWE
  9. Purvayi Patil Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  10. Shreya Raghu Bethlehem 5 Bishop
  11. James Richardson Vanderhyden 12 Knight
  12. Arnav Sharma Bethlehem 1 Pawn
  13. Shiyam Vaasan Bethlehem 1 Pawn
  14. Isaac Olupitan Loudonville Christian School 2 Pawn
  15. Aarya Tyagi Boght Hills 5 Bishop
  16. Ken Zheng CCC AWE

Team Results 2015-2016

TRM106 at ACCS on May 07, 2016:

  1. Boght Hills/Forts Ferry 12.5 (5 players)
  2. Bethlehem Central 12.0 (9 players)
  3. Albany High School 12.0 (8 players)
  4. Albany Community Charter School 11.5 (9 players)
  5. East Greenbush Chess Club 10.5 (8 players)
  6. Guilderland YMCA Chess Club 9.0 (4 players)
  7. Loya 6.0 (3 players)
  8. Albany Academies  6.0 (3 players)
  9. Tanglewood of Glens Falls 3.0 (2 players)
  10. Shaker HS 9.5 (4 players)
  11. Frnasworth Middle School 1.5 (1 player)
  12. Martin Luther King Magnet School 4.5 (2 players)

TRM105 at Library on April 02, 2016:

  1. Rockin’ Rooks of Rhinebeck 15 (7 players)
  2. Bethlehem Central 13.0 (13 players)
  3. East Greenbush Chess Club 12.5 (16 players)
  4. Guilderland YMCA Chess Club 12.0 (11 players)
  5. Albany Community Charter School 11.5 (16 players)
  6. Chinese Community Center 11.5 (8 players)
  7. St. Joseph Mighty Pawns of Kingston 11.0 (20 players)
  8. Tanglewood of Glens Falls 11.0 (19 players)
  9. Boght Hills 11 (8 players)
  10. Albany High School 10.5 (9 players)
  11. Loya 9.0 (3 players)
  12. Albany Academies  9.0 (4 players)

TRM104 at BCMS on March 05, 2016:

  1. East Greenbush Chess Club 13.5 (x players)
  2. Guilderland YMCA Chess Club 13.0 (11 players)
  3. Bethlehem Central 12.5 (26 players)
  4. Colonie Chess Club 11.5 (7 players)
  5. Boght Hills 11.0 (6 players)
  6. Albany High School 10.0 (10 players)
  7. Albany Chinese School  9.5 (6 players)
  8. Albany Academies 8 (6 players)
  9. Tanglewood 7.5 (3 players)
  10. Craig 7.0 (3 players)
  11. Poughkeepsie 6.0  (2 players)
  12. Martin Luther King Magnet School 5.5 (2 players)

TRM103 at WRES on February 27, 2016:

  1. Boght Hills 16.5 (5 players)
  2. Bethlehem Central 14.0 (8 players)
  3. Martin Luther King Magnet School 14.0 (7 players)
  4. Wood Road Elementary School 12.0 (22 players)
  5. East Greenbush Chess Club 11.5 (7 players)
  6. Albany High School 11.0 (5 players)
  7. Tanglewood 10.5 (8 players)
  8. Shaker HS 5.5 (3 players)
  9. Poughkeepsie 5.0  (2 players)
  10. Albany Academies 4 (2 players)
  11. Doane Stuart 4 (1 player)

TRM102 at AHS on February 13, 2016:

  1. Bethlehem Central 14.5 (14 players)
  2. Albany High School 13.5 (11 players)
  3. East Greenbush Chess Club 12.0 (15 players)
  4. Albany Community Charter School 11.5 (9 players)
  5. Shaker HS 11.5 (7 players)
  6. Chinese Community Center 10.5 (5 players)
  7. Rockin’ Rooks of Rhinebeck 10.5 (3 players)
  8. St. Joseph Mighty Pawns of Kingston 10 (16 players)
  9. Boght Hills 10 (6 players)
  10. Albany Academies 9 (5 players)
  11. Hillside Elem. of Niskayuna 5.5 (2 players)
  12. Titusville of Poughkeepsie 4.5 (2 players)
  13. Martin Luther King Magnet School of Schenectady 3.5 (2 players)
  14. Tanglewood of Glens Falls 3 (2 players)
  15. Brown School of Schenectady 3 (1 player)

TRM101 at MLK on January 23, 2016:

  1. Bethlehem Central 13.5 (11 players)
  2. Martin Luther King Magnet School 13.0 (6 players)
  3. East Greenbush Chess Club 12.5 (8 players)
  4. Boght Hills 12.0 (8 players)
  5. Albany High School 11.0 (7 players)
  6. Chinese Community Center 10.0 (4 players)
  7. Albany Academies 5.0 (2 players)
  8. Titusville 5.0 (2 players)
  9. Albany Community Charter School 4.5 (3 players)
  10. Tanglewood Elementary 4.5 (3 players)
  11. Schenectady High 1.0 (1 player)

TRM100 at AHS on January 16, 2016:

  1. Albany High School 14.5 (14 players)
  2. North Colonie 13.5 (8 players)
  3. St. Joseph Mighty pawns 13 (18 players)
  4. Martin Luther King Magnet School 12.0 (9 players)
  5. Albany Community Charter School 12.0 (12 players)
  6. Bethlehem Central 11.5 (12 players)
  7. Boght Hills 11.0 (9 players)
  8. Albany Chinese School 10.0 (5 players)
  9. Albany Academies  9.5 (8 players)
  10. East Greenbush Chess Club 9.0 (8 players)
  11. Tanglewood Elementary 8.5 (8 players)
  12. Brown School 3.5 (1 player)
  13. Schenectady High 3.0 (1 player)

TRM99 at Niskayuna HS on December 5, 2015:

  1. Albany High School 15 (11 players)
  2. Niskayuna High School 13.5 (6 players)
  3. Bethlehem Central 11.5 (8  players)
  4. East Greenbush Chess Club 11.5 (8 players)
  5. Boght Hills 11.5 (6  players)
  6. North Colonie 10.5 (7 players)
  7. Albany Academies  7.5 (4 players)
  8. Albany Community Charter School 6 (7 players)
  9. Martin Luther King Magnet School 3.5 (2 players)

TRM98 at La Salle Institute on November 21, 2015:

  1. East Greenbush 14 (10 Players)
  2. Albany High School 13 (7 Players)
  3. Bethlehem Central 12.5 (10 Players)
  4. Albany Academies 8.5 (5 Players)
  5. La Salle Institute 8.5 (4 Players)
  6. Albany Community Charter School 8 (6 Players)
  7. Bought Hills 8 (4 Players)
  8. Hillside Elementary 6 (2 Players)
  9. Saugerties High School 3 (1 Player)
  10. Woodstock Day School 2 (1 Player)
  11. Martin Luther King Magnet School 1.5 (1 Player)

TRM97 at SUNY on November 7, 2015:

  1. East Greenbush 13.5 (10 Players)
  2. Albany High School 13 (9 players)
  3. St. Joseph Mighty pawns 13 (18 players)
  4. Bethlehem Central Sch Dist 12.5 (13 players)
  5. Albany Community Charter School 11.5 (10 players)
  6. Shaker Junior High School 11.5 (5 players)
  7. Albany Academies 9 (5 players)
  8. Albany Chinese School 7 (4 players)

Fall Classic #2 at Bethlehem Central Middle School on Oct. 24, 2015:
1 Bethlehem 15.5 (21 players)
2 Albany High School 14.0 ( 8 players)
3 East Greenbush 13.0 (10 players)
4 Albany Academies 9.0 (4 players) – Corrected after the tournament
5 Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst 6.0 ( 3 players)
6 Lake Ave. Elementary 2.5 ( 3 players)
7 Woodstock Day School 2.0 ( 1 player)

TRM96 at Albany Academies on Oct. 10, 2015:
1 East Greenbush 12.5 (14 Players)
2 Albany High School 12.5 (9 players)
3 Hetman 12.0 (6 players)
4 Albany Academies 11.5 (9 players)
5 Chinese Community Center 10.5 (6 players)
6 Bethlehem Central Sch Dist 10.0 (6 points)
7 Shaker JHS 8.5 (4 players)
8 Albany Community Charter Sch 6.0 (4 players)
9 Craig 5.5 (2 players)
10 Loya 5.0 (3 players)
11 Glencliff 2.5 (1 player)

TRM 106 at ACCS on May 7, 2016

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 106) at Albany Community Charter School on May 7, 2016

Sponsored by Albany Community Charter School

Location Address: 65 Krank St, Albany, NY 12202 (map)

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before May 5th and on-site before 9:30 AM to play Round 1.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players except AWE  (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players).

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

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Advance Registrations (as of May 06, 2016 09:30 PM):  ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED – SEE TD ONSITE BEFORE 9:30 AM TO PLAY ROUND 1.

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Sandeep Alampalli, Open
  2. Adam Aleksic Albany High School 9 King
  3. Paul Axel-Lute, Open
  4. Jack Berry Albany High 10 Queen
  5. Rhamel Bynum, AHS 11 Open
  6. Zach Calderón Brooklyn Open
  7. Miguel Cruz Albany High 10 Rook
  8. Danny Diaz Albany High 12 King
  9. Jerry Fan, AA 2 Queen
  10. Liz Gialanella Albany High King
  11. Tanmay Goel EGCC King
  12. Harun Gopal Shaker High school 9 Queen
  13. Yashna Hasija EGCC 5 Rook
  14. Aarush Iyengar Hillside Elementary 2 Queen
  15. Aayushi Kejriwal Bethlehem 2 Rook
  16. Antonio Lacey Albany High 10 Queen
  17. Erica Li CCC 7 King
  18. Blaise Loya, Loya, 3, King
  19. Theo Loya, Loya, K, Rook
  20. Melodie Loya, Loya, 5, King
  21. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC 4 Queen
  22. Alan Majo, Menands school 8 Open
  23. Benjamin Matsuo, Albany Academy 4 Rook
  24. Kevin E Maxwell, SUNY Delhi Queen
  25. Aryan Mishra EGCC 4 King
  26. Michael Mockler Hard Knocks 17 Open
  27. Edward Murphy tanglewood elementary 13 Open
  28. Luke Murphy tanglewood elementary 6 Queen
  29. Aubrey Nooks Albany High 12 Queen
  30. Arjun Nair Albany academy 4 Rook
  31. Nitin Obla, Shaker, 9, Open
  32. Aaditya Ojha, Slingerlands Queen
  33. Shivansh Patel POUGHKEEPSIE 5 Queen
  34. Pretesh Prakash fms 6 Queen
  35. Pranav Puviarasu, BOGHT HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 5 Rook
  36. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 4, Queen
  37. Shreya Raghu Bethlehem 5 Rook
  38. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC 8 Queen
  39. Samarth Sahota, Bethlehem Central Schools 4 Rook
  40. Martha Samadashvili AA 6 Open
  41. Deon Santhosh Bethlehem 4 Queen
  42. Padraig Scally, Guilderland YMCA 1 Rook
  43. David Sterner AHS Open
  44. Ned Van Loan St. Joseph School 5 Queen
  45. Carlos Varela Shaker Junior High School N/A Open
  46. Catalina Varela Shaker Junior High School 7 Queen
  47. Tatiana Varela Shaker Junior High School 8 Queen
  48. Giovanny Vicento, AHS 10 Queen
  49. Jared Wargacki EGCC 9 King
  50. William Wu Bethlehem 5 King
  51. Alex Xue Orenda 1 Rook
  52. Charles Xue CCC 3 King
  53. Jeremiah Yin Westmere Elementary School K1 Rook
  54. Bowen Yu, CCC 3rd Grade Rook
  55. Sicheng Yu Tasago 2 Queen
  56. Anthony Zhang, Rook
  57. Henry Zheng, CCC 5 Rook
  58. Lerchen Zhong Queen
  59. Rowechen Zhong Queen
  60. Yochen Zhong Rook

Unrated Sections:

  1. Cassiel Achan Martin Luther King 7 Knight
  2. Jaden Achan Martin Luther King 2 Pawn
  3. Aadit Akula, Menands school 3 Bishop
  4. Navin Bhavani Mahesh Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  5. Ajani Brown Lynnwood Elementary School 5 Bishop
  6. Amar Brown Lynnwood Elementary School 5 Bishop
  7. Abraham Delgado MLK Magnet 7 Knight
  8. Noah Droz Cornwall on the Hudson 3 Bishop
  9. Molly Foote Pinebush 5 Bishop
  10. Shamaal Ford Albany High 11 Knight
  11. Rohit Hasija EGCC AWE
  12. Jaydyn Hardy, ACCS, 3, Bishop
  13. Zuri Herring, ACCS, 4, Bishop
  14. Satish Iyengar Hillside Elementary AWE
  15. Ian Johnson, ACCS, 4, Bishop
  16. Jaxson Johnson-Trotter, ACCS, K, pawn
  17. Monte Johnson-Trotter, ACCS, 8, Knight
  18. Prashant Kumar Chowdhury Ramineni, Bethlehem AWE
  19. Mary Livingston EGCC adult AWE
  20. Michael Martinkat Boght Hills AWE
  21. Ryan Martinkat, Boght Hills 5 Bishop
  22. Bill Matters EGCC AWE
  23. Emily Mayer, Boght Hills Elementary, 3 Bishop
  24. Monish Manne craig elementary school 5 Open
  25. Rithvik Narra Tesago 4 Bishop
  26. Purvayi Patil Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  27. Shreya Raghu Bethlehem 5 Bishop
  28. Gabriel Rodriguez, Genet 5 Knight
  29. Jaquan Spratt Albany High 11 Knight
  30. Sadia Temple, ACCS, Bishop
  31. Aarya Tyagi Boght Hills Elementary 5th Bishop
  32. Shiyam Vaasan Bethlehem 1 Pawn
  33. Kay Van Loan St. Joseph School 1 Pawn
  34. Leonardo Varela Shaker Junior High School N/A AWE
  35. Konstantin Vulakh Brown School 4 Bishop
  36. Samuel Webster, Guilderland YMCA 5 Bishop
  37. Nazir Williams, ACCS, 8, Knight
  38. David Xu Forts Ferry 2 Pawn
  39. Edward Xu Forts Ferry 4 Bishop
  40. Ken Zheng AWE

TRM 105 at NYS Museum/Library (April 02, 2016)

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 105) at NYS Museum/Library on April 02, 2016

Location Address: 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12230 (map) Free Parking by the Cathedral on Saturday.

All play four games: The Building opens at 10:00 so rounds run a different schedule than usual.Rounds will be at 10:30, 11:40, 1:00, and 2:10; Awards: 3:30 PM. ( Those who wish to help set up can meet at 9:30, the earliest time for entry into the building.)

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before March 31st by 10 PM. All pairings will be made and posted on-line here by Friday April 1. Much help is needed to set up and start on time at 10:30. Avoid confusion.  Arrive early.  Announcements begin at 10:20. On-site registration? (outside, before the doors open; see Brother John) before 9:30 AM to play Round 1. To keep rounds on time latecomers (which includes anyone not on the published list) after 9:30 can not be signed up for round 1 but will begin round 2 at 11:40 with 1/2 point.

Players should report to the Student Center as the Tournament Hall, except for the Pawn section, Grades K-2. They will meet on the fourth floor across from the Carousel for their four games.

Pizza ($1.00/slice) will be available from 12:00 – 1:00 on the fourth floor. No pre-order is necessary.  An express lane for exact change will help expedite service.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section; (G/30, no delay) for all other Sections. (Due to library hours, some changes to start and end times are necessary. Slight changes to time controls are possible, as needed. Please be alert to time as you visit the Museum.)

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals for all with 2.5 points or more.  (Exception: If you score 2 points and you are new to TRM tournaments you qualify for a medal.)

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Only 12 Vouchers are still available at the tournament to Join/Renew USCF membership for scholastic players age 19 and under. Cost $9 for the year. (Cash or Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.) If you are interested in USCF membership for this tournament,  see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

Advance Registrations (as of April 1, 2016 07:00 AM):  ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED – SEE BROTHER JOHN ONSITE BEFORE 9:30 AM

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Adam Aleksic, Albany High School 9 King
  2. Griffin Alterio, MP, Rook
  3. Jack Berry, Albany High 10 Queen
  4. Andrew Brucker, MP, Rook
  5. Daniel Brucker, MP, Queen
  6. Rhamel Bynum, AHS 11 Open
  7. Uriel Calixto, MP, King
  8. Miguel Cruz, Albany High Rook
  9. Robert Davis, Bethlehem Middle School 6 Rook
  10. Evan Dong, MP, Rook
  11. Peter Dong, MP, Queen
  12. Stephen Dong, MP, Queen
  13. Luke Fallati, Hudson Valley Consortium 9 Rook
  14. Jerry Fan, AA, Rook
  15. Liz Gialanella, Albany High, Queen
  16. Tanmay Goel, EGCC 4 Queen
  17. Derin Gumustop, Bethlehem Central High School 9 King
  18. Sean Hallinan, MP, Queen
  19. Yashna Hasija, EGCC 5 Rook
  20. Karl Heck 13 Open
  21. Aarush Iyengar Hillside 2 Rook
  22. Blaise Loya King
  23. Melodie Loya King
  24. Theo Loya Rook
  25. Dharini Madadi, AA 5 Rook
  26. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC 4 Queen
  27. Kevin Maxwell, SUNY Delhi Senior Queen
  28. Connor McKenna, MP, Rook
  29. Spencer Moon, Homeschool 10 Queen
  30. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood elementary 13 Open
  31. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood elementary 11 King
  32. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood elementary 6 Queen
  33. Kun Park, Open
  34. Devin Pozza, Rockin’ Rooks, Rook
  35. Ethan Rafferty, Albany Academies 4 Queen
  36. Rohm Ramsey, Rockin’ Rooks, Rook
  37. Stephen Ross Moon, Homeschool N/A Queen
  38. Karthik Narayan, Bethlehem 2 Queen
  39. Nitin Obla, Shaker High School IX Open,
  40. Shivansh Patel, Poughkeepsie 5 Queen
  41. Stelin Poola MLK 7 Queen
  42. Pranav Puviarasu, Boght Hills Elementary 5 Rook
  43. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC 8 Queen
  44. Pradham Rodda, Boght Hills 5 Rook
  45. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware community school 4 Rook,
  46. Samarth Sahota, Bethlehem Central Schools 4 Rook
  47. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem 4 Queen
  48. Cedric Savarin, Rook
  49. Padraig Scally, Guilderland YMCA 1st Rook
  50. David Sterner, Albany High School Open
  51. Sebastian Stote, MP, Rook
  52. Kevin Terry, Tanglewood elementary 11, Queen (Need USCF membership)
  53. Ned Van Loan, MP, Queen
  54. Giovanny Vicento, Albany High King
  55. Sophia Wang CCC 7 Queen
  56. Bowen Yu ccc 3 Rook
  57. Sicheng Yu, Tesago 2 Rook
  58. Anthony Zhang, Scott M. Ellis ES 3 Rook
  59. Henry Zheng, CCC 5 Rook
  60. Lerchen Zhong, Iroquois 2 Queen
  61. Rowechen Zhong, Iroquois 6 Queen
  62. Yochen Zhong, Iroquois 4 Rook

Unrated Sections

  1. Gabby Alterio, MP, Pawn
  2. John Attardo, Tanglewood elementary 5 Bishop
  3. Tayshaun Bailey , ACCS, 8, Knight
  4. Navin Bhavani Mahesh Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  5. Kwame Boakye, ACCS, 3, Bishop
  6. Ajani Brown, Lynnwood Elementary School 5 Bishop
  7. Amar Brown, Lynnwood Elementary School 5 Bishop
  8. Stephen Brucker, MP, Awe
  9. Nick Burrell, Tanglewood elementary 13 AWE
  10. Ron Calisto, MP, Awe
  11. Tyler Carruthers, Tanglewood elementary 5 Bishop
  12. Ian Cho, Rockin’ Rooks, 8, Knight
  13. Noah Choi, Tesago Elementary 4 Bishop
  14. Derek Cormie, Tanglewood elementary 5 Bishop,
  15. Ian Cotten, Guilderland Elementary/YMCA 5 Bishop
  16. Puviarasu Dakshinamurthy, Boght Hills Elementary AWE
  17. Nico Dentico, Rockin’ Rooks 1, Pawn
  18. Jack Donbeck, Tanglewood elementary 3 Bishop
  19. Noah Droz, Cornwall on the Hudson 3 Bishop
  20. Kevin Durgee, Adult AWE
  21. Ken Evans, AWE
  22. Jayce Fisher Tanglewood elementary 5 Bishop
  23. Rick Fisher, Tanglewood elementary 13 AWE
  24. Christopher Gonzalez, MLK Magnet K Pawn
  25. Alkaham Hameed, Albany High 11 Knight
  26. Jaydyn Hardy , ACCS, 3, Bishop
  27. Zachary Harrington, Tanglewood elementary 4 Bishop
  28. Rohit Hasija, EGCC AWE
  29. Yashna Hasija, EGCC 5 Knight
  30. Yukima Heard, ACCS, 5, Bishop
  31. Zuri Herring, ACCS, 4, Bishop
  32. Bill Herrmann, Tanglewood elementary 13 AWE
  33. Ian Johnson, ACCS, 4, Bishop
  34. Jaxson Johnson-Trotter, ACCS, K, pawn
  35. Monte Johnson-Trotter, ACCS,  8, Knight
  36. Saphira Johnson–Trotter, ACCS, 2, Pawn
  37. Xavier Johnson, Tanglewood elementary 4 Bishop,
  38. Jim Kearney, Ttanglewood elementary 13 AWE
  39. Kelan Kearney, Tanglewood elementary 4 Bishop
  40. Aayushi Kejriwal, Bethlehem 2 Pawn
  41. Joe Killian, Tanglewood elementary 4 Bishop
  42. Luka Kim, Rockin’ Rooks 3, Bishop
  43. Mary Livingston, EGCC adult AWE
  44. Jheanna Mae, Carabuena Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral School, 7, Knight
  45. Christopher Martinez, Albany High 10 Knight
  46. Michael Martinkat, Boght Hills AWE
  47. Ryan Martinkat, Boght Hills 5 Bishop
  48. Bill Matters, EGCC AWE
  49. Emily Mayer, Boght Hills elementary 3 Bishop
  50. Cle McCloskey, MP, Bishop
  51. Cole Mead, Guilderland YMCA 4 Bishop
  52. Mahesh Mohandas, Bethlehem 13 AWE
  53. Aashrith Morkonda, EGCC 1 Pawn
  54. Akkhil Morkonda, EGCC 5 Bishop
  55. Rithvik Narra Tesago 4 Bishop
  56. Victor Nelson, EGCC AWE
  57. Adarsh Neti, Tesago ES, 2 Pawn
  58. Medha Neti, Tesago ES, 5 Bishop
  59. Prabhakar Neti, AWE
  60. Purvayi Patil, Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  61. Yeshwanth Babu Polamreddy, AWE
  62. Shreya Raghu, Bethlehem 5 Bishop
  63. Prashant Ramineni, Bethlehem AWE
  64. Lucas Risen, Guilderland YMCA Chess Club AWE
  65. Thomas Rodney, Guilderland YMCA chess club 1 Pawn
  66. Andrew Rosenhaus, Tanglewood elementary 5 Bishop
  67. Brady Ryan, Guilderland YMCA Chess Club, 4 Bishop
  68. Krish Sharma, Bethlehem 1 Pawn
  69. Owen Shepard, Lynnwood, 5, Bishop
  70. Harmaan Sidhu, Albany academy 2 Pawn
  71. Owen Sorbellini, MP, Bishop
  72. Anthony Taylor, ACCS, 3, Bishop
  73. Julianna Turner, MP, Bishop
  74. Aarya Tyagi, Boght Hills ES 5 Bishop
  75. Shiyam Vaasan, Bethlehem 2 Pawn
  76. Kay Van Loan, MP, Pawn
  77. Samuel Webster, Guilderland Elementary, 5 Bishop
  78. Nazir Williams, ACCS, 8, Knight
  79. Fredric Winham, Rockin’ Rooks, 5, Bishop
  80. Alex Xue, Orenda 1 Pawn
  81. David Xu Pawn
  82. Edward Xu Bishop

TRM 104 at Bethlehem Central on March 5, 2016

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 104) at Bethlehem Central Middle School on March 5, 2016

Location Address: 332 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar, NY (map)

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before March 3rd and on-site before 9:30 AM to play Round 1.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals for all with 2.5 points or more.  (Exception: If you score 2 points and you are new to TRM tournaments you qualify for a medal.)

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Vouchers are available at the tournament to Join/Renew USCF membership for scholastic players age 19 and under. Cost $9 for the year. (Cash or Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.) If you are interested in USCF membership for this tournament,  see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

Advance Registrations (as of March 04, 2016 08:30 PM): On-line Registration Closed. See TD before 9:30 AM on-site

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Sandeep Alampalli, AA, Open
  2. Adam Aleksic, Albany High School, 9 King
  3. Rhamel Bynum, AHS 11 Open
  4. Zachary Calderon Open
  5. Andrew Cerf, Bethlehem 6 Queen (Need USCF Renewal)
  6. Ellie Cerf, Bethlehem 4 Rook
  7. Matt Cerf, Bethlehem Queen
  8. Miguel Cruz, Albany High 10 Rook
  9. Robert Davis, Bethlehem, 6 Rook
  10. Danny Diaz, Albany High 12 King
  11. Jerry Fan, AA, Rook
  12. Michael Fishburn, BCMS 7 Rook,
  13. Tanmay Goel, EGCC 4 Rook
  14. Ronghai David Gong, CCC 9 Open
  15. Harun Gopal, Shaker High School 9 Queen
  16. Connor Hurley, EG 8 Queen
  17. Drew Klugman, Bethlehem 7 Queen
  18. Antonio Lacy Albany High School 10th Queen
  19. Erica Li, CCC Chinese 7 King
  20. Jingxuan Liu, Bethlehem Central High School 10 Open
  21. Rebecca Liu, Doane stuart school 10 Queen
  22. Dharini Madadi, AA 5 Rook
  23. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC 4 Queen
  24. Alan Majo, Menands school 8 Open
  25. Benjamin Matsuo, Albany academy 4 Rook
  26. Kassi McTague, Albany high school 11 King
  27. Caleb Meyer-Chabris, Lake Avenue Elementary, 3 King
  28. Joey Mercado, Albany High School 11 Rook
  29. Aryan Mishra, EGCC 4 King
  30. Michael Mockler, Hard Knocks 17 Open
  31. Spencer Moon, Homeschool 10 Queen
  32. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood 13 Open
  33. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood 11 Rook,
  34. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood Queen
  35. Arjun Nair, Albany academy 4 Rook
  36. Karthik Narayan, Bethlehem 2 Queen
  37. Premjith Narayan, Bethlehem 13 King
  38. Aubrey Nooks, Albany High 12 Queen
  39. Nitin Obla, Shaker High, 9 Open
  40. Aaditya Ojha, Slingerlands ES 3 Queen
  41. Shivansh Patel, POUGH 5 Rook
  42. Pretesh Prakash, FMS 6 Queen
  43. Ethan Rafferty, AA, Queen
  44. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC 8 Queen
  45. Stephen Ross Moon, Homeschool Adult Queen
  46. Sri Sagiraju Brettonwoods 4 Rook
  47. Samarth Sahota, Glenmont ES 4 Rook
  48. Martha Samadashvili, AA 6 Open
  49. Deon Santhosh,Bethlehem 4 Queen
  50. Michael Spinella, Bethlehem High School 10 Rook
  51. David Sterner, Albany High Open
  52. Carlos Varela Shaker Junior High School N/A Open
  53. Catalina Varela Shaker Junior High School 7 King
  54. Tatiana Varela Shaker Junior High School 8 Queen
  55. Giovanny Vicento, Albany High 10 King
  56. William Wu, Bethlehem 5 Queen
  57. Charles Xue, CCC 3rd Queen
  58. Bowen Yu, CCC Rook
  59. Rowechen Zhong, Iroquois 6 Queen
  60. Lerchen Zhong, Craig School 2 Queen
  61. Yochen Zhong, Craig School 4 Rook

Unrated Sections

  1. Cassiel Achan, Martin Luther King 7 Knight
  2. Jaden Achan, Martin Luther King 2 Pawn
  3. Kadijah Alaoui-Ismaili, Albany High 11 Knight
  4. Navin Bhavani Mahesh,Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  5. Saurav Bavdekar, LATHAM RIDGE 5 Bishop
  6. Ajani Brown, Lynnwood Elementary School 5 Bishop
  7. Ian Cotten, Guilderland Elementary 5 Bishop
  8. Rohit Hasija, EGCC AWE
  9. Yashna Hasija, EGCC 5 Knight
  10. Jahsyer Holland, Giffen Elementary School 6 Knight
  11. Nicky Jadav, LCA 1 Pawn
  12. Aayushi Kejriwal, Bethlehem 2 Rook
  13. Mary Livingston EGCC adult AWE
  14. Dante London, Guilderland elementary 4 Bishop
  15. Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem 13 AWE
  16. John Mardigian, Forts Ferry 3 Bishop
  17. Michael Martinkat, Boght Hills AWE
  18. Ryan Martinkat, Boght Hills 5 Bishop
  19. Bill Matters, EGCC AWE
  20. Cole Mead, Lynnwood 4 Bishop
  21. Mahesh Mohandas, Bethlehem 13 AWE
  22. Himani Nadimpalli, Guilderland Elementary School 3 Knight
  23. Rithvik Narra, Tesago 4 Bishop
  24. Abigail Nautel, Bethlehem Middle 6 Knight
  25. Grady Nautel, Eagle Elementary 4 Bishop,
  26. Victor Nelson, EGCC AWE
  27. Jayesh Patel, POUGH 5 Bishop
  28. Purvayi Patil, Bethlehem 3 Bishop
  29. Pranav Puviarasu, Boght Hills Elementary 5 Bishop
  30. Nikhil Radosevich, Bethlehem 5 Bishop
  31. Ryan Rafi, PS119 4 Bishop
  32. Shreya Raghu, Bethlehem 5 Bishop
  33. Pradham Rodda, Boght Hills ES 5 Bishop
  34. Thomas Rodney, Altamont Elementary 1 Pawn
  35. Brady Ryan ,Lynnwood Elementary 4 Bishop
  36. Padraig Scally, Altamont Elementary 1 Pawn
  37. Sahishnu Sagiraju Brettonwoods 6 Knight
  38. Sai Asrith Settipalli, Guilderland Elementary 5 Bishop
  39. Krish Sharma, Bethlehem 1 Pawn
  40. Ty Sprague Bethlehem Middle School 7 Queen
  41. Lucas Tong, CCC 1 Pawn
  42. Shiyam Vaasan, Bethlehem 1 Pawn
  43. Samuel Webster, Guilderland ES 5 Bishop
  44. Samuel Willoughby, Voorheesville 1 Pawn
  45. Jeremiah Yin, Westmere Elementary School K1 Pawn
  46. Jierui Zhu, Albany Chinese School 2 Pawn

TRM 103 at Wood Road Elementary (Ballston Spa) on February 27, 2016

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 103) at Wood Road Elementary on February 27, 2016

Location Address: 100 Wood Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (map) — (In the Ballston Spa School District. Park in the main lot and walk-in through the front door)

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before February 25th and on-site before 9:30 AM to play Round 1.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals for all with 2.5 points or more.  (Exception: If you score 2 points and you are new to TRM tournaments you qualify for a medal.)

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Vouchers are available at the tournament to Join/Renew USCF membership for scholastic players age 19 and under. Cost $9 for the year. (Cash or Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.) If you are interested in USCF membership for this tournament,  see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

Advance Registrations (as of February 26, 2016 9:30 PM): Online Registration Closed; See TD onsite before 9;30 Am to play Round 1

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Adam Aleksic, Albany High 9 King,
  2. Jack Berry, Albany High School 10 Queen
  3. Navin Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem 3 Rook
  4. Rhamel Bynum, Albany High 11 King,
  5. Ben Goldberg, Bethlehem 7 Rook
  6. Derin Gumustop, Bethlehem Central High School 9 King
  7. Jerry Fan, The Albany Academy 2 Rook
  8. Tanmay Goel, EGCC 4 Rook
  9. Brian Guzy, Cooperstown Adult King
  10. Carson Guzy, King
  11. Devon Guzy 6, King
  12. Cooper Guzy, King
  13. Karl Heck, Open
  14. Alika JacksonBergin, MLK Magnet 7 Rook
  15. Aayushi Kejriwal, Bethlehem, Rook
  16. Leo Lee, Loudonville 3 Rook
  17. Erica Li, CCC Chinese School 7 King
  18. Rebecca Liu, Doane stuart school 10 Rook
  19. Dharini Madadi, AA 5 Rook
  20. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC 4 Queen
  21. Alan Majo, Menands school 8 Open
  22. Aidan Maloney, Wood Road 4 Rook
  23. Kassi McTague, Albany High 11 King
  24. Caleb Meyer-Chabris, Lake Avenue ES, King
  25. Aryan Mishra, EGCC 4 King
  26. Michael W. Mockler, Hard Knocks Open
  27. Spencer Moon, Homeschool 10 Queen
  28. Stephen Ross Moon, Homeschool Adult Queen
  29. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood 13 Open
  30. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood 11 Rook
  31. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood 6 Queen
  32. Karthik Narayan, Bethlehem 2 Rook
  33. Premjith Narayan, Bethlehem 13 King
  34. Nitin Obla, Shaker High IX Open
  35. Shivansh Patel, POUGH 5 Rook
  36. Purvayi Patil, Bethlehem 3 Rook
  37. Pretesh Prakash, Farnsworth MS 6 Queen
  38. Ethan Rafferty, Albany Academies, 4 Queen
  39. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC 8 Queen
  40. Shreya Raghu, Bethlehem 5 Bishop
  41. Samarth Sahota, Glenmont ES 4 Rook
  42. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem 4 Queen
  43. Michael Spinella, Bethlehem High School 10 Rook
  44. David Sterner, AHS Open
  45. Carlos Varela, Colonie Chess N/A Open
  46. Catalina Varela, Colonie Chess 7 King
  47. Giovanny Vincento, Albany High 11 King,
  48. Jared Wargacki, EGCC 9 King
  49. William Wu, Bethlehem 5 Queen,
  50. Bowen Yu, CCC Rook
  51. Sicheng Yu, Tesago 2 Rook

Unrated Sections:

  1. Cassiel Achan Martin Luther King 7 Knight
  2. Jaden Achan, Martin Luther King 2 Pawn
  3. Logan Ackroyd, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  4. Matthew Adams, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  5. Mackenzie Allen, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  6. Patrick Allen, Wood Road Adult AWE
  7. Brody Bashford, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  8. Patrick Bergin, MLK Magnet AWE
  9. Luke Burghard, Saratoga 2 Pawn
  10. Ava Casazza, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  11. Lyla Charlebois, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  12. Divij Chakravarthi, Karigon 4 Bishop
  13. Miguel Cruz, Albany High 10 Knight
  14. Brayden Dambaugh, Wood Road 4 Bishop
  15. Aiden DeCrescenzo, Tanglewood 5 Bishop
  16. Erin Fillion, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  17. Jayce Fisher, Tanglewood 5 Bishop
  18. Rick Fisher Tanglewood Adult AWE
  19. Christopher Gonzalez, MLK Magnet K Pawn
  20. Elizabeth Henson, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  21. Michael Hinckley, Wood Road AWE
  22. Peter Hinckley, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  23. Sophia Horn Wood Road 2 Pawn
  24. Emily Hye, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  25. Xavier Johnson, Tanglewood 4 Bishop
  26. joe Killian, Tanglewood 4 Bishop
  27. Mary Livingston, EGCC adult AWE
  28. Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem 13 AWE
  29. John Mardigian, Forts Ferry 3 Bishop
  30. Ryan Martinkat Boght Hills 5 Bishop
  31. Mahesh Mohandas, Bethlehem 13 AWE
  32. Rithvik Narra, Tesago Elementary School 4 Bishop,
  33. Natasha Obliskey, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  34. William O’Connor, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  35. Anthony O’Leary, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  36. Isabella O’Leary, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  37. Austin Osinski, Wood Road 1 Pawn
  38. Jayden Osinski, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  39. Jayesh Patel, POUGH 5 Bishop
  40. Destiny Prichard, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  41. Pranav Puviarasu, Boght Hills Elementary 5 Bishop
  42. Elijah Ragnauth, MLK Magnet 4 Bishop
  43. Pradham Rodda, Boght Hills ES 5 Bishop
  44. Andrew Rosenhaus, Tanglewood 5 Bishop
  45. Daniel Sansone, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  46. Matteo Sansone, Wood Road 1 Pawn
  47. Emily Sayre, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  48. Padraig Scally, Altamont Elementary 1 Pawn
  49. Timothy Sikoryak, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  50. Olivia Smith, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  51. Benjamin Taylor, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  52. Jake Taylor, Wood Road 5 Bishop
  53. Lucas Tong, CCC 1 Pawn
  54. Austin Valentine, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  55. Richard Valentine, Wood Road AWE
  56. Michael Vulakh, Brown 4 Bishop
  57. Wladu Wachala, Wood Road 4 Bishop,
  58. Kendyl Wasserman, Wood Road 3 Bishop
  59. C.J. Adams, Wood Road 2 Pawn
  60. David Xu, Forts Ferry School 2 Pawn
  61. Edward Xu, Forts Ferry School 4 Bishop
  62. Jierui Zhu, Shenendehowa 2 Pawn

TRM 101 at Schenectady MLK MS on January 23, 2016

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 101) at Martin Luther King MS on January 23, 2016

Sponsored by Peter Henner

Location Address: 918 Stanley St, Schenectady, NY 12307 (map)

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before January 21st and on-site before 9:30 AM to play Round 1.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals for all with 2.5 points or more.  (Exception: If you score 2 points and you are new to TRM tournaments you qualify for a medal.)

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Vouchers are available at the tournament to Join/Renew USCF membership for scholastic players age 19 and under. Cost $9 for the year. (Cash or Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.) If you are interested in USCF membership for this tournament,  see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

Advance Registrations (as of January 21, 2016 5:00 PM): Registration Closed, See TD before 9:30 AM

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Adam Aleksic, AHS, 10, King
  2. Jack Berry, AHS, 10, Queen
  3. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 11, King
  4. Jude Columb, Haldane, 5, Rook
  5. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 10, Rook
  6. Danny Diaz, AHS, 12, King
  7. Robert DiFulvio, Open
  8. Kennedy Etwaru, MLK, 6, Queen
  9. Kenneth Etwaru, MLK, 8, Queen
  10. Kevin Etwaru, SHS, 9, Rook
  11. Michael Fishburn, Bethlehem,7, Rook
  12. Tanmay Goel, EGCC, Rook
  13. Derin Gumustop, Beth, 9, King
  14. Peter Henner, Open
  15. Aarush Iyengar, Hillside ES, 2, Rook
  16. Alika JacksonBergin, MLK Magnet, 7, Rook
  17. Erica Li, CCC Chinese School, 7, King
  18. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 4, Queen
  19. Alan Majo, Menands, 8, Open
  20. Aidan Maloney, Wood Road, 4, Rook
  21. Kassi McTague, AHS, King
  22. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood, 13, Open
  23. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood, 11, Rook
  24. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood, 6, Queen
  25. Karthik Narayan, Bethlehem, 2, Rook
  26. Premjith Narayan, Bethlehem, 13, King
  27. Shivansh Patel, Titusville Intermediate School, 5, Rook
  28. Stelin Poola, MLK Magnet, 7, Queen
  29. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 4, Queen
  30. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 8, Queen
  31. Najjijel Sales, MLK Magnet, 7, Rook
  32. Deon Santhosh, EGCC, 4, Queen
  33. Cedric Savarin, Rook
  34. Giovanny Vicento, AHS, 10, Queen
  35. Charles Xue, CCC, 3, Queen
  36. Lerchen Zhong, Rook
  37. Rowechen Zhong, Queen
  38. Yochen Zhong, Rook

Unrated Sections:

  1. Cassiel Achan, MLK Magnet, 7, Knight
  2. Jaden Achan, MLK Magnet, 2, Pawn
  3. Anthony Ally, MLK, 6, Knight
  4. Ayaan Bargeer, Boght Hills, 6, Knight
  5. Sana Bargeer, Boght Hills, 4, Bishop
  6. Navin Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem, 3, Bishop
  7. Vegendra Broodram, MLK Magnet, 8, Knight
  8. Steven Brown, Jr. MLK Magnet, 4, Bishop
  9. Amy Chinsamy, MLK Magnet, 7, Knight
  10. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 10, Knight (Duplicate, in Rook also!!)
  11. Mohtadi Elawad, MLK, 8, Knight
  12. Ken Evans, AWE
  13. Ryan Gangadin, MLK Magnet, 6, Knight
  14. Mehki Garlic, MLK, 4, Bishop
  15. Rohit Hasija, EGCC, AWE
  16. Yashna Hasija, EGCC, 5, Knight,
  17. Jasyer Holland, Giffen ES, 6, Knight
  18. Samir Ishaque, MLK, 8, Knight
  19. Satish Iyengar, AWE
  20. Camryn Jackson, MLK Magnet, 3, Bishop
  21. Charlie Jackson, MLK, 3, Bishop
  22. Ajani JacksonBergin, MLK Magnet, 2, Pawn
  23. Andrew Kang, Boght Hills, 5, Bishop
  24. Ayushi Kejriwal, Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  25. Samuel Launchman, MLK, 8, Knight
  26. Mary Livingston, EGCC, AWE
  27. Robert Livingston, MLK Magnet, 4, Bishop
  28. Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem, 13, AWE
  29. John Mardigan, Forts Ferry, 3, Bishop
  30. Bill Matters, EGCC, AWE
  31. Mahesh Mohandas, Bethlehem, 13, AWE
  32. Victor Nelson, EGCC, AWE
  33. Purvayi Patil, Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  34. Pranav Puviarasu, Boght Hills ES, 5, Bishop
  35. Elijah Ragnauth, MLK Magnet, 4, Bishop
  36. Sudhanva Rao, Boght Hills, 5, Bishop
  37. Pradham Rodda, Boght Hills, 5, Bishop
  38. Samarth Sahota, Glenmont ES, 4, Bishop
  39. Quasade Smith, MLK Magnet, 4, Bishop
  40. Dharvena Sookra, MLK, 4, Bishop
  41. Salena Sookra, MLK, 1, Pawn
  42. Carlos Sutton, MLK Magnet, 7, Knight
  43. Parmesh Thakoordial, MLK, 5, Bishop
  44. Yuan Tong, Arongen ES, 1, Pawn
  45. Matthew Williams, MLK Magnet, 4, Bishop
  46. Moses Williams, MLK Magnet, 6, Knight
  47. Quaseem Williams, MLK Magnet, 7, Knight

TRM 102 at Albany High School on February 13, 2016

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 102) at Albany High School on February 13, 2016

Sponsored by Dr. Mohammed Ettouney and Varela Family

Location Address: 700 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12203 (map)

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before February 11th and on-site before 9:30 AM to play Round 1.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals for all with 2.5 points or more.  (Exception: If you score 2 points and you are new to TRM tournaments you qualify for a medal.)

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Vouchers are available at the tournament to Join/Renew USCF membership for scholastic players age 19 and under. Cost $9 for the year. (Cash or Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.) If you are interested in USCF membership for this tournament,  see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

Advance Registrations (as of February 11, 2016 11:00 PM): ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED- SEE TD ONSITE BEFORE 9:30 AM  

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Adam Aleksic, AHS, King
  2. Adam Alessio, AHS, 9, King
  3. Griffin Alterio, SJ-MP 4, Rook
  4. Ahmed Babiker, Albany High, 10, Rook
  5. Matt Belfance, SJ-MP 7, Queen
  6. Zach Belfance, SJ-MP 9, Rook
  7. Jack Berry, AHS, 10, Queen
  8. Rhamel Bynum, AHS 11, King
  9. Aubrey Nooks, AHS, 12, Queen
  10. Trevor Brooks, Poughkeepsie Day School, 5, Rook
  11. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 10, Rook
  12. Robert Davis, Bethlehem, 6, Rook
  13. Danny Diaz, AHS 12, King
  14. Evan Dong, SJ-MP 4, Rook
  15. Peter Dong, SJ-MP 5, Rook
  16. Stephen Dong, SJ-MP, Queen
  17. John Femia, King
  18. Lila Freeman, SJ-MP 8, Rook
  19. Mactier Freeman, SJ-MP 8, Rook
  20. Tanmay Goel, EGCC, 4, Rook
  21. Ronghai Gong, CCC, 9, Open,
  22. Harun Gopal, Shaker High school, 9, Queen
  23. Aarush Iyenger, Hillside, Rook
  24. Shruti Kamat, Goff MS, 8, Open
  25. Samuel Koblensky, EGCC, 9, Queen
  26. Antonio Lacy, AHS, 10, Queen
  27. Caden Legg, SJ-MP 6, Rook
  28. Erica Li, CCC Chinese, 7, King
  29. Rebecca Liu, Doane Stuart, 10, Rook
  30. Jingxuan Liu, Bethlehem, 10, Open
  31. Dharini Madadi, AA, 5, Rook
  32. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 4, Queen
  33. Alan Majo, Menands, 8, Open
  34. Michael Malatino, AA, 4, Rook
  35. Connor McKenna, SJ-MP 6, Rook
  36. Kassi McTague, AHS, 11, King
  37. Caleb Meyer-Chabris, Lake Avenue ES, 3, King (Bye – RD 1)
  38. Aryan Mishra, EGCC, 4, King
  39. Nathaniel Mitzel, SJ-MP 8, Queen
  40. Michael Mockler, Hard Knocks, Open
  41. Spencer Moon, Homeschool, 10, Queen
  42. Stephen Moon, Homeschool, Adult, Queen
  43. Akkhil Morkonda, Genet, 5, Rook
  44. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood, 13, Open
  45. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood, 6, Queen
  46. Arjun Nair, AA, 4, Rook
  47. Karthik Narayan, Bethlehem, 2, Rook
  48. Premjith Narayan, Bethlehem, 13, King
  49. Nitin Obla, Shaker High, 9, Open
  50. Aman Patel, Kingston HS, 12, Rook
  51. Shivansh Patel, Titusville, 5, Rook
  52. Pozza, Devin, RR 12, Rook
  53. Pretesh Prakash, Farnsworth, 6, Queen
  54. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 4, Queen
  55. Rohm Ramsey, RR 5, Rook
  56. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 8, Queen
  57. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 4, Queen
  58. Walter Snyder, Open
  59. Megan Sorbellini, SJ-MP 8, Rook
  60. Carlos Varela, Shaker Junior High, 13, Open
  61. Catalina Varela, Shaker Junior High, 7, King
  62. Tatiana Varela, Shaker Junior High, 8, Rook
  63. Giovanny Vicento, AHS, 10, Queen
  64. Sophia Wang, CCC, 7, Queen
  65. Jared Wargacki, EGCC, 9, King
  66. William Wu, Bethlehem, 5, Queen
  67. Charles Xue, CCC, 3, Queen
  68. Bowen Yu, CCC, Rook
  69. Sicheng Yu, Tasago, 2, Rook

Unrated Sections:

  1. Cassiel Achan, Martin Luther King, 7, Knight
  2. Jaden Achan, Martin Luther King, 2, Pawn
  3. Mohammad Ahead, AHS 11, Knight
  4. Adam Alessio, AHS 9, Knight
  5. Gabrielle Alterio, SJ-MP 1, Pawn
  6. Mohammad Ahead, AHS, 11, Knight
  7. Navin Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem, 3, Bishop
  8. Raj Biswas, PS119x 4, Bishop
  9. Ian Cho, RR 8, Knight
  10. Shyheim Davis, AHS, 12, Knight
  11. Nico Dentico, RR 1, Pawn
  12. Kevin Durgee, AWE
  13. Yashna Hasija, EG, Knight
  14. Satish Iyenger, Hillside, AWE
  15. Prathiksha Jeya venkatesh, Green Medow, 2 Pawn
  16. Isabelle Keller, SJ-MP 2, Pawn
  17. Aayushi Kejriwal, Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  18. Luka Kim, RR 3, Bishop
  19. Gopal Krishan, AWE
  20. Bhavesh Kumar, Gowana MS, 8, Knight
  21. Mary Livingston, EGCC, 13, AWE
  22. Nitya Lnu, Chango ES, 2, Pawn
  23. Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem, 13, AWE
  24. John Mardigian, Forts Ferry, 3, Open
  25. Michael Martinkat, Boght Hills, AWE
  26. Ryan Martinkat, Boght Hills, 5, Bishop
  27. Bill Matters, EGCC, AWE
  28. Ahmad Maven, Albany High, 11, Knight
  29. Reese Mitzel, SJ-MP 2, Pawn
  30. Mahesh Mohandas, Bethlehem, 13, AWE
  31. Jayden Moore, AHS, 9, Knight
  32. Aashrith Morkonda, Genet, 1, Pawn
  33. Victor Nelson, EGCC, AWE
  34. Purvayi Patil, Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  35. Shreya Raghu, Bethlehem, 5, Bishop
  36. Prashant Kumar Chowdhury Ramineni, Bethlehem, AWE
  37. Pradham Rodda, Boght Hills, 5, Bishop
  38. Samarth Sahota, Glenmont, 4, Bishop
  39. Krish Sharma, Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  40. Harmaan Sidhu, AA, 2, Pawn
  41. Charles Spencer, AWE
  42. Lucan Tong, Chinese Community Center, 1, Pawn
  43. Prathiksha Jeya venkatesh, Green Medow, 2, Pawn
  44. Michael Vulakh, Brown 4, Bishop
  45. Fredric Winham, RR 5, Bishop
  46. Henry Zheng, Craig ES, 5, Knight

TRM 100 at Albany High School on January 16, 2016

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 100) at Albany High School on January 16, 2016

Sponsored by Alampalli Family and Albany Academy Chess Club

Location Address: 700 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12203 (map)

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before January 14th and on-site before 9:30 AM to play Round 1.

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals for all with 2.5 points or more.  (Exception: If you score 2 points and you are new to TRM tournaments you qualify for a medal.)

Team Awards: All players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Vouchers are available at the tournament to Join/Renew USCF membership for scholastic players age 19 and under. Cost $9 for the year. (Cash or Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.) If you are interested in USCF membership for this tournament,  see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

TRM 98 Tournament In -Progress at Niskayuna HS on December 5, 2016

TRM 98 Tournament In -Progress at Niskayuna HS on December 5, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advance Registrations (as of January 15, 2016 09:00 PM): 

USCF (rated) Sections:

  1. Aditya Agashe,Shaker Junior HS, King
  2. Atharv Agashe, Shaker Junior HS, 7, Queen
  3. Sandeep Alampalli, AA, Open
  4. Adam Aleksic, AHS, 9, King
  5. Michael Armonious, MP, 10, King
  6. Zachary James Benson, AHS, Queen (USCF Membership expired!!)
  7. Jack Berry, AHS, 10, Queen
  8. Andrew Brucker, MP, 6, Rook
  9. Daniel Brucker, MP, 8, Queen
  10. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 11, Open
  11. Zachary Calderon, F13, Open
  12. Uriel Calixto, MP, 9, King
  13. Miguel Cruz, AHS, Rook
  14. Danny Diaz, AHS, 12, King
  15. Evan Dong, MP, 3, Rook
  16. Peter Dong, MP, 4, Rook
  17. Stephen Dong, MP, 8. Queen
  18. Kennedy Etwaru, MLK Magnet, 6, Queen
  19. Kenneth Etwaru, MLK Magnet, 7, Queen
  20. Kevin Etwaru, Schenectady HS, 9, Rook
  21. Luke Fallati, HV Consortium, 9, Rook
  22. John Femia, King
  23. Lila Freeman, MP, 6, Queen
  24. Mactier Freeman, MP, 8, Rook
  25. Ashok Gillette, AA, 3, Rook
  26. Tanmay Goel, EGCC, 4, Queen
  27. Ronghai Gong, Guilderland High School (GHS), 9, Open
  28. Derin Gumustop, Bethlehem, 9, King
  29. Sean Hallinan, MP, 4, Queen
  30. Karl Heck, Open
  31. Max Heller, AA, 9, Queen
  32. Jacob Hetman, Home School, 11, King
  33. Thomas Hetman, Home School, 3, Rook
  34. Aarush Iyengar, Hillside, 2, Rook
  35. Satish Iyengar, 13, Hillside, Queen
  36. Alika JacksonBergin, MLK Magnet, 7, Rook
  37. Samuel Koblensky, EGCC, 9, Queen
  38. Antonio Lacy, AHS, 10, Queen
  39. Atticus Lee, Putnam Valley ES, 4, Rook
  40. Leo Lee, Loudonville, 3, Rook
  41. Caden Legg, MP, 6, Rook
  42. Jon Leisner, Latham Ridge, Adult, Open
  43. Dharini Madadi, AA, 5, Rook
  44. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 4, Queen
  45. Alan Majo, Menands, 8, Open
  46. Benjamin Matsuo, AA, 4, Rook
  47. Sean McDuffie, AHS, Rook
  48. Connor McKenna, MP, 6, Rook
  49. Kassi McTague, AHS, 11, Queen
  50. Joey Mercado, AHS, 11, Queen
  51. Aryan Mishra, EGCC, 4, King
  52. Nathaniel Mitzel, MP, 8, Rook
  53. Michael (Walter) Mockler, Open
  54. Spencer Moon, Homeschool, 10, Queen
  55. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood, 13, Open
  56. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood, 11, Rook
  57. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood, 6, Queen
  58. Arjun Nair, AA, Rook
  59. Karthik Narayan, Bethlehem, 2, Rook
  60. Premjith Narayan, Bethlehem, 13, King
  61. Aubrey Nooks, AHS, Queen
  62. Nitin Obla, Shaker High, 9, Open
  63. Aaditya Ojha, Slingerlands ES, 2, Queen
  64. Stelin Poola, MLK Magnet, QUEEN
  65. Pretesh Prakash, Farnsworth MS, 6, Rook
  66. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 4, Queen
  67. Shreyas Raman, FMS Guilderland, 8, King
  68. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 8, Queen
  69. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware, 4, Rook
  70. Deon Santhosh, Berhleham, 4, Queen
  71. Harmaan Sidhu, AA, 2, Rook
  72. Cameron Slutzky, MP, 8, Rook
  73. David Sterner, AHS, Open
  74. Sebastian Stote, MP, 3, Rook
  75. Giovanny Vicento, AHS, 11, Queen
  76. William Wu, Bethlehem, 5, Queen
  77. Bowen Yu, Rook
  78. Sicheng Yu, Tesago, 2, Rook
  79. Lerchen Zhong, Boght Hills, 2, Rook
  80. Rowechen Zhong, Boght Hills, 6, Queen
  81. Yochen Zhong, Boght Hills, 4, Rook

Unrated Sections:

  1. Cassiel Achan, MLK Magnet, 7, Knight
  2. Jaden Achan, MLK Magnet, 2, Pawn
  3. Ahmed Babiker, AHS, Knight
  4. Lukas Becker, Robert Graves, 4, Bishop
  5. Navin Bhavani Mahesh Bethlehem 2 Bishop
  6. Nicholas Boesse, AHS, 10, Knight
  7. Kayden Breault, Tanglewood, 5, Bishop
  8. Patrick Bergin, MLK Magnet, AWE
  9. Steve Brucker, MP, AWE
  10. Ron Calixto, MP, AWE
  11. Cecilia Cao, Slingerlands ES, 5, Bishop
  12. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 10, Knight
  13. Prashant Kumar Chowdhury Ramineni, Bethlehem, AWE
  14. Jack Donbeck, Tanglewood, 3, Bishop
  15. Nathan Haney, Goff MS, 6, Knight
  16. Grace Hamilton, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, 11, Knight
  17. Yashna Hasija, EGCC, 5, Bishop
  18. Eliot Hetman, Home School, K, Pawn
  19. Sebastian Horhotz, AHS, 9, Knight
  20. Austin Irish, AWE
  21. Giridhar Iyengar, AWE
  22. Camryn Jackson, MLK Magnet, 3, Bishop
  23. Charlie Jackson, MLK Magnet, 3, Bishop
  24. Xavier Johnson, Tanglewood, 4, Bishop
  25. Andrew Kang, Boght Hills, 5, Bishop
  26. Kelan Kearney, Tanglewood, 4, Bishop
  27. Ayushi Kejriwal, Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  28. Joe Killian, Tanglewood, 4, Bishop
  29. Hyunseo (Eric) Kim, Latham Ridge ES, 4, Bishop
  30. Sam Leisner, Latham Ridge, 2, Pawn
  31. Mary Livingston, EGCC, AWE
  32. kewei Ma, school 18, 2, Pawn
  33. Bhavani Mahesh, Bethlehem, 13, AWE
  34. Sneha Majo, Menands school, 4, Bishop
  35. Aidan Maloney, Ballston Spa, 4, Bishop
  36. John Mardigian, Forts Ferry, 3, Bishop
  37. Michael Martinkat, AWE
  38. Ryan Martinkat, Boght Hills, 5, Bishop
  39. Lilianna Matala, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, 11, Knight
  40. Kevin Maxwell, SUNY, 13, AWE
  41. Mahesh Mohandas, Bethlehem, 13, AWE
  42. Stephen Moon, Homeschool, 13, AWE
  43. John Murphy, CCHS, 10, Open
  44. Victor Nelson, EGCC, AWE
  45. Pranav Puviarasu, Boght Hills ES, 5, Bishop
  46. Purvayi Patil Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  47. Stelin Poola, MLK Magnet, 7, Queen
  48. Yaroslav Popravka, P.S. 255, 5, Bishop
  49. Nikhil Radosevich, Bethlehem, 5, Bishop
  50. Shreya Raghu, Bethlehem, 5, Bishop
  51. Sudhanva Rao, Bought Hills, 5, Bishop
  52. Pradham Rodda, Boght Hills ES, 5, Bishop
  53. Andrew Rosenhaus, Tanglewood, 5, Bishop
  54. Samarth Sahota, Glenmont ES, 4, Bishop
  55. Cedric Savarin, AWE
  56. Krish Sharma, Bethlehem, 2, Pawn
  57. Yuan (Lucas) Tong, Arongen ES, 1, Pawn
  58. Michael Vulakh, Brown School, 4, Bishop
  59. Kadonne White, Giffen ES, 3, Bishop
  60. David Xu, Forts Ferry, 2, Pawn
  61. Edward Xu Forts Ferry, 4, Bishop
  62. Jeremiah Yin, Westmere, 1, Pawn