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2014 – 2015 Season Schedule

TournamentSponsorDateLocationEntry FeeRegister
TRM #93East Greenbush Chess ClubApr. 18, 2015
Albany NYS Museum/Library (map)FREERegister
Platte Cove #2Local Community; snack & dinner inviteApril 25, 2015Elka ParkFREEemail: pcschess@mailstack.com
TRM #94 Bethlehem May InvitationalCCC Chinese SchoolMay 2, 2015Bethlehem Central MSFREERegister
TRM #95Albany Area Chess ClubJune 6, 2015Rensselaer Boys' & Girls' Club (map)FREERegister

TRM 93 at NYS Museum/Library (April 18, 2015)

Sponsored by East Greenbush Chess Club

Location Address: 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12230  (map)

All play four games: 1000, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards: 3:30 PM

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before April 16th 10 PM 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. (Due to library hours, some changes to start and end times may be possible.  Slight changes to time controls are possible as needed.) 

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two in sections less than 12 players). Medals for 2.5 points or more.

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 teams win 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,  e-mail rightmovechess@gmail.com before March 30th by 6 PM . 

Registrations as of 3/75/2015  06:30 PM:

  1. Atharv Agashe, Latham Ridge, 6, Queen
  2. Adam Aleksic, WS  Hackett MS, 8, Knight
  3. Divij Chakravarthi, Karigon, 3, Bishop
  4. James Curry, NYC Ace Academy, 9, Knight
  5. Kevin Durgee, Cooperstown, Adult, AWE
  6. Charles Eson, AWE
  7. Tanmay Goel, Birchwood, 3, Rook
  8. Harun Gopal, SJHS, 8, Queen
  9. Connor Hurley, EG, 7, Queen
  10. Ajani JacksonBergin, MLK, 1, Pawn
  11. Alika JacksonBergin, MLK, 6, Rook
  12. Srihaasa Karyampudi, Gencliff, 1, Pawn
  13. Elise Ko-Davis, Bethlehem, 6, Rook
  14. Joshua Ko-Davis, Hammagrel, 4, Rook
  15. John Lamont, Delaware, 3, Rook
  16. Mary Livingston, EGCC, adult, AWE
  17. Dharini Madadi, AA, 4, Rook
  18. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, Queen
  19. Benjamin Matsuo, AA, 3, Rook
  20. Spencer Moon, Homeschool, 9, Knight
  21. Stephen Moon, Homeschool, AWE
  22. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 3, Queen
  23. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 7, Queen
  24. Qian Rappazzo, EGCC, 5, Bishop
  25. Pradham Rodda, Menands 4, Bishop
  26. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware, 3, Rook
  27. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen
  28. Jamie Sauers, MLK, 5, Bishop
  29. Natalie Sauers, MLK, 7, Knight
  30. Joseph Schneider, La Salle, Teacher, King
  31. Adarsh Senthil, Karigon, 4, Rook
  32. Arnav Sharma, Karigon, 5, Bishop
  33. Sebastian Stote,  MP, 2, Rook

 

TRM 94 Bethlehem Central Middle School  (May 2, 2015)

Sponsored by CCC Chinese School

  1. Harun Gopal, SJHS, 8, Queen
  2. Srihaasa Karyampudi, Gencliff Elementary School, 1, Pawn
  3. Elise Ko-Davis, Bethlehem, 6, Knight
  4. Joshua Ko-Davis, Hammagrel, 4, Bishop
  5. Pradham Rodda, Menands 4, Bishop
  6. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen

TRM 95 Rensselaer Boys’ and Girls’ Club  (June 6, 2015)

Sponsored by Albnay Area Chess Club

  1. Elise Ko-Davis, Bethlehem, 6, Knight
  2. Joshua Ko-Davis, Hammagrel, 4, Bishop
  3. Pradham Rodda, Menands 4, Bishop

Team Results – Miller School Feb. 21

After tie-break points the following teams were awarded:

1st    Place Rockin’ Rooks of Rhinebeck

2nd   Mighty Pawns of St. Joseph, Kingston

3rd   Robert Graves School, Kingston

4th    Bethlehem Central, Delmar

5th     Platte Cove, Elka Park

6th     Edson Elementary, Kingston

7th      Chambers Elementary, Kingston

TRM 92 Albany Community Charter School (March 7, 2015)

Sponsored by Varela Family

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

All play four games: 1000, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards: 3:30 PM

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before March 5th 10 PM 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. Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two in sections less than 12 players). Medals for 2.5 points or more.

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 teams win 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,  e-mail rightmovechess@gmail.com before March 6th by 6 PM or see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

Registrations as of 3/7/2015  06:40 AM (Online Registration Closed):

  1. Atharv Agashe, Latham Ridge, 6, Rook
  2. Adam Aleksic, WSHM, 8, Knight
  3. Anthony Ally, MLK, 5, Bishop
  4. Alex Ally, MLK, 6, Knight
  5. Sandeep Alampalli, AA, 8, Open
  6. Anish Balakrishnan, KARIGON, 4 Bishop
  7. Damon Banks, HJCS, 2, Pawn
  8. Bonnie Bauer, EGCC, 13, AWE
  9. Jack Berry, AHS, 9, Open
  10. Christian Bixler, Malta, 2, Pawn
  11. Nate Boykin, Malta Montessori, 3, Bishop
  12. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 10, King
  13. Zachary Calderon, Scotia Glenville, 12, Open
  14. Andrew Cerf, Bethlehem, Rook
  15. Eleanor Cerf, Bethlehem, 3, Rook
  16. Matt Cerf, Bethlehem, 13, Queen
  17. Amy Chinsamy, MLK, 6, Knight
  18. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 9, Open
  19. Jaden Cusprinie, Pine Hills, 5, Bishop
  20. Evan Derrick, AA, 2, Pawn
  21. Danny Diaz, AHS, 12, King
  22. Jabez Dickson,  HJCS, 4, Bishop
  23. Kevin Durgee, Cooperstown, N/A, AWE
  24. Kennedy Etwaru, MLK, 5, Queen
  25. Kenneth Etwaru, MLK, 7, Queen
  26. Kevin Etwaru, MLK, 8, Rook
  27. Ken Evans, MP, 13, Open (Bye Rds 1 and 2)
  28. Luke Fallati, Homeschoolers, 8, Rook
  29. Gabriel Festa, Robert Graves, 2, Pawn
  30. Ishika Gandhi, Ps#23, 2, Pawn
  31. Tanmay Goel, Birchwood, 3, Rook
  32. Harun Gopal, SJHS, 8, Queen
  33. Connor Hurley, EGCC, 7, Queen
  34. Ibarra Isaiah, HJCS, 2, Pawn
  35. Charlie Jackson, MLK, 2, Pawn
  36. Camyrn Jackson, MLK, 2, Pawn
  37. Ajani JacksonBergin, MLK, 1, Pawn
  38. Alika JacksonBergin, MLK, 6, Rook
  39. Samuel Joung, Malta Montessori, 1, Pawn
  40. Jasai King, HJCS, 4, Bishop
  41. Samuel Koblensky, EGCC, 8, Queen
  42. Elise Ko-Davis, Bethlehem, 6, Knight
  43. Joshua Ko-Davis, Hammagrel, 4, Bishop
  44. John Lamont, Delaware, 3, Rook
  45. abastian Lanier, Shaker, 10, Open
  46. Erica Li, CCC, 7, Queen
  47. Mary Livingston, EGCC, 13, AWE
  48. Dharini Madadi, AA, 4, Bishop
  49. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, Queen
  50. John Mardigian, Forts Ferry, 2, Bishop
  51. Bill Matters, EGCC, AWE
  52. Benjamin Matsuo, AA, 3, Rook
  53. Kassi Lynn McTague, AHS, 10 Queen
  54. Sean Meek, Bethlehem, 3, Rook
  55. Caleb Meyer-Chabris, Lake Avenue, 2, Queen
  56. Spencer Moon, Homeschool, 9, Knight
  57. Steve Moon, Homeschool, AWE
  58. Desmond Mulready, Robert Graves, 2, Pawn
  59. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood, Open
  60. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood, 10, Rook
  61. Luke Murphy, Ttanglewood, 5, Rook
  62. John Murphy, LaSalle, 9, Rook
  63. Arjun Nair, AA,3, Rook
  64. Coumba Ndiaye, MLK, 2, Rook
  65. Papa Ndiaye, MLK, 5, Rook
  66. Nitin Obla, SJHS, 8, Open
  67. Aaditya Ojha, Singerland, 2, Queen
  68. Leo Pflaum, Homeschoolers, ???, Pawn
  69. Lotta Pflaum, Homeschoolers, ??, Pawn
  70. Oliver Grannis Pflaum, Homeschoolers, 7, King
  71. Stelin Poola, MLK, 6, Rook
  72. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 3, Rook
  73. Shreyas Raman, Guidlerland, 7, King
  74. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 7, Queen
  75. Gabriel Rodriguez, Genet, 4, Bishop
  76. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware, 3, Rook
  77. Najjijel Sales, MLK, 6, Rook
  78. Martha Samadashvili, Egcc, Open
  79. Zaza Samadashvili, Egcc, Open
  80. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen
  81. Jamie Sauers, MLK, 5, Bishop
  82. Natalie Sauers, MLK, 7, Knight
  83. Joseph Schneider, La Salle, 13, King
  84. Brady Sears, AA, 3, Bishop
  85. Adarsh Senthil, Karigon, 4, Bishop
  86. Chace Snyder, Lenape, 3, Rook
  87. David Sterner, AHS, Coach, Open
  88. Shane Thorkildsen, EGCC, AWE
  89. Catalina Varela, Albany Homeschoolers, 6, Queen
  90. Carlos Varela, Albany Homeschoolers, 13, Open
  91. Tatiana Varela, Albany Homeschoolers, 7, Queen
  92. Giovanny Vicento, AHS, 9, Open
  93. Luke Villani, Bethlehem, 10, Queen
  94. Harold Wang, EGCC, 5, Queen
  95. Cristian Wallace, AHS, 9, Knight
  96. Killian Whyte, AA, 10, Queen
  97. Connor Willis, LaSalle, 9, Knight
  98. Ashutosh Yaligar, SJHS, 8, Rook

 

Plate Clove Chess Tournament Flyer

Miller Middle School, Lake Katrine – Feb. 21

Miller Middle School is located at 65 Fording Place Rd., Lake Katrine, NY 12448.  (Kingston School District)

This tournament is Open to grades K-12.  We will have an Unrated tournament with five rounds, and TWO RATED USCF Sections (Above 800, Below 800). FREE.

Players may join/renew USCF for $9.00 at the door.

Registration at the door ends at 9:15. Round one starts at 9:30 Am.

Sections depend on grade level.  All players play five rounds, no one is eliminated. This is called a Swiss System tournament.   Sets and boards are provided.

Trophies to best players and best teams.  Please register in advance by Feb. 19. You can contact Chris Gallo at Miller School or Ken Evans 518 331-8186. Ken’s e-mail is evanschess@aol.com

Hope to see you there.  Don’t delay, sign up today.

Registrations as of 2/20/2015  09:00 PM:

  1. Jack Aberle, Crosby, Unrated gr3
  2. Griffin Alterio, MP, U800
  3. Matthew Belfance, MP6, 800+
  4. Zachary Belfance, MP9, Unrated
  5. Ike Blough, Platte Clove, Unrated gr5
  6. Andrew Brucker, MP5, 800+
  7. Daniel Brucker, MP7, 800+
  8. Leo Burns, Edson, Unrated gr3
  9. Ivan Caposito, Putnam Valley, 8, USCF
  10. Andrew Cerf, Bethlehem, USCF
  11. Eleanor Cerf, Bethlehem, USCF
  12. Cesar Diaz, Crosby, Unrated gr4
  13. Andrew Diglio, MP4, 800+
  14. Lucas Dippel, St. Joseph, 1, Pawn
  15. Evan Dong, MP2, Unrated
  16. Peter Dong, MP3, 800+
  17. Romero Duffy, Chambers, unrated gr4
  18. Sean Dunham, Edson, Unrated gr 3
  19. Adrianna Eakins, Edson, Unrated gr 3
  20. Tyler Eminowicz, Myer ele Unrated grK
  21. John Farella, Graves, Unrated gr3?
  22. Scott Felicello, Miller, 5, Rook
  23. Gabe Festa, Graves, Unrated gr3?
  24. Mactier Freeman, MP 7, 800+
  25. Eliana Gallo, Edson, Unrated gr 3
  26. Seamus Gould, Our Lady of Lourdes, 9, USCF
  27. Sean Hallinan, MP, U800
  28. John Harvey, Graves 2, Unrated
  29. Kolby Jackson, MP1, Unrated
  30. Daniel Johnson, Edson, Unrated gr4
  31. Ethan Keesler, Edson, Unrated gr 3
  32. Peyton Lane, Miller, Unrated gr8
  33. Timothy Leiching, Graves 2, Unrated
  34. Jazmyne Lowe, Graves 3, Unrated
  35. Dylan Lubecker, MP1, Unrated
  36. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, USCF
  37. Joey Manganelli, Chambers 4, Unrated Bye Rd 3+
  38. Derek Mazzone, Myer, 4, Unrated
  39. Cle McCloskey, MP2, Unrated
  40. Connor McKenna, MP5, 800+
  41. Nathaniel Mitzel, MP7, 800+
  42. Cameron Montemorra, Graves 2, Unrated
  43. Tristan Moody, Platte Clove, Unrated gr7
  44. Max Moughan, MP, U800
  45. Mikey Moughan, MP, U800
  46. Cyrus Mulready, Myer 4, Unrated
  47. Gavin Perri, Woodstock Day, USCF
  48. Anthony Pisano, Myer ele Unrated gr4
  49. Sean Powers, Myers 3, Unrated
  50. Christian Puzack-Friderich, Miller Unrated gr8
  51. Arkady Rakchev, Graves 2, Unrated
  52. Imani Redmond-Rogers, Graves 3, Unrated
  53. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, USCF
  54. Gideon Shirky, Platte Clove, Unrated gr8
  55. Serhiy Solovyov, Putnam Valley, 6, USCF
  56. Chace Snyder, Lenape, 3, Unrated
  57. Jessica Sorbellini, MP9, 800+
  58. Megan Sorbellini, MP7, 800+
  59. Sebastian Stote, MP2, Unrated
  60. Averyanna Thomas, ???, Unrated gr 3?
  61. Sadie Todd, Edson, Unrated gr 3
  62. Shane Thorkildsen, EGCC, ??, Unrated
  63. Ned Van Loan, MP4, Unrated
  64. Luke Villani, Albany HS, USCF
  65. Zachary Whittaker, Chambers, 3, Unrated

Albany PAL Championship (February 16, 2015)

Details: 2015 PAL Championship Details

Registrations as of 2/13/2015  07:00 PM:

  1. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen
  2. Santhosh Abraham, Bethlehem, 13, Queen
  3. Zachary Benson, AHS, 12, King
  4. Jack Berry, AHS, 9. Rook
  5. Robert Berry, MC 2
  6. Christian Bixler, Malta Montessori, 2, Pawn
  7. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 10, King
  8. Eleanor Cerf, Bethlehem 3, Rook
  9. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 9, Rook
  10. Danny Diaz, AlHS, 11, King
  11. Sabastien Ganier, Shaker 10
  12. Tanmay Goel, Birchwood, 3, Rook
  13. George Hartman, Robert C. Parker, 1, Pawn
  14. Austin Irish, AWE
  15. Joe Irish, Awe
  16. Giona Kleinberg, Saug 8
  17. Hailey Krasnikov, EPES, 6, Knight
  18. John Lamont, Delaware, 3, Rook
  19. Dharini Madadi, AA 4
  20. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, Queen
  21. Sean McDuffie, AHS, 11, Rook
  22. Kassi McTague, AHS, 10, Queen
  23. Nitin Obla, Shaker,8, Open
  24. Oliver Pflaum, Albany Homeschoolers, 7, King
  25. Ethan Rafferty, AA 3, Rook
  26. Ridhwan Rozell, Hackett 7
  27. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware, 3, Rook
  28. Giovanny Vicento, AHS, 9, Rook

TRM 91 (February 7, 2015 at Albany High School)

Sponsored by Dr. Mohammed Ettouney and St. Joseph’s Mighty Pawns

AHS-Feb-8-2015-flyer

Directions: map

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 seven teams win 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,  e-mail rightmovechess@gmail.com before February 6th by 7 PM or see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM.

Registrations as of 2/6/2015  09:00 PM (Online Registration Closed. Register onsite before 9:30 AM to play in Round 1):

  1. Santhosh Abraham, Bethlehem, 13, Queen
  2. Atharv Agashe, 6, Rook
  3. Sandeep Alampalli, AA, 8, Open
  4. Adam Aleksic, William S Hackett, 8, Knight
  5. Bonnie Bauer, EGCC, 13, AWE
  6. Matthew Belfance, MP, 6 Rook
  7. Zachary Belfance, MP, 9, Knight
  8. Jack Berry, AHS, 9, Rook
  9. Divyasri Bollu, Menands, 2, Pawn
  10. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 10, King
  11. Zachary Calderon, EGCC, 12, Open
  12. Andrew Cerf, Bethlehem, 3, Rook
  13. Eleanor Cerf, Bethlehem, 3, Rook
  14. Matt Cerf, Bethlehem, 3, Queen
  15. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 9, Rook
  16. Danny Diaz, AHS, 11, King
  17. Evan Dong, MP, 2, Pawn
  18. Peter Dong, MP, 3 Rook
  19. Stephen Dong, MP, 7, Queen
  20. Kevin Durgee, AWE
  21. Ken Evans, MP, 13, Open
  22. Luke Fallati, Consortium, 8, Knight
  23. Lila Freeman, MP, 5, Queen
  24. Mactier Freeman, MP, 7, Rook
  25. Tanmay Goel, Birchwood, 3, Rook
  26. Ben Goldberg, Bethlehem,6, Rook
  27. Ronghai (David) Gong, FMS, King
  28. Harun Gopal, Shaker, 8, Rook
  29. Derin Gumustop, Bethlehem, 8, King
  30. Blake Guzy, Cooperstown, 9, Queen
  31. Carson Guzy, Cooperstown, 8, King
  32. Cooper Guzy, Cooperstown, 5, Queen
  33. Devon Guzy, Cooperstown, 5, Queen
  34. Brian Guzy, Cooperstown, AWE
  35. Karl Heck, 13, Open
  36. Austin Irish, 13, AWE
  37. Lisa Kemp, Emma Willard, 12, Knight
  38. Hailey Krasnikov, EPES, 6, Knight
  39. Samuel Koblensky, EGCC, 8, Queen
  40. Eliana Koyenova, EMHDS, 8, King
  41. John Lamont, Delaware, 3, Bishop
  42. Sabastian Lanier, Shaker, 10, Knight
  43. Erica Li, CCC, 7, Rook
  44. Mingrui (Max) Liu, Koda, 8, Open
  45. Mary Livingston, EGCC, 13, AWE
  46. Lucy Lu, Emma Willard, 12, Knight,
  47. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, Queen
  48. Benjamin Matsuo, AA, 3 Rook
  49. Connor Mckenna, MP, 5, Rook
  50. Ryan Mckenna, MP, 9, Rook
  51. Nathaniel Mitzel, MP, 7, Rook
  52. Sean McDuffie, AHS, 11, Open
  53. Kassi Lynn McTague, AHS, x, Queen
  54. Caleb Meyer-Chabris, Lake Avenue, 2, King
  55. Max Moughan, MP, 3, Rook
  56. Mikey Moughan, MP, 5, Queen
  57. Desmond Mulready, Robert Graves, 2, Pawn
  58. John Murphy, LaSalle, 9, Rook
  59. Aubrey Nooks, AHS, 11, Queen
  60. Nitin Obla, Shaker, 8, AWE
  61. Aaditya Ojha, Slingerland, 2, Rook
  62. Oliver Pflaum, 7, Queen
  63. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 3, Rook
  64. Shreyas Raman, Guilderland,  7, King
  65. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 7, Queen
  66. Mokshagna Aashish Ravilla, Genet Elementary, 2, Pawn
  67. Mathew Samuel, Open
  68. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen
  69. Joseph Schneider, La Salle, 13, King
  70. Jessica Sorbellini, MP, Rook
  71. Megan Sorbellini, MP, 7, Rook
  72. Christine Somerville, Emma Willard, 9, Rook
  73. Charles Spencer, AWE
  74. Shane Thorkildsen, EGCC, AWE
  75. Peter Truesdell, EGCC, 6 Rook
  76. Carlos Varela, Home School, N/A Open
  77. Catalina Varela, Home School, 6, Queen
  78. Tatiana Varela, Home School, 7, Queen
  79. Luke Villani, Bethlehem, 10, Rook
  80. Giovanny Vincento, AHS, 9, Open
  81. Charles Xue, CCC, 2, Queen
  82. Xiaoyu (Ava) Xu, Emma Willard, 11, Open
  83. Sicheng Yu, Tesago, 1, Pawn
  84. Christian Wallace, AHS, 9, Knight
  85. Sophia Wang, CCC, 6, Queen
  86. Jared Wargacki, EGCC, 8, Queen

21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Chess Tournament

MLK_Flyer_2015

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,  e-mail rightmovechess@gmail.com two days before the tournament or see Tournament Director on-site.

TRM 90 (January 3, 2015 at Albany High School)

Jan 3,  2015: TRM 90 Albany High School  (Sponsored by Philip Sells)   —   AHS Jan 3 2015 flyer

Directions: map

( see AHS Jan 3 2015 flyer)

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,  e-mail rightmovechess@gmail.com before January 2nd by 8 PM or see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM.

Registrations as of 1/3/2015 7:50 AM  (On-line Registration Closed):

  1. Santhosh Abraham, Bethlehem, 13, Queen
  2. Aditya Agashe, King (USCF Renewal!)
  3. Atharv Agashe, Latham Ridge, 6, Knight
  4. Sandeep Alampalli, AA, 8, Open
  5. Phillip Anderson, Saratoga, 8, Queen
  6. Bonnie Bauer, EGCC,13, AWE
  7. Matthew Belfance, MP, Rook
  8. Zack Belfance, MP, Knight
  9. Zachary James Benson, AHS, 12, King
  10. Divyasri Bollu, Menands, 2, Pawn
  11. Daniel Brucker, MP, Queen
  12. Andrew Brucker, MP, Rook
  13. Steve Brucker, MP, Awe
  14. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 10, King
  15. Zach Calderon, EGCC, 12, Open
  16. Andrew Cerf, Beth, 5, Rook
  17. Eleanor Cerf, Beth, 5, Rook
  18. Matt Cerf, Beth, 13, Queen
  19. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 9, Rook
  20. Robert Davis, Elsmere Elementary, 5, Rook
  21. Shyheim Davis, AHS, 11 Rook
  22. Danny Diaz, AHS, 12, Queen (USCF Renewal!)
  23. Evan Dong, MP, Pawn
  24. Peter Dong, MP, Rook
  25. Stephen Dong, MP, Queen
  26. Greg Emmons, AHS, 9, Rook
  27. Ken Evans, MP, 13, Open
  28. Andrew Feist, Awe (USCF ID needed for Open??)
  29. Lila Freeman, MP, Queen
  30. Mactier Freeman, MP, Rook
  31. Brian Furtado, Open (USCF Renewal!)
  32. Jaemani Gaddy, AHS, 3, Pawn
  33. Elizabeth Gialanella, AHS, 13, Queen
  34. Samantha Giknis, Saratoga, 13, Queen,
  35. Tanmay Goel, Birchwood Elementary, 3, Bishop
  36. Karl Heck, 13, Open
  37. Michael Hellmich, La Salle, 12, King
  38. Arthur Huang, Bethlehem, 3, Bishop
  39. Connor Hurley, EG, 7, Queen
  40. Samuel Koblensky, EGCC, 8, Rook
  41. Daniel Laccetti, AHS, 12, Rook
  42. Caden Legg, MP, Rook
  43. Mary Livingston, EGCC, 13, AWE
  44. Blaise Loya, Loya, 2, King
  45. Melodie Loya, Loya, 4, King
  46. Theo Loya, Loya, Pre K, Rook
  47. Dharini Madadi, AA, 4, Rook
  48. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, Queen
  49. Sean Mahoney, MP, Bishop
  50. Benjamin Matsuo, AA, 3, Rook
  51. Connor Mckenna, MP, Rook
  52. Ryan McKenna, MP, Rook
  53. Sean McDuffie, AHS, 11, Rook
  54. Kassi Lynn McTague, AHS, 10, Rook
  55. Caleb Meyer-Chabris , Saratoga, 2, Queen
  56. Nicholas Morihisa, Harvard College, 13, Awe
  57. John Murphy, LSI, 9, Rook
  58. John Murphy LSI, 13, Awe
  59. Saathvik Narra, Acadia MS, 8, Queen
  60. Aubrey Nooks, AHS, 12 Rook,
  61. Wayne Powers, Open (USCF renewal?)
  62. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 3, Rook
  63. Shreyas Raman, Guilderland, 7, King
  64. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 7, Queen
  65. Jade Regner, SAS, 7, Queen
  66. Jalynn Regner, SAS, 3, Rook
  67. Jocelyn Regner, SAS, 1, Pawn
  68. Justin Regner, SAS, 9, Queen
  69. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware, 3, Bishop
  70. Martha Samadashvili, EGCC, Open
  71. Zaza Samadashvili, EGCC,13, Open
  72. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen
  73. Joseph Schneider, La Salle, 13, King
  74. Jasmel Sepulveda, AHS, 12, Queen (USCF renewal?)
  75. Christine Somerville, Emma, 9, Rook (USCF renewal?)
  76. Megan Sorbellini. MP, Rook
  77. Ty Sprague, Bethlehem, 6, Knight
  78. Peter Truesdell, EGCC, 6, Rook
  79. Luke Villani, Bethlehem, 10, Rook
  80. Giovanny Vicento, AHS, 9, Rook
  81. Christian Wallace, AHS, 9, Rook (USCF membership?)
  82. Sophia Wang, CCC, 6, Queen
  83. Zac Ware, MP, Bishop
  84. Jared Wargacki, EGCC, 8, Rook
  85. Charles Xue, CCC, 2, Queen

Bethlehem Winter Open (December 13, 2014)

Dec. 13,2014  Bethlehem Winter Open at Bethlehem Central Middle School

Location Address: 332 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054  (at the cafeteria in the back of the building)

Sections and trophies may change depending on attendance.

All play four games: 2:00, 3:20 , 4:40, and 6:00 and Awards: 7:30 PM

Fee: Preregistration (Free) on-line before Dec 11th 10 PM and on-site before 1:30 PM; $2 after 1:30 on-site and may not be able to play Round 1

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

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

Time Control: (G/25, d/3) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. Trophies to top player(s) in each section. Medals for 2.5 points or more.

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 teams win 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,  e-mail rightmovechess@gmail.com before December 11th by 10 PM or see Tournament Director on-site before 1:30 PM. 

Entries as of 12/13/2014 10:20 AM:

  1. Santhosh Abraham, EG, 13, Rook 766 3
  2. Sandeep Alampalli, AA, 8, Open 1751 2
  3. Phillip Anderson, Saratoga, 8, Queen 903 2
  4. John Attardo, Tanglewood, 4, Bishop 755 2
  5. Bonnie Bauer, EGCC, 13, Awe 850 3
  6. Zachary Benson, AHS, 12, King 790 0
  7. Jack Berry, AHS, 9, Rook 363 3
  8. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 10, King 1003 1
  9. Andrew Cerf, Bethlehem, 5, Rook
  10. Ellie Cerf, Bethlehem, 3, Rook
  11. Matt Cerf, Bethlehem, 13, AWE 635 2
  12. Miguel Cruz, AHS, 9, Rook 102 1
  13. John Czajkowski, Tanglewood, 5, Bishop 776 3
  14. Peyton Daignault, Tanglewood, 5, Bishop 376 0.5
  15. Robert Davis, Elsmere, 5, Rook
  16. Joseph Defibaugh, Bethlehem, 7, Open 269 2
  17. Clark Evans, Hamagrael, 4, Bishop 900 2
  18. Ken Evans, MP, 13, Awe 1800 4
  19. Samuel Fashola, Slingerlands, 4, Rook
  20. Matthew Felske, Bethlehem, 6, Knight 785 4
  21. Michael Fishburn, __, Rook 183 1
  22. Liz Gialanella, AHS, 13, King 1300 0
  23. Samantha Giknis, Saratoga, 13, Rook 688 3.5
  24. Tanmay Goel, Birchwood, 3, Bishop 763 3
  25. Ben Goldberg, Bethlehem, 6, Rook 460 3
  26. Giovanny Vicento, AHS, 9, Rook 289 1.5
  27. Derin Gumustop, Bethlehem, 8, King 1291 4
  28. Karl Heck, 13, Open 1831 2.5
  29. Arthur Huang, Bethlehem, 3, Bishop 1047 3
  30. Connor Hurley, EGCC, 7, Queen 711 2
  31. Joseph Killian, Tanglewood, 3, Bishop 900 1
  32. Drew Klugman, Bethlehem, 6, Rook 454 2.5
  33. Elise KO-Davis, Bethelehem, 6, Rook 100 0
  34. John Lamont, Delaware, 3, Bishop 407 2
  35. Brendan M Lee, Open 1931 3
  36. Joshua Levin, Hamagrael 4, Rook
  37. Kyla Levin, Hamagrael 3, Rook
  38. Erica Li, CCC 7, Rook 524 3
  39. Mary Livingston, EGCC, 13, AWE 350 1
  40. Jingxuan Liu, Bethlehem, 9, King 1413 3.5
  41. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, Queen 874 3
  42. Eddie Martin, Elmsmere, Bishop 187 0.5
  43. Michael Martin, Elmsmere, Bishop 100 1
  44. Benjamin Matsuo, AA, 3, Rook
  45. Kassi Lynn McTague, AHS, 10, Queen 545 1
  46. Sean Meek, Bethlehem, 3, Rook
  47. Caleb Meyer-Chabris, Saratoga, 2 Queen 843 2.5
  48. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood, 13, AWE 1418 3.5
  49. John Murphy Sr, LSI, Awe 821 2
  50. John Murphy, LaSalle, 9, Rook 397 1
  51. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood, 10, Knight 496 2
  52. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood, 5, Rook
  53. Jillian Nichols, Tanglewood, 3, Bishop 350 0.5
  54. Aaditya Ojha, Slingerlands, 2, Queen 676 1
  55. Nikhil Radosevich, Bethlehem, 4, Bishop 650 2.5
  56. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 3, Rook
  57. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 7, Rook 762 3.5
  58. Qian Rappazzo, EGCC, 5, Bishop 621 2
  59. Henry Reichman, Hamagrael, 4, Bishop672 1.5
  60. Nathaniel Reichman, n/a, 13, AWE 580 2
  61. Oliver Reichman, Hamagrael, 1, Pawn 900 1
  62. Connor Reilly, Elsmere, 4, Bishop 370 2
  63. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware, 3, Bishop 900 2
  64. Robert Rotter, Open 1934 2
  65. Martha Samadashvili, EGCC, , Open1933 1.5
  66. Zara Samadashvili EGCC, 13, Open 1739 2
  67. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen 692 2
  68. Michael Spinella, Bethlehem, 9, Rook 100 1
  69. Ty Sprague, Bethlehem, 6, Open 774 3
  70. Peter Truesdell, EGCC, 6, Knight 986 3
  71. Luke Villani, Beth 10, 521 3
  72. Sophia Wang, CCC, 6, Rook 638 2.5
  73. Logan Yohe, Elsemere, 4, Bishop
  74. Sicheng Yu, Tasago, 1, Knight

 

Alpha Results all–TRM 89: Dec 6 Tournament

Dec. 6, TRM 89 Martin Luther King Magnet School, Schenectady  (Sponsored by Dr. Ettouney)

USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)  Trophies 1-2-3 in each section. Medal 2.5 or more

Non-Member Unrated Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-2).  Trophies 1-2-3 in each section. Medal 2.5 or more.

Time Control: (G/25, d/3) for Open Section; (G/30, d5) for all other Sections.

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 seven teams win 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. (Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.)

As of 12/06/2014 6:45 AM:

  1.  Santhosh Abraham, EG, 13, Rook 594 3
  2. Alex Ally, MLK, 6, Knight 894 2.5
  3. Anthony Ally, MLK, 5, Bishop 1192 3.5
  4. Dylan Ally, MLK, 3, Bishop 933 2
  5. Phillip Anderson, Saratoga, 8, Queen 851 1
  6. Tayshawn Bailey, ACCS, 7, Knight 795 2.5
  7. Matthew Belfance, MP, 6, Rook 158 1
  8. Zachary James Benson, Albany HS, 11, King 943 2
  9. Nashire Berg, MLK, 8, Knight 738 2
  10. Christian Bixler, Malta, 2, Pawn 1252 3
  11. Nathaniel Boykin, Malta, 3, Bishop 1009 2.5
  12. Anthony Brown, ACCS 6, kNight 200 0
  13. Andrew Brucker, MP, 5, Rook
  14. Daniel Brucker, MP, 7, Rook 692 4
  15. Steve Brucker, MP, 13, Awe 1-27 2
  16. Rhamel Bynum, AHS, 10, King 1090 2.5
  17. Herman Calderon, –, Open  1495 1
  18. Zachary Calderon, Scotia-Glenville, 12, Open 1769 3.5
  19. Uriel Calixto, MP, 8, Queen 1023 4
  20. Andrew Cerf, Beth, 5, Rook 343 2
  21. Ellie Cerf, Beth, 3, Open 234 1.5
  22. Miguel Cruz, Albany HS, 9, Rook 100 0.5
  23. Shyheim Davis, Albany HS, 11, Rook ns
  24. Alan Diaz, MP, 6, Knight 705 2
  25. Evan Dong, MP, 1, Pawn 271 3
  26. Peter Dong, MP, 3, Rook 486 2.5
  27. Rayheim Drayton, ACCS 7, 706 3
  28. Weiam Elmahdi, Malta, 3, Bishop 868 1.5
  29. Kennedy Etwaru, MLK, 5, Rook 702 4
  30. Kenneth Etwaru, MLK, 7, Queen 775 1
  31. Kevin Etwaru, MLK, 8, Rook 266 2
  32. Ken Evans, MP, 13, Awe 1801 2.5
  33. Destin Ferrell, ACCS 7, 628 1
  34. Jamol Franklin, ACCS 6, 599 1
  35. Ronald Fraiser, MLK, 4, Bishop 900 2
  36. Jamol Franklin, ACCS, 6, Knight
  37. Mactier Freeman, MP 7, Rook 318 2
  38. Jaemani Gaddy, Philip Schyler, 3, Bishop ns
  39. Mehki Garlic, MLK, 3, Bishop 900 1.5
  40. Elizabeth Gialanella, Albany HS, 13, King 1191 0
  41. Samantha Giknis Saratoga 13 Rook 456 3
  42. Tanmay Goel, Birchwood, 3, Bishop 1233 3
  43. Sean Hallinan, MP , Rook 233 1
  44. Karl Heck, xx, 13, Open
  45. Michael Hellmich, La Salle, 12 King 1086 2
  46. Marcus Henson,ACCS, 6, Knight 675 0
  47. Nia Henson, ACCS 4,    Bishop 900 1.5
  48. Arthur Huang, Beth 3, Bishop 1016 3
  49. Samuel Koblensky, EGCC,8, Knight 1088 3
  50. Arthur Huang, Bethlehem, 3, Bishop
  51. Michael Ipovich, Stuevesant, 12, Open
  52. Alika Jackson Bergin, MLK 6, Rook 693 2.5
  53. Camryn Jackson, MLK, 2, Pawn 1093 1.5
  54. Charlie Jackson, MLK, 2, pawn 1390 2.5
  55. Justice Jackson, MLK, 5, Bishop 950 4
  56. Ajani JacksonBergin, MLK, 1, Pawn 100 1.5
  57. Drew Klugman, Bethlehem, 6, Rook 414 2
  58. Aryan Kumar, MLK, K, Pawn 350 1
  59. Mannkaran Kumar, MLK, 3, Bishop 900 1
  60. John Lamont, Delaware CS, 3, Bishop 621 3
  61. Joshua Levin, Hamagrael 4, Bishop ns
  62. Antonio Lacy, AHS, 9, Queen 637 1
  63. Mingrui Liu, Koda MS, 8, Open 1126 1.5
  64. Mary Livingston, EGCC, 13, Awe 396 1
  65. Dharini Madadi, AA, 4, Rook 100 1
  66. Jayshumier Maggs, Meyers MS, 7, Knight 621 1
  67. Balaji Mahadevan, EGCC, 3, Queen 795 2
  68. Benjamin Matsuo, AA 3, 357 2.5
  69. Branden Matuszek, Cons 8, 813 3
  70. Joey Mercado, Bishop McGinn, 10, Rook 507 3
  71. William Mercado, Meyers MS, 7, Knight 870 2
  72. Benjamin Matsuo Albany Academy 3 Rook
  73. Branden Matuszek, Consortium, 8, Knight
  74. Sean McDuffie, Albany HS, 10, Rook ns
  75. Kalel McFarline, MLK, 2, Pawn
  76. Connor McKenna, MP, 5, Rook 100 1
  77. Kassi L McTague, AHS 10, Rook 596 3
  78. Sean Meek, Bethlehem 3, Rook 329 1
  79. Caitlin Mendrick, LaSalle, 6, kNight 702 2
  80. Colin Mendrick, LaSalle, 9, Rook 325 1.5
  81. Nathaniel Mitzel, MP, 7, Rook 285 2
  82. Kwami Moore Buyke, ACCS , Pawn 279 1
  83. Max Moughan, MP, 3, Rook 108 1
  84. Mikey Moughan, MP,5, Queen 635 1.5
  85. Edward Murphy, Tanglewood, 13, AWE 1380 3
  86. John Murphy, LaSalle, 9, Rook 386 2
  87. Juliette Murphy, Tanglewood, 10, Knight 634 1.5
  88. Luke Murphy, Tanglewood, 5, Rook 388 3
  89. Rithvik Narra, Tesago, 3, Bishop 774 2.5
  90. Saathvik Narra, Acadia, 8, Queen 667 2
  91. Coumba Ndiaye, MLK 2, 1700 4
  92. Papa Ndiaye, MLK 5, kNight 855 2
  93. Josh Philip, MLK, 3, Bishop 1066 2.5
  94. Oliver Pflaum, Consortium, 7, Queen 869 2.5
  95. Stelin Poola, MLK,6, Knight 1064 4
  96. Ethan Rafferty, AA, 3, Rook (Bye Rd 1) 249 2
  97. Shreyas Raman, Guilderlnad, 7, King 1236 2.5
  98. Nicholas Rappazzo, EGCC, 7, Knight 884 3
  99. Recheizer, MLK 6, kNight 447 1
  100. Joseph Roddy, MLK, 5, Bishop 758 2
  101. Rylen Rosenswig, Delaware CS, 3, Bishop 538 2
  102. Shirol Roscoe, MLK, 13, Awe 703 1
  103. Robert Rotter, –, Open 1928 2.5
  104. Najjijel Sales, MLK, 6, Knight 921 2
  105. Martha Samadashvili EG Open 1491 2.5
  106. Zaza Samadashvili, EG, 13, Open 1599 1.5
  107. Deon Santhosh, Bethlehem, 3, Queen 769 2.5
  108. Joseph Schneider, La Salle, 13, King 1171 3
  109. Philip Sells, Guilderland, 13, Open (Bye Rd 1) 1831 2.5
  110. Quasade Smith, MLK, 3, Bishop 900 1
  111. Serigne Sow, ACCS 9, kNight 1008 3.5
  112. Parmesh Thakoordial,MLK, 4, Bishop 933 2
  113. Laura Thomsen, Consortium, 8, Knight 387 2
  114. Peter Truesdell, EGCC, 6, Knight 670 2.5
  115. Raymond Vanclief, MLK, 3, Bishop 127 0
  116. Catalina Varela, Consortium, 6, Queen 728 2
  117. Carlos Varela, Consortium, 13, Open 1579 1.5
  118. Tatiana Varela, Consortium, 7, Queen 712 3
  119. Giovanny Vincento, Albany HS, 9, Rook 311 2
  120. Sophia Wang CCC 6 Knight 927 2
  121. Jared Wargacki, EGCC, 8, Knight 1054 4
  122. Richard Wargacki, EGCC, 13 AWE 1145 2
  123. Matthew Williams, MLK, 3, Bishop 833 1.5
  124. Moses Williams, MLK, 5, Bishop 950 3
  125. Kemoya Whyte, ACCS 8, kNight 439 1
  126. Charles Xue, CCC, 2, Queen 674 3