Sunday, January 6, 2008

Soelberg Rd 3

The Jerry Soelberg Open  Rd 3 of 6  7/23/08

 

Jerry Wins Trophy in May of 2008

Email chucnglo@aol.com if you need a bye (please let me know before 4 PM on Wednesday).

These are the results from round 3:

71 Players total in this event so far (not including house players) 

Fast Section (G/90) - 29 players

Board 1  Ed Baluran (2) - James Mahooti (2)  1/2-1/2

Bd 2  Felix Villareal (1 1/2) - Carey Milton (1 1/2)  0-1

A big upset by Carey. See this game on Cyrus Annotates 

Bd 3  Fawsi Murra Jr (1 1/2) - Bassam Shammas (1 1/2)  1-0

Bassam takes a rare defeat to the suddenly hot Fawsi Jr....

Bd 4  Dayne Freitag (1 1/2) - David Hart (1 1/2)  0-1 

Bd 5  Rick Aeria (1 1/2) - T. Sutharsan (1 1/2)  1-0

A tricky game where Thirunathan made a serious mistake while in time trouble... 

Bd 6  Bruce Baker (1) - David Delgadillo (1 1/2)  1-0 

Bd 7  Michael Nagaran (1) - Theron Pummer (1)  0-1

Theron, rated 1800, wins against Michael who is a solid Expert. A nice upset for Theron... 

Bd 8  Robbie Coda (1) - Jason Qu (1)  0-1

Bd 9  Tom Kuhn (1) - Chuck Ensey (1)  0-1

Tom gave me the exchange in the opening, but then nearly hung on for a draw. The Rook finally did some damage late in the game...

Bd 10  Varun Krishnan (1/2) - Pejman Sagart (1)  1-0  Pejman is a house player

Bd 11  Jerry Soelberg (1/2) - Ron Rezendes (1/2)  1/2-1/2

OK, how many times have these guys drawn??! 

Bd 12  Vincent Broman (1/2) - Robert Reed (1/2)  1-0

Bd 13  Patrick Edwards (1/2) - Mark Lawless (0)  0-1

Bd 14  Chris Calbat (0) - Tom Lavoy (0)  1-0

Withdraw: Jessica Lauser, Ron Bruno

Slow Section (40/90, G/60) - 42 players

Bd 16  George Zeigler (2) - Fausto Robles (2)  1-0

Bd 17  Robert Defore (2) - Jim Humphrey (2)  0-1 

 The Longest Game of the Night, over at 12:15 AM. Bob came close to drawing this one...

Bd 18  Ray Viernes (2) - Manuel Herrera  (2)  0-1

Bd 19  Tom Fries (1 1/2) - Robert Draper (2)  1-0

Bd 20  Brian Kelly (1 1/2) - Damani Fair (1 1/2)  1/2-1/2

Bd 21  Ryan Nichols (1 1/2) - Caley Anderson (1 1/2)  1/2-1/2

Bd 22  Maria Elena Villarreal (1 1/2) - Mario Amodeo (1)  0-1

A close game that came down to a King and Pawn ending...

Bd 23  Rocio Murra (1) - Alfredo Deleon (1)  0-1 

Bd 24  Hector Gonzalez (1) - Jamieson Pryor (1)  0-1

Bd 25  Jerry Kavanau (1) - Buddy Morris (1)  0-1

Bd 26  Shaun Sweitzer (1) - Robert Samuel  1-0

Bd 27  Michael Ryan (1) - Joel Batchelor (1)  0-1

Bd 28  Donald Klaas (1) - Fred Borges (1)  0-1

Bd 29  Lennart Mathe (1/2) - Morgan Fox (1)  0-1

This was one of the other big upsets in this round (besides Carey's). It proves again that you can never let your guard down, just because you are winning the game and your opponent is lower rated, one mistake can still bring disaster.  See Cyrus Annotates

Bd 30  Karen Kaufman (1/2) - Chris Wonnell (1/2)  0-1

Bd 31  John Huey (1/2) - Erik Marquis (1/2)  0-1

Bd 32  Carolina Villarreal (1/2) - Steve Perry (1/2)  1/2-1/2

Bd 33  Darryl Woodson (0) - Santiago Rubio-Fernaz (0)  0-1

Bd 34  Matthew Kells (0) - Arnold Berlin (0)  0-1

Bd 35  Bill Murray (0) - Keith Wetterer (0)  1-0

Byes: Fawsi Jose Murra (1), Monica Ness (0)  

 

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