Saturday, September 1, 2012

Southern Calif Open Prize Winners

Southern California Open Prize Winners

Open Section

First Place: John Bryant (5), $2,600

2nd - 6th Place: Kyron Griffith (4 1/2), Tim Taylor (4 1/2), Enrico Sevillano (4 1/2), Zhanibek Amanov (4 1/2) and Varun Krishnan (4 1/2), $1,000 each

7th Place: Dionisio Aldama (4), $400

BU2300/2ndU2300/BU2200/2ndU2200: Vanessa West (4), Marian Nick Nita (4), Shirin Navabi (4) and Romeo Ignacio (4), $700 each  

3rd/4th U2200: Nikolay Arutyunov (3 1/2), Albert Lu (3 1/2) and Raoul Crisologo (3 1/2), $200 each

Premier Section (U2000)

First/2nd Place: Kenneth Xu (5) and Michael Taylor (5), $800 each

3rd Place: Aaron Chang (4 1/2), $400

4th Place: Alfredo Deleon (4), Annie Wang (4), Kiran Yalamanchi (4) and Ashritha Eswaran (4), $50 each

Amateur Section (U1800)

First Place: Boris Kitapszyan (5 1/2), $1,000

2nd/3rd/4th Place: Blake Borskey (4 1/2), Harold May (4 1/2), Jerry Qu (4 1/2) and Matthew Shuben (4 1/2), $300 each

Reserve Section (U1600)

First/2nd Place: Jerry Cupat (5) and Dante Peterson (5), $800 each

3rd Place: Matthew Rittorno (4 1/2), $400

4th Place: Manu Reddy (4), Evan Lee (4) and David Chacon (4), $66 each 

Booster Section (U1400)

First/2nd Place: Kevin Yang (5) and Darryl Woodson (5), $500 each

3rd Place: Mick Peterson (4 1/2), $200

BU1200/2ndU1200: Shirinidhi Jayakumar (4 1/2) and Varvara Okuneva (4 1/2), $225 each

4th Place: Keric Rivas (4), Daniel Sun (4) and Rishik Puranam (4), $33 each

Best Unrated: Ganesh Dekate (2), $100

Best Game Prize: Vanessa West, $75, for win over Varun Krishnan

2nd Best Game goes to Timothy Taylor, $50, for win over Zhanibek Amanov

3rd place, non-Open Section prize, goes to Brett Becker, $25, for win over Shaun Sweitzer 

Total Prizes: $20,000 

                                 

2 comments:

  1. THANKS TO CHUCK ENSEY AND BRUCE BAKER!!!! AND CONGRATULATIONS FOR THE SUCCESFUL EVENT, DEFINITELY THIS IS A "MUST ATTEND" TOURNAMENT FOR ANY CHESS LOVER.

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  2. See article on the USCF website by Randy Hough, along with a few games...

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