Sunday, January 6, 2008

'07 Fall Rd 3

Fall Swiss Round 3      10/24/07    7 PM

We are using a McMahon pairing system in both sections where Masters and Experts start with 3 bye points, Class A players start with 2, Class B with 1 and Class C and below with 0. This way you will mostly be playing with players close to your own rating, but as with any Swiss system, when you win, you get tougher pairings in the next round, and when you lose, you get easier pairings (in most cases). 

63 players total in this event, including the 2 match players.   

Bd 1  Raoul Crisologo - James Mahooti  1-0   this was round 2 of their 4 game match. RC leads 2-0.     

The Slow & Steady Section (28 players):

Upset winners (by rating) in bold

Bd 2  Ignacio Sainz - John Funderburg  1/2-1/2 

Bd 3  Mario Amodeo - Alejandro Garamendi  1-0   A very nice game, see Cyrus Annotates

Bd 4  Alfredo DeLeon - Marty Lower  1-0  

Bd 5  Fausto Robles - Fawsi Murra Jr  0-1

Bd 6  Robert Defore - Thomas Fries  0-1

Bd 7  Brad Salz - Robert Draper  1-0  Bob had a great game and should have won but miscalculated at the end

Bd 8  Anthony Harbone - Vincent Broman  0-1

Bd 9 Jamieson Pryor - Fawsi Jose Murra  1-0

Bd 10  Shaun Sweitzer - Rocio Murra  0-1   Rocio continues to rock her opponents world 

Bd 11  Fred Borges - Santiago Rubio-Fernaz  1-0

Bd 12  Mark Lawless - Robert Samuel  1-0

Bd 13  Kimberly Ogden - David Delgadillo  0-1   Kim was a house player

Byes: Erik Montany, Lennart Mathe, Manuel Herrera, Christian Garcia     

The Fast and Furious Section (33 players):

Bd 14  Mariano Lozano - Bruce Baker  0-1  Bruce refutes 1.b3, sorry Mr. Larsen 

Bd 15  David Hart - Leonard Sussman  1/2-1/2

Bd 16  Buddy Morris - Jason Qu  1-0

Bd 17  Pejman Sagart - Ed Baluran  0-1 Sagart had the edge but made an illegal move in a time scramble, giving Ed a valuable extra two minute bonus (see USCF rulebook for illegal moves) 

Bd 18  Richard Jensen - Jerry Soelberg  1/2-1/2   Interesting endgame!!

Bd 19  Damani Fair - Ron Rezendes  1/2-1/2

Bd 20  Ryan Nichols - Ron Soto  0-1 

Bd 21  Manuel San German - Karen Kaufman  1-0 

Bd 22  Khris Juroshek - Morgan Fox  NO SHOWS

Bd 23  Erik Lotfi - Chuck Ensey  0-1

Bd 24  Julian Rodriguez - Carlos Herrera  1-0

Bd 25  Tom Kuhn - Michael Ryan  0-1

Bd 26  Patrick Edwards - Keith Wetterer  1-0

Bd 27  Arnold Berlin - Harry LaSalle  0F-1F  Arnold was a no show, too bad I wanted to see someone get a real win here to boost the unrated status of either players. Forfeit wins don't count for rating purposes. 

Byes: Jim Humphrey, Roberto Aiello, Erik Marquis, Steven Perry, Monica Ness



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