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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Summer Tournament Week 8

In the Open Section Mark Kernighan beat Ian Mangion and John Moldovan drew with Joe Demetrick. Mark and John are tied for first with 6.5. Greg Tomkovich beat Bert Shiffman to take sole possesion of third with 5 points. Geoff Mcauliffe drew with Joe renna and is in fourth with 4.5. Other winners included Praveen Balakrishnan, Mike Goeller, Breadon Reinoso and Chris Constantino.

In the U1200 section Joe Azzarello beat Luis Raules twice to tie for the lead with Andy Altamirano with 9 points each. Andy beat Pat Mazillo in an intersection match, which counts for him. Aleksy Senyatkin beat Antonio Altamirano and drew with Lou Sturniolo in another intersection match to put him in third place with 7 points.
Antonio beat Paula Sefia. In two intersection matches that did not count in the standings Braedon Reinoso beat Leticia Sefia, and Lou Sturniolo beat Paula.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Summer Tournament Week 7

John Moldovan is the new leader in the summer tournament with 6 point. John's win plus my draw vs Mark Kernighan gives John a 1/2 point lead.
Results: Open Section
Ian Mangion beat Glen Hart
Geoff Mcauliffe beat Chris Constantino
Pat Mazillo beat Ted Mann
Greg Tomkovich drew Mark Kernighan
Braedon Reinoso beat Lou Sturniolo
Bert Shiffman beat Joe Renna
John Moldovan beat Lou Sturniolo
John Moldovan 6
Mark Kernighan 5.5
Greg Tomkovich, Geoff McAuliffe, Bert Shiffman 4
Ian Mangion 3.5
Praveen Balakrishnan, Don Carelli, Joe Renna 3
Mike Goeller, Pat Mazillo, Braedon Reinoso 2
Kevin Chen, Steve Leisch, Lou Sturniolo, Laukik Gadgil, Chris Constantino 1.5
Max Sherer, Joe Demetrick, Ted Mann 1
Wayne Burnett 0.5
Steve Stoyko, Glen Hart, Aaron Keides 0

U 1200 Section
Antonio Altamirano beat Andy Altamirano twice
Joe Azarello beat Aleksy Senyatkin
Leticia Sefia drew Paula Sefia
Joe Azarello beat Paula Sefia
Aleksy Senyatkin beat Leticia Sefia

Andy Altamirano 8
Joe Azzarello 7
Aleksy Senyatkin, Leticia Sefia 5.5
Antonio Altamirano 4
Paula Sefia 2.5
Luis Raules , Raphael Matta 0

Here is my game vs Mark

G Tomkovich 1659 - Mark Kernighan 2218 7/21/11 1 d4 Nf6 2Nf3 d6 3 c4 c6 4 Nc3 Bf5
5 Bg5 h6 6 Bh4 Nbd7 7 h3 e5 8 dxe5 dxe5 9 e4 Be6 10 Bd3 Be7 11 0-0(perhaps Bg3 is better preserving the dark square B) Nh5 12 Bxe7 Qxe7 13 Ne2 (to prevent Nf4) 0-0-0
14 Qc2 Qd6 15 Rfd1 Nc5 16 Ne1 Rd7 17 b4 Nxd3 18 Nxd3 Rhd8 19 c5 Qc7 20 Nb2 Rxd1+
21 Rxd1 Nf6 22 Nc3 Rd7 23 Rxd7 Qxd7 24 Qd3 Qd4 25 a3 Qxd3 26 Nxd3( at this point I offered Mark a draw, which he declined) Nd7 27 f3 Bc4 28 Nb2 bb3 29 Kf2 Kd8 30 Ke3
Ke7 31 Nd3 Ke6 32 Ne2 Bc4 33 Ng3 g6 34 h4 Nb8 35 h5 a5 36 Nb2 Bb3 37 Kd3 axb4 38 axb4
Kf6 39 Kc3 Be6 40 Nc4 Bxc4 41 Kxc4 Kg5 42 hxg6 fxg6 43 b5(Ne2 is better) h5 44 Ne2 h4
45 Kb4 cxb5 46 Kxb5 Nd7?( Nc6 is stronger) 47 c6 bxc6+ 48 Kxc6 Nf8 49 Kd6 Kf6
50 Nc3 Ne6 51 Nd5+ Kf7 52 Kxe5 g5 53 Kf5 Nd4+ 54 Kxg5?(Kg4 should win for white)
Nxf3+!!(if gxf3 the h pawn queens)55 Kg4(slightly better is Kf5) Ne1 56 Ne3 Ke6
57 Kxh4 Nxg2+ Draw agreed

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Summer Tournament Week 6

At the halfway point in the summer tournament Mark Kernighan and John Moldavan are tied for the lead with 5 points. Greg Tomkovich is in third with 3.5 points and there is a 5 way tie for fourth with three points between Praveen Balakrishnan, Don Carelli, Geoff McAullife, Bert Shiffman and Joe Renna.
In the Under 1200 section Andy Altamirano leads with 8 points, Joe Azzarello and Leticia Sefia are tied for second with 5 each, and aleksy Senyatkin has 4.5.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Summer Tournamrent Week 5

There were 15 games played this week. In the open section Mark Kernighan beat Mike gGoeller in a last second time scramble to take sole possesion of first place, Bert Shiffman got his third win vs Pat Mazillo, Joe Renna beat Greg Tomkovich, Praveen Balakrishnan and Ian Mangion drew, Ted Mann beat Chris Constantino, Geoff McAuliffe and Lou Sturniolo drew, John Moldovan and Don Carelli also drew, and Praveen beat Joe Renna. In the U 1200 section Andy Altamirano beat Joe Azzarello and Leticia Sefia, Leticia beat her sister Paula, Aleksy Senyatkin beat Antonio Altamirano and Paula Sefia, and Joe Azzarello beat Raphael Matta.