Hart House Chess Club Holiday Open 2019

For final standings, please see below…

We are delighted to share with you that the annual Hart House Chess Club Holiday Open Chess Tournament is coming up soon! We hope you will join us on December 13-15, 2019 at Hart House for this exciting event.

Please see the poster below for more information, and do not hesitate to email us at hhtournaments@gmail.com should you have any questions!

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Some more information on the tournament logistics and how to register, as well as a list of pre-registered players:

When: December 13th-15th, 2019

Round times: Friday 13th at 6:00pm, Saturday 14th at 10am & 4:00pm, Sunday 15th at 10am & 4:00pm

Style: 5 rounds in 6 rating sections – Crown (2200+), Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 & U1000 Sections.

Time Control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.

Prize Fund: $5000 based on 120 entries!

Rating: All sections will be CFC rated. Crown, Under 2200 & Under 1900 sections will also be FIDE rated.

Forfeit Time: Players who do not arrive within 30 minutes of the round start time will be forfeited.

Byes: Maximum 2 half-point byes in rounds 1-3 if requested in advance before the start of Round 1.

Registration details:

· Email registrations must be completed by December 11th, or else considered late.

· After pre-registering by email, please bring cash payment to the playing site before 5:15pm on December 13th, or mail a cheque which arrives by December 11th. If online registrants paying in cash arrive after 5:15pm on December 13th, they cannot be guaranteed a pairing in Round 1. No cheques on-site.

· To register in advance by mailing a cheque (arrival by December 11th, 2019), make cheque payable to Hart House Chess Club, at 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto ON, M5S 3H3. No postdated cheques.

· Registrants after December 11th, 2019 are not guaranteed to be paired in Round 1, and must pay on-site entry fee ($80).

· Players taking a bye in Round 1 can pay the entry fee thirty minutes before the start of Round 2 (9:30am).

Entry Fee: $60 in advance, $80 cash only on-site. Extra $20 to play up a section. Playing up is allowed only for players within 100 rating points of the section’s minimum rating. For example: a player in the Under 1600 section wanting to play up in the Under 1900 section must have a rating no lower than 1500.

Discounts: $20 less for University of Toronto students. Free entry for IMs and WIMs if registered by December 6th.

Special Discount: Free entry for players who have never played in any CFC or FIDE rated tournament. Chess Federation of Canada (CFC) membership purchase still required for $48, and entrants will not be eligible for prize money.

Other Info: Please bring chess sets and clocks. Registrants must be current CFC members or bring payment prior to playing – http://chess.ca/membership-rates.

Organizer: Alex Ferreira & Hart House Chess Club. Email: hhtournaments@gmail.com

Final Standings:

Crown

# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 1 Jason Liang 170934 2296 H— W11 W16 W12 W2 4.5
2 2-4 Nikolay Noritsyn 132534 2521 W17 W13 W5 W9 L1 4.0
3 Max Rusonik 155671 1953 W10 L5 W13 W14 W8 4.0
4 Alexandre Michelashvili 149568 1905 L14 W18 W17 W11 W6 4.0
5 5-7 Victor Plotkin 142063 2275 W19 W3 L2 L6 W17 3.0
6 Sergey Noritsyn 146893 2111 L8 W10 W7 W5 L4 3.0
7 Dorian Kang 155339 2006 L12 W22 L6 W13 W9 3.0
8 8-11 Allan Munro 140841 2015 W6 W16 H— U— L3 2.5
9 Adam Gaisinsky 153838 2009 H— W21 W12 L2 L7 2.5
10 Max Chen 155238 1976 L3 L6 W22 D17 W18 2.5
11 Jeffrey R. Zhao 157007 1900 H— L1 W21 L4 W20 2.5
12 12-14 Nicholas Vettese 154199 2237 W7 W14 L9 L1 U— 2.0
13 Ian Findlay 101737 2201 W22 L2 L3 L7 W21 2.0
14 Roman Sapozhnikov 138609 2162 W4 L12 W20 L3 U— 2.0
15 15-20 William Li 154677 2295 W20 H— U— U— U— 1.5
16 Vinny Puri 109859 2233 W18 L8 L1 H— U— 1.5
17 Christopher Pace 141390 2112 L2 W19 L4 D10 L5 1.5
18 David Filipovich 103521 2019 L16 L4 W19 D20 L10 1.5
19 Pi Nasir 148197 1946 L5 L17 L18 D21 B— 1.5
20 Daniel Xu 160020 1918 L15 B— L14 D18 L11 1.5
21 21 Hayk Oganesyan 152587 1875 H— L9 L11 D19 L13 1.0
22 22 Brian Jiang 161639 1904 L13 L7 L10 H— U— 0.5

U2200

# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 1 Fengxi Mao 166033 2181 W20 W5 W4 W6 W3 5.0
2 2-4 Amirsalar Javidfard 2194 L19 W24 W17 W9 W11 4.0
3 Vladimir Birarov 145968 2164 W21 W14 W13 W11 L1 4.0
4 Saimir Shabanaj 172104 2087 W17 W32 L1 W10 W12 4.0
5 5-6 Syed Ibrahim Ahmed 164989 2082 W31 L1 W32 W7 D8 3.5
6 Jake Van Rooy 152635 1964 H— W23 W8 L1 W13 3.5
7 7-12 Merlin Nazareno 165079 2144 W22 L11 W16 L5 W18 3.0
8 Alan Bui 155173 2133 H— W18 L6 W30 D5 3.0
9 Raymond Gao 156480 2049 L33 W22 W25 L2 W26 3.0
10 Sanjay Ramesh 162979 2047 H— D16 W33 L4 W21 3.0
11 Vadim Khachaturov 162814 2038 W35 W7 W28 L3 L2 3.0
12 Noah Nathaniel Yuen 158470 1967 L18 W31 W26 W20 L4 3.0
13 13-18 Youhe Huang 159428 2086 W25 W33 L3 D18 L6 2.5
14 Jeffrey Renfei Zhao 158702 2028 W26 L3 L18 W28 D16 2.5
15 Henry Liu 157720 1977 L32 L17 D31 W29 W30 2.5
16 Karthik B Selva 170987 1909 H— D10 L7 W24 D14 2.5
17 Brendan Cater 161454 1875 L4 W15 L2 D25 W28 2.5
18 Wazeer Ahmad Khan 171510 1711 W12 L8 W14 D13 L7 2.5
19 19-26 Greg Rusonik 165077 1987 W2 U— W35 U— U— 2.0
20 Austin Xie 157588 1940 L1 W35 H— L12 D25 2.0
21 Sam Haziprodromu 106156 1929 L3 L25 W22 W33 L10 2.0
22 Yun Hong [Kevin] Li 162472 1903 L7 L9 L21 W35 W31 2.0
23 Bhavatharshan Jeyakumar 155309 1902 H— L6 D24 L26 W32 2.0
24 Atharva Srinivas 157721 1867 H— L2 D23 L16 W33 2.0
25 Richard Huang 160396 1864 L13 W21 L9 D17 D20 2.0
26 Joey Qiao 156764 1801 L14 B— L12 W23 L9 2.0
27 27-31 Ian Loadman 101686 2053 H— W29 U— U— U— 1.5
28 Samuel Herran-Boily 1951 H— W30 L11 L14 L17 1.5
29 Anirud Chakkoli 161732 1933 H— L27 L30 L15 W35 1.5
30 Aayush Ajith 167780 1867 H— L28 W29 L8 L15 1.5
31 Edward Xiao 156911 1812 L5 L12 D15 W32 L22 1.5
32 32-33 Jovan Momic 123043 1834 W15 L4 L5 L31 L23 1.0
33 Mario Moran-Venegas 143315 1802 W9 L13 L10 L21 L24 1.0
34 34 Jelvis Calvelo 162161 2053 H— U— U— U— U— 0.5
35 35 Omid Nemati 130676 1801 L11 L20 L19 L22 L29 0.0

U1900

# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 1 Jurgen Allaj 1715 W24 W18 W3 W8 W7 5.0
2 2-4 Benjamin Wu 163402 1796 W13 L12 W23 W31 W9 4.0
3 Vishruth Sharma 156776 1788 W21 W15 L1 W12 W11 4.0
4 Lucy Gao 161206 1687 D33 W20 W14 D10 W8 4.0
5 5-7 Arkadiy Ugodnikov 146626 1753 W30 W32 L8 D17 W10 3.5
6 Harrison [Hangchen] Liu 162133 1744 W16 W23 D10 L7 W24 3.5
7 Aaron Liu 162294 1714 H— W34 W12 W6 L1 3.5
8 8-17 Ferdinand Supsup 142366 1817 W40 W27 W5 L1 L4 3.0
9 Konstantin Orlovskii 166565 1785 L28 W33 W16 W26 L2 3.0
10 Henry Hughes 160188 1771 W29 W28 D6 D4 L5 3.0
11 Pramod Prakash Dahale 166339 1717 D31 W37 H— W18 L3 3.0
12 Edison Qu 156082 1684 W39 W2 L7 L3 W32 3.0
13 Larry Yang 164823 1667 L2 W19 L17 W37 W25 3.0
14 Riley Khan 166965 1607 H— W25 L4 W34 D17 3.0
15 Richard Garel 105218 1590 W19 L3 L18 W30 W26 3.0
16 Pino Verde 108688 1520 L6 W35 L9 W38 W27 3.0
17 Ande Li unr. L27 B— W13 D5 D14 3.0
18 18-24 Alisan Ozkazanc 169112 1832 W36 L1 W15 L11 D22 2.5
19 Virgiliu Bogdan Matiu 143015 1780 L15 L13 H— W39 W34 2.5
20 Alex Xu 163378 1756 D37 L4 W39 L24 W31 2.5
21 Joseph Liao 157731 1743 L3 W29 D28 D32 D23 2.5
22 Harry Liu 154350 1691 L32 W30 D24 D25 D18 2.5
23 Robert J. Armstrong 100034 1534 W35 L6 L2 W36 D21 2.5
24 William [Zhimao] Gao 162775 1505 L1 W40 D22 W20 L6 2.5
25 25-33 Boris Iriarte 149563 1770 D34 L14 W33 D22 L13 2.0
26 Victor Lefort 165854 1743 H— W38 H— L9 L15 2.0
27 Charlie Grisar 166101 1703 W17 L8 L31 W29 L16 2.0
28 Marcus Wilker 102713 1619 W9 L10 D21 U— D33 2.0
29 Eric Qian 167975 1581 L10 L21 W35 L27 W39 2.0
30 Vincent Angel Adulfo 168241 1523 L5 L22 B— L15 W36 2.0
31 James Qiu 158784 1506 D11 H— W27 L2 L20 2.0
32 Anni Guo 163250 1505 W22 L5 H— D21 L12 2.0
33 Callum Yoker 161497 1492 D4 L9 L25 W35 D28 2.0
34 34 Neal Nian Li 161576 1562 D25 L7 W38 L14 L19 1.5
35 35-37 Nathaniel Brown 1753 L23 L16 L29 L33 W38 1.0
36 Victor Samuel 112306 1673 L18 D39 D37 L23 L30 1.0
37 Michael D. Sharpe 100280 1552 D20 L11 D36 L13 U— 1.0
38 38-39 Undriadi Benggawan 107301 1564 H— L26 L34 L16 L35 0.5
39 Miles DeMartino unr. L12 D36 L20 L19 L29 0.5
40 40 Trifelino Miaco 121781 1668 L8 L24 U— U— U— 0.0

U1600

# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 1-2 Lefan Yang 163151 1487 W42 W17 W15 W13 D2 4.5
2 Henry Yao 166273 1450 W44 W45 W18 W21 D1 4.5
3 3-5 Fariborz Zarezadegan 107665 1484 L17 W32 W33 W15 W13 4.0
4 Richard Wing 103265 1465 W34 W12 H— W11 D7 4.0
5 Adam Li 160391 1421 D24 W47 D14 W20 W10 4.0
6 6-7 Justin Li 154417 1570 L13 X41 D28 W30 W17 3.5
7 Johnson Zixuan Zhou 163242 1515 W30 L15 W27 W14 D4 3.5
8 8-20 Toy Chack Kwan 162706 1489 L15 W42 D16 D31 W32 3.0
9 Jeremy Sztuka 162452 1480 W32 L18 W38 L17 W31 3.0
10 Andrew Chen 160054 1466 L18 W36 W43 W37 L5 3.0
11 Silvano Mesiti 107489 1463 D35 W19 W31 L4 D16 3.0
12 Don Parakin 106488 1458 W36 L4 X45 W18 U— 3.0
13 Ethan Lin 161997 1428 W6 W20 W37 L1 L3 3.0
14 Kevin G Zou 167304 1383 H— X40 D5 L7 W25 3.0
15 Heye Gao 166066 1366 W8 W7 L1 L3 W24 3.0
16 Ken Kurkowski 104537 1364 H— D25 D8 W28 D11 3.0
17 Bojan Miljkovic 167767 1335 W3 L1 W25 W9 L6 3.0
18 Noah Velasquez 168145 1321 W10 W9 L2 L12 W26 3.0
19 Jacob Gaisinsky 155172 1314 H— L11 D29 W38 W27 3.0
20 Simon Jose Luis Castillo unr. W41 L13 W22 L5 W29 3.0
21 21-23 Jose Cabioc 146261 1463 D40 W23 W35 L2 U— 2.5
22 Eli Schyngera 164976 1452 W43 L37 L20 W35 D23 2.5
23 Doug Gillis 111022 1338 H— L21 W40 D24 D22 2.5
24 24-38 Richard Gonsalves 100230 1554 D5 L31 W42 D23 L15 2.0
25 Daniel Zhang 163312 1493 H— D16 L17 W36 L14 2.0
26 Zichen [Roger] Zuo 164626 1440 L37 L43 W34 W33 L18 2.0
27 Zhixing [Daniel] Wang 159609 1439 H— D33 L7 W43 L19 2.0
28 John R. Brown 102882 1437 D47 D38 D6 L16 D35 2.0
29 Oswald Barmasch 132784 1394 H— L35 D19 W44 L20 2.0
30 David G. Lyall 103201 1384 L7 H— W44 L6 H— 2.0
31 Aarush Ajith 167781 1380 H— W24 L11 D8 L9 2.0
32 Nathan Zian Wang 161735 1333 L9 L3 W47 W45 L8 2.0
33 Nicolas Garcia 137682 1275 H— D27 L3 L26 W47 2.0
34 Richard Guo 166647 1271 L4 L44 L26 W47 X45 2.0
35 Christopher Charles 125496 1266 D11 W29 L21 L22 D28 2.0
36 Cameron Herbert 167903 1266 L12 L10 B— L25 W41 2.0
37 Michael Songting Wu 159122 1246 W26 W22 L13 L10 U— 2.0
38 Dinesh Dattani 134499 1235 H— D28 L9 L19 W42 2.0
39 39-40 Emerich Bartha 156142 1526 H— W48 U— U— U— 1.5
40 Jeffrey Liu 172159 unr. D21 F14 L23 H— H— 1.5
41 41-45 Ken Le 111318 1432 L20 F6 H— H— L36 1.0
42 Rashid Mughal 171684 1340 L1 L8 L24 B— L38 1.0
43 Mark Bercovici 148103 1259 L22 W26 L10 L27 U— 1.0
44 Ethan Jiang 160913 1258 L2 W34 L30 L29 U— 1.0
45 Thomas Genua unr. B— L2 F12 L32 F34 1.0
46 46-47 171529 1386 U— U— U— H— U— 0.5
47 Steven Bukal unr. D28 L5 L32 L34 L33 0.5
48 48 Gordon Zeng 166321 967 U— L39 U— U— U— 0.0

U1300

# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 1 Mohan Dixit 169181 1118 H— W32 W35 W25 W4 4.5
2 2-5 William Xu 150199 1298 L14 W30 W15 W13 W9 4.0
3 Adam Cheng 156083 1264 W8 D27 D13 W14 W12 4.0
4 Luka Granic 165083 1250 W33 W14 W24 W7 L1 4.0
5 Jeffrey Zhuang 166908 1189 L34 W37 W28 W26 W11 4.0
6 6-8 Siddhi Dahale 164927 1180 W37 W15 H— D12 D7 3.5
7 Yu-Liang Lin 167246 1092 W22 W29 W9 L4 D6 3.5
8 Isabelle Duanmu 163583 1028 L3 H— W22 X35 W25 3.5
9 9-16 Ivan Huang 164614 1163 W41 W34 L7 W16 L2 3.0
10 Lawrence Donegan 9107780 1119 L29 D41 W21 D27 W23 3.0
11 Joshua Lau 163099 1077 H— D38 W29 W24 L5 3.0
12 Noah Kriemadis 160818 1073 D23 W21 W27 D6 L3 3.0
13 Kuni Morin 165792 1064 H— W23 D3 L2 W28 3.0
14 Tony Lu 166742 1052 W2 L4 W34 L3 W27 3.0
15 Triston Li 166944 998 W17 L6 L2 W29 W26 3.0
16 Isabelle Guan 166081 935 H— D26 W36 L9 W30 3.0
17 17-25 Julia Plotkin 155924 1192 L15 D33 L30 W38 W32 2.5
18 Rose Tuong 158024 1123 H— W20 L25 H— H— 2.5
19 Varun Pillai 162367 1060 H— L25 W33 D30 D24 2.5
20 Sato Morin 165791 1033 H— L18 W41 L23 W34 2.5
21 Sean Gao 164596 952 H— L12 L10 W37 W31 2.5
22 Charis Zhu 168132 952 L7 H— L8 W33 W36 2.5
23 Lucy Yang 164595 935 D12 L13 W32 W20 L10 2.5
24 M. Hassan Pishdad 146931 912 W36 X39 L4 L11 D19 2.5
25 Jonathan Di Feo 172158 unr. H— W19 W18 L1 L8 2.5
26 26-30 Justin Huang 166068 1064 D30 D16 W38 L5 L15 2.0
27 Balakrishnan Sreekumar Maliekal 170478 1003 W31 D3 L12 D10 L14 2.0
28 Gordon Zeng 166321 967 L35 B— L5 W36 L13 2.0
29 Mingrui Deng 171920 966 W10 L7 L11 L15 W38 2.0
30 Gauri Sreekumar 165299 926 D26 L2 W17 D19 L16 2.0
31 31-35 Colin McHenry 171192 1207 L27 L36 W37 D34 L21 1.5
32 Karma Pillai 163995 1026 H— L1 L23 W41 L17 1.5
33 Ashley Qian 168050 1020 L4 D17 L19 L22 W41 1.5
34 Yicheng Zhao 163585 989 W5 L9 L14 D31 L20 1.5
35 Noel Oco unr. W28 H— L1 F8 U— 1.5
36 36-38 Eli Teram 107314 1055 L24 W31 L16 L28 L22 1.0
37 Marie Guan 164627 987 L6 L5 L31 L21 B— 1.0
38 Xiuqi [Arthur] Wang 162689 969 H— D11 L26 L17 L29 1.0
39 39-41 Jeffrey Liu 163775 1260 H— F24 U— U— U— 0.5
40 133183 1128 U— U— U— H— U— 0.5
41 Percy Xing 166952 975 L9 D10 L20 L32 L33 0.5

U1000

# Place Name ID Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 1 Isaac Duanmu 163584 891 W7 H— W11 W13 W2 4.5
2 2-3 Nathaniel Morin 172000 unr. W14 W9 W3 W12 L1 4.0
3 Jaipreet Singh Dhaliwal unr. W4 W13 L2 W14 W8 4.0
4 4-5 Zheyi [Joey] Zhang 170036 766 L3 D12 W20 W18 W10 3.5
5 Shi Duanmu 171680 unr. W16 H— D8 D10 W12 3.5
6 6-9 Jerry McKitrick 155273 944 L15 W19 L10 W16 W14 3.0
7 Eric Guan 167770 890 L1 W16 L14 W11 W13 3.0
8 Jasper He 167976 794 H— W17 D5 W15 L3 3.0
9 Yiming Zhao 164604 703 W22 L2 L13 W19 W15 3.0
10 10-12 Henry [Haichen] Liu 162134 881 L12 W20 W6 D5 L4 2.5
11 Catherine Xiquan Zhao 164615 651 H— W18 L1 L7 W17 2.5
12 Changfeng Liu 171992 unr. W10 D4 W17 L2 L5 2.5
13 13-16 Rahul Gangolli 156023 978 W20 L3 W9 L1 L7 2.0
14 Larissa Souchko 145490 828 L2 X22 W7 L3 L6 2.0
15 Theodore Justin Matiu 164763 524 W6 H— H— L8 L9 2.0
16 Ace Liu 171993 unr. L5 L7 B— L6 W20 2.0
17 17-18 Sherwin Ji 164628 646 H— L8 L12 W20 L11 1.5
18 Tejas Prakash 160157 560 H— L11 W19 L4 U— 1.5
19 19 Prakash Hariharan unr. H— L6 L18 L9 U— 0.5
20 20-22 Chloe Zeng 166393 590 L13 L10 L4 L17 L16 0.0
21 unr. U— U— U— U— U— 0.0
22 Mishel Schwartz unr. L9 F14 U— U— U— 0.0