Reading Week Open 2020

For results and pairings, please see below!

From the organizing team to each and every participant, we would like to thank everyone who made this event a possibility! We are also very excited to share with you some wonderful photos of the even taken by Geoffrey Vendeville throughout the event; the photos may be accessed by clicking this hyperlinked text.

We are delighted to share with you that the annual Hart House Chess Club Reading Week Open Chess Tournament is coming up soon! We hope you will join us on February 15-17, 2019 at Hart House for this exciting event.

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

Where: Great Hall, Main Floor, Hart House, University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle

When: February 15th-17th, 2020. Round times: Saturday 15th at 10:00am & 4:00pm, Sunday 16th at 10:00am & 4:00pm, Monday 17th at 10:00am & 4:00pm

Style: 6 rounds in 6 rating sections – Crown (2200+), Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 & Under 1000 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 1-4 if requested in advance before the start of Round 1.

Organizer: Alex Ferreira & Hart House Chess Club.

Email: hhtournaments@gmail.com

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Results & Pairings

Crown

http://chess-results.com/tnr517088.aspx?lan=1

U2200

http://chess-results.com/tnr517090.aspx?lan=1

U1900

http://chess-results.com/tnr517093.aspx?lan=1

U1600

http://chess-results.com/tnr517094.aspx?lan=1

U1300

http://chess-results.com/tnr517238.aspx?lan=1

Registration:

· Email registrations must be completed by February 13th, or else considered late.

· After pre-registering by email, please bring cash payment to the playing site before 9:15am on February 15th, or mail a cheque which arrives by February 13th. If online registrants paying in cash arrive after 9:15am on February 15th, they cannot be guaranteed a pairing in Round 1. No cheques on-site.

· To register in advance by mailing a cheque (arrival by February 13th, 2020), make cheque payable to Hart House Chess Club, at 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto ON, M5S 3H3. No post-dated cheques.

· Registrants after February 13th, 2020 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 (3:30pm).

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 February 8th.

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.

EARLY REGISTRANTS:

(As of February 14th)

Crown
(FIDE Ratings)

2518 – Noritsyn, Nikolay – IM
2497 – Yang, Kaiqi – GM
2353 – Liang, Jason
2338 – Talukdar, Rohan
2308 – Peredun, Andrew – (CFC)
2267 – Plotkin, Victor
2146 – Sapozhnikov, Roman – (CFC)
2087 – Atanasov, Anthony
2051 – Liu, Zhanhe (Lambert) – (CFC)
2048 – Kang, Dorian
2031 – Munro, Allan
2030 – Gaisinsky, Adam
2027 – Demchenko, Svitlana – WIM
2014 – Mao, Fengxi
2004 – Rusonik, Max
2004 – Filipovich, David
1988 – Chen, Max
1954 – Southam, David
1914 – Joseph Benher, Savio
1890 – Zhao, Jeffrey R.
1887 – Xu, Eddie
1807 – Van Rooy, Jake
(22)

U2200

2161 – Shabanaj, Saimir – (CFC)
2124 – Ahmed, Syed Ibrahim
2120 – Li, Eric M
2120 – Nazareno, Merlin
2116 – Bui, Alan
2077 – Khachaturov, Vadim
2064 – Loadman, Ian
2053 – Calvelo, Jelvis – (CFC)
2050 – Huang, Youhe
2042 – Gao, Raymond
2018 – LeBlanc, Ron *
2015 – Moffat, Andrei
2009 – Fetiveau, Arthur * – (CFC)
2004 – Zhao, Jeffrey Renfei
2004 – Ramesh, Sanjay – (CFC)
2004 – Papneja, Arul
2001 – Colvin, Andrew
2000 – Huang, Patrick L.
1986 – Vinuya, Ruth Joy – (CFC)
1980 – Hansen, Troy – (CFC)
1975 – Bergeron, Matthew
1968 – Yuen, Noah Nathaniel
1953 – Su, Ethan
1943 – Ajith, Aayush
1916 – Haziprodromu, Sam
1904 – Aliaj, Jurgen
1876 – Sharma, Visruth
1874 – Gao, Lucy
1858 – Jeyakumar, Bhavatharshan
1845 – Mendoza, Armand Jess
1834 – Huang, Richard
UNR – Gera, Arun
(32)

U1900

1881 – Cohen, David
1809 – Supsup, Ferdinand – (CFC)
1797 – Nguyen, Thuan
1793 – Moran-Venegas, Mario
1773 – Guo, Haotong Hazel
1770 – Vinuya, Reign Joshua – (CFC)
1770 – Ugodnikov, Arkadiy
1762 – Ozkazanc, Alisan – ut
1745 – Zhu, Ricky
1744 – Milinkovic, Mate – (CFC)
1720 – Iriarte, Boris – (CFC)
1720 – Zhang, Henry XianRui
1716 – Liao, Joseph
1713 – Lefort, Victor – (CFC)
1709 – Li, Ruibin
1659 – Uthayakumar, Ronan
1658 – Hanratty, Brian – ut – (CFC)
1648 – Wang, Eric
1644 – Karra, Raja Ravi Kiran
1636 – Miaco, Trifelino
1600 – Dickson, Raymonnd
1597 – Ali, Shafkat
1586 – Syed, Ali *
1575 – Gao, William (Zhimao)
1574 – Guo, Anni
1553 – Kwan, Toy Chack
1551 – Li, Neal Nian
1547 – Wang, Jonathan * – ut – (CFC)
1546 – Sharpe, Michael D.
1546 – D’Souza, Carina
1538 – Armstrong, Robert J.
1528 – Li, Adam
1518 – Yao, Henry
1516 – Shen, Isamel – (CFC)
1505 – Zarezadegan, Fariborz
UNR – Higgins, Kenneth
(36)

U1600

1582 – Moore, Jonathan – ut – (CFC)
1569 – Li, Justin
1556 – Sowrirajan, Sowjanya – (CFC)
1535 – Wing, Richard
1525 – Patton, Mark A.
1510 – Parakin, Don
1501 – Metcalfe, Drew – (CFC)
1488 – Yeung, Micka * – (CFC)
1474 – Gaffney, Kevin
1456 – Mesiti, Silvano – ut
1455 – Sztuka, Jeremy
1453 – Lin, Ethan
1452 – Singh, Anya
1451 – Zhang, Daniel
1447 – Brown, John R.
1443 – Schyngera, Eli
1431 – Dixon, Javier
1428 – Zhong, April Yunwei
1404 – Vu, Henry – ut
1400 – Kurkowski, Ken
1398 – Velasquez, Noah
1390 – Lee, Ji Won
1368 – Barmasch, Oswald
1366 – Zhong, Ryan Yunhui
1363 – Gaisinsky, Jacob
1344 – Jones, Blake – ut – (CFC)
1340 – Dixit, Mohan
1340 – Lyall, David G.
1319 – Gillis, Doug
1310 – Herbet, Cameron
1267 – Cheng, Adam
1256 – Bercovici, Mark
1226 – Dattani, Dinesh
1222 – Huang, Ivan
1218 – Huang, Justin
1210 – Zhuang, Jeffrey
1206 – Chocina, Adam – (CFC)
UNR – Cao, Ruonan – ut – (CFC)
UNR – Dalla, Hassan – ut – (CFC)
UNR – Chipeev, Maxim – (CFC)
(40)

U1300

1261 – Ni, Ben
1217 – Rozin, Mark
1209 – Fuller, Chris – (CFC)
1173 – McHenry, Colin
1137 – Hilker, Nathan – ut
1133 – Angelinos, Peter – (CFC)
1114 – Singh Dhaliwal, Jaipreet – (CFC)
1066 – Morin, Sato
1043 – Pedersen, Noah
1034 – Duffy, Lorcan
1028 – Bukal, Steven – (CFC)
1025 – D’Souza, Jeremy
1023 – Gao, Sean
991 – Zhu, Charis
990 – Jeyakumar, Mathusha
945 – Demchenko, Andrii – (CFC)
897 – Tso, Justin
890 – Munkhbayar, Khongor
861 – Takeuchi, Nobuko
839 – Souchko, Larissa
755 – Zhao, Catherine Xiquan
UNR – Fuller, Ronald James
(22)

GM – Grandmaster
IM – International Master
WIM – Woman International Master
ut – University of Toronto student

(CFC) – CFC Membership Expired
* Fide Rating
We are pleased to share that the Hart House Chess Club has won the bid to host the 2020 PanAmerican Intercollegiate Chess Championship in Toronto. If you or your business wish to make an online donation please visit https://donate.utoronto.ca/harthouse and select the chess club. Any amount helps. For sponsorships, please contact Mr. Gary Gladstone (gary@gladstoneconsulting.ca).