Thursday, January 27, 2011

January Swiss Results

January Swiss Crosstable here

Round 4 results

Brian  .5   Khoa   .5
Duy    0    Herb     1
Huy    0    Vince   1
Dang  0    Frank   1
Thomas 1 Roger   0
Calvin  .5  Jim      .5

Congratulations to Khoa on winning with 3.5/4.0 and gaining 75 rating points!

Our February Swiss will start on the 2nd. Entry Fee is $2 with rounds beginning at 5:45 on Feb 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd. Time Control is Game\60 (15 second increment preferred but 5 second delay acceptable). If you plan to play but need a bye for round one please let me know asap.

Friday, January 21, 2011

3rd Round Results, 4th Round Pairings

Khoa    1   Vincent  0
Brian    .5   Duy      .5
Frank   0    Herb     1
Thomas 0   Huy      1
Dang     .5  Jim       .5
Roger    .5  Calvin   .5
Collin    1    Rohan   0

Final (Fourth) Round Pairings

Brian (2.0)       Khoa  (3.0)
Duy (2.0)         Herb   (2.0)
Huy  (2.0)        Vincent (2.0)
Dang (1.5)       Frank  (1.5)
Thomas (1.0)   Collin (1.0)
Calvin  (1.0)     Jim (1.0)
Rohan (0.0)      Roger (1.0)

Just a reminder--tournament in Temple tomorrow--see details at Temple Chess Club Link on the right side of this page.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

2nd Round Results, 3rd Round Pairings

Herb     0    Khoa    1
Vince    1   Thomas  0
Jim        0   Duy       1
Roger    0  Brian      1
Calvin    0  Frank     1
Collin    0   Huy       1
Rohan   0   Dang     1

Thomas v. Vince

White        Black
Khoa        Vincent
Brian         Duy
Frank        Herb
Thomas     Huy
Dang         Jim
Roger        Calvin
Collin        Rohan

Just some reminders:  This Saturday there is a tournament being hosted by Nam at the ACES on Pond Springs road near 183 from noon till 6pm. Also The Marble Fall Chess Club is holding an event on Saturday as well. A week from Saturday on January 22nd, the Temple chess club will be hosting an event and on January 29 Rocks and Rooks has a tournament scheduled. Please click the Austin Chess Tournaments link on the right of the screen and view upcoming events for all the details on these events.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

January Swiss Off and Running with 14 Players.

Our January Swiss is in progress with 14 players taking part in the action.

Khoa ponders his next move.

1sr Round Results

Duy     0.5   Calvin   0.5
Huy     0      Herb     1
Frank  0.5   Roger   0.5
Dang   0      Vince     1
Khoa   1      Collin     0
Rohan  0      Thomas  1

Byes--Brian, Jim--0.5

Roger v. Frank

2nd Round Pairings

White       Black
Herb        Khoa
Vince       Thomas
Jim           Duy
Roger       Brian
Calvin       Frank
Collin        Huy
Rohan       Dang

Thomas v. Rohan with Collin looking on

The December Swiss has been rated and the crosstable is here.  Just a couple of reminders--the Austin Chess Club is hosting it's 1st Annual Championship this weekend. The Marble Falls Chess Club has an event Saturday, January 15th, the Temple Chess Club is holding an event Saturday, January 22nd and Rocks & Rooks is hosting a tournament January 29th. Plenty of opportunities to get your game into high gear in the New Year! All the details can be found at the Austin Chess Tournaments site under upcoming events (see link on right side of blog).

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

January Swiss starts on January 5, 2011

Just a reminder that our first tournament of the new year starts on January 5th. We will play one round per evening on Jan. 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at a time control of Game/60. Entry fee is $2. Please plan to arrive and register by 5:40 pm or email me to enter. Let me know if you need a bye for any round.

If you cannot make the 1st round but wish to play, please email me to enter so I can pair and post the 2nd round as soon as possible. Current US Chess Federation membership is required to enter and play.