2017 Toronto Closed Chess Championship

It’s time again for the annual City Chess Championship, sanctioned by the Greater Toronto Chess League.

April 10 to June 12, 2017

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# Player Rtg. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pts.
1 FM Michael Humphreys 2364 × ½ ½ 1.0
2 Lali Agbabishvili 2260 ½ × ½ 0 1.0
3 Sergey Noritsyn 2253 ½ × 1 ½ 2.0
4 IM Michael Barron 2288 × ½ 0 0 0.5
5 FM Victor Plotkin 2387 ½ × 1 1.5
6 Dave Southam 2263 0 1 0 × 1.0
7 Slava Rek 2274 ½ ½ 1 × 2.0
8 FM Mike Ivanov 2369 1 × 1.0
# Player Rtg. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pts.
1 Dmitry Chernik 2023 × 0 ½ 1 1.5
2 WFM Cindy Qiao 1877 1 × 0 ½ 1.5
3 Sergey Malakhovets 2092 ½ × 0 1 1.5
4 Daniel Wiebe 2072 × ½ 1 1.5
5 Daniel Zotkin 2172 × 1 1.0
6 Hugh Siddeley 2117 1 ½ 0 × 1.5
7 Miroslav Stefanovic 2115 1 0 0 × 1.0
8 Shafkat Ali 1776 0 ½ × 0.5

The event consists of two eight-player Round Robins. Championship and Reserve pairings are according to the Berger table:

Rd 1: 1-8, 2-7, 3-6, 4-5.
Rd 2: 8-5, 6-4, 7-3, 1-2.
Rd 3: 2-8, 3-1, 4-7, 5-6.
Rd 4: 8-6, 7-5, 1-4, 2-3.
Rd 5: 3-8, 4-2, 5-1, 6-7.
Rd 6: 8-7, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4.
Rd 7: 4-8, 5-3, 6-2, 7-1.

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Round One – April 10

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Bd. White Black
1 Michael Humphreys Mike Ivanov
2 Lali Agbabishvili ½ ½ Slava Rek
3 Sergey Noritsyn 1 0 Dave Southam
4 Michael Barron ½ ½ Victor Plotkin
5 Dmitry Chernik 1 0 Shafkat Ali
6 Cindy Qiao 0 1 Miroslav Stefanovic
7 Sergey Malakhovets 0 1 Hugh Siddeley
8 Daniel Wiebe Daniel Zotkin

Games from Round One



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Round Two – April 24

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Bd. White Black
1 Mike Ivanov ½ ½ Victor Plotkin
2 Dave Southam 1 0 Michael Barron
3 Slava Rek ½ ½ Sergey Noritsyn
4 Michael Humphreys ½ ½ Lali Agbabishvili
5 Shafkat Ali Daniel Zotkin
6 Hugh Siddeley ½ ½ Daniel Wiebe
7 Miroslav Stefanovic 0 1 Sergey Malakhovets
8 Dmitry Chernik 0 1 Cindy Qiao

Games from Round Two





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Round Three – May 1

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Bd. White Black
1 Lali Agbabishvili 0 1 Mike Ivanov
2 Sergey Noritsyn ½ ½ Michael Humphreys
3 Michael Barron 0 1 Slava Rek
4 Victor Plotkin 1 0 Dave Southam
5 Cindy Qiao ½ ½ Shafkat Ali
6 Sergey Malakhovets ½ ½ Dmitry Chernik
7 Daniel Wiebe 1 0 Miroslav Stefanovic
8 Daniel Zotkin 1 0 Hugh Siddeley

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Round Four – May 8

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Bd. White Black
1 Mike Ivanov ½ ½ Dave Southam
2 Slava Rek 1 0 Victor Plotkin
3 Michael Humphreys 1 0 Michael Barron
4 Lali Agbabishvili 1 0 Sergey Noritsyn
5 Shafkat Ali 0 1 Hugh Siddeley
6 Miroslav Stefanovic 1 0 Daniel Zotkin
7 Dmitry Chernik ½ ½ Daniel Wiebe
8 Cindy Qiao 0 1 Sergey Malakhovets

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Round Five – May 15

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Bd. White Black
1 Sergey Noritsyn 0 1 Mike Ivanov
2 Michael Barron 1 0 Lali Agbabishvili
3 Victor Plotkin 1 0 Michael Humphreys
4 Dave Southam 0 1 Slava Rek
5 Sergey Malakhovets 1 0 Shafkat Ali
6 Daniel Wiebe ½ ½ Cindy Qiao
7 Daniel Zotkin 1 0 Dmitry Chernik
8 Hugh Siddeley 1 0 Miroslav Stefanovic

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Round Six – May 29

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Rd 6: 8-7, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4.

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Make-up Week – June 5

For any remaining unplayed games.

Final Round – June 12

For all inquiries and requests, email: info@annexchessclub.com

Rd 7: 4-8, 5-3, 6-2, 7-1.

Details:

Previous Winners

2016 Mike Ivanov
2015 Geordie Derraugh
2014 Victor Plotkin
2013 Michael Song
2012 Artiom Samsonkin
2011 Victor Plotkin
2010 Victor Plotkin
2009 Michael Barron
2008 Nikolay Noritsyn
2007 Michael Barron
2006 Leonid Gerzhoy
2005 Sami Ademi
2004 Tomas Krnan, Yaaqov Vaingorten
2003 Goran Prpic
2002 Isai Berengolts
2001 Brett Campbell

This city championship is older than Canada, with known winners dating back to 1854.

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2 thoughts on “2017 Toronto Closed Chess Championship”

  1. How/where can I register? Also, would it be fine if I paid the $80 entry fee next Monday at Annex?

    Thanks!

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