ACC End of Summer Swiss

It’s that time of year again. The CNE is Open. The Toronto Open is around the corner. Summer is coming to a close.

The ACC End of Summer Swiss runs on Monday nights to the end of summer from August 19 to September 23. (No round on Sept 2.) New players can register on site each round by 7 pm. Email registration or bye requests before 6 pm.

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Round One – August 19

Several of our junior players are playing at the NAYCC, so our numbers are a little down this week.

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Round Two – August 26

New entries this week fill out the sections, including the return of many-time Annex Club Champion Michael Humphreys!

In U1400, Tom Lee is alone in first with 2.0/2. In U1800, it’s Ambarish Chandra and Arkadiy Ugodnikov tied at 1.5/2. And in the Crown, Allan Munro is alone in first with 2.0/2

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Off week – September 2

We’re closed for Labour Day – but please feel free to stop by at the Toronto Open, running all weekend, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

Round Three – September 9

After a successful Toronto Open, we’re back in action at the club! Evgeny Kalmanson gets a full point to take clear first in U1400 with 2.5/3. In U1800, it’s Chandra Ambarish still perfect at 3.0/3. And in the Crown, Allan Munro with a draw still holds on to first place at 2.5/3.

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Round Four – September 16

In the Crown section, Michael Humphreys and Dave Southam both win their games to share first place at 3.0/4. In U1800, Lucy Gao wins her game to take over sole first with 3.5/4. In U1400, Evgeny Kalmanson wins his game to hold onto sole first with 3.5/4.

See complete results below.

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Round Five – September 23

Final Round. New players are still welcome to join! The round starts at 7:30 pm. Register on site by 7 pm. Email registration or bye requests before 6 pm.


Ranking Cross-tables after Round 4

ACC End of Summer Swiss – Crown section

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1.Rd 2.Rd 3.Rd 4.Rd Pts.
1 Southam David 2164 CAN 10b1 2w½ 3b½ 8w1 3
2 Humphreys Michael 2332 CAN 1b½ 7w1 3w1 3
3 Munro Allan 2201 CAN 7w1 9b1 1w½ 2b0 2.5
4 Furrow Matthew 1791 CAN 8w1 6b0 7b½ 2
5 Gao Raymond 2050 CAN 0 10b1 2
6 Bitton Michael 1964 CAN 4w1 0 2
7 Malakhovets Sergey 2029 CAN 3b0 10w1 2b0 4w½ 1.5
8 Fines John 1851 CAN 4b0 10w1 1b0 1.5
9 Ogunlana Ayo 1730 CAN -1 3w0 0 1.5
10 Mcsherry Peter 1840 CAN 1w0 7b0 8b0 5w0 0

See full Crown results on the Chess-results server.

ACC End of Summer Swiss – U1800 section

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1.Rd 2.Rd 3.Rd 4.Rd Pts.
1 Gao Lucy 1655 CAN 5b1 8w1 2b1 3.5
2 Chandra Ambarish 1419 CAN 13b1 4b1 3w1 1w0 3
3 Ugodnikov Arkadiy 1577 CAN 12w1 11b1 2b0 7w1 3
4 Belanger Colton 1539 CAN 24b1 2w0 14b½ 19w1 2.5
5 Supol George 1395 CAN 9b1 1w0 11w1 2.5
6 Armstrong Robert J. 1519 CAN 7w½ 17b½ 14w1 2.5
7 Vigneswaramoorthy Vinorth 1676 CAN 6b½ 22w1 3b0 2
8 Saltat Michael 1606 CAN 1b0 20w1 2
9 Jevtic Dragan 1501 CAN 5w0 12b1 2
10 Phillips Arthur 1643 CAN 0 13w1 2
11 Grisar Charlie 1487 CAN 21b1 3w0 5b0 15w½ 1.5
12 Tuchow Ryan 1397 CAN 3b0 9w0 19b1 16w½ 1.5
13 Niestrawski Alex 1111 CAN 2w0 14b½ 23w1 10b0 1.5
14 Patton Mark A. 1355 CAN 22b½ 13w½ 4w½ 6b0 1.5
15 Gao William (zhimao) 1548 CAN 0 11b½ 1.5
16 Lambert Peter 1501 CAN 0 12b½ 1.5
17 Tanasijczuk Justin 1350 CAN 6w½ 0 1.5
18 Ogunlana Ayo 1730 CAN 23b1 0 0 0 1
19 Diemer Ulli 1611 CAN 12w0 4b0 1
20 Schyngera Eli 1374 CAN 0 8b0 1
21 Stroganov Valery 1374 CAN 11w0 24b½ 0 1
22 Dixon Javier 1420 CAN 14w½ 7b0 0 0 0.5
23 Stroganov Victor 1402 CAN 18w0 13b0 0 0.5
24 Narayan Niyant 1500 CAN 4w0 0 21w½ 0 0.5

See full U1800 results on the Chess-results server.

ACC End of Summer Swiss – U1400 section

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1.Rd 2.Rd 3.Rd 4.Rd Pts.
1 Kalmanson Evgeny 1232 CAN 11b1 2w½ 9w+ 6b1 3.5
2 Guo Richard 1165 CAN 8w1 1b½ 5w½ 2.5
3 Lau Joshua 1070 CAN 14b1 0 11w+ 2.5
4 Moiseev Alex 1178 CAN 7b1 0 12w1 0 2
5 Guo Rainyee 908 CAN 13w1 9b0 2b½ 2
6 Stefanovich-Thomson Alexis 1286 CAN 11b1 1w0 2
7 Teram Eli 1006 CAN 4w0 14b1 10w½ 2
8 Souchko Larissa 847 CAN 2b0 11w0 13b½ 12b1 1.5
9 Charles Christopher 1322 CAN 5w1 1b- 0 1.5
10 Lee Tom 1227 CAN 0 7b½ 1.5
11 Alexandroff Shemaya 989 CAN 1w0 8b1 6w0 3b- 1
12 Harvey Paul 0 CAN 4b0 8w0 1
13 Paya Kian 1200 CAN 5b0 0 8w½ 0 0.5
14 Chan Mitchell 273 CAN 3w0 7w0 0 0.5

See full U1400 results on the Chess-results server.

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3 thoughts on “ACC End of Summer Swiss”

  1. I’m quite sure Malakhovets LOST to McSherry in round two. I heard him sigh and looked back and he was shaking his head and I heard McSherry say “Sorry”. I doubt he’d be apologizing if he had lost!

  2. Too much psychology, David. Back to non-kafkaesque world, I won on the 25th move. He blundered, but the position from his side was horrible.

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