ACC February Blitz

Got the February blues? Why not come out for the ACC February Blitz!

The ACC February Blitz is a nine-round ACC club tournament running on February 10. It’s a CFC quick-rated tournament, played in one big section. Time control is 3 min/side with a 2-s increment.

Players can register on site up to 7 pm. Email registration before 6 pm. Club members are free. Others can pay a one-night $15 fee ($10 for juniors).

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Nine Rounds on February 10 starting at 7:30 pm

32 players take part including some guests stopping in. In the end, Saimir Shabanaj takes first with 7.5/9, Ruth Joy Vinuya and Michael Humphreys take second and third. Congratulations to the winners!

Top U1800 was Arthur Schneider Terra, top U1600 was Michael Mair, and U1200 was split between Joshua Lau, Margarita Lillico, and Todd Westcott.

We’re off next week for Family Day, we’ll see many of you over the weekend at Hart House, and we’ll see you back at the club for the 2020 Club Championship on February 24!

Final Ranking after Round 9

ACC February Blitz

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.
1 3 Shabanaj Saimir CAN 2133 7.5
2 5 Vinuya Ruth Joy PHI 1986 7
3 1 Humphreys Michael CAN 2325 7
4 14 Schneider Terra Arthur CAN 1698 6
5 2 Campbell Brett CAN 2194 6
  4 Sobrevilla Ruben USA 2045 6
  6 Malmsten Erik CAN 1957 6
8 22 Mair Mike CAN 1480 5.5
9 16 Chen Sihao CAN 1658 5.5
10 7 Stein Jacob CAN 1910 5
  9 McSherry Peter CAN 1776 5
  11 Ugodnikov Arkadiy CAN 1766 5
  15 Belanger Colton CAN 1673 5
  18 Belcadi Salim CAN 1592 5
15 12 Ab-Barin Hooshang CAN 1757 5
16 8 Furrow Matthew CAN 1782 4.5
  17 Ali Shafkat CAN 1647 4.5
18 10 Vinuya Reign Joshua PHI 1770 4.5
19 13 Helwig Frank CAN 1715 4
20 20 Liahut Valles Ingrid Yusseip MEX 1505 4
  23 Lambert Peter CAN 1471 4
  24 Moiseev Alex CAN 1256 4
  25 Guo Richard CAN 1249 4
24 19 Costales Dan CAN 1571 3.5
  21 D’Souza Carina CAN 1502 3.5
  27 Lau Joshua CAN 1081 3.5
27 28 Lillico Margarita CAN 1036 3.5
  29 Westcott Todd CAN 997 3.5
29 26 Donegan Lawrence CAN 1110 2.5
30 32 Maynard Andrew CAN 0 2
31 30 Souchko Larissa CAN 826 1
32 31 Harvey Paul CAN 749 1

See full results on the Chess-results server.

Feature photo is detail from Marcos Paulo Prado on Unsplash

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