Tuesday, 29 March 2011

2011 Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club Chess Club — Rapid Championship_Final Standings

The 2011 Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club Chess Club — Rapid Championship was conducted in February of this year over a three week period.

Steven Liu emerged as the clear winner with 7.5/9 and Rob Watson in clear second place with 6.5/9. There is a whole bunch on joint third placing with 6/9. Please see here to access the standings.

2011 Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club Chess Club — Club Championship Preliminary_Results

Round 1

Group A

Calixto - Bredin postponed
Escalante - Edwards 1-0
Watson - Mlinaric 1-0
Burgess - Marton 1-0
Cardenas - Mitrovic 1-0

Group B

Batuwatte - Chiara 1-0
Mere - Mikolajczyk 0-1
Mallari - Aspin 1-0
Hill - Hale 1-0
Christensen - Gluvchinsky postponed

Group C

Gletsos - Valenzuela 1-0
Patterson - Eyres 1-0
Kuru - Irmler 1-0
GAlwey - Hickey 1-0
Kirillov - Grboin 1-0


Round 2

Group A

Cardenas - Bredin 1-0
Mitrovic - Burgess 0-1
MArton - Watson 0-1
Mlinaric - Escalante 0-1
Edwards - Calixto 0.5 - 0.5

Group B

Hale - Batuwatte 1-0
Aspin - Gluvchinsky 0-1
Mikolajczyk - Christensen 0-1
Chiara - Hill 0-1
Mere - Mallari 0-1

Group C

Kirillov - Valenzuela 1-0
Grbin - Galwey 0-1
Hickey - Kuru 1-0
Irmler - Patterson 0-1
Bye - Gletsos 0-1


Round 3

Group A

Bredin - Edwards 0-1
Calixto Mlinaric 0-1
Escalante - Marton 1-0
Watson - Mitrovic 1-0
Burgess - Cardenas 1-0

Group B

Batuwatte - Mere 1-0
Mallari - Chiara postponed
Hill - Mikolajczyk 1-0
Christensen - Aspin 1-0
Gluvchinsky - Hale 0-1

Group C

Valenzuela - Bye 1-0
Gletsos - Irmler 1-0
Patterson - Hickey 1-0
Kuru - Grbin 1-0
Galwey - Kirillov 1-0

Round 4

Group A

Burgess - Bredin 1-0
Cardenas - Watson 0-1
Mitrovic - Escalante 0-1
Marton - Calixto 0-1
Mlinaric - Edwards 1-0

Group B

Gluvchinsky - Batuwatte 0-1
Hale - Christensen 0-1
Aspin - Hill 0-1
Mikolajczyk - Mallari 0-1
Chiara - Mere 1-0

Group C

Patterson - Valenzuela 1-0
Kuru - Gletsos postponed
Galwey - Bye 1-0
Kirillov - Irmler 0-1
Grbin - Hickey postponed

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

GM Jan Gustafsson and GM Peter Svidler Talkfest

Chess Base has a new "publication": Ask the experts Vol.1 video talk show with the two grandmasters, GM Jan Gustafsson and GM Peter Svidler, with very good English I must add, first broadcasted on Playchess and now uploaded on YouTube by Chessbase.
This is a sample of the show "Ask the experts" broadcasted on the playchess.com server. Viewer can ask questions directly to our experts, for Vol.1 Gustafsson and Svidler answered a lot of questioned concerning the Mainz tournament, endgame techniques, 1.e4 e5, Sveshnikov and Rossolimo and the Russian Superfinal. The whole show is avalaible on the playchess.com server in the Premium section.

The next show is on march 17th with GM Victor Bologan! Don't miss!



If you cannot view properly then view on YouTube here.