And the Dayton Masters RR 2015 is now a part of Dayton Chess History…… 31July15 PressRelease#1
3 DAY SCHEDULE OPEN Will Sedlar (2194) Bye Rd 2 Blake Baumgartner (2060) Anagh Kulkarni (1951) Leo Zamansky (1941) Gregg Stark (1926) Dennis Gittrich (1844) Bye Rd 1 Peter Andreas (1828) Mark Kellie (1815) Jennifer Ishee (1795) JW Terry (1352) PREMIER (U1800) Nolan Song (1775) Bye Rd 2 Joel Deweyer (1750) Keevin Lee (1700) […]
At the website Quality Chess Blog (http://www.qualitychess.co.uk/blog/?p=2698) I ran across Endgame #1 which reminded me of fifth game of the 1978 World Chess Championship with Korchnoi vs Karpov which became the longest World Chess Championship ever played at 124 moves. And the rest of the story….. A Draw IF You Can Keep It…..
The GRAPE Richard Mercer (1911) vs Mark Kellie (1732) Round 2 – OPEN SECTION Commentary by Mark Kellie 1. d4 d6 2. c4 Nd7 Signature move of my “Grape” system. 3. Nc3 g6 4. e4 Bg7 5. Be3 e5 6. d5?! In this “Grape” system which I play, the d5 move relieves the tension in […]
Ahhhh….sometimes we (as in Dayton Chess Club….) get behind the power curve….No good excuse other than – gee, thought that was done…. Ben Coraretti came back to Dayton and graced us with his playing in the Gem City Open this year. Fine analysis, Ben! GemCityReprise
…as the headline reads….
Photos from the 52nd Gem City Open As always, if you’re interested in the final results – check out “WHO BEAT WHO” tab!!!!
Before going into the last rounds of the Gem City Open, here are a few photos for your viewing pleasure…. and of course…..the list of players…. Gem City Open Registrants
It was a great tournament – as evidenced by the looks on the chess players’ faces….all smiles – for the most part. Yes, there were a few sad faces when there was a loss…but the fact GM Alex Goldin played made the 52nd Dayton Chess Club Championship all the better! Results? Here you go: FinalResults52ndDCCC […]