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13-year-old Advait Patel wins his 5th Challengers’ chess tournament!

03/13/2016
Press Release
By Tommy W. Hay
The Challengers Chess Club
RE: 13-year-old Patel wins his 5th Challengers’ chess tournament

13-year-old National Chess Master, Midwest City resident, and Carl Albert High School 9th grade student, Advait Patel, won the Challengers’ March 12, 2016 Open chess tournament that was held on Saturday at the Kentucky Avenue Baptist Church with a perfect 4.0 points. This is the 5th time Patel has won a Challengers’ tournament. He won his 1st one in July of 2014; 2nd one in Sept. of 2014; 3rd one in Jan. of 2015; and his 4th one in May of 2015.
Jamal El Chamieh won 2nd Place and previous winner Alex Zapata won 3rd Place. Chamieh, Zapata, and Matt Dalthorp all had 3.0 points but the computer generated tie-break system placed Chamieh 2nd and Zapata 3rd.

Hank Vergi from Tulsa won 1st Place in the U1600 section with a perfect score of 4.0 points. New tournament player Kevin McInroe placed 2nd in the U1600 with 3.5 points, and another newcomer, Garrett Foster, an OU student from Richardson, Texas, won 3rd Place in a tie-break determination with fellow OU student Francis Irenge – both had 3.0 points.

Maxwell Xie an 8-year-old from Edmond won 1st Place in the U1200 section. Praneel D’souza won 2nd Place U1200 and Anna Boevers won 3rd Place in U1200 – both had 3.0 points but the computer generated tie-break determined that D’souza would get 2nd.
Up and coming female chess player 12-year-old Jennifer Huang won 1st Place in the U900 section with a perfect 4.0 points. Paden Little won 2nd Place U900 and Mark Clayborn, Jr. won 3rd place U900. Little, Clayborn, and Josie Little (Paden’s sister) all had 3.0 points but the computer determined that Paden was 2nd and Mark was 3rd.

Another rising female chess player, 13-year-old, Catheryne Martin from Ponca City won 1st Place in the U500 section. Sebastian Martinez and his sister Aura Martinez and Zion Wright all had 3.0 points, but the computer determined that Sebastian won 2nd Place and that Aura won 3rd Place.
The next Challengers tournament will be held at the Oklahoma University Student Union on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

The Challengers May Open 2015 – Results

By Tommy W Hay
The Challengers Chess Club
RE: The Challengers May chess tourney OPEN results.

Chess prodigy Advait Patel wins again!

The Challengers Chess Club held a chess tournament this past weekend, Sat., May 16, at the Regency Park Baptist Church located in Moore, OK. The tournament was 4-Rounds, with a G45|d5 time increment, and a very large total of 7-sections; Open, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1300, U1000 and U500. A total of 54 players enrolled to play in spite of the possible stormy weather that was forecast. The weather did not play a factor as far as the tournament results were concerned, but did create the need to bypass the usual structured award ceremony at the end of the day.

Once again Oklahoma’s chess prodigy and The Challengers Chess Club member 12-year-old Midwest City student and current Oklahoma State Chess Champion Advait Patel went 4.0 winning all four of his rounds to win the Open Section highest level championship outright. Chuck Johnson had 3.0 points with three wins to win 2nd Place in the Open Section and OU college student John “Alex” Zapata with 2.0 points took 3rd Place honors due to that fact that Shaun Graham-Bowcaster at 2.5 points withdrew early from the tournament. Rules state no one who withdraws is eligible for prizes. Patel has won all four Challengers tournaments that he has entered and played in.

Results in the remaining following six sections were:

The U2000 Section was won by Julien Miller with 2.0 points or two wins followed closely by West Moore student Veronika Zilajeva with 2.0 points and two wins as well. In the case of a tie the winner is determined by a cumulative tie-break system built into the computer program. Herbert Stonehocker IV came in 3rd Place in the U2000 Section with 1.0 points.

The U1800 Section was won by Norman Styers with 3.0 points. 2nd Place went to Edward Dihrberg with 2.5 points, and 3r Place went to Challengers Chess Club newcomer from the Chickasha area Logan Zachare with 1.5 points. Dr. Matt Miller also had 1.5 points but withdrew early from the tournament.

The U1600 Section was won by Easton Nibs with a perfect 4.0 points by winning all four of his rounds. 2nd Place went to Tulsa youngster Krish Kumar with 3.0 points and 3rd Place went to The Challengers Chess Club President and Founder Roger Baxter with 2.5 points.

The U1300 Section was won interestingly enough by all elementary school students – which is really no surprise to those following OKC youth chess. 1st Place went to Loucas J. Miller with 3.0 points. 2nd Place went to Jim Huang with 3.0 points and 3rd Place went to Maxwell Barnes with 3.0 points. Once again the tie-breaks winners are determined by the computer cumulative tie-break system using strength of play as a factor.

The U1000 Section was won by the younger Miller brother, Achilles Miller, with 3.0 points. Jennifer Huang took 2nd Place with 3.0 points and Case Pirrong won 3rd Place with 2.5 points. The tie-break system agained determined the winner between Achilles and Jennifer.

The Challengers would like to give a special thanks to Regency Park Baptist Church for providing an excellent venue and good food and a thanks to the Lord for protecting all the chess players from the incoming storm.

The next Challengers tournament is tentatively scheduled for July, 2015,

Contact: TW Hay, The Challengers Chess Club –OKC for more info at muzicmann@sbcglobl.net or 405-512-4916.

The Challengers 1st Annual ASTEC OPEN – Results

By Tommy W. Hay

The Challengers Chess Club 1st ASTEC Annual OPEN was held on Saturday, March 21st at the ASTEC Charter School in northwest Oklahoma City. ASTEC teacher and chess club coach Steve Reid coordinated with The Challengers chess club to make this a successful event.

There were 4 Sections played, Section 1- OPEN, Section 2 – U-1500, Section 3-U-1000 and Section 4-U500.

The winner of the upper level OPEN section was Shaun Graham-Bowcaster . Bowcaster beat out previous May 2014 Challenger winner Joe Veal. Bowcaster and Veal both had 3.5 points each, but because of the computer generated tie-break point system Bowcaster won 1st Place and Veal came in 2nd Place in the highest level of play OPEN section. Tulsa youngster Yash Kumar won 3rd Place over 4th Place winner Jan Murcek. Both Kumar and Murcek had 3.0 points each but Kumar like Bowcaster won by the tie-break system.

The winners of the U-1500 section were as follows: 1st Place, Krish Kumar; 2nd Place, John “Jake” Williams; 3rd Place, Layton Smith; and 4th Place went to Joshua Freeman.

The winners of the U-1000 section were as follows: 1st Place, Anna Boevers; 2nd Place, Maxwell Barnes; 3rd Place, Noah Reid; and 4th Place went to Casse Pirrong.

The winners of the U-500 section were as follows: 1st Place, William Black; 2nd Place, Mark Clayborne; 3rd Place, Nestor Bravo; and 4th Place, Alex Lindgens.

The Challengers next tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Regency Park Baptist Church in Moore. Contact Tommy Hay at 405-512-4916 or email him at muzicmann@sbcglobal.net for more info.

The Challengers May 2015 Open

The Challengers May 2015 Open

REGENCY PARK BAPTIST CHURCH
2001 North Janeway Avenue
Moore, OK 73160
$300.00 Based on 40

7 Sections: OPEN , U2000, U1800, U1600, U1300, U1000(CXR Rated Only) , U500(CXR Rated Only)

Type: 4 Rounds Swiss System, G/45; d5

Note: U1000 & U500 NOT USCF Rated – CXR Rated Only

OPEN

Prizes: 100.00 Based on 40 players. $100.00 Trophies 1st,2nd,3rd places

Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/45;d5
Affects both Quick and Regular rating. Round Times: Round Times: 09:30, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00

Byes: One 1/2 point Bye available in Round 1-3

Entry Fees: $20.00   (Cash Only Preferred )
USCF Membership required in top five sections and available to purchase onsite (U1000&U500 sections CXR rated only no USCF membership required.)

Entries To: Checks payable to “Tommy W. Hay,” 4000 SW 28th St., OKC, OK 73108 muzicmann@sbcglobal.net Telephone: 405-512-4916 Please reference your USCF ID or CXR ID on your check.

On-site Reg: 05/16/2015 8:00am – 9:00am

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19th Annual OK Scholastic Chess Championship – 2015

03/09/2015

By Tommy W. Hay, The Challengers Chess Club – OKC

RE: Results from the 19th Annual OK Scholastic Chess Championship that was held on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

The “OSCO” 19th Annual OK Scholastic Chess 2015 Championship was held this past weekend March 7, 2015 at the Will Rogers College High School located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The event was sponsored by the Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Organization (OSCO) and Will Rogers College High School. The chess tournament was a 5-Round Swiss system style with a 45 minute game time.

Winners of the Grades 9 – 12 Premier Open Section were as follows: 1st Place – Joshua Alexander ; 2nd Place – Cade Guitron ; 3rd Place – Andrew Farell ; 4th Place – Nathan Yu ; 5th Place – David Mullens with a total field of 7 players.

Winners of the Grades 9 – 12 Under 1100 Section 4 were as follows: 1st Place – Joshua Topham ; 2nd Place – Christopher Farell ; 3rd Place – Zachary Winn ; 4th Place – Gage Tanksley ; 5th Place – Roshin Papaly with a total field of 22 players.

Winners of the Grades 6 – 9 Open Section 3 were as follows: 1st Place – Advait Patel ; 2nd Place – Sanjeev Musuvathy : 3rd Place – Matthew Rhoads ; 4th Place – Timothy Lee ; 5th Place – Nikith Kurella with a total field of 21 players.

Winners of the Grades K-6 Open Section 2 were as follows: 1st Place – Krish Kumar ; 2nd Place – Kaden Dunbar ; 3rd Place – Loucas Miller ; 4th Place – Caden Selby ; 5th Place – Kaylee Gandhi with a total field of 50 players.

Winners of the Grades K-4 Open Section 1 were as follows: 1st Place – Naren Pullela ; 2nd Place – Ameer Abouhli ; 3rd Place – Achilles Miller ; 4th Place – Maxwell Barnes ; 5th Place – Malik Abouhouli with a total field of 54 players.

*Note: You can go to the Chess Express Ratings (CXR) website at http://www.cxrchess.com/tournaments/WC946.html for the complete list of player results.*

The Challengers September Open – 2014

The Challengers Chess Club’s September 2014 OPEN

09/15/2014

The Challengers Chess Club

Press Release by Tommy Hay

RE: 12-year-old Advait Patel is a back to back winner of The Challengers OPEN.

Chess prodigy twelve-year-old student Advait Patel wins back to back Challenger Opens. Patel won The Challenger July 2014 OKC OPEN , and he won again this past Saturday at The Challenger September 2014 OKC OPEN. In a closely contested match in the final round Patel beat Joe Dean Veal, the winner of The Challenger May 2014 OKC OPEN. Veal had only seconds left on his clock which caused Veal to move too hastily and eventually played a big factor in losing to Patel. Patel was the only player to win all four rounds of the tournament with a total of 4.0 points.

Alex Zapata, winner of the first Challengers’ chess tournament, The Challengers Spring 2014 OKC OPEN that was held back on March 22, 2014, came in second place with 3.5 points. Joe Dean Veal came in third place with 3.0 points and Chuck Johnson came in fourth place with 3.0 points. The computer tie-break system game Veal the lead over Johnson.

Maxwell “Max” Barnes won the U-1000/Unrated section by winning three out of four matches and getting a draw one on the four matches ending with 3.5 points. Barnes is a part of the Wise Wolves chess club of Wilson Elementary School and he is being trained by championship player Joe Dean Veal.

Loucas Miller and Kaylee Gandhi came in second and third respectively with 3.5 points in the U-1000/Unrated section and Bridge Creek teacher and softball coach Kenneth “Ray” Chidester came in fourth place in the U-1000/Unrated section with 3.5 points too. Even though all 3 players had 3.5 points the computer computes the tie-breaks according to strength of play and wins. Miller is the son of Cleveland Elementary School’s chess coach Dr. Matthew S. Miller. Gandhi is a member of the Ida Freeman Elementary school’s national championship chess team.

The tournament, which was held at Kamp’s 1910 Café, was deemed an overwhelming success with barely enough room to accommodate all the chess players who showed up. There were 15 pairings in the OPEN section and 14 pairings in the U-1000 section which meant a total of 29 pairings and a total of 58 players overall – the largest quantity of players so far at any Challenger tournament to date. The next Challenger tournament is tentatively planned for early next year and will be announced when a date is determined. You may contact The Challengers Chess Club through Tommy Hay at 405-512-4916 or email him at muzicmann@sbcglobal.net , or through Challengers’ President, Roger Baxter, at 405-706-6655.

 

Tulsa Fall Open – 2014

Tulsa Fall Open 2014

Sponsored by Oklahoma Chess Association (OCA) & Tulsa B&N Chess Club

$175.00 Guaranteed

2 Sections: Above 1,000 USCF Rating , Under 999 USCF Rating

4 Rounds Swiss System, G60;d5

4 Round Swiss System Tournament

Note
Please bring your own board and clock
Byes:
One 1/2 point Bye available in Round 1-3
For More Information:
Charles M. Unruh
Event Limitations and Site Conditions:
No Smoking. Wheelchair Accessible.

The Challengers September 2014 – Crosstables

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Event Summary
Event CHALLENGERS SEPTEMBER 2014  (201409135832)
Location OKLAHOMA CITY, OK  73104  
Event Date(s) 2014-09-13
Sponsoring Affiliate THE CHALLENGERS-A CHESS CLUB  (A6038491)
Chief  TD TOMMY WAYNE HAY  (14904997)
Chf. Assist. TD CHARLES M UNRUH  (12910285)
Assist. TD JAMES C GRAY  (10389674)
Processed Received: 2014-09-23   Entered: 2014-09-23   Rated: 2014-09-23
Stats 2 Section(s),  58 PlayersThe ratings shown on this page are not official published ratings and may change from time to time. Using them for pairing purposes in tournaments should only be done if this has been advertised in all advance publicity and is announced to all players at the tournament.
Sections
HINT:


* Click on a Section Name to see the cross table for that Section,  or
* Click on “Show All Sections” to see the cross tables for all sections at once.
Section 1 OPEN
Section 2 RESERVE U1000

 

Section 1 – OPEN
Asst. TD JAMES C GRAY  (10389674)
Section Date(s) 2014-09-13
Processed Received: 2014-09-23   Entered: 2014-09-23   Rated: 2014-09-23 Re-Rated: 2014-09-24
Stats 4 Rounds,  30 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: D  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/45;d5
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 * Click on a Pairing Number to see the Player's Opponents.
 * Click on a Player's Name for more information about the Player.
Crosstable data is NOT SHOWN in tiebreak order and does not reflect 
any distribution of trophies or prize monies.
Crosstable data is shown as reported to the USCF by the Tournament Director.  
Please contact the TD to report any crosstable errors.
Note:  The information below the "Total Pts" score shows the highest norm earned in this event.
For more information on norms, see The USCF Title System.
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 Pair | Player Name                    |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)      | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | ADVAIT PATEL                   |4.0  |W  23|W  10|W   5|W   6|
   OK | 14472386 / R: 2274   ->2283    |N:C  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 2055   ->2081    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    2 | JOHN ALEXANDER ZAPATA HINCAPIE    |3.5  |W  14|D   8|W  10|W   7|
   OK | 15414666 / R: 2241   ->2242    |N:1  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 2028P16->2041P20 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    3 | ORGIL BATSAIKHAN               |3.0  |W  17|W  20|L   6|W  11|
   OK | 13214543 / R: 2167   ->2156    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 2054   ->2045    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    4 | JOSHUA ALEXANDER               |3.0  |W  19|W   9|L   7|W  12|
   OK | 14933293 / R: 2112   ->2101    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1928   ->1915    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    5 | CHARLES D UNRUH                |3.0  |W  24|W  11|L   1|W  14|
   OK | 12474516 / R: 2101   ->2098    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1911   ->1912    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    6 | JOE DEAN VEAL                  |3.0  |W  18|W  15|W   3|L   1|
   OK | 12520979 / R: 2025   ->2039    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1957   ->1968    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    7 | CHUCK JOHNSON                  |3.0  |W  16|W  21|W   4|L   2|
   OK | 12948398 / R: 2017   ->2029    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1857   ->1870    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    8 | SHAUN GRAHAM-BOWCASTER         |3.0  |W  27|D   2|D  20|W  16|
   OK | 12590577 / R: 1844   ->1854    |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1807   ->1816    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    9 | ROBERT L PETTY JR              |3.0  |W  25|L   4|W  21|W  15|
   AR | 12937948 / R: 1666   ->1687    |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1297   ->1436    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   10 | VERONIKA ZILAJEVA              |2.0  |W  22|L   1|L   2|W  20|
   OK | 15229376 / R: 1974   ->1970    |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1875   ->1870    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   11 | DUANE HANKS                    |2.0  |W  28|L   5|W  17|L   3|
   KS | 12843039 / R: 1672P5 ->1697P9  |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1695P10->1684P14 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   12 | JEFF LLOYD                     |2.0  |W  29|L  13|W  24|L   4|
   OK | 13453385 / R: 1634   ->1618    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1254P24->1295    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   13 | DR J A MONTERO                 |2.0  |L  15|W  12|L  16|W  24|
   OK | 10384958 / R: 1625   ->1599    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1513   ->1485    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   14 | ZILE CAO                       |2.0  |L   2|W  27|W  25|L   5|
   OK | 14749267 / R: 1556   ->1565    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1330   ->1358    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   15 | ANTHONY HALE BEETS             |2.0  |W  13|L   6|W  23|L   9|
   OK | 12679738 / R: 1310P3 ->1523P7  |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: Unrated->1608P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   16 | MICHAEL MESSENGER              |2.0  |L   7|W  30|W  13|L   8|
   OK | 12777129 / R: 1280P4 ->1422P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1133P4 ->1287P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   17 | STEVE ANDERSON III             |2.0  |L   3|W  26|L  11|W  25|
   OK | 12609422 / R: 1400   ->1417    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1283   ->1317    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   18 | HERBERT FRANKLIN STONEHOCKER IV    |2.0  |L   6|L  29|W  26|W  23|
   OK | 14854511 / R: 1343   ->1354    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1140P25->1216    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   19 | JOHN H TAYLOR                  |2.0  |L   4|L  25|W  29|W  27|
   OK | 10391059 / R: 1310   ->1309    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1295   ->1294    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   20 | EDWARD DIHRBERG                |1.5  |W  26|L   3|D   8|L  10|
   OK | 10147930 / R: 1716   ->1715    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1768P18->1752P22 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   21 | ROGER E BAXTER                 |1.5  |W  30|L   7|L   9|D  22|
   OK | 12756401 / R: 1506   ->1484    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1445   ->1410    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   22 | KERSI BHARUCHA                 |1.5  |L  10|L  23|W  28|D  21|
   OK | 14928821 / R: 1255   ->1274    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1097P23->1163    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   23 | DONALD EDWARD WINSLOW          |1.0  |L   1|W  22|L  15|L  18|
   OK | 11292950 / R: 1592   ->1546    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1598P18->1547P22 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   24 | EASTON NIBS                    |1.0  |L   5|W  28|L  12|L  13|
   OK | 15178850 / R: 1348P23->1339    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1300P23->1280    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   25 | ROBERT COLE II                 |1.0  |L   9|W  19|L  14|L  17|
   OK | 15471300 / R: 1237P4 ->1263P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1246P4 ->1204P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   26 | MICHAEL P WEYERMILLER          |1.0  |L  20|L  17|L  18|W  29|
   OK | 12602519 / R: 1244   ->1225    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1200P24->1182    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   27 | JIM YI HUANG                   |1.0  |L   8|L  14|W  30|L  19|
   OK | 15424553 / R: 1251P7 ->1221P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1251P7 ->1194P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   28 | PRANEEL D'SOUZA                |1.0  |L  11|L  24|L  22|W  30|
   OK | 13562261 / R: 1112   ->1102    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1209   ->1200    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   29 | RALPH WARD                     |1.0  |L  12|W  18|L  19|L  26|
   OK | 15468966 / R: 1028P7 ->1069P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1300P4 ->1181P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   30 | KADEN DUNBAR                   |0.0  |L  21|L  16|L  27|L  28|
   OK | 14942364 / R: 1026P11-> 983P15 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  950P8 -> 914P12 |     |     |     |     |     |
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Note:  Performances satisfying the requirements for norms are now being shown for events in the *Total Pts* column.
It may take a week for a recently rated event to have norms computed for it.

 

Section 2 – RESERVE U1000
Section Date(s) 2014-09-13
Processed Received: 2014-09-23   Entered: 2014-09-23   Rated: 2014-09-23 Re-Rated: 2014-09-24
Stats 4 Rounds,  28 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: D  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/45;d5
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 * Click on a Pairing Number to see the Player's Opponents.
 * Click on a Player's Name for more information about the Player.
Crosstable data is NOT SHOWN in tiebreak order and does not reflect 
any distribution of trophies or prize monies.
Crosstable data is shown as reported to the USCF by the Tournament Director.  
Please contact the TD to report any crosstable errors.
Note:  The information below the "Total Pts" score shows the highest norm earned in this event.
For more information on norms, see The USCF Title System.
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 Pair | Player Name                    |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)      | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | J LOUCAS MILLER                |3.5  |W  26|W   6|W  13|D   2|
   OK | 15405333 / R:  928P7 -> 956P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  928P7 -> 953P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    2 | MAXWELL HAMPTON BARNES         |3.5  |W  15|W   5|W   8|D   1|
   OK | 15409954 / R:  673   -> 878    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  670   -> 861    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    3 | KENNETH RAY CHIDESTER          |3.5  |D  20|W  24|W  19|W   7|
   OK | 15391133 / R:  825P12-> 842P16 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  690P12-> 731P16 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    4 | KAYLEE GANDHI                  |3.5  |D  19|W  10|W  21|W  12|
   OK | 15448214 / R:  682P7 -> 755P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  682P7 -> 749P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    5 | ACHILLES B MILLER              |3.0  |W  25|L   2|W  22|W  13|
   OK | 15405327 / R:  794P7 -> 813P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  794P7 -> 811P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    6 | KEDRICK GREGORY                |3.0  |W   9|L   1|W  25|W  17|
   OK | 15448220 / R:  708P14-> 728P18 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  692P14-> 717P18 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    7 | GLORY BOWCASTER                |3.0  |W  28|W  11|W  14|L   3|
   OK | 13628586 / R:  613P13-> 710P17 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  451P6 -> 547P10 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    8 | CASEY JAMES STAFFORD           |3.0  |W  11|W  22|L   2|W  14|
   OK | 15442633 / R:  453P5 -> 650P9  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  453P5 -> 621P9  |     |     |     |     |     |
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    9 | CHRISTOPHER WEYERMILLER        |3.0  |L   6|W  26|W  24|W  20|
   OK | 13531513 / R:  106P5 -> 391P9  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  104P5 -> 384P9  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   10 | JOSHUA LONG                    |2.5  |W  27|L   4|D  26|W  19|
   OK | 14940498 / R:  437P12-> 566P16 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  442P12-> 561P16 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   11 | CADEN J SELBY                  |2.0  |L   8|L   7|W  15|W  21|
   OK | 14942358 / R:  780P11-> 736P15 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  537P4 -> 548P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   12 | MICAH NOBLE                    |2.0  |W  16|L  13|W  27|L   4|
   OK | 15448565 / R:  753P7 -> 709P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  753P7 -> 704P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   13 | ASHTON PAVAO                   |2.0  |W  18|W  12|L   1|L   5|
   OK | 15448571 / R:  543P11-> 676P15 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  542P11-> 672P15 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   14 | AARON S WALKER                 |2.0  |W  24|W  23|L   7|L   8|
   OK | 15473642 / R: Unrated-> 628P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: Unrated-> 566P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   15 | NOAH GRUNSTAD                  |2.0  |L   2|W  25|L  11|W  26|
   OK | 15495972 / R: Unrated-> 609P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: Unrated-> 552P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   16 | PADEN J LITTLE                 |2.0  |L  12|L  18|W  28|W  23|
   OK | 14942337 / R:  447P15-> 489P19 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  397P8 -> 443P12 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   17 | AMARI GRIFFIS                  |2.0  |L  23|W  28|W  18|L   6|
   OK | 15448235 / R:  442P7 -> 480P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  442P7 -> 476P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   18 | KOBY BLAKE COWAN               |1.5  |L  13|W  16|L  17|D  22|
   OK | 14747790 / R:  901   -> 798    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  877   -> 775    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   19 | WYATT WIEDEMANN                |1.5  |D   4|W  20|L   3|L  10|
   OK | 15495951 / R: Unrated-> 566P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: Unrated-> 536P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   20 | RYAN RUSTON                    |1.5  |D   3|L  19|W  23|L   9|
   OK | 15448606 / R:  480P7 -> 482P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  480P7 -> 468P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   21 | BRIANNA PORTILLO               |1.5  |D  22|W  27|L   4|L  11|
   OK | 15448586 / R:  424P7 -> 475P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  424P7 -> 456P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   22 | LEXIE KELLY                    |1.0  |D  21|L   8|L   5|D  18|
   OK | 15448262 / R:  719P7 -> 635P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  719P7 -> 628P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   23 | TIM LEE                        |1.0  |W  17|L  14|L  20|L  16|
   OK | 15448440 / R:  712P7 -> 571P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  712P7 -> 560P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   24 | SIMON HART                     |1.0  |L  14|L   3|L   9|W  28|
   OK | 15448241 / R:  643P11-> 551P15 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  630P11-> 530P15 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   25 | LONDON BLACK-HERNANDEZ         |1.0  |L   5|L  15|L   6|B    |
   OK | 15448167 / R:  479P7 -> 430P10 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  479P7 -> 422P10 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   26 | JENNIFER HUANG                 |0.5  |L   1|L   9|D  10|L  15|
   OK | 15448256 / R:  593P7 -> 501P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  593P7 -> 494P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   27 | MIKAH BRANSON                  |0.0  |L  10|L  21|L  12|U    |
   OK | 15448188 / R:  773P7 -> 602P10 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  773P7 -> 600P10 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   28 | FRANKLIN JAMES THIESSEN        |0.0  |L   7|L  17|L  16|L  24|
   OK | 15492265 / R: Unrated-> 106P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: Unrated-> 101P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
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It may take a week for a recently rated event to have norms computed for it.

 

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The Challengers July Open – 2014 – Results

11 Year old Patel wins The Challengers July 2014 Chess OKC OPEN

Sports Press Release
By Tommy Hay, Challengers Chess Club

 just weeks after winning the 69th OK Open Championship in Tulsa.

 Eleven-year-old and current USCF sanctioned Oklahoma state chess champion Advait Patel wins The Challengers Chess Club’s July 2014 OPEN that was held last Saturday, July 12, at the Kamp’s 1910 Café’ located in downtown OKC. Just a couple of weeks ago on June 28th -29th Patel won the 69th OK Open Championship that was held in Tulsa, OK.

Broken Arrow resident and expert level player James Long came in 2nd Place. Chuck Johnson came in 3rd Place, and Shaun Graham-Bowcaster came in 4th  Place in the OPEN.

In the U-1000 section Ralph Ward from Sand Springs, OK came in 1st Place; Bridge Creek school teacher and softball coach Kenneth “Ray” Chidester came in 2nd Place in U-1000; and 12-year-old Wichita Kansas resident and grade school student Uday Kabirpanthi came in 3rd Place in the U-1000 section.

Patel and his family just recently moved to Oklahoma from West Virginia.  Advait currently has a No. 2 ranking nationally in his age group. Advait is a Challenger chess club member. He is also a Candidate Master level player with a 2251 USCF rating that will surely go up after USCF tallies this win. The Challengers next tournament is tentatively scheduled for September.

The Challengers July 2014 Open Results:
2 Sections – Open and U-1000

Open Section:
1st Place –  Advait Patel
2nd Place – James Long
3rd Place –  Chuck Johnson
4th Place – Shaun Graham-Bowcaster

U-1000(Unrated)
1st Place – Ralph Ward
2nd Place – Kenneth “Ray” Chidester
3rd Place – Uday Kabirpanthi

The Challengers July Open 2014 – Crosstables

View Press Release.

 

 

Event Summary
Event CHALLENGERS JULY 12TH, 2014  (201407121892)
Location OKLAHOMA CITY, OK  73104  
Event Date(s) 2014-07-12
Sponsoring Affiliate THE CHALLENGERS-A CHESS CLUB  (A6038491)
Chief  TD CHARLES M UNRUH  (12910285)
Chf. Assist. TD TOMMY WAYNE HAY  (14904997)
Assist. TD JAMES C GRAY  (10389674)
Processed Received: 2014-07-17   Entered: 2014-07-17   Rated: 2014-07-18
Stats 2 Section(s),  35 Players

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Section 1 OPEN
Section 2 U1000

 

Section 1 – OPEN
Chief TD TOMMY WAYNE HAY  (14904997)
Chf. Asst. TD JAMES C GRAY  (10389674)
Section Date(s) 2014-07-12
Processed Received: 2014-07-17   Entered: 2014-07-17   Rated: 2014-07-18 Re-Rated: 2014-07-22
Stats 4 Rounds,  22 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: D  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/45;d5
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 * Click on a Pairing Number to see the Player's Opponents.
 * Click on a Player's Name for more information about the Player.
Crosstable data is NOT SHOWN in tiebreak order and does not reflect 
any distribution of trophies or prize monies.
Crosstable data is shown as reported to the USCF by the Tournament Director.  
Please contact the TD to report any crosstable errors.
Note:  The information below the "Total Pts" score shows the highest norm earned in this event.
For more information on norms, see The USCF Title System.
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 Pair | Player Name                    |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)      | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | ADVAIT PATEL                   |4.0  |W  15|W   4|W   2|W   5|
   OK | 14472386 / R: 2260   ->2268    |N:C  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 2037   ->2055    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    2 | CHUCK JOHNSON                  |3.0  |W  16|W  20|L   1|W   9|
   OK | 12948398 / R: 2018   ->2017    |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1854   ->1857    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    3 | JAMES LONG                     |3.0  |W  17|W  11|D   5|D   6|
   OK | 12374730 / R: 1993   ->2001    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1901   ->1905    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    4 | SHAUN GRAHAM-BOWCASTER         |3.0  |W  22|L   1|W   8|W  10|
   OK | 12590577 / R: 1800   ->1826    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1797   ->1807    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    5 | HOWARD ZHONG                   |2.5  |W  12|W   9|D   3|L   1|
   OK | 13761257 / R: 2064   ->2059    |N:2  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1820   ->1831    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    6 | JOE DEAN VEAL                  |2.5  |L  11|W  19|W  13|D   3|
   OK | 12520979 / R: 2062   ->2054    |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1968   ->1957    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    7 | THOMAS L NICHOLS               |2.5  |H    |U    |W  20|W  16|
   OK | 12544767 / R: 2009   ->2011    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1947   ->1949    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    8 | JULIEN MILLER                  |2.5  |W  18|D  13|L   4|W  15|
   OK | 12831536 / R: 1808   ->1813    |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1586   ->1605    |     |     |     |     |     |
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    9 | NORMAN STYERS                  |2.0  |W  19|L   5|W  12|L   2|
   OK | 12465558 / R: 1677   ->1682    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1616P22->1621    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   10 | DONALD EDWARD WINSLOW          |2.0  |L  13|W  18|W  11|L   4|
   OK | 11292950 / R: 1570   ->1587    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1590P14->1598P18 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   11 | YASH KUMAR                     |2.0  |W   6|L   3|L  10|W  17|
   OK | 14640358 / R: 1555   ->1584    |N:3  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1479   ->1521    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   12 | DE'AUBREY R CARR               |2.0  |L   5|W  17|L   9|W  18|
   OK | 12871286 / R: 1530   ->1534    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1608P20->1589P24 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   13 | JOHN ALEXANDER ZAPATA HINCAPIE    |1.5  |W  10|D   8|L   6|U    |
   OK | 15414666 / R: 2237   ->2214    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 2081P13->2028P16 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   14 | CHARLES D UNRUH                |1.5  |H    |U    |U    |W  21|
   OK | 12474516 / R: 2099   ->2101    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1908   ->1911    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   15 | STEVEN S ROWDEN                |1.5  |L   1|W  22|D  16|L   8|
   OK | 15426880 / R: 1543P4 ->1552P8  |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1408P4 ->1401P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   16 | ROGER E BAXTER                 |1.5  |L   2|W  21|D  15|L   7|
   OK | 12756401 / R: 1467   ->1506    |N:4  |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1426   ->1445    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   17 | JOHN H TAYLOR                  |1.0  |L   3|L  12|W  19|L  11|
   OK | 10391059 / R: 1361   ->1352    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1294   ->1295    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   18 | KERSI BHARUCHA                 |1.0  |L   8|L  10|W  21|L  12|
   OK | 14928821 / R: 1216P24->1255    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1032P19->1097P23 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   19 | ROBERT COLE II                 |1.0  |L   9|L   6|L  17|W  20|
   OK | 15471300 / R: Unrated->1237P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: Unrated->1246P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
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   20 | PRANEEL D'SOUZA                |1.0  |W  21|L   2|L   7|L  19|
   OK | 13562261 / R: 1073   ->1118    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1200   ->1218    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   21 | DR J A MONTERO                 |0.0  |L  20|L  16|L  18|L  14|
   OK | 10384958 / R: 1716   ->1625    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1611   ->1513    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   22 | JIM BEDENBAUGH                 |0.0  |L   4|L  15|U    |U    |
   OK | 13093835 / R: 1379   ->1362    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: 1128   ->1117    |     |     |     |     |     |
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It may take a week for a recently rated event to have norms computed for it.

 

Section 2 – U1000
Section Date(s) 2014-07-12
Processed Received: 2014-07-17   Entered: 2014-07-17   Rated: 2014-07-18 Re-Rated: 2014-09-09
Stats 4 Rounds,  13 Players;  K Factor: F  Rating Sys: D  Tnmt Type: S
Time Control: G/45;d5
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 * Click on a Pairing Number to see the Player's Opponents.
 * Click on a Player's Name for more information about the Player.
Crosstable data is NOT SHOWN in tiebreak order and does not reflect 
any distribution of trophies or prize monies.
Crosstable data is shown as reported to the USCF by the Tournament Director.  
Please contact the TD to report any crosstable errors.
Note:  The information below the "Total Pts" score shows the highest norm earned in this event.
For more information on norms, see The USCF Title System.
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 Pair | Player Name                    |Total|Round|Round|Round|Round| 
 Num  | USCF ID / Rtg (Pre->Post)      | Pts |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  | 
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    1 | RALPH WARD                     |4.0  |W   4|W  13|W   3|W   2|
   OK | 15468966 / R:  891P3 ->1028P7  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q: Unrated->1300P4  |     |     |     |     |     |
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    2 | KENNETH RAY CHIDESTER          |3.0  |W   6|W  10|W  12|L   1|
   OK | 15391133 / R:  792P8 -> 825P12 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  604P8 -> 690P12 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    3 | UDAY RAJ KABIRPANTHI           |3.0  |W   7|W   5|L   1|W   6|
   KS | 15387011 / R:  770P14-> 818P18 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  764P13-> 809P17 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    4 | KEDRICK GREGORY                |3.0  |L   1|W   7|W   9|W   5|
   OK | 15448220 / R:  602P10-> 708P14 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  602P10-> 692P14 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    5 | GLORY BOWCASTER                |2.0  |W  12|L   3|W   8|L   4|
   OK | 13628586 / R:  562P9 -> 613P13 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  100P2 -> 451P6  |     |     |     |     |     |
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    6 | DWIGHT SCOTT                   |2.0  |L   2|W  11|W  13|L   3|
   OK | 14942296 / R:  548P4 -> 574P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  477P4 -> 561P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
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    7 | ASHTON PAVAO                   |2.0  |L   3|L   4|W  10|W  12|
   OK | 15448571 / R:  505P7 -> 543P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  505P7 -> 542P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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    8 | PADEN J LITTLE                 |2.0  |W  11|L  12|L   5|W  13|
   OK | 14942337 / R:  399P11-> 447P15 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  247P4 -> 397P8  |     |     |     |     |     |
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    9 | MALIK ABOUHOULI                |1.5  |L  13|B    |L   4|D  10|
   OK | 15407874 / R:  416P11-> 373P14 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  422P10-> 380P13 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   10 | AMEER ABOUHOULI                |1.5  |B    |L   2|L   7|D   9|
   OK | 15407880 / R:  274P11-> 268P14 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  346P10-> 324P13 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   11 | RAIMA J BOWCASTER              |1.5  |L   8|L   6|H    |B    |
   OK | 13026247 / R:  415P8 -> 113P10 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  602P15-> 510P17 |     |     |     |     |     |
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   12 | MAXWELL HAMPTON BARNES         |1.0  |L   5|W   8|L   2|L   7|
   OK | 15409954 / R:  806P23-> 698    |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  796P23-> 670    |     |     |     |     |     |
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   13 | SIMON HART                     |1.0  |W   9|L   1|L   6|L   8|
   OK | 15448241 / R:  762P7 -> 643P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
      |            Q:  762P7 -> 630P11 |     |     |     |     |     |
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Note:  Performances satisfying the requirements for norms are now being shown for events in the *Total Pts* column.
It may take a week for a recently rated event to have norms computed for it.

 

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