Monday, December 30, 2019

Action chess on February 22nd

Our next event is an action tournament at  the La Farge library in Santa Fe.  .  We will play 5 rounds G/30;d5.  There will be 2 sections...Open and Under 1500.  Rounds at   10   11;15  (lunch)   1   2:15  and 3:30    Entry will be $10.  Cash prizes based on entries. To enter send me an email at    ......      jdjohnston100@gmail.com  .....     and then pay at the door.
Directions  (soon)
Player list     (coming soon)

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Octos on December 14th

The next SFR tournament will be Octagons at the La Farge library on December 14th. Players are split into groups of eight by rating  and then each  group plays a 3 round swiss tournament between them.  3 rounds G/60 ;d5.   Rounds start at 10  1  and 3:10.  Entry is $10, the winner of each section gets $40 and the best score in the lower half of each Octo gets $20.  To enter send me an email   to  ... jdjohnston100@gmail.com ...     to book your spot and then pay at the door.
DIRECTIONS
The library is on Llano Street between St Michael's Drive and Siringo.  If coming from Abq exit from I.25 onto Saint Francis.  Go L at the 3rd light onto Siringo then R at the 2nd light onto Llano.
PLAYER LIST
Tom Lawry                         1800
Jim Johnston                       1700
Nick Miller                         1627
Geary Radcliffe                  1622
Grigory Ovanesyan            1582
Miles Teng-Levy                1511
Bird Thompson                  1501
Vyacheslav Lebedev          1465
Andy Merriell                  1400
Sherlock Chen                   1156
Zoli Szekely                      1022
Todd Yilk                           835
Shirley Wilburn                  433
Jim Nichols                        unr.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Action Tournament on October 19th

The next SFR event is a 5 round action chess tournament at the La Farge library in Santa Fe.
Play 5 rounds G/30 ;d5.  2 sections ..... top half and bottom half.  Rounds at 10     11:15   (lunch)    1:15   2:30   and   3:45.  Entry is $10  and cash prizes will be awarded based on entries.  To enter send me an email to book your spot    ....send it to .....      jdjohnston100@gmail.com  .....    and then pay at the door.  There is a $5 late fee for those who don't email before 5 pm on Friday 18th.
Directions
The La Farge library is on Llano between St Michael's Drive and Siringo.  If you are coming from ABQ  take I-25 and exit on St. Francis.  At the 3rd light make a L on Siringo, then go R at the 2nd light on to Llano.
Players list
Tim Martinson           1894
Jim Johnston              1700
Bird Thompson          1526
Miles Teng Levy        1511
William Barfuss         1457
Grigory Ovanesyan     1350
Eric Johnston              1304
Sherlock Chen             1137
Craig Stamm                810
Slava Lebedev              unr.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

The La Tienda Open on September 14th

The La Tienda Open will be at the performance space in Eldorado.  Play 4 rounds G/45 ;d5.  There will be 2 sections....Open  and U1400.  Rounds at   10   (lunch)   12:30   2:15 and   4.  Entry is $20. There will be big cash  prizes for 1st in each section plus rating prizes based on entries.  To enter send me an email to       jdjohnston100@gmail.com       and then pay at the door on arrival.
Those who don't email by 5 p m  on Friday 13th (!) will incur a $5 late fee.
Directions
From Santa Fe take the I-25 going N.  After 8 miles exit on the 285 going S.  At the second light go R.  The La Tienda Mall is on the L.  Our tourney is in the building with a green roof adjacent to the La Plancha restaurant.
Players
Jim Johnston                    1700
Geary Radcliffe                1696
Kevin Toland                     1630
Bird Thompson                 1462
Miles Teng -Levy             1408
Grigory Ovanesyan          1396
Andrew Contreras            1370
Jason Murray                    1323
Eric Johnston                     1301
Gene Gerber                      1210
Sherlock Chen                   1111
Edward Keating                  843
Zoli Szekely                       819
Devin King                         607
Gaganasree M                     228

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Quad tournament on July 27th

Our next event is at the La Farge library on Llano street in Santa Fe. Play 3 games  G/60;d5.  The top 4 players play a round robin as do players 5 -8,  9-12 etc.  Entry is $10 and the winner of each quad gets $30. Rounds at   10:15   (lunch)   1   and 3:15. To enter send me an email  to    jdjohnston100@gmail.com   and then pay at  the door
Directions
See the January 5th post

Player List
Maurici Tarrago                    2335
Christian Von Huene             1827
Steven Young                       1814
Matthew Bryant                    1755
Geary Radcliffe                    1712
Michael Torres                      1710
Jim Johnston                         1700
Eddie Sedillo                        1683
Jonathan Gardner                  1651
 Grigory Ovanesyan              1353
Eric Johnston                        1339
Gene Gerber                          1335
Marc Tarrago                         1323
Sherlock Chen                        1181
Joseph Wang                          1142
Kevin Zemco                          1118
Harry Chalfin                         1081
Santiago Florencio                   915
Zoltan Szeleky                          832
Devin King                               521
Phoenix Schneider                   152
Kenneth Stowe                        unr.
Zoltan Szeleky (Sr.)                 unr.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Action Chess on June 8th

Our next tournament is at the main library in Santa Fe on Saturday June 8th.  Play 5 rounds of G/30 ;d5.  There will be 2 sections...Open and Under 1400.  Games at 10:10   11:20  (lunch)  1:10   2:20  and  3:30.  Entry is $10 and cash prizes will be based on entries.  To enter send me an email to save your spot and then pay at the door.
Directions
The library is on Washington Ave, 1 block N of the plaza.  If you are parking there remember to bring quarters to feed the machine.
Player list
Tim Martinson                1807
Matthew Bryant              1746
Jim Johnston                   1700
Jonathan Gardner            1650
Dustin Harris                   1586
Bird Thompson                1476
Miles Teng Levy             1474
Andy Merriell                 1400
Eric Johnston                  1286
Kevin Zemco                  1074
Annabelle Romero          1070
Zoltan Szekely                 633
Gene  Gerber                    unr.
Grigory Ovanesyan          unr.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

The Utopian Open on April 13-14

Our next one is  at the La Tienda mall in Eldorado.  Play 5 rounds G/90;d5.  2 sections  Open and U1600.   Saturday games at 10  1:30  and 5.   Sunday at 10 and 1:30   Entry is $30
Prizes:  Open (b16)   1st   $150    U2000   $130   U1800   $120  Best scholastic player  $40
             U1600  section   Best scholastic   $40  Other prizes based on entries.
To enter send me an email     to     jdjohnston100@gmail.com       to book your spot then pay at the door.  Those who show up without booking will incur a late fee of $5
Directions      ( Scroll down)
Players
Kevin Toland                     unr.
Jason Murray                    819
Alfredo Vigil                     864
Sherlock Chen                  1055
Annabelle Romero            1070
Jared Perlic                        1231
Eric Johnston                     1357
Miles Teng Levy                1402
Gerald Casteel                    1454
Andy Merriell                     1463
Bird Thompson                   1464
William Barfuss                   1507
Robert Hampton                  1669
Jim Johnston                        1732
Christian Von Huene           1750
Eddie Sedillo                       1760
Tim Martinson                     1802
Jonah Romero                      2052

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