Monday, November 30, 2009

Next tournament December 12

Saturday, December 12 is the date of the next Santa Fe Rooks tournament. We will be playing two person match play, G/100 with 5 second delay. Registration is from 8:15 to 8:45, and the first game begins at 9:00 AM. If you plan on attending, please register in advance. (by email, phone, or to: POB 4764, SF NM 87502).

So far, I have the following people registered: If you should (or shouldn't) be on this list, please contact me soon.

Chad Schneider
Jim Johnston
Hector Flores
Vasudev Kenkre
Jeffrey Sallade
Art Byers
Daniel Tellez
Adam Melk

Ratings are not posted because they will be updated before December 12.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

November 14 results posted

The first installment of the Santa fe Rooks winter series is officially a wrap! The results have been posted at the website. You can access them from the "tournament results" link at the website or go directly to to find them. The prize money was mailed out- congratulations again to our quad winners.

We are looking forward to the December tournament. With match play, each participant is 'almost guaranteed' the opportunity to play an opponent at the same skill level. Please let us know ahead of time if you plan to participate.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Quad winners

Congratulations to yesterday's winners! And thanks again to Paul Hedrick and the Desert Academy for hosting the tournament. The results will be posted on the uschess website in the next day or two.

We look forward to our next tournament, December 12. The format will be two person match play, G/100. Please sign up ahead of time to help us with registration.

Quad One- Chad Schneider- 2 points

Quad Two- Brock Romero- 3 points

Quad Three- Samuel Thompson- 2.5 points

Quad Four
- Tom Pigott- 2.5 points
- Mike Martinson- 2.5 points

Quad Five
- Bryce Delamater- 2 points
- Jaspar Rodriguez-Watts- 2 points
- Alfredo Vigl- 2 points

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Final list of entries for November 14 tournament

Well, folks, here's the list of entries as of today's mail. If you think you are registered and are not on the list, please contact me asap. And those of you who registered by email, please don't forget to bring your registration fee so I can get those prize monies out Monday morning!

We have entries ranging form state champion to someone playing in his second tournament.

Several people have asked about how the ratings are determined. We are using the most up to date ratings based on tournaments through last weekend. These ratings are found at the "tournament history" tab on a player's USCF webpage.

445 Isaac Fischer
761 Jasper Rodriguez-Watts
850 Alfredo Vigil
980 Annabelle Romero
1131 Mike Martinson
1181 Dennis Cronin
1263 Tom Pigott
1272 Chris Hyde
1287 Dan Tellez
1310 Paul Hedrick
1397 Samuel Thompson
1525 Rick Lass
1640 Brock Romero
1718 Kyle Leeds-Tilley
1746 Sam Dooley
1762 Jim Johnston
1772 Nitant Kenkre
1792 Hector Flores
1853 Tim Martinson
1964 Chad Schneider

Saturday, November 7, 2009

List of players and more details for November 14 tournament

The following players have signed up for next weekend's tournament. We will be accepting on site entries, but please sign up early or let us know ahead of time if you plan to attend. This will help us be prepared and save you $5.

1961 Chad Schneider
1781 Hector Flores
1772 Jim Johnston
1536 Rick Lass
1310 Paul Hedrick
1287 Dan Tellez
1181 Dennis Cronin
1118 Chris Hyde

Note, ratings are subject to change based on results from the Novemebr 7 "Pawns and Pauper" tournament.

Directions: Desert Academy is located at 313 Camino Alire. It is half a mile west of St. Francis between Alameda and Agua Fria. Coming from the north, go west on Alameda to Camino Alire and make a left. Coming from the south, go west on Agua Fria to Camino Alire and make a right.

Time Control will be G/75 with a five second delay.

Hope to see you there!

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