[1GM, 1 IM, 1 FM, 6 NM’s in attendance]
points to share 1-3rd place.
GM Eugene Perelshteyn and IM Alex Katz.
Andy scored 2.5 points to share 8-10th place.
(background): Richard Yi vs Paul Mishkin.
Calvin scored 2.5 points to share 8-10th place
and a +28 to 1841 rating.
Richard Yi scored 3 points to share 5-7th place
and a +21 to 2153 rating.
Kevin Lu (MIT) v former BCC Champion, NM Lawyer Times,
Round 3. Lawyer was 1/2 for 2 points. Lu scored 1.5 points.
(background): Sherif Khater, black vs Nithin Kavi.
Khater scored 3 points to share 5-7th place with Nithin and
Jonathan Hsu, clear 1st U1800 Section
with 3.5 points and a +79 to 1652 rating.
IN CHESS: SIZE DOESN’T MATTER, OR DOES IT?
Joy Cao, black vs Mark Robert Neale. Mark scored 3 points
to share 2-4th with Nicholas Belous and Achyuta Rajaram.
(Background:) Achyuta Rajaram.
Eric Feng, black vs Nicholas Belous, Round 1.
Nicholas scored 3 points to share 2-4th place.
Mark Neale rose to the occasion to take the full point in this
4th Round game vs Holmgren. Mark scored 3 points while
Robert scored 2.5 to share 5-6th place with Jason Xiong.
Jason Xiong plays black vs Evan Wei in Round 3.
SCENES AROUND THE
Natasha Christiansen, BCC Vice President plays white
vs NM Hal Terrie, Round 1: draw!
Open Section: Lewis Tu, black vs Juan Payan, Round 3.
Eric Feng, black vs Steve Stepak, Round 2. Photo: JWu
BLUE EAR PLUGS TAKE CARE OF THINGS
Expert Nithin Kavi vs FM Jacob Chudnovsky, Round 2. Draw!
Nithin also drew NM Sherif Khater in Round 3.
For his efforts, Nithin earned a +16 to 2165.
Nithin will soon attain a USCF master rating!
Go for it, Nithin!
BCC HAROLD DONDIS MEMORIAL SMASHES 2016 ATTENDANCE RECORDS: 50 PLAY // PERELSHTEYN / KATZ / CHUDNOVSKY 1-3RD OPEN // JONATHAN HSU 1ST U1800 SECTION // 2-4TH: NEALE / BELOUS / RAJARAM // HOLMGREN / ZIONG 5-7TH //
Source: Boylston Chess Club Weblog