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2011 Portland Chess Club Centennial Open
(August 12-14, Portland, OR)


The official TD Staff. Jeff Roland (left-back), Frank Niro (right-back), Neil Dale (left-front), and Mike Morris (right-front). Photo by Andrei Botez.

Flyer USCF Rating Report Northwest Chess Coverage


Special Coverage

Ongoing coverage was posted during the event in a special area of the ICA website and these were linked to in This Week's Chess Safari. During the tournament players could see these pairings and standings using the free Internet connections at the site.

Pairings

Championship R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6; Amateur R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6.

Standings

Championship R2, R3, R4, R5, R6; Amateur R2, R3, R4, R5, R6.


Frank Niro's Blog Posts

Here are the daily blog posts that Frank Niro wrote before, during, and after the tournament. It was very nice that players could read all about the tournament (Games, articles, video, pairings, results, etc.) as the event was progressing.

One more game from PCC Centenial - August 20, 2011
Yes I said it, Yes I believed it, Yes I've changed my mind! - August 17, 2011
More games from Portland Centennial - August 16, 2011
4-way tie at Portland Centennial - August 15, 2011
Portland Chess Club Centennial ends today - August 14, 2011
There's more to life than chess - August 13, 2011
Centennial tourney is underway! - August 12, 2011
115 entries and counting... - August 11, 2011
10 Great things to do around Portland - August 10, 2011
3 days 'til Portland Chess Club Centennial - August 9, 2011


Blitz Tournament

A 24-player 8 double-round Swiss Blitz Tournament was held on Saturday afternoon between rounds 3 and 4. The tournament director for this event was Grisha Alpernis. Blitz results posted here.


GM Susan Polgar 10-board Simultaneous Exhibition

A 10-player Clock Simultaneous Exhibition was given by GM Susan Polgar on Saturday morning after her breakfast lecture on "The Bobby Fischer I knew". She scored a perfect 10-0-0 score. See Frank Niro's Blog Article for more information, including 9 of the 10 games!


Crosstable:

Championship Results - Final Standings

#NameIDRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6TotPrize$
1Georgi Orlov125428972541X---W16W11D7W6D3 5$875
2Bindi Cheng134743402386W29W14W28D3D7W10 5$875
3Nick Raptis124706622261W31W32W33D2W8D1 5$875
4Loren Laceste14702712unr.D27W24W22D8W11W9 5$875
5Daniel Zachary Gay128322722120W37D6D41D26W27W15$500
6Michael Lee128580092437X---D5W19W27L1D14 4 
7Howard Jed Chen128647192362X---W12W40D1D2U--- 4 
8David C Roper124450712334W30W13D20D4L3W31 4 
9Steven James Breckenridge128774192267D42D36W39W20W18L4 4 
10Andy C Lee125599992267W43L28W29W41W16L2 4 
11Carl A Haessler105038922200X---W47L1W40L4W28 4 
12Peter Lessler130107582114W45L7W47L16W41W33 4$166.67
13Igor Ummel128515892097W50L8D48W38D21W22 4$166.67
14Nathan Y Lee128903822085W52L2D38W48W17D6 4$166.67
15Joshua Christopher Sinanan128268912288D34W48L27W33W28L5 
16Corbin Yu127514772162W44L1W36W12L10D20 
17John M Williams128459392146L33D21W54W37L14W34 
18Andy P May128479652129L47W44W50W34L9D21 
19Paul Bartron125901732104D49W42L6L21W45W36 
20James Chan129219211938W25W23D8L9D26D16 
21Alexandru Florea146988931930L26D17W49W19D13D18 
22Radu Roua132053562269X---L40L4W32W42L13 3 
23David R Bragg114350252212W35L20W31L28D34H--- 3 
24David Golub134836942188L32L4D51W54W37D27 3 
25Roger Patterson125145802179L20D35H---D44W38D29 3 
26Michael J Pendergast124572042177W21L33W32D5D20U--- 3 
27Mike E Janniro104825692071D4W54W15L6L5D24 3 
28Megan Lee129028332059W38W10L2W23L15L11 3 
29Samir Sen129703862052L2W52L10D36W48D25 3 
30V Alexandra Botez128824052035L8L50L44W49W47W42 3 
31Bill Heywood105048992000L3W46L23W52W39L8 3 
32Brian John Esler129077871984W24L3L26L22W50W41 3 
33Jason Cigan127175781880W17W26L3L15W40L12 3 
34Carl A Koontz104063662027D15W51H---L18D23L17 
35Roberto Aiello134108121992L23D25L37L45W52W48 
36David Inglis128523351937H---D9L16D29W44L19 
37H G Pitre110557531839L5D53W35L17L24W52 
38Ryan Lo14704175unr.L28W43D14L13L25W46 
39Roland Feng136316152074L48W45L9W47L31U--- 2 
40Richard G Gutman100281672068W46W22L7L11L33U--- 2 
41Steven B Deeth124214222062H---W49D5L10L12L32 2 
42Mikeal Davis120397002015D9L19H---W50L22L30 2 
43Preston F Polasek120279802007L10L38H---W46U---D44 2 
44Mark Andrew Havrilla125533131923L16L18W30D25L36D43 2 
45Ben Chu Kung126321701817L12L39D46W35L19H--- 2 
46John Doknjas147026711931L40L31D45L43W54L38 
47Todd Imada125656581875W18L11L12L39L30H--- 
48Joe Roback14704148unr.W39L15D13L14L29L35 
49Daniel Reas Mathews128061011800D19L41L21L30H---U--- 1 
50Calvin Jay Parnon138569201753L13W30L18L42L32U--- 1 
51Jonathan Ray Fortune127075621616H---L34D24U---U---U--- 1 
52George W Lundy III104733571440L14L29B---L31L35L37 1 
53Michael J Morris105057982052U---D37U---U---U---U--- ½ 
54Allen Chalfen109913071853H---L27L17L24L46U--- ½ 

Amateur Results - Final Standings

#NameIDRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6TotPrize$
1Robert Herrera126922051985W97W37W22W5W25W6 6$1,000
2Robert Anthony Fisette128683711860W79W43D53W41W14W8$550
3Kun Jack Cheng132371601767W115W91W19W11D6W16$550
4Vlajko Lakic127914941909W112W54L5W27W23W21 5$200
5Micah A Smith127622251806W84W80W4L1W18W20 5$200
6Doug Sterclik126683161976W60W39W23W38D3L1 
7Larry V Ball105048641955D15W58L42W111W28W25 
8Jerry Sherrard129258211933W30W40D35W53W12L2 
9Ethan J Peake128163541907L76W63W74W57W51D11 
10Joseph K Kiiru128343871872W78W71L38W59D44W39 
11Marcus Robinson128393961843W81W29W59L3W38D9 
12Jofrel Landingin136852981838H---W46W85W42L8W44 
13Evan Whipple105048481800L114D48W124W79W85W33 
14Matt Dalthorp135649951698D68W116W50W35L2W34$500
15Nick Figone127158121583D7L92W66W54W41W49$500
16Diwakar Rana136004281912D46W111D44W43W22L3 4 
17David Thomas Bannon125236751892L113W82W30D29W42H--- 4 
18Pete W Pritchett126164141872W77L26W75W73L5W56 4 
19Paul C Leblanc138679561854W100W27L3W45D26D29 4 
20Edward L Addis II105055511849W47W73D26D24W31L5 4 
21Michael P Goffe125760021836W62W45H---D26W32L4 4 
22Jeremy Krasin131977951830W48W96L1W80L16W57 4 
23Lane David Van Weerdhuizen127391971825W82W113L6W107L4W58 4 
24Sarah R May128453761807W83D85W68D20H---D26 4 
25Jason Ellis144578551800W102W31W32W69L1L7 4 
26Luke Jung Robson127262441763W126W18D20D21D19D24 4$125
27Maxwell Shiuyuan Sun135679051702W122L19W87L4W67W50 4$125
28Robert J Allen121222801700D67W117W92D34L7W51 4$125
29Steven Alexander Witt138857751697W89L11W90D17W35D19 4$125
30David Hendricks126960941548L8W120L17W122W93W55 4$300
31Jenesis Bugaoan14704154unr.W57L25W96W52L20W53 4$300
32Peter O Watts129389311934W74W70L25W37L21D43 
33Daniel R Copeland127583571931W75L53W60W71D34L13 
34Severo Caluza124546391829H---W124W88D28D33L14 
35Noah Fields134743761825W65W76D8L14L29W74 
36Collin James Goldman146494681805L85L83W102W100D46W75 
37Robert Malone105051271795W87L1W77L32D76W84 
38Scott Andrew Levin131983851795W103W110W10L6L11D45 
39Robert Theodore Lundin124246511789W104L6W61H---W89L10 
40Kyle Haining138692671786W66L8L80W62W99D47 
41Becca Lampman136565051782H---W125W67L2L15W76 
42James L McAleer124420091766D107W119W7L12L17W90 
43Quentin Chi129252941719W108L2W84L16W80D32 
44Nathan S Armstrong124862151708W118D50D16W91D10L12 
45Bryan Shapiro126703201631W123L21W64L19W92D38 
46Sangeeta Dhingra142139811541D16L12W117D92D36W70$66.67
47Frederick A Davis129871031455L20W123D54W72D53D40$66.67
48Dhruva Chatterjee136035501408L22D13L55W116W95W73$66.67
49R Eagles105189461983L59L84W101W88W96L15 3 
50William Karr104726281863W61D44L14H---W59L27 3 
51David Wen139038201828W63L59W112W86L9L28 3 
52Gordon L Higbie125274901805W101L86W113L31W98U--- 3 
53Aaron Michael Nicoski127979311771W106W33D2L8D47L31 3 
54Casy Bush114234511764W120L4D47L15D81W85 3 
55Stephen J Buck104287001728D116L88W48D68W86L30 3 
56Siva Bala Narayanan125571651727H---L107D104W63W77L18 3 
57David K Yoshinaga104069011700L31W101W114L9W106L22 3 
58Dan Kramlich142582081640H---L7W65D67W91L23 3 
59Alan Walk127649381623W49W51L11L10L50W103 3 
60William Gagnon105048811600L6W115L33D81W87D68 3 
61Arliss Dietz102374591500L50W118L39D90D109W102 3 
62Austin Nguyen133319151424L21L64W126L40W119W106 3 
63Dillon T Murray144072071407L51L9W108L56W104W96 3 
64James Wang144546831396L73W62L45L77W108W99 3$333.33
65Mark S Hanna126688581376L35D93L58W115W72H--- 3$333.33
66Nathan Jewell132779771146L40H---L15W78D97W98 3$333.33
67Sadrac Chery14702706unr.D28W72L41D58L27W97 3$100
68Joshua Doknjas14702692unr.D14W95L24D55D73D60 3$100
69Blake Salisbury128427281993H---W114W86L25U---U--- 
70Christopher E Burris102573361788W105L32D79L85X107L46 
71Ronald B Kirsch110625631757W121L10W83L33H---U--- 
72Jeffrey T Roland121719901700H---L67W125L47L65W109 
73Alan J Rhoades127181281656W64L20W106L18D68L48 
74Dan Dalthorp137207231556L32W103L9D87W88L35 
75Jon Douglas Strohbehn112137071544L33W105L18H---W117L36 
76Dan B Oswalt134057441531W9L35H---D93D37L41 
77Douglas R Sly124756061520L18W126L37W64L56D82 
78Russell W Miller105130731513L10F---H---L66W125W116 
79Tony Midson127486811494L2W122D70L13L90W114 
80Nick Havrilla140080371492W93L5W40L22L43D86 
81Derek Zhang140814351428L11L90W121D60D54H--- 
82Ethan William Allison142224611376L23L17L122W120W123D77 
83Johnathan P Gamble127721231344L24W36L71L96D105W117 
84Clemen Deng143751531344L5W49L43D97W111L37 
85Matthew Stevens144681541335W36D24L12W70L13L54 
86Gabriel Jack Skoro133049361303W109W52L69L51L55D80 
87Stephen Pettengill128034881269L37W97L27D74L60W111 
88Menaka Narayanan129252461176H---W55L34L49L74W112 
89Tom Beare14702686unr.L29W100H---W95L39U--- 
90Dagadu Bapurao Gaikwad14698227unr.L96W81L29D61W79L42 
91Galen Pyle127385061911W99L3W98L44L58U--- 2 
92Ryan Ackerman134327711863H---W15L28D46L45U--- 2 
93Randall K Smolensky110920471859L80D65W109D76L30U--- 2 
94Frank A Niro III100076581703U---U---U---U---W118W119 2 
95Tom Greger124960461656H---L68W119L89L48D101 2 
96Brian James Sullivan136587911653W90L22L31W83L49L63 2 
97James M Hamlett IV123745101629L1L87W103D84D66L67 2 
98Paul Smith147041601590L110W102L91W114L52L66 2 
99Masakazu Shimada135178281541L91L106W105W104L40L64 2 
100Scott Stanley126381031459L19L89W120L36L103W118 2 
101Liam Ke Booth141732611328L52L57L49D105W126D95 2 
102Jamie Lang128508641321L25L98L36W121W122L61 2 
103Olga Cherepakhin136156841259L38L74L97W126W100L59 2 
104Jerrold Richards135904571244L39H---D56L99L63W122 2 
105A. George Stewart122280201221L70L75L99D101D83W123 2 
106Leo Deng145799001141L53W99L73W112L57L62 2 
107Alexander James Barrett146642301092D42W56D110L23F70U--- 2 
108Andrew John Sheiman14579606688L43L109L63B---L64W124 2 
109Luke Pulfer14451662651L86W108L93D113D61L72 2 
110Scott James Smyth125830501968W98L38D107U---U---U--- 
111Michael Terrill126752231620H---L16W116L7L84L87 
112Murlin Eugene Varner Jr124608011537L4W121L51L106D114L88 
113Lon Brusselback124034751530W17L23L52D109U---U--- 
114David S Cohen105064171297W13L69L57L98D112L79 
115Jeffrey Chip Butson124533421120L3L60H---L65U---W125 
116Venkat Sriteja Doddapaneni14243823938D55L14L111L48W124L78 
117Edmund Lott Saenz14087530863H---L28L46W124L75L83 
118Marjorie Marion Sheiman14579612191L44L61H---W125L94L100 
119Walter S Spink105050541280H---L42L95D123L62L94 1 
120John Ornes135696981080L54L30L100L82W121F--- 1 
121Rex Allison142341821019L71L112L81L102L120W126 1 
122Alathea Letaw14700715unr.L27L79W82L30L102L104 1 
123Andreas Savaranakis20056191unr.L45L47H---D119L82L105 1 
124Hansen Lian146677801407H---L34L13L117L116L108 ½ 
125Dave Prideaux146853311281H---L41L72L118L78L115 ½ 
126Joshua Martin Goodlett146538781033L26L77L62L103L101L121 0