VA Senior Open 2017

Pre-Registration Webpage


Virginia Chess Federation
VA Senior Open 2017
June 2-4, 2017 (Rd 1: 7:00pm)


** See Below for Final Standings for the Main & Blitz Tournaments **


** See Below for Pre-Entry List **


** On-site registrants: Do not try to arrive and register at the last minute!
You may given a 1st round bye! **

** To Obtain An Entry Fee Refund: you MUST notify the Tournament Director by e-mail
AN HOUR BEFORE the start of Round 1 (by Fri at 6pm). Use: chrisney2@gmail.com **


IMPORTANT: While this tournament is limited to players born on or before 6/4/1967 (i.e. 50+ years of age), please note that it is also open to players from ANY state.


TOURNAMENT FLYER: with Registration Form.

Recent VA Senior Opens:

2016 Results: Crosstable.

2015 Results: Event not held that year.

2014 Results: Crosstable.

2013 Results: Crosstable.

2012 Results: Crosstable.


MAIN TOURNAMENT DESCRIPTION: 5-round tournament at a G/120, d5 time control. There is 1 Open Section. Entry Fee: $50-60. Prizes: See below. Rounds: Friday: 7:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am and 2:30pm; Sunday: 10:00am and 2:30pm. Each player will be allowed to take one half-point bye if declared before the start of Round 2.

All players must be USCF members, no exceptions!

Be sure to bring your own chess equipment! No chess sets will be provided, though they will be for sale through local VA chess vendor Todd Hammer.


PRIZES: There are $1,000 in Guaranteed Prizes!!

Prizes are: OPEN: $300-200-150; U2000: $125; U1800: $125; U1600: $100.

Top Virginian also wins: FREE ENTRY to 2018 VA Senior Open!

Also, Trophies to: 1st Place, Top Senior Aged 60-69 & Top Senior Aged 70+!

Standard USCF tie-breaks will be used.


BLITZ TOURNAMENT DESCRIPTION: (Sat night!) This is a 5 round Double-Swiss tournament with a G/3 +2 time control. There is 1 Open section. Entry Fee: $15 Prizes: based on entries with 80% of EFs returned as prizes. Registration: any time before or during the tournament up to 7:20pm Saturday. Round 1: 7:30pm. Other rounds to occur ASAP. We should be done by about 9:30 or 10:00pm.


REGISTRATION: Register Here


ON-LINE ENTRY FEE: $50

Pre-registration by ON-LINE ENTRY: Using the 'Register Here' button above, please fill out the form with the player's relevant information and submit payment using the secure payment platform. On-line pre-entries will be accepted until 12 midnight June 1st (Thursday). Thereafter, entries will be taken at the tournament site only (see 'On-Site Entry Fee' below).

MAILED ENTRY FEE: $50

Pre-registration by MAILED ENTRY will be accepted IF the Registration Form and a check are posted by May 29th. Checks must be payable to "VA Chess Federation." Mail form with check to: "VA Senior Open, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315."

ON-SITE ENTRY FEE: $60

Regular ON-SITE Registration will be accepted at the tournament: Friday 6:00-6:50pm as well as Saturday 9:00 - 9:50am (with a 1/2 point 1st round bye).

If you choose this option, note that to avoid delaying the start of early rounds, ANY last-second on-site registrations MAY subject that player to an automatic 1st round "bye" or out of the ordinary pairings (i.e. a pairing with opponents with significantly higher/lower ratings).

Non-VA Players: The tournament is open to any non-VA players over age 50. Non-VA players can win any prize except Free 2018 entry.

VA Players: All VA residents must have a current VCF membership ($10) which can be purchased on-site or through pre-registration. Players forgetting to purchase VCF membership during the pre-registration process will be reminded to do so at the tournament.

To check your VCF membership, go to the VCF website and check the: Members List.


LOCATION: Lincolnia Senior Center, 4710 N Chambliss St., Alexandria, VA 22312. No phone available.

The playing site can be reached just off I-395, exit 3 headed West (Duke Street / Little River Turnpike). At second light, take a right onto Beauregard Street. At next light, take a left onto N. Chambliss Street. In 150 yards or so, take a left into senior center's parking lot. After entering the parking lot, do NOT go left to the front entrance, but stay straight and look on left for first entrance with sliding glass doors.

HOTEL: Comfort Inn Landmark, 6253 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22312. Phone: (703) 642-3422.

Note: The hotel is located about 4-5 blocks from the senior center. There is no chess rate for the hotel rooms.

The hotel can be reached just off I-395, exit 3 headed West (Duke Street / Little River Turnpike). Take a left turn at the first light (Oasis Drive), take your next left (Bragg Street) and you will see the hotel in front of you.

For More Information ONLY: Send an email to: chrisney2@gmail.com



OPEN - FINAL STANDINGS & PRIZES:

#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Prizes
1William MarcelinoB 17W 13B 18W 8W 4$130 - Tied 1st Place
2199 12423786 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.5 4.0Trophy - Senior Champion
2Larry C GildenW 32B 25W 7B 4W 12$130 - Tied 1st Place
2228 10170184 1.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 4.0Trophy - Top Age 70+
3Robert J FischerB 18W 9B 27W 10B 14$130 - Tied 1st Place
2106 10251648 0.5 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0
4Geoff Mc Kennabye W 22B 31W 2B 1$130 - Tied 1st Place
2253 10187664 0.5 1.5 2.5 3.5 4.0
5Andrew B ReaW 24B 19W 20B 12W 13$130 - Tied 1st Place
2063 11052452 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.0 4.0
6Leif Kazuo KarellW 29B 15W 12B 13W 7Trophy - Top Age 60-69
2100 10176484 1.0 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5
7George RusyniakB 28W 14B 2W 25B 6
2026 12587235 1.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.5
8Richard AikenW 21B 20W 19B 1B 22
2048 10409004 1.0 1.5 2.5 2.5 3.5
9Wayne W Porterbye B 3W 21W 33B 26$62.50 - Tied U2000
1827 10188555 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.5
10John F Farrellbye W 34B 35B 3W 20$62.50 - Tied U2000
1953 12414789 0.5 1.5 2.5 2.5 3.5
11Raymond Duchesnebye W 18B 30W 23B 19
2044 12522199 0.5 0.5 1.5 2.5 3.5
12Milo Nekvasil JrW 16B 27B 6W 5B 2
2008 10168791 1.0 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.0
13James Rober GuillW 30B 1B 23W 6B 5
1955 10186498 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.0 3.0
14Saad Al-haririW 38B 7W 16B 15W 3
1837 14011581 1.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 3.0
15Dennis FrancoB 36W 6B 28W 14B 29
1965 12542780 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 3.0
16William CarrollW 1bye B 34W 31B 25$125 (U1800)
1735 10130191 0.0 0.5 1.5 2.0 3.0
17Theodore De CoveyB 12W 37B 14W 27B 31$100 (U1600)
1536 12457323 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 3.0
18Richard E RieveW 3B 11W 1B 19W 34
1700 10179467 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.5
19Stephen M MillerB 33W 5B 8W 18W 11
1939 12477735 1.0 1.5 1.5 2.5 2.5
20Peter SnowB 40W 8B 5W 35B 10
1871 10186714 1.0 1.5 1.5 2.5 2.5
21Frank H HuberB 8W 40B 9W 22B 35
1639 12408164 0.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 2.5
22David W Hulveybye B 4W 39B 21W 8
1900 10193206 0.5 0.5 1.5 2.5 2.5
23Mark Scottbye B 26W 13B 11W 33
1623 13748284 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.5
24Bill SimmonsB 5W 33W 26B 38bye
1669 12691769 0.0 0.5 1.0 2.0 2.5
25Konstan MolodtsovW 41W 2B 36B 7W 17
1986 15436734 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
26Anthony CampilloB 34W 23B 24W 28W 9
2036 10425611 0.5 0.5 1.0 2.0 2.0
27Thomas YergB 37W 12W 3B 16W 38
1797 10174465 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0
28Wilson Se Bage JrW 7B 41W 15B 26W 37
1536 12577750 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0
29Glenn M SheltonB 6W 30B 37W 36W 15
1721 12870031 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 2.0
30William Wilson JrB 13B 29W 11W 34B 39
1400 10502217 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0
31Philip Lacybye B 39W 4B 17W 16
1945 10169721 0.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0
32Michael SchinabeckB 2W 35B 33W 39B 36
1760 12538520 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0
33Brenan NiermanW 19B 24W 32B 9B 23
1299 12548274 0.0 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
34Cole ErskineW 26B 10W 17B 30B 18
1608 13246555 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.5 1.5
35Steven Chilsonbye B 32W 10B 20W 21
1346 10137446 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
36Mira KarellW 15B 38W 25B 29W 32
1503 12514880 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
37Timothy WalthallW 27B 16W 29W 40B 28
unr. 15767485 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0
38Anthony W MarkleyB 14W 36B 40W 24B 27
unr. 16320657 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
39William Pollardbye W 31B 22B 32W 30
unr. 16392871 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
40Michael LaughlinW 20B 21W 38B 37----
830 15915433 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0U0.0
41Winston M SanfordB 25W 28------------
1079 14561996 0.0 0.0U0.0U0.0U0.0
42Kebadu Belachew--------------------
1992 12842867 U0.0U0.0U0.0U0.0U0.0


BLITZ - FINAL STANDINGS & PRIZES:

#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Prizes
1William Marcelino 2 6 4 3 5$50 - 1st Place
2199 12423786 1.0 3.0 5.0 6.0 8.0
2Larry C Gilden 1 4 3 5 6$22 - 2nd Place
2228 10170184 1.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 7.0
3George Rusyniak 6 5 2 1 4
2026 12587235 2.0 2.5 3.5 4.5 6.5
4Kebadu Belachew 5 2 1 6 3
1992 12842867 2.0 3.0 3.0 5.0 5.0
5Andrey Makeyev 4 3 6 2 1
1912 16090797 0.0 1.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
6Anthony W Markley 3 1 5 4 2
unr. 16320657 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0