131st Annual New York State Championship:
America's Longest-Running Chess Tournament!

September 4-7, 2009:

Albany, NY


Final Standings: Open  Section!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tiebreak Systems:
                                                                                        1st = Modified Median
                                                                                        2nd = Solkoff
                                                                                        3rd = Cumulative
                                                                                        4th = Opponents' Cumulative

                                                                                        1st    2nd    3rd    4th
                                                                                        Tie-   Tie-   Tie-   Tie-
                                                                                        Breaks Breaks Breaks Breaks
 

# Name USCF ID Rating New
Rating
State Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total TBrk[M] TBrk[S] TBrk[C] TBrk[O] Prize    
1 GM Giorgi Kacheishvili
2009 NY State Champion!
12746489 2662 2664 NY W9 W16 W7 W12 D2 D4 5 21 24.5 19.5 91.5 $1,200
2 Siddharth Ravichandran 14138151 2427 2458 NY W40 W37 W6 W13 D1 D5 5 20 22 19.5 83 $1,200
3 Marc Esserman 20008479 2453 2448 MA D14 W24 W15 D19 W7 D8 4 18 21 16 78.5 $200
4 GM Joel Benjamin 10102511 2629 2619 NJ W39 W18 L12 W32 W13 D1 4 18 20 16.5 80.5 $200
5 IM Alex Lenderman 12787646 2574 2563 NY W46 W20 L13 W37 W12 D2 4 17.5 19 16.5 78 $200
6 Chris Williams 12788759 2239 2250 MA W45 W30 L2 D20 W19 W17 4 17 18.5 15.5 69.5 $700
(Top Under 2300)
7 FM Igor A Nikolayev 12740121 2373 2375 NY W29 W22 L1 W14 L3 W18 4 19.5 22.5 15 79
8 Michael Thaler 12690413 2306 2302 NY D27 W34 D14 D9 W22 D3 4 18 20.5 14 69
9 Ben Dean-Kawamura 12552375 2098 2144 NY L1 W35 W44 D8 W20 D12 4 18 20 13 74 $367
(1st-3rd, Under 2200)
10 Alex M Fikiet 12921011 2061 2106 CT L12 W45 D18 D11 W28 W19 4 16.5 18 11.5 64 $367
(1st-3rd, Under 2200)
11 Deepak Aaron 12877422 2199 2194 NY D25 L33 W41 D10 W42 W24 4 15 17 11.5 54.5 $367
(1st-3rd, Under 2200)
12 IM Jay Bonin 10098327 2383 2388 NY W10 W23 W4 L1 L5 D9 3 22 25 15.5 87.5
13 FM Alec Getz 12805454 2318 2323 NY W42 W36 W5 L2 L4 D15 3 20 22 15.5 82
14 Richard J Tuhrim 12782429 2082 2097 NY D3 W48 D8 L7 D23 W34 3 18 19.5 12 69
15 Aleksansdr A Ostrovskiy 12881112 2098 2108 NY D48 W27 L3 W36 D18 D13 3 16 17.5 12.5 65.5
16 Jayson Lian 12819805 2158 2157 NJ W21 L1 D30 D26 W38 H--- 3 16 16 11.5 58
17 James Hiltunen 12732962 2115 2114 NY L30 W39 D36 W21 W32 L6 3 15 17 12 61.5
18 Evan Z Rabin 12720571 2132 2136 MA W31 L4 D10 W25 D15 L7 3 14.5 21.5 12 73
19 David E Carter 10029732 2251 2237 VT W41 D26 W33 D3 L6 L10 3 14.5 21 14 70
20 Steven A Taylor 11282008 2125 2126 NY W35 L5 W42 D6 L9 D21 3 14 21 12 68.5
21 Jack Hutton 12725632 1942 1971 NY L16 W29 D22 L17 W43 D20 3 13 18.5 9.5 61.5
22 Daniel Rozovsky 12848561 2113 2108 CT W53 L7 D21 W31 L8 D23 3 12.5 17.5 11.5 57.5
23 Ronald E Lohrman 10135354 1987 1996 NY W49 L12 L37 W27 D14 D22 3 12 16.5 10.5 60
24 Mark Schaeffer 12494314 2079 2080 NY D34 L3 W43 W30 H--- L11 3 11 15.5 10.5 51.5
25 Edward A Frumkin 10136580 2013 2023 NY D11 L32 W46 L18 D30 W40 3 10.5 16 9 56.5
26 Kapil Chandran 13023280 1964 2007 CT W43 D19 L32 D16 W37 U--- 3 10.5 14 12 54
27 Michael Chiang 12852051 2035 2029 NY D8 L15 D48 L23 W49 W36 3 10 15 8 54
28 Lonnie S Kwartler 10086795 2214 2189 NY L36 D47 D38 W33 L10 W31 3 9.5 15.5 8.5 52
29 David Harris 12489241 2058 2062 RI L7 L21 W45 W48 U--- W38 3 8 12 8 39.5
30 Edward Scher 10076366 1900 1921 NJ W17 L6 D16 L24 D25 H--- 2 13 17.5 9 59.5
31 Peter Henner 10611547 1939 1950 NY L18 D43 W40 L22 W39 L28 2 12 15 8.5 50
32 Sam Barsky 12550168 2147 2148 NY H--- W25 W26 L4 L17 U--- 2 10 14.5 11.5 49.5
33 Daniel Minkin 13485141 1905 1928 NY H--- W11 L19 L28 D36 D44 2 10 14 9 50
34 Philip G Sells 12496329 1969 1976 NY D24 L8 H--- D39 W46 L14 2 10 14 8 48.5
35 Lee T Battes 10120292 2002 1994 NY L20 L9 W49 L42 H--- W46 2 8 12 5.5 41.5
36 Jon S Leisner 12506242 1971 1972 NY W28 L13 D17 L15 D33 L27 2 15.5 19 9 66
37 Jerry Weisskohl 10113831 2117 2114 VA W38 L2 W23 L5 L26 U--- 2 13 18 10 66
38 Joseph J Felber 10184177 2001 2000 NY L37 D40 D28 W44 L16 L29 2 13 16.5 7.5 51.5
39 Peter Michelman 12491610 2018 2005 NY L4 L17 W53 D34 L31 D41 2 11.5 16 6 51
40 Leonard B Chipkin 10119031 2072 2052 NY L2 D38 L31 D41 W48 L25 2 11 16 6 55
41 Karsten A Mc Vay 12744370 2008 2006 NJ L19 D46 L11 D40 D44 D39 2 10.5 14.5 5.5 50
42 John Mac Arthur 12400229 2043 2037 NY L13 W49 L20 W35 L11 U--- 2 10 14 8 48
43 Bruce Altschuler 10078415 2028 2008 NY L26 D31 L24 W45 L21 H--- 2 10 13.5 5.5 43.5
44 Dore A Sheppard 10076692 2173 2146 NY H--- H--- L9 L38 D41 D33 2 6.5 10.5 6 35.5
45 Harold G Stenzel 10095824 2000 1973 NY L6 L10 L29 L43 W54 D47 1 14.5 19 2.5 47
46 Nick F Panico III 12577701 2092 2064 NY L5 D41 L25 W47 L34 L35 1 12.5 17 5.5 51.5
47 William T Little 10121795 1894 1890 NY D52 D28 U--- L46 U--- D45 1 6 9 6 19.5
48 Curtis A Winter 12875460 1865 1861 MD D15 L14 D27 L29 L40 U--- 1 12 15.5 5 46.5
49 David A Connors 12455331 1533 1540 NY L23 L42 L35 W53 L27 L51 1 12 15.5 3 33.5
50 Daniel E Bromberg 12816200 1427 1488 MA U--- W53 U--- U--- U--- U--- 1 0 1 5 0
51 Arthur L Alowitz 12104800 1608 1622 NY U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- W49 1 0 1 1 3
52 Jonathan T Richman 13799893 1560 1574 NY D47 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0 2.5 3 6
53 Kenneth R Evans 10122627 1886 1838 NY L22 L50 L39 L49 U--- U--- 0 6 9.5 0 25.5
54 Susie Doscher 13193697 1241 1240 NY U--- U--- U--- U--- L45 U--- 0 0 1.5 0 2.5



Tied Open Section Players Are Listed Above In Order Of:  Modified Median, Solkoff, Cumulative, and Opponents' Cumulative Tiebreaks

 


 

Final Standings: Under 2000 Section

# Name USCF ID Rating New
Rating
State Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total Prize
1 Zachary J Weiner 12829787 1996 2035 NY W20 W10 W15 W8 W6 D3 5 $1,200
2 Patrick Mc Cartney 12663277 1970 1968 NC W29 L15 D13 W47 W21 W19 4 $275
3 Gordon B Magat 10088828 1964 1969 NY L26 W49 W53 W18 W16 D1 4 $275
4 Raghu Rajaram 12698822 1882 1888 MD D55 D35 W34 D23 W36 W15 4 $275
5 Patrick Chi 13031541 1863 1908 NY W21 W52 D6 D19 W25 D7 4 $275
6 David J Masters 12407034 1968 1969 VT W34 W11 D5 W36 L1 D9 4
7 Alan Le Cours 10125472 1907 1915 NY W44 D12 W48 D16 D11 D5 4
8 William Graif 13346841 1878 1890 NY W45 W13 W27 L1 D12 H--- 4
9 Robert Denunzio 12847697 1872 1878 CT W50 L27 D29 W40 W23 D6 4
10 Linda V Diaz 12908194 1866 1863 NY W46 L1 L23 W49 W39 W27 4
11 Matt Slomski 13728940 1853 1865 NY W23 L6 W44 W35 D7 D14 4
12 Charlie X Lian 12846713 1851 1860 NJ W47 D7 D24 W38 D8 H--- 4
13 Philip J Ferguson 12584428 1806 1834 NY W58 L8 D2 H--- W47 W28 4
14 Michael Mockler 12778344 1929 1916 NY D33 W51 D36 D26 H--- D11 3
15 Frank Paciulli r/e 11017134 1867 1873 NY W39 W2 L1 W27 D19 L4 3
16 Donald Stubblebine 10137705 1856 1868 NY W49 W31 W26 D7 L3 U--- 3
17 Will J Brooks 12834950 1848 1835 VT D35 D28 D39 D43 W46 D21 3
18 Dale S Lyons 11225454 1837 1829 VT D51 D40 W46 L3 D38 W29 3
19 Benjamin Ascherman 12764308 1763 1814 NY D32 W22 W43 D5 D15 L2 3 $210
20 Benjamin W Havey 13290323 1752 1756 NY L1 L44 W51 W45 D32 W38 3 $210
21 Daniel F Johnston 13335422 1705 1767 NY L5 W45 W42 W24 L2 D17 3 $210
22 Polly P Wright 11041957 1700 1735 NY D43 L19 L32 W51 W48 W35 3 $210
23 Chen Qu 13940256 1660 1701 NY L11 X60 W10 D4 L9 W36 3 $210
24 Darwin V Nyberg 12618861 1875 1862 NY W37 D38 D12 L21 W31 F26 3
25 Donald E Dederick 10658624 1800 1807 NY W53 L26 W31 W41 L5 U--- 3
26 Nikolas J Theiss 12939772 1778 1809 MD W3 W25 L16 D14 D29 F24 3
27 Shahzad Hasan 12791591 1748 1759 NY W54 W9 L8 L15 W41 L10 3
28 Jessica S Regam 13467370 1734 1757 PA D40 D17 L41 W53 W43 L13 3
29 Harold Stenger 12458408 1708 1738 NY L2 W37 D9 W48 D26 L18 3
30 Fred Sauberman 12577352 1676 1679 NY L52 L39 W37 L42 W45 W46 3
31 Lilia M Poteat 12920065 1616 1657 NY W57 L16 L25 W34 L24 W47 3
32 David A Kolb r/e 12550399 1962 1939 NY D19 L43 W22 D39 D20 U--- 2
33 Thomas S Levine 10089506 1841 1819 NY D14 D41 L35 D44 H--- D39 2
34 Elihue Hill Jr 11442102 1700 1684 NY L6 W50 L4 L31 D49 W51 2
35 Raymond Alguire 12534452 1637 1662 NY D17 D4 W33 L11 H--- L22 2
36 Meghesh Pansari 13740046 1630 1681 NY W56 W42 D14 L6 L4 L23 2
37 Kiernan R Mc Vay 12837120 1611 1610 NJ L24 L29 L30 D50 W53 W49 2
38 Jonathan T Richman 13799893 1560 1587 NY B--- D24 D40 L12 D18 L20 2
39 Zachary Tanenbaum 13616253 1545 1616 NY L15 W30 D17 D32 L10 D33 2
40 Richard Knox 10101778 1983 1950 NY D28 D18 D38 L9 D44 U--- 2
41 Steve Romero 10115868 1951 1925 NY H--- D33 W28 L25 L27 U--- 2
42 Jon Friedson 10106451 1925 1902 NY W59 L36 L21 W30 U--- U--- 2
43 Robert J Campbell 10002826 1919 1896 MA D22 W32 L19 D17 L28 U--- 2
44 James V Talwar 12783709 1650 1680 NY L7 W20 L11 D33 D40 U--- 2
45 Pierce A Cummings 12615152 1624 1613 NY L8 L21 W50 L20 L30 W53 2
46 Paul Mc Cormick 12725165 1531 1529 NY L10 W59 L18 X55 L17 L30 2
47 Daniel E Bromberg 12816200 1427 1444 MA L12 B--- W55 L2 L13 L31 2
48 Shernaz Kennedy r/e 11322000 1900 1869 NY H--- W55 L7 L29 L22 U--- 1
49 Walter M Chesnut r/e 12670166 1666 1635 VT L16 L3 B--- L10 D34 L37 1
50 Arthur L Alowitz 12104800 1608 1558 NY L9 L34 L45 D37 L51 B--- 1
51 Reva S Singh 13551611 1386 1420 NY D18 L14 L20 L22 W50 L34 1
52 David A Kolb 12550399 1962 1954 NY W30 L5 U--- U--- U--- U--- 1
53 Alexander J Crump 13607663 1625 1577 NY L25 B--- L3 L28 L37 L45 1
54 Kyler M Mc Vay 13335286 1172 1170 NJ L27 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 1
55 Daniel Hernandez 12846125 1823 1796 NY D4 L48 L47 F46 U--- U---
56 Shernaz Kennedy 11322000 1900 1883 NY L36 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0
57 Anatoly Ostrovskiy 12890679 1883 1865 NY L31 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0
58 Frank R Paciulli 11017134 1867 1854 NY L13 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0
59 Walter M Chesnut 12670166 1666 1640 VT L42 L46 U--- U--- U--- U--- 0
60 Bills Fault (#&@$*%!) unr. 750 NY U--- F23 U--- U--- U--- U--- 0

 


 

Final Standings: Under 1600 Section

# Name USCF ID Rating New
Rating
State Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total Prize
1 Sylvester Canty 12548461 1590 1654 NY D44 W42 W21 W14 W7 W3 5 $1,000
2 Michael R Gerow 13840861 1225 1502 NY D5 W43 W16 W6 D15 W12 5 $600
3 Kevin J Brown 13218112 1597 1630 NY W11 W8 D14 W19 W4 L1 4 $317
4 Edwin Doscher 13211475 1569 1601 NY W34 W37 D6 W5 L3 W15 4 $317
5 Michael C Owen 13192584 1482 1559 NY D2 W47 W33 L4 W32 W14 4 $317
6 Shelby J Lohrman 12804652 1561 1557 NY W38 W12 D4 L2 D24 W17 4
7 Brian A Clark 13989975 1548 1560 NY W45 W22 D15 W32 L1 D8 4
8 Zubin Mukerjee 13466251 1460 1508 NY W17 L3 W29 D25 W33 D7 4
9 Robert Mc Guinness 12591304 1446 1476 PA L33 W28 W36 W22 L12 W19 4
10 Gabriel Katz 13292602 1438 1462 VT W43 L15 L22 W46 W42 W20 4
11 Daniel J Pike 12496335 1360 1422 NY L3 D46 W44 W39 D21 W18 4 $100
12 Terrence Adams 12467566 1295 1443 NY W18 L6 W23 W37 W9 L2 4 $100
13 Aditya Royyuru 12833690 1262 1414 NY D20 W44 L32 D18 W22 W21 4 $100
14 Bernard Rosenthal 12399914 1506 1514 NY W29 W27 D3 L1 W25 L5 3
15 John N Hartnett 12592268 1490 1505 NY W47 W10 D7 H--- D2 L4 3
16 Patrick Erickson 12925772 1488 1480 NY W28 D33 L2 W40 L17 W24 3
17 Donald F Brooks 12687529 1222 1343 VT L8 W38 W27 H--- W16 L6 3
18 William J Molloy 12759298 1525 1486 NY L12 W30 D34 D13 W31 L11 3
19 Jonathan Baccay 13636015 1501 1482 NY W46 D32 W40 L3 H--- L9 3
20 Lew A Millenbach 10120985 1500 1466 NY D13 L24 D42 W29 W28 L10 3
21 Heather Sanford Har-Zvi 12744628 1484 1462 NY W41 W39 L1 D24 D11 L13 3
22 Robert P Gerow 13729441 1469 1456 NY W36 L7 W10 L9 L13 W34 3
23 Mario F Russo 10039967 1448 1423 CT H--- D31 L12 D35 W44 D32 3
24 Mark C Webb 12840342 1415 1420 NY D40 W20 H--- D21 D6 L16 3
25 Gary E Vickers 10133696 1408 1409 NY W31 H--- H--- D8 L14 D26 3
26 Ziqing Dong 13755934 1400 1374 NY L32 L40 W41 D36 W35 D25 3
27 Alan B Coulter 12588718 1389 1364 MD W35 L14 L17 L31 W36 W42 3
28 Dilip Aaron 12921644 1303 1328 NY L16 L9 W45 W30 L20 W39 3
29 Alexander Wei 13953556 1281 1324 NY L14 W35 L8 L20 W45 W40 3
30 Gary C Coulter 12600632 1246 1256 WV L37 L18 W48 L28 W47 W38 3
31 Anthony Lecrichia 13982182 1211 1292 NY L25 D23 D46 W27 L18 W37 3
32 Vishal V Kanagala 14244915 unr. 1459 NY W26 D19 W13 L7 L5 D23 3
33 Brian J Smith 12775706 1575 1552 CT W9 D16 L5 W34 L8 U--- 2
34 Dustin Wetzel 14141044 1328 1351 NY L4 W41 D18 L33 W43 L22 2
35 Zachary Calderon 12929219 1219 1235 NY L27 L29 W38 D23 L26 W44 2
36 Thomas V Erickson 14008304 1205 1249 MD L22 W45 L9 D26 L27 W46 2
37 Jane Zhang 13817398 1438 1382 NY W30 L4 D39 L12 D40 L31 2
38 William M Rich 12608808 1296 1253 NY L6 L17 L35 W50 W46 L30 2
39 Christian Baccay 13636021 1261 1231 NY X49 L21 D37 L11 H--- L28 2
40 Jay F Regam 13467385 1245 1255 PA D24 W26 L19 L16 D37 L29 2
41 Susie Doscher 13193697 1241 1217 NY L21 L34 L26 L45 B--- W47 2
42 Kyler M Mc Vay 13335286 1172 1181 NJ B--- L1 D20 D43 L10 L27 2
43 David M Worl 10138108 1563 1497 NY L10 L2 W47 D42 L34 U--- 1
44 Neil T Davignon 12539696 1316 1286 NY D1 L13 L11 W47 L23 L35 1
45 William Montross 13381327 1424 1354 CT L7 L36 L28 W41 L29 U--- 1
46 Lucas J Weiner 13281210 1280 1230 NY L19 D11 D31 L10 L38 L36 1
47 George R Eason 12504467 1422 1315 CT L15 L5 L43 L44 L30 L41 0
48 Christopher Lomeli 13702685 831 826 CT U--- U--- L30 U--- U--- U--- 0
49 Bills Fault (&#@$%*!) unr. 750 NY F39 U--- U--- U--- U--- U--- 0
50 Fred Thaler 12862135 1040 1027 NY U--- U--- U--- L38 U--- U--- 0

 


 

Final Standings: Under 1200 Section!
 

# Name USCF ID Rating New
Rating
State Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total Prize
1 Andrew J Lavaia 12915973 unr. 1597 NY W14 W13 W2 W8 W3 W4 6 $100
Unrated Prize Limit
2 Max Kuperman 10121183 1103 1239 NY W23 W17 L1 W6 W8 W9 5 $800
3 Nicolas D Checa 14129047 766 1093 NY W7 W10 W12 W5 L1 H--- 4 $400
4 Maximilian Katz 13994425 1192 1205 NY W16 W15 L8 W14 W7 L1 4 $67
5 Ian Lomeli 13702691 1124 1123 CT W22 D19 W9 L3 W20 D10 4 $67
6 Henry Qi 13789922 1045 1094 FL W18 L8 W16 L2 W13 W17 4 $67
7 Justin Lue 14044203 981 1093 NY L3 W20 W15 W11 L4 W14 4 $225
8 Cory Northrup 12760541 932 1141 NY W12 W6 W4 L1 L2 W19 4 $225
9 Phyllis Benjamin 12081230 1164 1135 NY D21 W26 L5 W19 W17 L2 3
10 Gabe B Savercool 13751711 1055 1054 PA D20 L3 W18 D21 W11 D5 3
11 William H Maier 12394165 1149 1088 NY L19 W21 W26 L7 L10 W22 3
12 Sarah H Ascherman 12915498 1098 1046 NY L8 W18 L3 L20 W26 W21 3
13 Robert De Long 12573070 1087 1066 NY W25 L1 W19 L17 L6 W20 3
14 Antoni Bustamante 14003910 1084 1074 NY L1 W23 W22 L4 W21 L7 3
15 Derek Mizushima 13921277 974 947 MD W27 L4 L7 D25 W23 D16 3
16 Victor Lue 14058177 971 946 NY L4 W27 L6 D23 W25 D15 3
17 Michael Morin 13397990 926 944 NY W24 L2 W25 W13 L9 L6 3
18 Jonathan Zhang 13845831 834 808 NY L6 L12 L10 W24 W27 B--- 3
19 Isabell Lecrichia 13835017 1008 1005 NY W11 D5 L13 L9 W22 L8 2
20 Christina S Crump 14190787 872 883 NY D10 L7 W27 W12 L5 L13 2
21 Philip A Thibault 12367190 1013 970 NY D9 L11 W24 D10 L14 L12 2
22 Steven Danko 12659823 865 832 NY L5 W24 L14 W26 L19 L11 2
23 Christopher Lomeli 13702685 831 790 CT L2 L14 B--- D16 L15 D26 2
24 Jody Leonard 14235556 unr. 488 NY L17 L22 L21 L18 B--- W27 2
25 Charles Eson 12840766 818 783 NY L13 B--- L17 D15 L16 U--- 1
26 Jeffrey Qu 14228936 512 517 NY B--- L9 L11 L22 L12 D23 1
27 Miles A James 13755542 204 218 NY L15 L16 L20 D28 L18 L24
28 Anders Getz 13003918 834 803 NY U--- U--- U--- D27 U--- U---
 

Tied Under 2000 Section Through Under 1200 Section Players Are Listed Above In Order Of Their Pre-Tournament Ratings
 

 

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