Saturday, June 5, 2010

US Amateur West Concludes!

Another US Amateur West has come to a close. 161 players played 499 games in 7 sections (not including the Blitz tournament) this past weekend. Congratulations to this year's winners!

Top Prizes
Championship
  1. Andrew Lebovitz (5 - 1)
  2. Joesph Kruml (5 - 1)
  3. Bryan Hu (4.5 - 1.5)
Reserve
  1. Raymond Tan (5.5 - 0.5)
  2. Jeff Semmens (5 - 1)
  3. Alek Pensky (4.5 - 1.5)
Booster
  1. Evan Kuo (5 - 1)
  2. Neal Schrodetzki (5 - 1)
  3. Zac Smith (4.5 - 1.5)
Saturday Scholastic
  1. Gabriel Gutierrez (4 - 0)
  2. Dylan South (4 - 0)
  3. Ivan Andreopoulos (3 - 1)
Sunday Scholastic
  1. Alexander Vogel (3.5 - 0.5)
  2. Gabriel Gutierrez (3 - 1)
  3. Vishwa Srinivasan (3 - 1)
Monday Scholastic
  1. Alexander Vogel (4 - 0)
  2. Milind Jetty (4 - 0)
  3. Ivan Andreopoulos (3 - 1)
A complete prize list is available here. The tournament has been rated.

Thank you to GM Alejandro Ramirez who was there all weekend to analyze the players' games and for his Sunday simultaneous exhibition. Thank you to Karen for organizing this year's event and to all the players for participating in it. See you all at the Ye Olde Pueblo!

Final Standings:
Championship
Reserve
Booster
Saturday scholastic tournament results
Sunday scholastic tournament results
Monday scholastic tournament results
Blitz results

3 comments:

Rick&Marge said...

Are the Blitz Game results going to be posted?

EJ said...

The blitz results were posted in "The Calm..." update. I'll add them to this post as well.

Steve Farmer said...

For those interested, I am currently making videos of a few of the games from the US Am, they can be found at either www.chess-videos.com and search for sfarmer29, or go to http://www.yetmanbrothers.com/2010%20US%20Am%20Videos.htm and follow the links there.

Thanks for taking part in this event and I look forward to seeing you at the Ye Ole' Pueblo Open!

Steve Farmer