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2007-08 Results

Early Summer Swiss '08
(8 rounds, May 8 to June 25)

Open Section

  1. John Hall (7 points)
  2. Erwin Casareno (6.5 points)
  3. Kevin Wu (5.5 points)

Another strong tournament by John Hall. With just a single loss to second place finisher Erwin Casareno, John Hall wins the Open Section of the final tournament of the SCC's 2007-08 chess season. Also at 5.5 points was Martin Maister (Wu gets 3rd by a tie break formula). Complete results can be found here.

U1700 Section

  1. Maurice Smith (6.5 points)
  2. Dean Ward (6 points)
  3. David Farrant (5.5 points)

SCC Vice President Maurice Smith wins his second tournament in a row with a score of 6.5 points. As in the Open Section, we had a tie at 5.5 points with both Steven Douglas and David Farrant evenly matched in points (Farrant gets 3rd place by virtue of the tie break formula). Complete results for the U1700 section are here.

Spring Swiss '08
(8 rounds, March 13 to May 1, 2008)

Open Section

  1. John Hall (7.5 points)
  2. Yuanling Yuan (5.5 points)
  3. Jerry Z.S. Wang (5.5 points)

John Hall played a nearly perfect tournament. Only a draw with Yuanling Yuan prevented John from marking up victories in all 8 rounds. Complete results can be found here.

U1700 Section

  1. Maurice Smith (6.5 points)
  2. Jim Roe (5.5 points)
  3. Masoud Jizan (5 points)

Maurice Smith clinched first place by drawing Andrew Philip in the last round. Jim Roe was all alone in second at 5.5 points. But at 5 points, we had Masoud Jizan, Dean Ward and Andrew Philips (Jizan gets 3rd by a tie break). Complete results are here.

2007-08 Club Championship

Championship (9 rounds, January 3 - February 28, 2008)

  1. Erwin Casareno (7.5 points)
  2. Bryan Lamb (6.5 points)
  3. John Hall (6.5 points)

Congratulations to the SCC 2007-08 Club Champion, Erwin Casareno, who scored 7 out of a possible 9 points. Bryan Lamb and John Hall tied with 6.5 points with Bryan taking second place on the tie break. Click here for the crosstable.

Reserves Section (10 round Swiss, January 3 - March 6, 2007)

Top 3 Places (Reserves)

  1. Kevin Wu (7.5 points)
  2. Oscar Villalobos (7.5 points)
  3. Pepin Manalo (7 points)

Click here for the crosstable. Congratulations to Kevin Wu and Oscar Villalobos who by virtue of finishing first and second respectively automatically gain entry to the 2008-09 SCC Championship Round Robin section. (Wu was awarded first place because he played a game which he drew where his opponent had already lost by default.

Scarborough Fall Swiss '07 (November 1 - December 20)

Top 3 Places (Section A)

  1. Bryan Lamb (6.5 points)
  2. Erwin Casareno (5.5 points)
  3. Yuanling Yuan (5.5 points)

Also at 5.5 points: John Hall and Mickey Stein.  Click here for complete Section A results.

Top 3 Places (Section B)

  1. Pino Verde (6 points)
  2. Jerry Wang (5.5 points)
  3. Masoud Jizan (5.5 points)

Also at 5.5 points: Andrew Philip and Kevin Wu. Click here for complete Section B results.

Howard Ridout Memorial Swiss
(7 rounds, September 13 - October 25, 2007)

Top 3 Places (Section A)

  1. Bryan Lamb (6.5 points)
  2. Alex Ferreira (5.5 ponts)
  3. Yuanling Yuan (5 points)

(Click here for complete Section A results)

Top 3 Places (Section B)

  1. Silvano Mesiti (6 points)
  2. Jerry Z.S. Wang (6 points)
  3. Steven Douglas (5 points)

(Click here for complete Section B results)