GM CORNER: BEST GAME
GM Elshan Moradiabadi vs GM Alexander Ivanov,
Round 4. Elshan, with 20 minutes on his clock,
had a win in the complicated rook and pawn
endgame, (yet!) with less than a minute
on his clock (with a 10 second delay) Alex
played solid looking moves and the game ended in a draw.
Michael Isakov (center) observes.
IM Jonathan Yedidia holds the fort with the black
pieces vs GM Hungaski
GM QUARTET: ROUND 5
GM Perelshteyn, black vs GM Alexander Ivanov: draw!
GM Moradiabadi, black vs GM Hungaski: draw!
ROUND 5 GM CORNER
IM Yedidia vs IM David Vigorito (0-1)
GM Eugene Perelshteyn, black vs GM Alexander Ivanov (draw)
GM Moradiabadi, black vs GM Robert Hungaski (draw)
BCC PLAYERS AROUND THE HALL
NM Hal Terrie finds the draw in Round 4.
FM Nathan Resika wins with black on his
Hungarian chess set in Round 5 vs Peter Henner.
Dan Schmidt, Round 5.
NM Farzad Abdi, black vs Daniil Mosiyenko, Round 5.
FM Steve Winer, (Nor'Easters) Round 5.
NM Siddharth Arun and NM Chris Williams, Round 5.
Matthew Meredith vs Fridrik Karlsson
Aidan Sowa (2.5 points U2100 Section), winning
with black vs Michael Mahoney, Round 4.
Carissa Yip, black vs Robert King, Round 5.
Chess journalist/teacher Larry Eldridge plays Maxwell Zhao;
Alex Yu, center, winning his game vs John Stengrevics
Arthur Tang, 2.5 points in U2100 Section.
Eddie Wei, just back from Dubai, enjoys a drink
of water in Round 5.
Natasha Christiansen says 'hello' to all her fans
from Hyatt Logan, Round 5.
Leonid Tkach, 1st U2100 Section
NM Ahmet Bolat vs NM Hal Terrie
2012-13 BCC Champion NM Lawyer Times
plays white vs Aravind Kumar, Round 5.
Alex Yu makes the draw in Round 4 vs D G Bird.
Aashish Welling, black, vs Ryan Sowa Round 4.
Aashish Welling, black vs Ryan Sowa, Round 4.
Suraj Ramanathan, Round 5.
Brandon Wu plays black vs Tom Hartmayer.
Max Zhao (center) is in attendance: Round 5.
Ray Behenna scored 4 points to share 1-4th place in U1500 Section.
Evan MacLure (2 points, U1700 Section) plays Round 5.
Carlos Ennis, black vs Jonathan Lee, Round 5: draw!
Achyuta Rajaram, Round 5.
BCC's own Ed Foye (upper right) watches GM games:
Markovits-Perelshteyn, Round 4
KIDS JUST WANN'A HAVE FU'UN: BUGHOUSE!
WIM Sharon Burtman, long-time
BCC player talks about the benefits
of chess for the whole family.
THE CHESS PRESS
International Arbiter George Mirijanian and
Chess Organizer Stephen Dann are in
attendance for WIM Sharon Burtman lecture.
a.k.a. Carissa Yip enjoys a chocolate chip!
BOSTON CHESS CONGRESS: BLITZ!
NOTABLE BCC PLAYERS
NM Ahmet Bolat, clear first with 7.5 points.
NM Chris Williams, clear 2nd with 7 points.
NM Lawyer Times, 3-6th with 6 points.
Professor Timothy Sage, 3-6th with 6 points.
PHOTOS BY STEVE STEPAK
See you all next Saturday 18 January 2014
for the BCC Game 80 3SS