BOYLSTON CHESS CLUB
GAME 80 IN 2 SECTIONS
SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL
NM Lawyer times, former BCC Club Champion,
offers his hand to young Evan Meyer, a serious
force emerging on the BCC chess scene.
INTENSE BATTLE::PEACEFUL CONCLUSION
Down to the wire, this endgame, observed by Professor Jerry
Williams, was a draw. Bravo, both! Evan scored 2.5/3
to share 1-2nd place with Joe Perl.
[Note: photo upper right: NM Anna Aksharumova former USSR
Women's Champion, and wife of GM Boris Gulko, plays World
Chess Champion, Garry Kasparov in 8 board master clock
simul, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1989.
Garry won all 8 games: 7 humans and one computer!
(photo: Steve Stepak)]
Joe Perl shakes hands with Brandon Wu in this Round 3 game
which Joe won. Joe scored 2.5/3 to share 1-2nd place with
Evan Meyer. Bravo, Joe!
REMAINING IN THE WINNING MIX
Richard Kahn, black vs David Martin.
David captured 1-3rd place with 2.5/3 points.
|Raymond Xu, black vs Bob Oresick. This is Bob's first|
top prize of 2015, Bravo, Bob. Keep up the good work!
Ray Behenna scored 2.5/3 to share
1-3rd place in the U1800 section.
8 yr old Derek Jin drew with Mateos
Sahakian and Professor Jerry Williams
to keep his rating over 1700. Derek
has a high rating point of 1787 and remains
Massachusetts' top 8 yr old and is 11th on the
USCF national ranking list. Bravo, Derek!
SCENES FROM AROUND THE HALL
LITTLE AND BIG
Round 2. Brandon won this game and was
+4 to 2052 on the day. Bravo, Brandon!
STUDYING CHESS THEORY
some thoughts on chess theory with Professor Jerry Williams
during the break between Round 2 and Round 3.
(background): Winston Zhao plays Stephen Savage;
David Martin plays Richard Kahn; Mateos Sahakian,
black vs Derek Jin; Professor Jerry Williams thinking
vs Jason Tang.
Maxwell Zhao, black vs Jason Tang, Round 3.
Sebastian Gueler vs Pinyi Hu, Round 1.
Joe Perl defends with black vs Juan Payan, Round 1.
ASST TD: NATASHA CHRISTIANSEN
PHOTOS: STEVE STEPAK