BOYLSTON CHESS CLUB
CHARLES DRAFT MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
IN 2 SECTIONS: OPEN & U1950
Mateos Gouren Sahakian 3.5/4: clear 1st place!
Mateos was +81 to 2091 rating! Bravo, Mateos!
Joe Perl plays white vs Mateos Sahakian in Round 4.
Mateos held even in the opening and won the endgame
struggle. Bravo, Mateos! Joe Perl scored 3/4 for a
+11 to 2114 rating and a share of 2-4th place.
Nithin Kavi held tight with black vs Eric Feng in this
Round 4 game to score the full point, share a piece of
2-4th place and a earn a +7 to 2140. Eric was even on the
day with 2/4. Stellar performances in a very tough field.
Alex Yu vs Kevin Zifeng Lu, Round 4.
Alex won a well-calculated effort to score 3 points
and share a piece of 2-4th place. Alex earned a
+52 to 1963 rating. Kevin was even
with 2 wins and 2 loses. Bravo, both!
David Martin, a solid, consistent player, 3 time
BCC Grand Prix winner, clinches yet another
1st place performance at the Charles Draft
Memorial 2015!. David scored 3 wins [including
one against me, in a totally drawn endgame,
misplayed. I've got a bit of studying to do in
David Martin, black vs Stephen Savage, Round 4
David won this game to claim clear 1st place.
Arthur Emanuel Williams, MIT sophomore, steadly
improves. He scored 2.5 points in this event for a
+17 to 1641 rating performance. Bravo, Arthur!
[Standing: Mr. Feng, father of Eric Feng. Photo: upper
right: World Chess Champion and World Blitz Chess
Champion GM Mikhail Tal. Photo taken by
Steve Stepak at BCC, Boylston Street, Boston, 1988.]
Arthur is a very serious and quiet person. Keep up the
great work, Arthur. You are an inspiration to all of us!
CRITICAL ROUND 4 GAME
Nowell Sheinwald, black vs Arthur Williams.
Nowell won this game, scored 3 points, shared 2-4th
place and was +1 to 1916 rating. Bravo, Nowell!
Jerry Li: 3/4 shares 2-4th place!
Thomas Ha recovered from his loss to me
and scored 3 wins in a row to share 2-4th
place and a +196 to 1475 rating.
CHIEF TD: WALTER DRISCOLL
AM TD: ANDREW BOYER
PHOTOS: STEVE STEPAK
Walter Driscoll, hard at work managing all the uncertainties,
anomalies, complaints and other unforeseen nightmares that normally
occur in a chess tournament of this size, seems to be happy,
nonetheless. Bravo, Walter, for a performance well done!