Saturday, October 10, 2015

Spiegel Cup Qualifier Winners

from  MACA

Players highlighted in blue are or were members of the Boylston Chess Club and many participated in Jacob Rasin's program at the club.  (If I missed someone --- sorry.  Let me know (

Congratulations to all!  Good luck going forward.

1st Spiegel Cup Qualifier prize winners

Prize winners at the 1st Spiegel Cup Qualifier, 
held October 4th in Marlborough, Mass.

Age 14 & Under Section
1st Eric Feng 4-0
2nd Anton Barash 3-1
3rd-7th Alex Yu, Michael Mi, Alan Sikarov, Jerry Li, Bharath Heggadahalli 2.5-1.5

Age 11 & Under Section
1st Maxwell Chen 4-0
2nd Bernie Xu 3.5-0.5
3rd-10th Rafael Pashkov, Nicholas Belous, Mark Chudnovsky, Lewis Tu, John Archibald, Benjamin Zilber, Vittal Ranganath, Charles Bing 3-1

Age 8 & Under Section
1st-5th Lawrence Tu (playoff winner), Tianna Wang, Henry He, Adithya Sharma, Kevin Li 3-1

Booster Under 800 Section
1st Jack McAuliffe 3.5-0.5
2nd-4th Abhimany Bhargava, Jonathan Traub, Amit Piryatinsky 3-1

Booster Under 400 Section
1st Allen Guo 4-0
2nd-5th Kelsey Liu, Patrick Liu, Chiraq Katragadda, Ivan Roldan-Levchenko 3-1

Tied players are listed in tiebreak order.

The tournament was directed by Nita Patel, assisted by Alex Relyea, Dmitriy Barash, Steve Frymer and Bob Messenger.

(Photos below are not necessarily from the Speigel Qualifier.)

Tianna Wang 
photo:  Cortizas

Lawrence Tu

Jack McAuliffe

Alex Yu
photo: Cortizas

 Maxwell Chen (1687) vs NM Eric Godin (2212)
photo:  Stepak

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