BOYLSTON CHESS CLUB
MARCH GRAND PRIX
Finance Professor J. Lawrence Bezviner
plans his way to a perfect 4-0 record
claiming sole possession of 1st place and a
+28 to 2053 rating. Bravo, Larry!
First time at the BCC: welcome!
Hope to see you again soon!
Professor Bezviner (right) plays Charles Slade, always a tough
opponent, playing creative, dynamic chess. Charles scored
3 points to share 2-4th place and a +7 to 1975. Bravo, Charles!
NM Eric Godin sets up an endgame vs junior prodigy Suraj
Ramanathan, who held his ground in this game for a draw!
Eric scored 3 points to share 2-4th place with Charles
Slade and Robert Sullivan. 10 yr old Suraj scored 2.5 points
for a +21 to 1787. Bravo, Suraj!
Robert Sullivan (right) plays black vs Mariam Abd-El-Barr in R=2.
Bob scored 3 points to share 2-4th place with NM Eric Godin
and Charles Slade. (background): Loring Lauretti vs Juan Payan.
BCC HOSTS 2 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
First time to the BCC: Nicholas Haubrich vs Lucas Oliver, R=2.
Welcome Nicholas and Lucas! Nicholas scored 2.5 points for a
+32 1762. This is Lucas' first USCF event creating a 944 rating.
Boshen Li, seen here playing Robert Sullivan in Round 3, played
creatively vs Loring Lauretti for a win and a +38 to 1571.
10 yr old Jerry Li scored 2 points
to make a +110 to 1605 rating.
William Ravn scored 2 points for a +13 to 1852 rating.
Here he is seen playing Nithin Kavi in Round 3: draw!
Juan Payan plays black vs Loring Lauretti in Round 2.
Juan scored 2/4 for a +12 to 1723 rating. (background):
Bob Sullivan, Lucas Oliver, Bob Oresick, Jerry Li. (standing
center): TD Jared Becker; (upper far left): Brenda Scully.
CHESS SCENE AT THE BCC
Nicholas Belous scored 1.5 points for a +58 to 1343 rating.
Here Nick is playing a winning game in Round 2, vs Harold
Dondis. (background): world-class photographer Tony Cortizas
takes some shots of the venue for his portfolio.
FIRST CHESS TOURNAMENT EVER!
Brenda Scully plays her first rated chess
tournament. She is very enthusiastic to
learn chess and to apply her knowledge.
Brenda is also a BCC member.
Welcome, Brenda, who has etched a
1300 rating for her efforts.
Brenda Scully plays black vs Harold Dondis, Round 3.
Yuan Payan (+12 to 1723) vs Nicholas Belous (+58 to 1343), Round 3.
(background): Miriam Abd-El-Barr, Black vs Loring Loretti.
PINYI HU WATCH
Pinyi Hu is serious about his chess. Bravo, Pinyi!
In this event he was 2.5/4 for a +6 to 1783 rating.
CHESS ART: HARRY LYMAN
Chalk Drawing by Suzy Kitman, 1993.
Harold Dondis, Esq. with a classy slant of his hat,
considers his next move.
Harold likes to catch up on the news
Jared Becker finished his
apprenticeship to become
a bone fide TD for the BCC.