BOYLSTON CHESS CLUB
SUNDAY MASTERS 4SS
AND THE WINNER IS
IM Denys Shmelov 3.5/4: 1st place.
NM Nithin Kavi vs IM Denys Shmelov, Round 1.
Nithin was 2/4 on the day, good for 9-10th place
with Sherif Khater.
NM Farzad Abdi, black vs IM Denys Shmelov, R2.
Farzad scored 3 points to share 2-4th place.
NM Ryan Sowa, black vs IM Alex Katz, Round 2.
Ryan scored 2.5 points to share 5-8th place.
Alex scored 3 points to share 2-4th place.
WFM Carissa Yip, black vs NM Lawyer Times, Round 2.
Carissa scored 3 points to share 2-4th place.
Lawyer scored 2.5 points to share 5-8th place.
Libardo Rueda vs NM Sherif Khater, Round 2.
Sherif scored 2 points to share 9-10th place.
WFM Roza Eunula scored 2.5 points
to share 5-8th place.
(background): NM Ryan Sowa.
POST-MORTEM: Zubin Baliga, black vs NM Farzad Abdi,
Round 1 game whiuch Zubin lost due to an oversight in
in his morning musings. No matter, Zubin is a conscientious
lad, a junior in high school, diligent and a gentleman.
Keep your eye on Zubin. By summer he will be a master.
In the BCC Sunday Masters, Zubin scored 2.5 points to
share 5-8th place.
Atul Kannan vs NM Nithin Kavi, Round 3.
Dustin Liang vs Professor NM Timothy Sage;
(background, right): Danila Poliannikov vs Alex Yu.
Alan Song v Joe Pearl; Dustin Liang v Libardo Rueda;
Zubin Baliga v Dr. Timothy Sage, Round 3.
Danila Poliannikov vs Alex Yu, Round 2.
Jerry Li vs WFM Roza Eunula, Round 3: draw!
(left to right and around the horn): Zubin Baliga vs NM
Dr. Timothy Sage; Dustin Liang vs Libardo Rueda;
Alan Song plays Joe Pearl; WFM Carissa Yip plays
NM Sherif Khater; NM Lawyer Times plays IM Alex Katz.
Tony Cortizas does his thing.
NEW YORK FOOTBALL GIANTS
Alex and Carissa chill in their NY Giants outfits.
COMMEMORATING THESE TIMES
OF ALTERNATE REALITY
No. 10 Alex Katz receives the ball
from the center, No. 74 blocking . . .
CHIEF EVENT TD
PHOTOS: STEVE STEPAK