April 21, 2012 – Normal April Open

Twenty-seven players came out to play in the Normal Open, including players from Chicago, Champaign, Bloomington-Normal, and elsewhere!

Robert Naiman took first place, with a perfect 4.0 score.

Jason Daniels took second place, with 3.5 points.

The Class A prize was shared between Joseph Alford, Akshay Indusekar, and Jeffrey E Davis (3.0.)

The Class B prize was shared between Blair Hu and Seth Chiles (2.5.)

The Class C prize was awarded to Aaron Walbert (3.0.)

The Class D prize was shared between Ishaar Ganesan, Chris Morgan, and Shanku Nair (1.5.)

The Class E and below prize was awarded to Advaith Prabu (2.5.)

The Unrated prize was awarded to Michael Bishop (1.0.)

A bit over $455 was distributed between the winners (90% of Entry Fees.)

Thanks to all who participated, and to the Illinois Chess Association for running the Illinois Chess Tour!

Link to tournament at USCF here.

Link to ICA Tour here.

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 No.            Name            Rate Pts  Rnd1 Rnd2 Rnd3 Rnd4
    1 Naiman,Robert             1727  4.0 W18  W14   W4   W3
    2 Daniels, Jason Sco        1576  3.5 -H-  W19   W8   W7
    3 Alford, Joseph O          1900  3.0 W15  W11   W5   L1
    4 Indusekar,Akshay          1864  3.0  W6  W12   L1  W13
    5 Davis,Jeffrey E           1825  3.0 W17  W13   L3  W14
    6 Walbert, Aaron T          1542  3.0  L4  W23  W22  W12
    7 Bonwell, Jonathan         1858  2.5 D16  W22   W9   L2
    8 Chiles,Seth D             1704  2.5 W10   D9   L2  W17
    9 Hu, Blair                 1625  2.5 W27   D8   L7  W18
   10 Prabu,Advaith             1115  2.5  L8  W26  D21  W16
   11 Walbert, Chase I          1686  2.0 W20   L3  L14  W22
   12 Fei, Andrew Yueyan        1676  2.0 W23   L4  W16   L6
   13 Hao, Hanson               1604  2.0 W24   L5  W15   L4
   14 Marz,Peter                1579  2.0 W25   L1  W11   L5
   15 Froehlich,Jim A           1558  1.5  L3  W27  L13  -H-
   16 Crum,Randy M              1512  1.5  D7  W21  L12  L10
   17 Nair, Shanku              1228  1.5  L5  -H-  W20   L8
   18 Ganesan, Ishaar Pe        1213  1.5  L1  D24  W25   L9
   19 Morgan,Chris              1213  1.5 D21   L2  W24  ---
   20 Nibbelin, Mark            1050  1.5 L11  D25  L17  W23
   21 Bourgerie, Dennis         1753  1.0 D19  L16  D10  ---
   22 Dolson, Carl L            1598  1.0 W26   L7   L6  L11
   23 Chandramouli, Adit         930  1.0 L12   L6  W27  L20
   24 Schmidt, Fred              753  1.0 L13  D18  L19  D25
   25 Bishop, Michael                 1.0 L14  D20  L18  D24
   26 Sriram,Arnav               589  0.5 L22  L10  -H-  ---
   27 Garapati,Satya             861  0.0  L9  L15  L23  -N-



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Original Post:

We host our first weekend Open tournament of the year on April 21st, and an Illinois Chess Tour event.  Come and join us!

Details as published through ICA and the USCF’s Online TLA Service:

An Illinois Chess Tour Event!

Greater Peoria Open — ILLINOIS CHESS TOUR

Apr 21, 2012

Normal April Open

Northbridge Baptist Church

2413 E. Ziebarth Rd.

Normal, IL 61761

90 % of Entries Returned

Open

Prizes:
90% Returned. 1st 20%, 2nd 15%; Class A/B/C/D/E-Under and Unr., Each 10%, Unrated 5% $20 BP Gas Gift Card to person who travels farthest! (Staff will make final decision.) One prize per player. If no eligible player in class, amt. added to other prizes.
Format:
4 Round SS, G/70+5 Affects Regular rating only. Round Times: 10 AM; 12:35 PM; 3:10 PM; 5:45 PM

Byes: One half point bye available, Round 4 bye must be placed before start of Round 2.

Entry Fees:
$17.00 by 4/18, $20.00 at site ICA Membership Encouraged
Entries To:
Jeff Smith, via mail to 19439 Lakeside Ln., Bloomington, IL 61705 Telephone: 309-825-5401 Online entries to jeff309@msn.com On-site Reg: Registration 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
For More Information:
Jeff Smith
E-mail:
jeff309@msn.com
Directions to site:
See http://tinyurl.com/6mw44qu for a Google Map of site , Site is on South side of Ziebarth at Ziebarth&Cty 31 (Pipeline Rd.)
Event Limitations and Site Conditions:
No Smoking. No Computers. Wheelchair Accessible

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