Chess Association of Western Australia


2016 WA State Lightning Championship


The 2016 State Lightning Championship was held at Leeming Primary School on the 22nd of May.

Congratulations to Ihsan Ferozkohi & Patrick Gong: 2016 WA Lightning Chess Champions, Kathryn Hardegen: 2016 WA Women's Lightning Champion and Lorenzo Escalante: 2016 WA Seniors' Lightning Champion.

Thanks go to David Ellis for running an enjoyable tournament that was played without incident.

Report provided by Andrew Hardegen.


Prize Winners

  
2016 WA Lightning Chess Champions: Ihsan Ferozkohi & Patrick Gong (9/11: 2-game playoff tied 1-1) 

2016 WA Women's Lightning Chess Champion: Kathryn Hardegen (6/11)
 
2016 WA Seniors' Lightning Chess Champion: Lorenzo Escalante (6/11) 

3rd: Andrew Hardegen (8/11) 

1st U/1900: George Carolin-Unkovich (7.5/11)
 
=2nd U/1900: Lorenzo Escalante & Colin Koehler (6/11: 2-game playoff tied 1-1) 

1st U/1700: Stewart Long (5/11: won playoff with Sri & Kundan Dharmapuri)

=2nd U/1700: Sri Dharmapuri & Kundan Dharmapuri (5/11: lost playoff with Stewart Long) 




Cross Table


Pos NAME                     Rtg   T  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9    10    11    |   BucT    BucM    Nwins  
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  1 Ferozkohi, Ihsan         2192     9.0 | +W9   -B6   +W2   +B7   -W4   +B8   +W14  +B3   +W5   +W10  +B12   |   69.5    56.0      9  
  2 Gong, Patrick            2136     9.0 | +B8   =W4   -B1   +W16  +B13  +B6   =W3   +W5   +B9   +W7   +B10   |   68.0    56.0      8  
  3 Hardegen, Andrew         1966     8.0 | +W10  +B16  +W13  =B6   +W5   -B4   =B2   -W1   +W12  +B11  +B9    |   67.0    55.0      7  
  4 Carolin-Unkovich, George 1875     7.5 | +W14  =B2   -W6   +B12  +B1   +W3   -B7   +W11  +B10  -B5   +W13   |   69.5    56.0      7  
  5 Saroha, Chirag           2064     7.0 | -W16  +B10  +W12  +B9   -B3   +W11  +W6   -B2   -B1   +W4   +B17   |   65.0    54.0      7  
  6 Hardegen, Kathryn        1950     6.0 | +B18  +W1   +B4   =W3   +B8   -W2   -B5   -W10  -B11  +W17  =W15   |   64.0    53.0      5  
  7 Escalante, Lorenzo       1840     6.0 | +W11  -B13  +W16  -W1   -B10  +B15  +W4   -W9   +B17  -B2   +W18   |   56.5    45.5      6  
  8 Koehler, Colin           1727     6.0 | -W2   +B14  +W11  +B13  -W6   -W1   -B10  +W17  -B15  +B18  +W16   |   54.0    43.0      6  
  9 Janceski, Alex           1767     5.5 | -B1   +W12  +B18  -W5   -B11  +W10  +W16  +B7   -W2   =B15  -W3    |   62.5    51.5      5  
 10 Dharmapuri, Sri          1642     5.0 | -B3   -W5   +W15  +B14  +W7   -B9   +W8   +B6   -W4   -B1   -W2    |   72.0    59.5      5  
 11 Long, Stewart               0     5.0 | -B7   +W17  -B8   +W18  +W9   -B5   +W12  -B4   +W6   -W3   -B14   |   59.5    49.5      5  
 12 Dharmapuri, Kundan        823     5.0 | +W15  -B9   -B5   -W4   +B17  +W18  -B11  +W13  -B3   +W14  -W1    |   59.0    48.0      5  
 13 Kinsman, Craig           2016     5.0 | +B17  +W7   -B3   -W8   -W2   -B14  +W15  -B12  +W18  +B16  -B4    |   56.5    45.5      5  
 14 McAteer, Ian             1400     4.5 | -B4   -W8   +B17  -W10  +B18  +W13  -B1   =W15  -B16  -B12  +W11   |   53.0    42.0      4  
 15 Dunlop, Gordon           1867     3.5 | -B12  -W18  -B10  -W17  +B16  -W7   -B13  =B14  +W8   =W9   =B6    |   50.0    42.0      2  
 16 France, George           1687     3.0 | +B5   -W3   -B7   -B2   -W15  +W17  -B9   -B18  +W14  -W13  -B8    |   58.5    47.5      3  
 17 Yeung, Evan              1655     2.0 | -W13  -B11  -W14  +B15  -W12  -B16  +W18  -B8   -W7   -B6   -W5    |   53.0    44.0      2  
 18 Gale, Brian              1540     2.0 | -W6   +B15  -W9   -B11  -W14  -B12  -B17  +W16  -B13  -W8   -B7    |   51.5    43.5      2