Chess Association of Western Australia

2019 January Blitz Tournament


On Sunday, 20th January a Blitz tournament was held at the Rhein-Donau Club in Myaree. Despite the very warm weather there were 20 participants. Fortunately, inside the club had good quality air-conditioning and iced water.

The tournament was a dominated by Patrick Gong who achieved a perfect score of 11 from 11. There were several unrated players that performed well in particular Alistair Berry with his draw against with Adam Kelly (CM) which won the Upset Prize and Junior newcomer, Kobe Gilmore.

Special thanks to Wolfgang Leonhardt who facilitated the booking of the venue.

Report kndly provided by Alan Wolstoncroft.



Prize Winners


 Open
 1st: Patrick Gong (11/11)
 2nd: Andrew Hardegen (9/11)

 Under 1950
 1st: Chirag Doshi (7/11)
=2nd: Alex Crofts, Alex Janceski and Ian McAteer (6/11) 

 Junior
 1st: Ignatius Yap (7/11)

 Unrated
=1st: Alistair Berry, Kobe Gilmore, Matthew Laurenson and Joshua Martin (6/11)

 Biggest Upset Prize
 Alistair Berry (unrated) for his draw with Adam Kelly (2222)


Final Standings


 Pos  Pts  ID  NAME                         | Rtg  PRtg Fed      
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   1 11.0   1  FM Gong,Patrick              | 2399 2269  WA      
   2  9.0   3     Hardegen,Andrew           | 2135 1892  WA     
   3  7.5   2  CM Kelly,Adam                | 2222 1755  WA      
   4  7.0   5     Yap,Ignatius              | 1950 1614  WA  
   5  7.0   7     Doshi,Chirag              | 1900 1447  WA  
   6  6.0   6     Janceski,Alex             | 1948 1342  WA  
   7  6.0  10     McAteer,Ian               | 1773 1005  WA  
   8  6.0   8     Crofts,Alex               | 1851 1136  WA 
   9  6.0  15     Laurenson,Matthew         |    0  984  WA 
  10  6.0   4     Kinsman,Craig C           | 2060 1512  WA  
  11  6.0  16     Martin,Joshua             |    0  934  WA  
  12  6.0  12     Berry,Alistair            |    0 1004  WA 
  13  6.0  13     Gilmore,Kobe              |    0  746  WA 
  14  5.0   9     De Vas,Saminda            | 1828 1291  WA 
  15  4.0  14     Kumar,Sanjay              |    0  841  WA  
  16  4.0  11     De Vas,Yonal              |  344  466  WA 
  17  3.5  19     Trewin,Andrew             |    0  226  WA  
  18  3.0  20     Zamil,Hasan               |    0  186  WA 
  19  1.0  17     Purvis,Harrison           |    0  159  WA 
  20  0.0  18     Purvis,Henry              |    0    0  WA 


Cross Table


 Pos NAME                 Rtg   T  Fed  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9    10    11     
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   1 Gong,Patrick         2399  FM  WA 11.0 | +W16  +B6   +W5   +B2   +W14  +B4   +W3   +W10  +B12  +B9   +W7    
   2 Hardegen,Andrew      2135      WA  9.0 | +W13  +B8   +W7   -W1   +B6   -B3   +W5   +B14  +B4   +W11  +B10   
   3 Kelly,Adam           2222  CM  WA  7.5 | =B12  +W14  -B4   +W15  +B7   +W2   -B1   +B5   +W8   -W10  +B6     
   4 Yap,Ignatius         1950      WA  7.0 | +W9   -B7   +W3   +B8   +W5   -W1   -B10  +B6   -W2   +W15  +B16    
   5 Doshi,Chirag         1900      WA  7.0 | +W19  +B10  -B1   +W9   -B4   +W13  -B2   -W3   +W16  +B8   +W14   
   6 Janceski,Alex        1948      WA  6.0 | +B11  -W1   +B15  +W7   -W2   -B14  +B13  -W4   +B10  +B19  -W3     
   7 McAteer,Ian          1773      WA  6.0 | +B18  +W4   -B2   -B6   -W3   +W11  -B9   +B17  +W19  +W12  -B1     
   8 Crofts,Alex          1851      WA  6.0 | +B20  -W2   +B11  -W4   +B12  -B10  +W14  +W15  -B3   -W5   +B18    
   9 Laurenson,Matthew       0      WA  6.0 | -B4   +W18  +B19  -B5   -W10  +B16  +W7   -W12  +B20  -W1   +B17    
  10 Kinsman,Craig C      2060      WA  6.0 | +B15  -W5   +B12  -W14  +B9   +W8   +W4   -B1   -W6   +B3   -W2     
  11 Martin,Joshua           0      WA  6.0 | -W6   +B17  -W8   +B16  -W13  -B7   +W20  +B18  +W14  -B2   +W19    
  12 Berry,Alistair          0      WA  6.0 | =W3   +B16  -W10  =B13  -W8   +B17  +W18  +B9   -W1   -B7   +B20   
  13 Gilmore,Kobe            0      WA  6.0 | -B2   +W20  -B14  =W12  +B11  -B5   -W6   +W19  =B17  +W18  +B15   
  14 De Vas,Saminda       1828      WA  5.0 | +W17  -B3   +W13  +B10  -B1   +W6   -B8   -W2   -B11  +W20  -B5    
  15 Kumar,Sanjay            0      WA  4.0 | -W10  +B19  -W6   -B3   -W17  +B20  +W16  -B8   +W18  -B4   -W13   
  16 De Vas,Yonal          344      WA  4.0 | -B1   -W12  +B18  -W11  +B19  -W9   -B15  +W20  -B5   +W17  -W4     
  17 Trewin,Andrew           0      WA  3.5 | -B14  -W11  +B20  -W18  +B15  -W12  +B19  -W7   =W13  -B16  -W9    
  18 Zamil,Hasan             0      WA  3.0 | -W7   -B9   -W16  +B17  +W20  +W19  -B12  -W11  -B15  -B13  -W8     
  19 Purvis,Harrison         0      WA  1.0 | -B5   -W15  -W9   +B20  -W16  -B18  -W17  -B13  -B7   -W6   -B11   
  20 Purvis,Henry            0      WA  0.0 | -W8   -B13  -W17  -W19  -B18  -W15  -B11  -B16  -W9   -B14  -W12