2021 WA Open Chess Championships

The 2021 WA Open Chess Championships is being played at the Southern Suburbs Chess Club (Leeming Primary School) from the 16th of May to the 27th of June over 7 consecutive Sundays.


Round 6 Pairings (20 June)


 Bo.  White Player               Pts   Res   Pts    Black Player
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 1    Laubbacher,Jamie           4.5   ...   5.0    FM Gong,Patrick
 2    Fu,Yihe (Rebo)             4.0   ...   4.5    WFM Hardegen,Kathryn
 3    Falasca,Valerio            4.0   ...   3.5    Stassen,Walter
 4    Andador,Dominador          3.5   ...   3.5    Hare,Tim
 5    Roebuck,Derek J            3.0   ...   3.0    Calado,Edward
 6    Kinsman,Craig C            3.0   ...   3.0    Simonds,Marcus
 7    Mukhedkar,Sanjay           3.0   ...   3.0    King,David
 8    Elkington,Derek            3.0   ...   3.0    Gough,Dylan 
 9    Muruganandam,Virudhagiri   3.0   ...   3.0    Gao,Oscar 
 10   Koh,Shannon                3.0   ...   3.0    Barry,David 
 11   Hurst,Benjamin             3.0   ...   3.0    Gunawan,Tjermin 
 12   McAteer,Ian                3.0   ...   3.0    Dharmapuri,Kundan 
 13   Lintern,Melvyn             2.5   ...   2.5    Saxon,Marc 
 14   Hernandez Mendez,Iker      2.5   ...   2.5    Gupta,Aarnav 
 15   Cadag,Herbert              2.0   ...   2.5    Yeung,Evan 
 16   Tomic,Nedeljko             2.0   ...   2.0    Gupta,Anoushka 
 17   Melnick,Jonathan           2.0   ...   2.0    Sheridan,Wallace 
 18   Huang,Hui                  2.0   ...   2.0    Clarke,Daniel 
 19   Prunty,Jon                 2.0   ...   2.0    Hintz,Steven 
 20   Ong,Celine                 2.0   ...   2.0    Bultman,Grant 
 21   Al-Shabib,Whamid           1.5   ...   1.5    Taylor,Noah 
 22   Zhang,Emily                1.5   ...   1.5    Separovic,Petar 
 23   Milovanovic,Stevica        1.0   ...   1.0    Howard,Mark 
 24   Falasca,Marco              1.0   ...   0.5    Mccusker,Lisa 
 25   Calway,Michael             1.0   0.0   ( not paired )
 26   Watkins,Lucian             0.5   0.0   ( not paired )
 27   Majidi,Issa                0.0   0.0   ( not paired )
 28   Majidi,Nizam               0.0   0.0   ( not paired )


Standings after Round 5 (13 June)


 Pos Pts  ID     NAME                      | Rtg  PRtg Fed |  Buc1  BucT  
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  1  5.0   1  FM Gong,Patrick              | 2483 2743  WA |  13.5  16.0 
  2  4.5   2     Laubbacher,Jamie          | 2196 2297  WA |  13.5  15.0
  3  4.5   7 WFM Hardegen,Kathryn          | 2124 2145  WA |  13.0  15.0
  4  4.0   4     Fu,Yihe (Rebo)            | 2140 2151  WA |  14.0  16.0
  5  4.0   9     Falasca,Valerio           | 2104 1940  WA |  10.0  11.0
  6  3.5   3     Hare,Tim                  | 2175 2077  WA |  15.0  17.5
  7  3.5  10     Stassen,Walter            | 1965 2098  OS |  13.5  14.5
  8  3.5   8     Andador,Dominador         | 2124 1651  WA |   9.0  10.0 
  9  3.0   6     Kinsman,Craig C           | 2127 1992  WA |  15.5  18.0
 10  3.0  17     McAteer,Ian               | 1817 1843  WA |  14.0  15.0 
 11  3.0  40     Koh,Shannon               | 1350 1821  WA |  13.5  16.0 
 12  3.0  13     Gao,Oscar                 | 1859 1854  WA |  13.5  15.5 
 13  3.0  11     King,David                | 1908 1866  WA |  13.5  15.0 
 14  3.0   5     Calado,Edward             | 2139 1826  WA |  12.5  13.0
 15  3.0  42     Muruganandam,Virudhagiri  | 1326 1725  WA |  12.0  14.0
 16  3.0  23     Gough,Dylan               | 1672 1703  WA |  11.5  13.5 
 17  3.0  18     Roebuck,Derek J           | 1801 1726  WA |  11.5  13.0 
 18  3.0  26     Mukhedkar,Sanjay          | 1637 1515  WA |  11.0  12.5 
 19  3.0  12     Elkington,Derek           | 1895 1581  WA |  10.5  11.5
 20  3.0  31     Dharmapuri,Kundan         | 1526 1755  WA |  10.0  11.0 
 21  3.0  20     Hurst,Benjamin            | 1780 1471  WA |  10.0  11.0 
 22  3.0  16     Gunawan,Tjermin           | 1818 1639  WA |   9.5  10.5 
 23  3.0  21     Simonds,Marcus            | 1730 1537  WA |   9.0  10.0 
 24  3.0  15     Barry,David               | 1838 1472  WA |   8.0   9.0
 25  2.5  24     Yeung,Evan                | 1664 1582  WA |  13.0  15.0  
 26  2.5  19     Saxon,Marc                | 1793 1713  WA |  12.0  13.0
 27  2.5  28     Lintern,Melvyn            | 1573 1648  WA |  10.5  11.5
 28  2.5  38     Hernandez Mendez,Iker     | 1419 1762  WA |  10.0  11.5
 29  2.5  49     Gupta,Aarnav              |  810 1440  WA |   9.0  10.5
 30  2.0  39     Clarke,Daniel             | 1404 1823  WA |  13.0  15.0
 31  2.0  41     Melnick,Jonathan          | 1350 1643  WA |  12.0  13.0 
 32  2.0  32     Prunty,Jon                | 1522 1434  WA |  12.0  13.0 
 33  2.0  22     Sheridan,Wallace          | 1699 1367  WA |  11.5  13.5 
 34  2.0  50     Gupta,Anoushka            |  414 1560  WA |  11.5  13.0 
 35  2.0  25     Cadag,Herbert             | 1656 1567  WA |  11.5  12.5 
 36  2.0  46     Ong,Celine                | 1061 1575  WA |  11.5  12.0 
 37  2.0  29     Huang,Hui                 | 1573 1486  WA |  11.0  12.0
 38  2.0  35     Hintz,Steven              | 1472 1676  WA |  10.5  12.5
 39  2.0  34     Bultman,Grant             | 1473  997  WA |   9.0   9.5
 40  2.0  14     Tomic,Nedeljko            | 1840 1354  WA |   8.0   8.5
 41  1.5  27     Al-Shabib,Whamid          | 1591 1365  WA |  12.0  13.5
 42  1.5  47     Zhang,Emily               | 1042 1599  WA |  10.5  11.5
 43  1.5  45     Taylor,Noah               | 1300 1372  WA |  10.0  11.0
 44  1.5  44     Separovic,Petar           | 1300 1519  WA |   8.5   9.0
 45  1.0  33     Howard,Mark               | 1474 1412  WA |  12.0  14.0
 46  1.0  37     Milovanovic,Stevica       | 1430 1403  WA |  10.5  11.5
 47  1.0  48     Calway,Michael        (W) | 1000  793  WA |  10.0  11.0
 48  1.0  30     Falasca,Marco             | 1533  785  WA |   8.5   8.5
 49  0.5  36     Watkins,Lucian        (W) | 1450 1521  WA |  11.0  12.5
 50  0.5  43     Mccusker,Lisa             | 1300  834  WA |   7.5   8.5
 51  0.0  51     Majidi,Nizam          (W) |  568    0  WA |   9.0  10.0 
 52  0.0  52     Majidi,Issa           (W) |  799    0  WA |   9.0  10.0 


Cross Table after Round 5 (13 June)


 Pos NAME                 Rtg   T  Fed  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5   |  Buc1  BucT  
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  1  Gong,Patrick         2483  FM  WA  5.0 | +W25  +B10  +W9   +B7   +W4   |  13.5  16.0 
  2  Laubbacher,Jamie     2196      WA  4.5 | +B35  +W26  =B3   +W6   +B13  |  13.5  15.0 
  3  Hardegen,Kathryn     2124 WFM  WA  4.5 | +W32  +B33  =W2   +B11  +W9   |  13.0  15.0 
  4  Fu,Yihe (Rebo)       2140      WA  4.0 | +B37  +W23  +B13  +W12  -B1   |  14.0  16.0 
  5  Falasca,Valerio      2104      WA  4.0 | +W39  +B41  -B6   +W30  +B12  |  10.0  11.0 
  6  Hare,Tim             2175      WA  3.5 | +W27  +B17  +W5   -B2   =W7   |  15.0  17.5 
  7  Stassen,Walter       1965      OS  3.5 | +B38  +W45  +B14  -W1   =B6   |  13.5  14.5 
  8  Andador,Dominador    2124      WA  3.5 | -B45  +W42  +B35  =W16  +B25  |   9.0  10.0 
  9  Kinsman,Craig C      2127      WA  3.0 | +B20  +W16  -B1   +W26  -B3   |  15.5  18.0 
 10  McAteer,Ian          1817      WA  3.0 | +W50  -W1   +B27  =BYE  =B18  |  14.0  15.0 
 11  Koh,Shannon          1350      WA  3.0 | =BYE  +W18  +B15  -W3   =B22  |  13.5  16.0 
 12  Gao,Oscar            1859      WA  3.0 | +W28  +B31  +W19  -B4   -W5   |  13.5  15.5 
 13  King,David           1908      WA  3.0 | +W49  +B30  -W4   +B21  -W2   |  13.5  15.0 
 14  Calado,Edward        2139      WA  3.0 | +W48  +B21  -W7   =W22  =B16  |  12.5  13.0 
 15  Muruganandam,Virudha 1326      WA  3.0 | +W22  =B19  -W11  +BYE  =B24  |  12.0  14.0 
 16  Gough,Dylan          1672      WA  3.0 | +W34  -B9   +W31  =B8   =W14  |  11.5  13.5 
 17  Roebuck,Derek J      1801      WA  3.0 | +B44  -W6   =B20  =BYE  +W32  |  11.5  13.0 
 18  Mukhedkar,Sanjay     1637      WA  3.0 | =BYE  -B11  +W49  +B36  =W10  |  11.0  12.5 
 19  Elkington,Derek      1895      WA  3.0 | +B46  =W15  -B12  =W20  +B30  |  10.5  11.5 
 20  Dharmapuri,Kundan    1526      WA  3.0 | -W9   +B47  =W17  =B19  +W41  |  10.0  11.0 
 21  Hurst,Benjamin       1780      WA  3.0 | +B36  -W14  +B45  -W13  +B34  |  10.0  11.0 
 22  Gunawan,Tjermin      1818      WA  3.0 | -B15  +W46  +W41  =B14  =W11  |   9.5  10.5 
 23  Simonds,Marcus       1730      WA  3.0 | +W47  -B4   -W30  +B46  +W31  |   9.0  10.0 
 24  Barry,David          1838      WA  3.0 | -W31  =B49  +W43  +B37  =W15  |   8.0   9.0 
 25  Yeung,Evan           1664      WA  2.5 | -B1   +W28  =B34  +W38  -W8   |  13.0  15.0 
 26  Saxon,Marc           1793      WA  2.5 | +W43  -B2   +W32  -B9   =W28  |  12.0  13.0 
 27  Lintern,Melvyn       1573      WA  2.5 | -B6   +W44  -W10  =BYE  +B43  |  10.5  11.5 
 28  Hernandez Mendez,Ike 1419      WA  2.5 | -B12  -B25  +W40  +W35  =B26  |  10.0  11.5 
 29  Gupta,Aarnav          810      WA  2.5 | -W33  -B32  +W39  +BYE  =BYE  |   9.0  10.5 
 30  Clarke,Daniel        1404      WA  2.0 | +W40  -W13  +B23  -B5   -W19  |  13.0  15.0 
 31  Melnick,Jonathan     1350      WA  2.0 | +B24  -W12  -B16  +W45  -B23  |  12.0  13.0 
 32  Prunty,Jon           1522      WA  2.0 | -B3   +W29  -B26  +W47  -B17  |  12.0  13.0 
 33  Sheridan,Wallace     1699      WA  2.0 | +B29  -W3   =B38  -BYE  =W36  |  11.5  13.5 
 34  Gupta,Anoushka        414      WA  2.0 | -B16  +B39  =W25  =BYE  -W21  |  11.5  13.0 
 35  Cadag,Herbert        1656      WA  2.0 | -W2   +B50  -W8   -B28  +BYE  |  11.5  12.5 
 36  Ong,Celine           1061      WA  2.0 | -W21  +B48  =BYE  -W18  =B33  |  11.5  12.0 
 37  Huang,Hui            1573      WA  2.0 | -W4   =B43  +B42  -W24  =B38  |  11.0  12.0 
 38  Hintz,Steven         1472      WA  2.0 | -W7   +B40  =W33  -B25  =W37  |  10.5  12.5 
 39  Bultman,Grant        1473      WA  2.0 | -B5   -W34  -B29  +BYE  +W46  |   9.0   9.5 
 40  Tomic,Nedeljko       1840      WA  2.0 | -B30  -W38  -B28  +W48  +B44  |   8.0   8.5 
 41  Al-Shabib,Whamid     1591      WA  1.5 | +BYE  -W5   -B22  =W44  -B20  |  12.0  13.5 
 42  Zhang,Emily          1042      WA  1.5 | =BYE  -B8   -W37  -BYE  +B45  |  10.5  11.5 
 43  Taylor,Noah          1300      WA  1.5 | -B26  =W37  -B24  +BYE  -W27  |  10.0  11.0 
 44  Separovic,Petar      1300      WA  1.5 | -W17  -B27  +W48  =B41  -W40  |   8.5   9.0 
 45  Howard,Mark          1474      WA  1.0 | +W8   -B7   -W21  -B31  -W42  |  12.0  14.0 
 46  Milovanovic,Stevica  1430      WA  1.0 | -W19  -B22  +B50  -W23  -B39  |  10.5  11.5 
 47  Calway,Michael   (W) 1000      WA  1.0 | -B23  -W20  +BYE  -B32  -BYE  |  10.0  11.0 
 48  Falasca,Marco        1533      WA  1.0 | -B14  -W36  -B44  -B40  +BYE  |   8.5   8.5 
 49  Watkins,Lucian   (W) 1450      WA  0.5 | -B13  =W24  -B18  -BYE   --   |  11.0  12.5 
 50  Mccusker,Lisa        1300      WA  0.5 | -B10  -W35  -W46  =BYE   --   |   7.5   8.5 
 51  Majidi,Nizam     (W)  568      WA  0.0 |  --    --   -BYE   --    --   |   9.0  10.0 
 52  Majidi,Issa      (W)  799      WA  0.0 |  --    --   -BYE   --    --   |   9.0  10.0 


2021 WA Open Championships PGN's are available from the links below:

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