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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Tournament Results

There is one SCA Tournament left on Sat May 18 at Zachary Lane Elem. in Plymouth if you're interested. The top 16 from each section (K-3 and 4-6) will have their own tournament so the competition should be a tad easier.


ID Name Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Rd4 Points Tbk1 Tbk2 Tbk3 Award
1 Owen W9 W6 W4 W2 4 9 11 10 1st
2 Luke W10 W5 W3 L1 3 8 10 9 2nd
4 Shanmuka W14 W8 L1 W5 3 8 10 8 3rd
6 Amanuel W16 L1 W17 W8 3 7 7.5 7 4th
9 Tyler L1 W10 L5 W17 2 9 9 4 5th
5 Elijah W15 L2 W9 L4 2 8 8 6
8 Carlos W17 L4 W13 L6 2 8 8 6 under 450
10 Adrien L2 L9 W7 W13 2 7.5 7.5 3 under 450 2nd
3 Graham W13 W18 L2 F 2 5 5 7
14 Bisrat L4 H W15 D11 2 5 5 4 under 200
11 Zach H W7 F D14 2 3.5 3.5 5.5
7 Billy H L11 L10 W15 1.5 2 4 3
17 Sahasra L8 B L6 L9 1 4 7 3
13 Sam L3 W15 L8 L10 1 4 6 3
18 David B L3 F F 1 0 2 4
16 Benny L6 H F F 0.5 0 3 1.5
15 Manogna L5 L13 L14 L7 0 4.5 6.5 0

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Chess Club Ends Next Week

Our final meeting of the year will be Wed May 8 when awards will be handed out. Next week I will post the final results on this blog.


Name 1-May
Owen 1204
Luke 1048
Graham 658
Shanmuka 651
Elijah 548
Amanuel 513
Billy 383
Tyler 341
Carlos 323
Adrien 307
Zach 293
Sam 207
Bisrat 186
Justin 172
Sahasra 164
Manogna 120
Benny 112
David 106

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

FHMS Tournament After Round 3

Pairings shown for round 4 is if everyone shows up
Top 5 get awards.
Those shown in Red are eligible for the U450 awards.
Those show in blue are eligible for the U200 award.

ID Name Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Rd4 opp Points
1 Owen W9 W6 W4 Luke 3
2 Luke W10 W5 W3 Owen 3
3 Graham W13 W18 L2 Amanuel 2
4 Shanmuka W14 W8 L1 Carlos 2
5 Elijah W15 L2 W9 Bisrat 2
6 Amanuel W16 L1 W17 Graham 2
8 Carlos W17 L4 W13 Shanmuka 2
11 Zach H W7 F David 1.5
14 Bisrat L4 H W15 Elijah 1.5
9 Tyler L1 W10 L5 Sam 1
10 Adrien L2 L9 W7 Sahasra 1
13 Sam L3 W15 L8 Tyler 1
17 Sahasra L8 B L6 Adrien 1
18 David B L3 F Zach 1
7 Billy H L11 L10 Benny 0.5
16 Benny L6 H F Billy 0.5
15 Manogna L5 L13 L14 Bye 0


Rank Name 24-Apr
1 Owen 1188
2 Luke 1054
3 Graham 658
4 Shanmuka 618
5 Elijah 571
6 Amanuel 498
7 Billy 371
8 Carlos 328
9 Tyler 326
10 Zach 292
11 Adrien 287
12 Sam 220
13 Bisrat 174
14 Justin 172
15 Sahasra 169
16 Manogna 122
17 Benny 112
18 David 106

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

FHMS Tournament standings

We do not have a team for the state tournament, but individuals can still sign up - make sure it's postmarked by this Friday.


ID Name Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 opp Points
1 Owen W9 W6 Shanmuka 2
2 Luke W10 W5 Graham 2
3 Graham W13 W18 Luke 2
4 Shanmuka W14 W8 Owen 2
11 Zach H W7 Amanuel 1.5
5 Elijah W15 L2 Sam 1
6 Amanuel W16 L1 Zach 1
8 Carlos W17 L4 David 1
9 Tyler L1 W10 Sahasra 1
13 Sam L3 W15 Elijah 1
17 Sahasra L8 B Tyler 1
18 David B L3 Carlos 1
7 Billy H L11 Bisrat 0.5
14 Bisrat L4 H Billy 0.5
16 Benny L6 H Adrien 0.5
10 Adrien L2 L9 Benny 0
15 Manogna L5 L13 Bye 0

Rank Name Rating
1 Owen 1170
2 Luke 1039
3 Graham 647
4 Shanmuka 610
5 Elijah 529
6 Amanuel 507
7 Billy 387
8 Tyler 333
9 Carlos 310
10 Zach 292
11 Adrien 261
12 Sam 212
13 Justin 183
14 Bisrat 159
15 Sahasra 157
16 Manogna 141
17 Benny 112
18 David 106

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

BIGI Tournament Coming May 4-5

Sign up for the Statewide Tournaent with the  form you took home or print off the registration form from the SchoolChess.org website.

In-house Tournament Results from round 1


ID Name Rd1 Points
1 Owen W9 1
2 Luke W10 1
3 Graham W13 1
4 Shanmuka W14 1
5. Elijah W15 1
6 Amanuel W16 1
8 Carlos W17 1
18 David B 1
7 Billy H 0.5
11 Zach H 0.5
9 Tyler L1 0
10 Adrien L2 0
13 Sam L3 0
14 Bisrat L4 0
15 Manogna L5 0
16 benny L6 0
17 Sahasra L8 0

RankName10-Apr
1Owen1152
2Luke1022
3Graham638
4Shanmuka615
5Elijah496
6Amanuel470
7Billy405
8Tyler324
9Carlos300
10Adrien278
11Zach257
12Sam202
13Justin183
14Manogna167
15Bisrat159
16Sahasra134
17Benny112
18David102

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

BIG Tournament coming up for 5th and 6th grades

Tournament: May 4-5 Robbinsdale Middle School
BIGGEST tournament of the year! Let's put together a team of at least 4 players in grades 5 and 6. Cost $40 if already a member, $42 if you are new.) To register, print a registration form from the SCA website (schoolchess.org - go to registration) and mail it in with a check. Or you can pick up a registration form from me on Wednesday.

Friendly Hills Championships start next week
Remaining Schedule
Apr 10 Round 1
Apr 17 Round 2
Apr 24 Round 3
May 1  Round 4
May 4-5 Statewide Chess Championships
May 8 Awards


Grade Rank Name 3-Apr
8 1 Owen 1127
7 2 Luke 1002
7 3 Graham 600
5 4 Shanmuka 586
6 5 Elijah 507
5 6 Amanuel 462
5 7 Billy 405
5 8 Carlos 315
6 9 Tyler 314
5 10 Adrien 260
6 11 Zach 257
6 12 Justin 178
7 13 Sam 176
6 14 Bisrat 160
5 15 Manogna 150
6 16 Benny 143
6 17 Sahasra 109
? 18 Nahom 100
5 19 David 100

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Mar 20 Ratings


Rank Name 20-Mar
1 Owen 1099
2 Luke 996
3 Shanmuka 597
4 Graham 583
5 Elijah 492
6 Amanuel 429
7 Billy 405
8 Tyler 302
9 Carlos 290
10 Zach 257
11 Adrien 223
12 Sam 182
13 Justin 178
14 Bisrat 177
15 Sahasra 146
16 Benny 143
17 Manogna 108
18 Nahom 100
19 David 100

Unfinished Game: Carlos is White, Sam is Black. White's turn
White: Ra1 Nb1, Rf1,  Kg1, a2, b2, f2, g2, h2, Bd2, N h4
Black: Kf6, Qc2,  Ra8, Nb8, Bc8, Bf8, Rg8 a7, b7, h7