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1 out of 10 qualifier participants qualify to OCC. Top ten Ontario players of each grade qualified to OCC automatically and spared a spot for the one down the list in this tournament. Tied players all qualified! Read the rest of this entry »

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2012 TDSB Team Champions

 

 U8
# Place Name Rtng Grd Sex Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot TBrk[H] TBrk[D] Place Prize Bursary CYCC
1 1 Greta Qu 1122 F W14 W13 W6 W2 W8 5 100 842.5 1st Trophy $10 Q
2 2 to 4 Richard Wang 878 W15 W12 W4 L1 W7 4 100 845 2nd Trophy $10 Q
3 Xiuqi (arthur) Wang 720 W7 W14 L8 W13 W11 4 100 786 3rd Trophy $10 Q
4 Nathan Zian Wang 736 W22 W5 L2 W9 W6 4 99 826.5 3rd Medal $10 Q
5 5 Arnav Mane 855 W17 L4 D11 W12 W13 3.5 100 759 $10 Q
6 6 to 10 Lucy Gao 836 F W21 W16 L1 W8 L4 3 100 860 2nd girl Medal $5 Q
7 Rut Jurry Deleon unr. L3 W19 W12 W10 L2 3 100 777 $5 Q
8 Jin Rong [winnie] Zhuang 857 F W20 W10 W3 L6 L1 3 99 855 3rd girl Medal $5 Q
9 Gabriel Li unr. L10 W20 W16 L4 W14 3 99 704.5 $5 Q
10 Helena Jin 742 F W9 L8 W18 L7 W15 3 98 738.5 $5 Q
11 11 Bingyi Cheng unr. L12 W15 D5 W16 L3 2.5 100 767 $5 Q
12 12 to 17 Philip Yu 768 W11 L2 L7 L5 W21 2 100 805
13 Dylan Hu 799 W19 L1 W17 L3 L5 2 100 768
14 Arjun Puri 614 L1 L3 W21 W18 L9 2 100 720.5
15 Danylo Glinnyi 605 L2 L11 W22 W20 L10 2 100 707
16 Yannis Mok 726 W18 L6 L9 L11 W19 2 100 671
17 Matthew Jiang 220 L5 W22 L13 L21 W18 2 99 559.5
18 18-22 Timothy Li unr. L16 W21 L10 L14 L17 1 100 591
19 Mariam Ettibaryan unr. F L13 L7 L20 W22 L16 1 99 688
20 Olivia Dong 474 F L8 L9 W19 L15 L22 1 99 644
21 Michelle Scandels unr. F L6 L18 L14 W17 L12 1 99 630
22 Lefan Yang unr. L4 L17 L15 L19 W20 1 99 547.5
U10
# Place Name Rtng Grd Sex Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot TBrk[H] TBrk[D] Place Prize Bursary CYCC
1 1 Anthony Atanasov 1546 W13 W8 W4 W2 W6 5 100 1304.5 1st Trophy $10 Q
2 2 to 5 Max Chen 1620 W40 W12 W7 L1 W11 4 100 1191 2nd Trophy $10 Q
3 Austin Xie 1314 W21 W14 D5 D6 W15 4 100 1096.5 3rd Trophy $10 Q
4 Henry Xianrui Zhang 1258 W18 W9 L1 W16 W12 4 100 1059 3rd Medal $10 Q
5 Noah Nathaniel Yuen 1106 W33 W25 D3 D15 W14 4 100 1013.5 3rd Medal $10 Q
6 6 to 10 Jeffrey R Zhao 1398 W17 W24 W11 D3 L1 3.5 100 1216.5 $10 Q
7 Atharva Srinivas 1188 W20 W16 L2 W25 D8 3.5 100 1075.5 $10 Q
8 Amy Ai 942 F W36 L1 W17 W19 D7 3.5 100 1063.5 1st girl Medal $10 Q
9 Ethan Zhang 882 W28 L4 W27 D10 W24 3.5 100 974.5 $10 Q
10 William (zhimao) Gao 1044 L19 W34 W13 D9 W23 3.5 100 862 $10 Q
11 11 to 21 Youhe Huang 1104 W30 W22 L6 W20 L2 3 100 1157 $5 Q
12 Andrew Chen 926 W38 L2 W21 W29 L4 3 100 1073.5 $5 Q
13 Adrien Cheng 806 L1 W42 L10 W27 W36 3 100 982.5 $5 Q
14 Adam Li 892 W39 L3 W33 W26 L5 3 100 968 $5 Q
15 Richard Huang 990 W27 D26 W19 D5 L3 3 100 967.5 $5 Q
16 Daniel Odoemelam 882 W41 L7 W36 L4 W30 3 100 952.5 $5 Q
17 Zhixing (daniel) Wang 804 L6 W38 L8 W37 W29 3 100 873.5 $5 Q
18 Eric Zhao 799 L4 L28 W31 W38 W26 3 100 815.5 $5 Q
19 Hao Chao (henry) Yuan 717 W10 W23 L15 L8 W25 3 99 968 $5 Q
20 James Qiu 778 L7 W41 W24 L11 W28 3 99 920.5 $5 Q
21 Leo Zhuang 803 L3 W39 L12 W36 W41 3 99 843.5 $5 Q
22 22-23 Aaron K Liu 833 W37 L11 L28 D33 W34 2.5 100 807 $5 Q
23 Angus Zhang 896 D29 L19 W35 W28 L10 2.5 100 722 $5 Q
24 24-32 Hovanes Ettibaryan 903 W42 L6 L20 W34 L9 2 100 980.5
25 Xinge Xu 858 W31 L5 W37 L7 L19 2 100 917
26 Leiyi Ye unr. W32 D15 D29 L14 L18 2 100 884.5
27 Chung He 693 L15 W32 L9 L13 W37 2 100 884
28 Lucy Li 484 F L9 W18 W22 L23 L20 2 100 852.5 2nd girl Medal
29 Hanning Fang 534 D23 W35 D26 L12 L17 2 100 840
30 Kumar Pulivarthi 718 L11 L37 W39 W40 L16 2 100 839
31 Raf Adrik DeLeon unr. L25 L33 L18 W39 W40 2 99 801.5
32 Raymond Mi 858 L26 L27 L34 W35 W33 2 98 752.5
33 33-35 Audrey Siahou 719 F L5 W31 L14 D22 L32 1.5 100 922 3rd girl Medal
34 Valerie Ruchinskaya 864 F D35 L10 W32 L24 L22 1.5 100 909.5
35 Abigail D’Souza unr. F D34 L29 L23 L32 W38 1.5 100 807.5
36 36-41 Varnan Ramesh 647 L8 W40 L16 L21 L13 1 100 865
37 Eric Sandels unr. L22 W30 L25 L17 L27 1 100 803
38 Vivian Wu 613 F L12 L17 W41 L18 L35 1 100 780.5
39 Sarah Chi 485 F L14 L21 L30 L31 W42 1 100 767.5
40 Aryan Puri 830 L2 L36 W42 L30 L31 1 99 910.5
41 Simon Filatov unr. L16 L20 L38 W42 L21 1 99 769
42 42 Martin Jiale Liu 568 L24 L13 L40 L41 L39 0 100 756.5
U12
# Place Name Rtng Grd Sex Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot TBrk[H] TBrk[D] Place Prize Bursary CYCC
1 1 to 3 Yun Hong (kevin) Li 1364 W19 W12 W6 D2 D4 4 100 1283.5 1st Trophy $10 Q
2 Harry Liu 1301 W14 W8 D5 D1 W6 4 100 1148.5 2nd Trophy $10 Q
3 Hao Chen 1256 W16 L10 W13 W8 W7 4 100 1034.5 3rd Trophy $10 Q
4 4 to 5 Jonathan Zhao 1452 W11 L6 W10 W5 D1 3.5 100 1147.5 $10 Q
5 Raymond Gao 1014 W21 W7 D2 L4 W9 3.5 99 1259.5 $10 Q
6 6 to 10 Isamel Shen 1214 F W15 W4 L1 W10 L2 3 100 1279 1st girl Medal $5 Q
7 Jeffrey Renfei Zhao 1306 W13 L5 W11 W12 L3 3 100 1103.5 $5 Q
8 Lucas Lu 1003 W17 L2 W16 L3 W14 3 100 1030 $5 Q
9 Charlie Song 980 W18 L11 W15 W13 L5 3 100 883.5 $5 Q
10 Yilin Liao 999 F W22 W3 L4 L6 W16 3 99 1172.5 2nd girl Medal $5 Q
11 11 to 12 Levon Ettibaryan 976 L4 W9 L7 W15 D12 2.5 100 1226.5 $5 Q
12 Wing Li 1168 W20 L1 W14 L7 D11 2.5 100 1110.5 $5 Q
13 13-18 Michael Yu 831 L7 W21 L3 L9 W19 2 100 1115
14 Frank Chen 796 L2 W17 L12 W18 L8 2 100 1010
15 Dawson Xiong 714 L6 W18 L9 L11 W20 2 100 962
16 Jerry Li 768 L3 W22 L8 W17 L10 2 100 908
17 Harry Li 374 L8 L14 W19 L16 W22 2 98 871.5
18 Alexander Sotnikov unr. L9 L15 W22 L14 W21 2 98 734
19 19-20 Ray Wang 919 L1 D20 L17 W21 L13 1.5 100 830
20 Jonathan Wu 679 L12 D19 L21 W22 L15 1.5 100 812
21 21 William Dai 447 L5 L13 W20 L19 L18 1 100 860.5
22 22 Nicole Sandels unr.  F L10 L16 L18 L20 L17 0 100 753.5
U14-U16-U18
# Place Name Rtng Age Group Sex Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot TBrk[H] TBrk[D] Place Prize Bursary CYCC
1 1 Jonathan Hay 1613 18 W9 D5 W11 W6 W2 4.5 100 1271.5 1st Trophy $10 Q
2 2 to 4 David Atanasov 1386 14 W8 W16 W10 W7 L1 4 100 1266 1st U14 Trophy $10 Q
3 Ronan Uthayakumar 1513 14 W13 W4 L7 W8 W9 4 100 1191 2nd U14 Trophy $10 Q
4 William Ratelband 1261 14 W20 L3 W18 W13 W7 4 99 1241.5 3rd U14 Trophy $10 Q
5 5 Sarah Peng 1373 16 F W15 D1 L6 W11 W13 3.5 100 1247 1st girl Medal $10 Q
6 6 to 10 Kyle Truong 1111 16 D11 W21 W5 L1 D12 3 100 1360 $5 Q
7 Khrystyna Borysenko 1387 16 F W18 W12 W3 L2 L4 3 100 1338 2nd girl Medal $5 Q
8 Jewel [yi Xuan] Li 986 14 F L2 W17 W19 L3 W14 3 100 1336 3rd girl Medal $5 Q
9 Michael Wang 1068 18 L1 W15 W16 W10 L3 3 100 1294 $5 Q
10 Junyi Song 692 14 W21 W19 L2 L9 W15 3 99 1251 $5 Q
11 11 to 12 Brighten Zhang unr. 14 D6 W14 L1 L5 W18 2.5 100 1279 $5 Q
12 Michael McGovern 1192 18 W22 L7 L13 W20 D6 2.5 100 1110 $5 Q
13 13-17 Zaynah Bhanji 1048 14 F L3 W20 W12 L4 L5 2 100 1334.5
14 Beni Baidoc 969 14 D19 L11 W21 D18 L8 2 100 1196.5
15 Ethan Truong 972 14 L5 L9 W17 W16 L10 2 100 1163
16 Shawn [haofeng] Chen unr. 14 W17 L2 L9 L15 W21 2 99 1206
17 Hugo Hu 1133 14 L16 L8 L15 W22 W20 2 98 983
18 18-19 Aryan Gajelli 1019 16 L7 W22 L4 D14 L11 1.5 100 1208.5
19 Lewis Richards 1313 18 D14 L10 L8 L21 W22 1.5 100 971
20 20-21 Adrian D’Souza 895 14 L4 L13 W22 L12 L17 1 100 1158.5
21 Eric Lam 1237 14 L10 L6 L14 W19 L16 1 100 1118
22 22 Sankalp Chopra 585 16 L12 L18 L20 L17 L19 0 100 1164

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Complete results with standings, prizes, CYCC qualification and Bursary amounts.

GP3 March 19, 2016

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Complete results with standings, prizes, CYCC qualification and Bursary amounts.

GP2 February 13, 2016

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Harry WYCC

From October 24 to November 6, I competed for Team Canada at the World Youth Chess Championships in Halkidiki, Greece. It was a very nice experience; I got to play some tough games of chess against representatives of countries all around the world! All the competitors were very strong and well prepared, but I still somehow managed to score 6 points out of 11 in the U14 Open section.

The WYCC is a very costly trip, adding up to around $3000 per person. However, the two weeks of intense chess and a nice, sunny resort is well worth it. Every day, your assigned coach will prepare you for your game against your opponent by reviewing their openings and playstyle. After the game, they will analyze it and show key mistakes for both players. The World Youth Chess Championships is not only a rigorous tournament to compete in, but also a great learning experience to help improve your chess. If it can be afforded, I strongly recommend playing at the WYCC at least once in your life, in order to experience first hand how the world’s chess elites play the game.

Lastly, I would like to thank Corinna Wan and the Seneca Hill Chess Club for sponsoring my trip to Greece! The financial aid was a great help in covering the travel expenses. I hope that one day, more players of the Seneca Hill Chess Club will become strong enough to play at the World Youth Chess Championships too!

Harry

We raised a total of $673 for Harry, Benjamin, Jonathan and Angela to attend the World Youth Chess Championship in Greece and they have returned with greater knowledge of the chess world and Greece.

These four members of the WYCC Canadian Team came to our Sunday Chess Tournament to talk about their chess and WYCC experience. They also helped out with the tournament, played in the tournament and gave the awards out.

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