2012 Northern California International

2012 Northern California International

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jan 6, 2012, 2:06 PM |
16 | Chess Event Coverage

Sam Shankland 3.jpgThe 2012 Northern California International is reaching an exciting climax in the NorCal House of Chess at Northwestern Polytechnic University.

The competition is a 9-round Swiss organised by Arun Sharma and Ted Castro, giving GM and IM title norm opportunities for the 60+ strong field, including many familiar names to Chess.com members!

After 6 rounds GM Sam Shankland (pictured) is leading by half a point with a score of 5/6.

Young FM Kayden Troff is also doing well with 4/6, in search of an IM norm.

The time control is 40 moves in 90 minutes, then 30 minutes to finish with a 30 second increment.

The top standings after 6 of 9 rounds:


Name  Elo Pts
1 GM Sam Shankland  2565 5.0
2 GM Georg Meier  2671 4.5
3 GM Yury Shulman  2598 4.5
4 GM Axel Bachmann  2560 4.5
5 IM Marc Arnold  2482 4.5
6 IM Greg Shahade  2463 4.5
7 SM Faik Aleskerov  2362 4.5
8 GM Alejandro Ramirez  2594 4.0
9 GM Giorgi Margvelashvili  2531 4.0
10 GM Josh Friedel  2523 4.0
11 IM Enrico Sevillano  2490 4.0
12 IM Bryan Smith  2460 4.0
13 IM Mackenzie Molner  2449 4.0
14 IM Sam Collins  2426 4.0
15 IM Daniel Rensch  2401 4.0
16 IM Ricardo de Guzman  2393 4.0
17 WGM Tatev Abrahamyan  2287 4.0
18 FM Kayden Troff  2257 4.0
19 FM Farai Mandizha  2404 3.5
20 NM Adarsh Jayakumar  2197 3.5
21 NM Samuel Sevian  2185 3.5
22 GM Bartlomiej Macieja  2617 3.0
23 IM Adam Hunt  2462 3.0
24 IM Larry Remlinger  2402 3.0
25 FM John Bryant  2401 3.0
26 IM David Pruess  2395 3.0


Georg Meier


Yuri Shulman

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Axel Bachmann Kayden Troff
Axel_Bachmann 2012 Norcal.jpg Kayden_Troff 2012 Norcal.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos by Inga Gurevich from the official website. More photos here. The standings with round-by-round results can be found here.

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