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Alan Burns Intense March 2017

The Alan Burns Intense continues the series of the grand-prix. and continues the recent opportunities to play chess. With players Brendan Jamison and Mikhail Pavlov.

A good number of players entered the second Alan Burns tournament this year. The Intense consists of games of 15mins each with as many rounds as possible. We were luck to have Brendan Jamison playing - especially after yesterdays tiring Blitz tournament. The range of players was well represented. From Brendans 1747 down to Chris Armstrongs 1190 although his usual rating is higher than this (some 1423).

Alan Burns - Round 1

Results

No Name                  Rtg  Total  Result   Name              Rtg  Total

 1 Brendan Jamison       1747 [0]      1:0    Ian Woodfield     1498 [0]  
 2 Martin Kelly          1432 [0]      0:1    Christopher Kelly 1628 [0]  
 3 Modestas Razbadauskas 1623 [0]      0:1    Michael Sheerin   1391 [0]  
 4 Nigel Telford         1386 [0]      1:0    Robert Lavery     1618 [0]  
 5 Daniil Zelenchuk      1541 [0]      0:1    Edward Doak       1313 [0]  
 6 Clark Rodriguez       1300 [0]      0:1    Richard Gould     1534 [0]  
 7 Mikhail Pavlov        1504 [0]      1:0    Colin Fenton      1253 [0]  
 8 Dmitry Zelenchuk      1235 [0]      0:1    Ram Rajan         1500 [0]  
 9 Chris Armstrong       1190 [0]      1:0    Mark Newman       1605 [0]  
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First round saw some upsets Chris Armstrong beating Mark Newman. Michael Sheerin beating Modestas Razbadauskas.

Alan Burns - Round 2

Results

No Name              Rtg  Total  Result   Name                  Rtg  Total

 1 Michael Sheerin   1391 [1]      0:1    Brendan Jamison       1747 [1]  
 2 Christopher Kelly 1628 [1]     .5:.5   Nigel Telford         1386 [1]  
 3 Edward Doak       1313 [1]      0:1    Mikhail Pavlov        1504 [1]  
 4 Ram Rajan         1500 [1]      1:0    Chris Armstrong       1190 [1]  
 5 Martin Kelly      1432 [0]      0:1    Modestas Razbadauskas 1623 [0]  
 6 Robert Lavery     1618 [0]      1:0    Clark Rodriguez       1300 [0]  
 7 Colin Fenton      1253 [0]      0:1    Daniil Zelenchuk      1541 [0]  
 8 Ian Woodfield     1498 [0]      1:0    Dmitry Zelenchuk      1235 [0]  
 9 Mark Newman       1605 [0]      0:0    BYE                

Nigel Telford gets a good draw against Chris Kelly. The other games go to rating.

rd2-1rd2-2

 

Alan Burns - Round 3

Results

No Name                  Rtg  Total  Result   Name              Rtg  Total

 1 Brendan Jamison       1747 [2]      1:0    Ram Rajan         1500 [2]  
 2 Mikhail Pavlov        1504 [2]      1:0    Christopher Kelly 1628 [1.5]
 3 Nigel Telford         1386 [1.5]    0:1    Ian Woodfield     1498 [1]  
 4 Modestas Razbadauskas 1623 [1]      1:0    Edward Doak       1313 [1]  
 5 Chris Armstrong       1190 [1]     .5:.5   Robert Lavery     1618 [1]  
 6 Daniil Zelenchuk      1541 [1]      1:0    Michael Sheerin   1391 [1]  
 7 Dmitry Zelenchuk      1235 [0]     .5:.5   Martin Kelly      1432 [0]  
 8 Clark Rodriguez       1300 [0]      0:1    Colin Fenton      1253 [0]  
 9 Mark Newman           1605 [0]      0:0    BYE                    

Brendan maintains an upbeat lead drawing with Mikhail Pavlov who get a good win over Chris Kelly. Chris Armstrong gets another good result a draw against Robert Lavery.

rd3-1rd3-2

 

Alan Burns - Round 4

Results

No Name              Rtg  Total  Result   Name                  Rtg  Total

 1 Mikhail Pavlov    1504 [3]      1:0    Brendan Jamison       1747 [3]  
 2 Ram Rajan         1500 [2]      0:1    Modestas Razbadauskas 1623 [2]  
 3 Ian Woodfield     1498 [2]      0:1    Daniil Zelenchuk      1541 [2]  
 4 Christopher Kelly 1628 [1.5]   .5:.5   Robert Lavery         1618 [1.5]
 5 Chris Armstrong   1190 [1.5]   .5:.5   Nigel Telford         1386 [1.5]
 6 Michael Sheerin   1391 [1]      0:1    Edward Doak           1313 [1]  
 7 Colin Fenton      1253 [1]     .5:.5   Martin Kelly          1432 [.5] 
 8 Clark Rodriguez   1300 [0]      0:1    Dmitry Zelenchuk      1235 [.5] 

The leaders meet. Mikhail wins and takes the lead with 4 out of 4. Colin Fenton gets a good draw against Martin Kelly.

rd4-1

 

Alan Burns - Round 5

Results

No Name                  Rtg  Total  Result   Name              Rtg  Total

 1 Modestas Razbadauskas 1623 [3]      1:0    Mikhail Pavlov    1504 [4]  
 2 Brendan Jamison       1747 [3]      0:1    Daniil Zelenchuk  1541 [3]  
 3 Edward Doak           1313 [2]      0:1    Christopher Kelly 1628 [2]  
 4 Robert Lavery         1618 [2]     .5:.5   Ian Woodfield     1498 [2]  
 5 Nigel Telford         1386 [2]      0:1    Ram Rajan         1500 [2]  
 6 Dmitry Zelenchuk      1235 [1.5]   .5:.5   Chris Armstrong   1190 [2]  
 7 Michael Sheerin       1391 [1]      1:0    Colin Fenton      1253 [1.5]
 8 Martin Kelly          1432 [1]      1:0    Clark Rodriguez   1300 [0]  

The lead is challenged - Modestas plays Mikhail and wins. Daniil beats Brendan.

rd5-1rd5-2

 

Alan Burns - Round 6

Results

No Name              Rtg  Total  Result   Name                  Rtg  Total

 1 Daniil Zelenchuk  1541 [4]      1:0    Mikhail Pavlov        1504 [4]  
 2 Brendan Jamison   1747 [3]      0:1    Modestas Razbadauskas 1623 [4]  
 3 Christopher Kelly 1628 [3]      0:1    Ram Rajan             1500 [3]  
 4 Ian Woodfield     1498 [2.5]    1:0    Chris Armstrong       1190 [2.5]
 5 Robert Lavery     1618 [2.5]    1:0    Dmitry Zelenchuk      1235 [2]  
 6 Edward Doak       1313 [2]      0:1    Martin Kelly          1432 [2]  
 7 Colin Fenton      1253 [1.5]    0:1    Nigel Telford         1386 [2]  
 8 Clark Rodriguez   1300 [0]      1:0    Michael Sheerin       1391 [2]  

I decided to cap the rounds to 6 to complete by 5:00pm - I had hoped to have more rounds. To allow for more rounds I would need to finish closer to 6:00pm. With 4 players on 4 anything could happen. Daniil beats Mikhail whilst Modestas beats Brendan so we have 2 players on 5 points. We will have to use the tie breaking systems....

rd6-1

 

Alan Burns

Standings

Place Name                  Loc  Score M-Buch. Buch. Progr.

 1-2  Modestas Razbadauskas 1623 5        12.0  18.0   15.0
      Daniil Zelenchuk      1541 5        10.5  16.0   15.0
 3-4  Mikhail Pavlov        1504 4        13.0  19.5   18.0
      Ram Rajan             1500 4        11.5  18.5   14.0
 5-6  Ian Woodfield         1498 3.5      12.0  19.0   11.0
      Robert Lavery         1618 3.5      10.5  15.0   10.5
7-10  Brendan Jamison       1747 3        16.5  23.5   15.0
      Christopher Kelly     1628 3        13.5  19.5   12.0
      Nigel Telford         1386 3        12.5  18.0   11.0
      Martin Kelly          1432 3         8.5  14.5    6.5
 11   Chris Armstrong       1190 2.5      12.5  18.5   10.5
12-14 Edward Doak           1313 2        15.0  22.0    9.0
      Dmitry Zelenchuk      1235 2        12.5  17.5    6.0
      Michael Sheerin       1391 2        11.5  17.5    8.0
 15   Colin Fenton          1253 1.5      12.0  18.0    5.5
16-17 Clark Rodriguez       1300 1        10.5  15.5    1.0
      Richard Gould         1534 1         1.0   1.0    1.0
 18   Mark Newman           1605 0         1.5   5.5    0.0

So the final positions are:

Winner: Modestas Razbadauskas

2nd : Daniil Zelenchuk

Grading prize: Nigel Telford

Thanks to all the players for some brilliant chess. See you at the next Alan Burns Grand-prix tournament on Sunday 9th April (click here for details)

 

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