2016 MAY SWISS – WINNERS = 1st JOHN MAZZIERI, VINCENT QIANG, GEORGE MELDRUM


2016 May SWISS
Time: 90m+10spm   Played: 26-Apr to 24-May 

DRAW FOR ROUND 5 of 5  -   24-May-2016   
WINNERS =1st JOHN MAZZIERI, VINCENT QIANG,
GEORGE MELDRUM

CROSS TABLE 
No Name                Loc  Total  1    2    3    4    5  

1  Mazzieri, John      1822 4      6:W 13:W  4:W  3:D  2:D
2  Qiang, Vincent      1301 4      7:D 14:W  6:W 11:W  1:D
3  Meldrum, George W   1745 4     16:W 12:W 11:W  1:D  4:D
4  Mather, Robert L    1588 3.5   17:W  5:W  1:L 12:W  3:D
5  Kanostrevac, Zeljko 1854 3.5   15:W  4:L 13:W  9:W  7:D
6  Robeille, John      1295 3      1:L  8:W  2:L 16:W 11:W
7  Cossey, Aaron       1850 3      2:D 10:W 12:L 15:W  5:D
8  Tornyi-Aydin, Arin  1378 3     11:L  6:L 16:W 13:W 12:W
9  Suryak, Antoni      1106 2.5    0:W 11:L 17:W  5:L 10:D
10 Baaner, Paul        1615 2.5   13:L  7:L 14:W 17:W  9:D
11 Ascic, Steve        1873 2      8:W  9:W  3:L  2:L  6:L
12 Barakat, Martin     1875 2     14:W  3:L  7:W  4:L  8:L
13 Bernardi, John      1076 2     10:W  1:L  5:L  8:L  0:W
14 Quaranta, Marco     1507 2     12:L  2:L 10:L  0:W 16:W
15 Sweeney, Matthew    1377 2      5:L 16:L  0:W  7:L 17:W
16 Allen, Chris        1179 1      3:L 15:W  8:L  6:L 14:L
17 Romic, Mile              1      4:L  0:W  9:L 10:L 15:L


RESULTS FOR ROUND ROUND 5 of 5  -   24-May-2016 
No Name               Loc   Result   Name              Loc 

 1 Vincent Qiang      1301   .5:.5   John Mazzieri     1822
 2 George W Meldrum   1745   .5:.5   Robert L Mather   1588
 3 Zeljko Kanostrevac 1854   .5:.5   Aaron Cossey      1850
 4 Martin Barakat     1875    0:1    Arin Tornyi-Aydin 1378
 5 John Robeille      1295    1:0    Steve Ascic       1873
 6 Paul Baaner        1615   .5:.5   Antoni Suryak     1106
 7 Marco Quaranta     1507    1:0    Chris Allen       1179
 8 Matthew Sweeney    1377    1:0    Mile Romic            
 9 John Bernardi      1076    1:0    BYE                   

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Positions from the May Swiss Tourney

George-MartinMartin-Aaron

What are the best moves for White in these two positions?

Game 1 George v’s Martin;  Game 2 Martin v’s Aaron

Yes all answers received are 100% correct with Muzzy pipping in first only minutes after the post was set!  I sometimes wonder how many simple combinations like position 1, and more complicated gems like position 2 go unnoticed in games.

2016 MAY SWISS – ROUND 5 of 5


2016 May SWISS
Time: 90m+10spm   Played: 26-Apr to 24-May 

DRAW FOR ROUND 5 of 5  -   24-May-2016   FINAL ROUND

No Name               Loc   Result   Name              Loc 

 1 Vincent Qiang      1301     :     John Mazzieri     1822
 2 George W Meldrum   1745     :     Robert L Mather   1588
 3 Zeljko Kanostrevac 1854     :     Aaron Cossey      1850
 4 Martin Barakat     1875     :     Arin Tornyi-Aydin 1378
 5 John Robeille      1295     :     Steve Ascic       1873
 6 Paul Baaner        1615     :     Antoni Suryak     1106
 7 Marco Quaranta     1507     :     Chris Allen       1179
 8 Matthew Sweeney    1377     :     Mile Romic            
 9 John Bernardi      1076    1:0    BYE                   

CROSS TABLE 
No Name                Loc  Total  1    2    3    4  

1  Mazzieri, John      1822 3.5    8:W 13:W  4:W  2:D
2  Meldrum, George W   1745 3.5   17:W  9:W  7:W  1:D
3  Qiang, Vincent      1301 3.5    6:D 15:W  8:W  7:W
4  Mather, Robert L    1588 3     16:W  5:W  1:L  9:W
5  Kanostrevac, Zeljko 1854 3     14:W  4:L 13:W 10:W
6  Cossey, Aaron       1850 2.5    3:D 12:W  9:L 14:W
7  Ascic, Steve        1873 2     11:W 10:W  2:L  3:L
8  Robeille, John      1295 2      1:L 11:W  3:L 17:W
9  Barakat, Martin     1875 2     15:W  2:L  6:W  4:L
10 Suryak, Antoni      1106 2      0:W  7:L 16:W  5:L
11 Tornyi-Aydin, Arin  1378 2      7:L  8:L 17:W 13:W
12 Baaner, Paul        1615 2     13:L  6:L 15:W 16:W
13 Bernardi, John      1076 1     12:W  1:L  5:L 11:L
14 Sweeney, Matthew    1377 1      5:L 17:L  0:W  6:L
15 Quaranta, Marco     1507 1      9:L  3:L 12:L  0:W
16 Romic, Mile              1      4:L  0:W 10:L 12:L
17 Allen, Chris        1179 1      2:L 14:W 11:L  8:L

RESULTS FOR ROUND 4 of 5  -   17-May-2016 
No Name              Loc   Result   Name               Loc 

 1 John Mazzieri     1822   .5:.5   George W Meldrum   1745
 2 Steve Ascic       1873    0:1    Vincent Qiang      1301
 3 Robert L Mather   1588    1:0    Martin Barakat     1875
 4 Antoni Suryak     1106    0:1    Zeljko Kanostrevac 1854
 5 Aaron Cossey      1850    1:0    Matthew Sweeney    1377
 6 Mile Romic                0:1    Paul Baaner        1615
 7 Arin Tornyi-Aydin 1378    1:0    John Bernardi      1076
 8 John Robeille     1295    1:0    Chris Allen        1179
 9 Marco Quaranta    1507    1:0    BYE                    

2016 MAY SWISS – ROUND 4 of 5


2016 May SWISS
Time: 90m+10spm   Played: 26-Apr to 24-May 

DRAW FOR ROUND 4 of 5  -   17-May-2016 

No Name              Loc   Result   Name               Loc 

 1 John Mazzieri     1822     :     George W Meldrum   1745
 2 Steve Ascic       1873     :     Vincent Qiang      1301
 3 Robert L Mather   1588     :     Martin Barakat     1875
 4 Antoni Suryak     1106     :     Zeljko Kanostrevac 1854
 5 Aaron Cossey      1850     :     Matthew Sweeney    1377
 6 Mile Romic                 :     Paul Baaner        1615
 7 Arin Tornyi-Aydin 1378     :     John Bernardi      1076
 8 John Robeille     1295     :     Chris Allen        1179
 9 Marco Quaranta    1507    1:0    BYE                    

CROSS TABLE 
No Name                Loc  Total  1    2    3  

1  Meldrum, George W   1745 3     14:W  6:W  5:W
2  Mazzieri, John      1822 3     10:W 11:W  4:W
3  Qiang, Vincent      1301 2.5    9:D 17:W 10:W
4  Mather, Robert L    1588 2     12:W  8:W  2:L
5  Ascic, Steve        1873 2     15:W  7:W  1:L
6  Barakat, Martin     1875 2     17:W  1:L  9:W
7  Suryak, Antoni      1106 2      0:W  5:L 12:W
8  Kanostrevac, Zeljko 1854 2     13:W  4:L 11:W
9  Cossey, Aaron       1850 1.5    3:D 16:W  6:L
10 Robeille, John      1295 1      2:L 15:W  3:L
11 Bernardi, John      1076 1     16:W  2:L  8:L
12 Romic, Mile              1      4:L  0:W  7:L
13 Sweeney, Matthew    1377 1      8:L 14:L  0:W
14 Allen, Chris        1179 1      1:L 13:W 15:L
15 Tornyi-Aydin, Arin  1378 1      5:L 10:L 14:W
16 Baaner, Paul        1615 1     11:L  9:L 17:W
17 Quaranta, Marco     1507 0      6:L  3:L 16:L

RESULTS FOR ROUND 3 of 5  -   10-May-2016 
No Name               Loc   Result   Name              Loc 

 1 George W Meldrum   1745    1:0    Steve Ascic       1873
 2 John Mazzieri      1822    1:0    Robert L Mather   1588
 3 Martin Barakat     1875    1:0    Aaron Cossey      1850
 4 Vincent Qiang      1301    1:0    John Robeille     1295
 5 Zeljko Kanostrevac 1854    1:0    John Bernardi     1076
 6 Antoni Suryak      1106    1:0    Mile Romic            
 7 Chris Allen        1179    0:1    Arin Tornyi-Aydin 1378
 8 Paul Baaner        1615    1:0    Marco Quaranta    1507
 9 Matthew Sweeney    1377    1:0    BYE                   

2016 MAY SWISS – ROUND 3 of 5


2016 May SWISS
Time: 90m+10spm   Played: 26-Apr to 24-May 

DRAW FOR ROUND 3 of 5  -   10-May-2016 

No Name               Loc   Result   Name              Loc 

 1 George W Meldrum   1745     :     Steve Ascic       1873
 2 John Mazzieri      1822     :     Robert L Mather   1588
 3 Martin Barakat     1875     :     Aaron Cossey      1850
 4 Vincent Qiang      1301     :     John Robeille     1295
 5 Zeljko Kanostrevac 1854     :     John Bernardi     1076
 6 Antoni Suryak      1106     :     Mile Romic            
 7 Chris Allen        1179     :     Arin Tornyi-Aydin 1378
 8 Paul Baaner        1615     :     Marco Quaranta    1507
 9 Matthew Sweeney    1377    1:0    BYE                   

CROSS TABLE 
No Name                Loc  Total  1    2  

1  Mazzieri, John      1822 2     12:W 11:W
2  Meldrum, George W   1745 2     13:W  9:W
3  Mather, Robert L    1588 2      8:W 10:W
4  Ascic, Steve        1873 2     14:W  7:W
5  Cossey, Aaron       1850 1.5    6:D 15:W
6  Qiang, Vincent      1301 1.5    5:D 16:W
7  Suryak, Antoni      1106 1      0:W  4:L
8  Romic, Mile              1      3:L  0:W
9  Barakat, Martin     1875 1     16:W  2:L
10 Kanostrevac, Zeljko 1854 1     17:W  3:L
11 Bernardi, John      1076 1     15:W  1:L
12 Robeille, John      1295 1      1:L 14:W
13 Allen, Chris        1179 1      2:L 17:W
14 Tornyi-Aydin, Arin  1378 0      4:L 12:L
15 Baaner, Paul        1615 0     11:L  5:L
16 Quaranta, Marco     1507 0      9:L  6:L
17 Sweeney, Matthew    1377 0     10:L 13:L

RESULTS FOR ROUND 2 of 5  -   03-May-2016 
No Name             Loc   Result   Name               Loc 

 1 George W Meldrum 1745    1:0    Martin Barakat     1875
 2 Steve Ascic      1873    1:0    Antoni Suryak      1106
 3 Robert L Mather  1588    1:0    Zeljko Kanostrevac 1854
 4 John Bernardi    1076    0:1    John Mazzieri      1822
 5 Aaron Cossey     1850    1:0    Paul Baaner        1615
 6 Marco Quaranta   1507    0:1    Vincent Qiang      1301
 7 John Robeille    1295    1:0    Arin Tornyi-Aydin  1378
 8 Matthew Sweeney  1377    0:1    Chris Allen        1179
 9 Mile Romic               1:0    BYE