The New Jersey Junior Championship May 8 & 9, 2009
Posted: 5/24/2009

The New Jersey Junior Championship, held on May 8&9 2009 at Brookdale Community College, saw a tight race in the quest to represent the state of New Jersey as the Denker (men’s) and Polgar (women’s) representatives for New Jersey. ICA student Robert Elliot (1034) was an upset winner in the Reserve Section (U1400) finishing third, ahead of much stronger opponents. The staff and instructors at the ICA are very proud of him. Other ICA students who turned in respectable performances in the Open Section were Eyal Koren (6th) Alexander Katz (7th), Jeyeth Mayur (12th), Arjun Mayur (14th), Ethan Kline (15th) and Nicholas Katz (17th, rated 1374) who showed that he is a determined, up-and-coming member of the ICA family by taking on the “big guns” and playing up to the Open Section.

 

In the Reserve Section (U1400), ICA students of note where Sebastian Spitz (8th), Eric Kong (13th) and Joshua Katz (879), who finished 23rd in a field of 31 with 2/5 points against strong opponents.

 

This year’s New Jersey delegate for the Denker competition is Andrew Ng, and for the Polgar Anna Matlin. Congratulations to all from the ICA family for their performance.

 

 

NJ Jr. Championship Open Section                                  

 

      Name/ID                            Rate  Rnd 1   Rnd 2   Rnd 3   Rnd 4   Rnd 5

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   1. Ng, Andrew                        |2169 | B 10  | W 6   | B 4   | W 2   | B 3   |

         12870005                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.5  |  3.5  |  4.0  |

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   2. Shvartsman, Andrew                |2145 | W 11  | B 5   | W 3   | B 1   | W 9   |

         12812851                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.0  |  4.0  |

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   3. Shen, Arthur                      |2077 | B 12  | W 8   | B 2   | W 4   | W 1   |

         12875350                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.5  |

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   4. Hua, David A                      |1995 | W 13  | B 9   | W 1   | B 3   | W 5   |

         12985793                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.5  |  2.5  |  3.0  |

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   5. Matlin, Anna R                    |1991 | B 14  | W 2   | W 19  | B 8   | B 4   |

         12876169                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.5  |  3.0  |

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   6. Koren, Eyal                       |1738 | B 18  | W 4   | B 16  | W 6   | B 2   |

         13991672                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.0  |

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   7. Katz, Alexander                   |1945 | W 15  | B 1   | W 13  | B 9   | W 17  |

         12885132                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |

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   8. Zhurbinskiy, Eve D                |1827 | W 17  | B 3   | HALF  | W 5   | B 13  |

         12878963                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.5  |  1.5  |  2.5  |

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   9. Farberov, Maxim                   |1406 | B 8   | W 12  | W 11  | ---   | B 6   |

         13589163                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  1.5  | X2.5  |  2.5  |

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  10. Di Costanzo, Marc                 |1463 | B 6   | W 10  | B 12  | W 16  | BYE   |

         13788301                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.5  |

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  11. Kolo, Nathaniel S                 |1606 | B 2   | W 14  | B 17  | BYE   | W 18  |

         13728061                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  0.5  |  1.5  |  2.5  |

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  12. Mayur, Jayenth                    |1435 | W 7   | B 19  | W 9   | B 15  | B 10  |

         12799903                       |     |  0.5  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.0  |

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  13. Dong, Alice                       |1635 | W 1   | B 15  | W 14  | B 18  | W 16  |

         13398051                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  0.5  |  1.5  |  2.0  |

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  14. Mayur, Arjun                      |1544 | B 4   | W 18  | B 6   | ---   | W 8   |

         12873738                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  | X2.0  |  2.0  |

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  15. Klein, Ethan                      |1186 | BYE   | W 16  | B 5   | ---   | ---   |

         13471863                       |     |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |

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  16. Fogle, Tom T                      |1525 | W 5   | B 11  | B 10  | ---   | ---   |

         12890821                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  1.5  | F1.5  |  1.5  |

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  17. Katz, Nicholas                    |1374 | W 9   | B 13  | BYE   | W 10  | B 11  |

         12905539                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |

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  18. Osmulski, Max                     |1574 | W 3   | B 17  | W 15  | ---   | ---   |

         13537308                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  1.0  | F1.0  |  1.0  |

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  19. Xu, Boris                         |1868 | B 16  | ---   | ---   | ---   | ---   |

         12893725                       |     |  0.5  |  0.5  |  0.5  |  0.5  |  0.5  |

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                                       Rate Score  MMed   Solk   Cum   CumOp

 

Reserve - U1400                        

 

      Name/ID                            Rate  Rnd 1   Rnd 2   Rnd 3   Rnd 4   Rnd 5

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   1. Shcherbakov, Eugen                |1375 | B 17  | W 9   | B 5   | W 3   | B 4   |

         13652868                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  4.0  |  5.0  |

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   2. Vasireddi, Nikhil                 |1142 | W 22  | B 31  | W 12  | B 4   | W 10  |

         13532145                       |     |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.5  |  3.0  |  4.0  |

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   3. Elliott, Robert                   |1034 | W 26  | B 4   | W 24  | W 1   | B 19  |

         14136050                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  4.0  |

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   4. Ailani, Ashustosh                 |1136 | B 23  | W 30  | B 31  | W 15  | B 3   |

         13635541                       |     |  0.5  |  1.5  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  4.0  |

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   5. Jaladi, Bharath                   |1310 | B 19  | W 11  | B 15  | W 7   | W 2   |

         13742221                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.5  |  3.5  |

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   6. Chen, Andy                        |1193 | W 20  | B 27  | W 2   | B 14  | W 9   |

         13858335                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.5  |

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   7. Marupudi, Pranav                  |1096 | W 24  | B 2   | W 22  | B 26  | B 5   |

         13952678                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.5  |

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   8. Spitz, Sebastian                  |1321 | W 18  | B 14  | W 10  | B 2   | W 8   |

         13619514                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.0  |  3.0  |

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   9. Zlotchevsky, Nicol                |1045 | B 25  | W 1   | B 3   | W 31  | B 7   |

         13688407                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |  3.0  |

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  10. Kovar, Jordan                     |nnnn | B 13  | W 7   | W 8   | B 10  | W 14  |

         14126252                       |     |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |

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  11. Gu, Bryan J                       |1380 | W 16  | B 10  | W 20  | B 11  | W 22  |

         13275311                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |

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  12. Tan, Alfred                       | 636 | B 11  | BYE   | W 16  | W 9   | B 15  |

         14030780                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |

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  13. Kong, Eric                        |1028 | B 30  | W 23  | B 7   | W 19  | B 24  |

         13808683                       |     |  0.5  |  1.5  |  1.5  |  2.0  |  3.0  |

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  14. Gayme, Glendon                    | 798 | B 5   | W 29  | B 1   | W 25  | W 6   |

         14079174                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  3.0  |

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  15. Tse, Alexander                    | 821 | W 4   | B 28  | W 6   | B 12  | W 11  |

         13308987                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.5  |  2.5  |

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  16. Miller, Daniel                    | 932 | B 1   | W 21  | B 26  | W 23  | B 27  |

         13586204                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.5  |

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  17. Zlotchevsky, Daniel               | 942 | W 28  | B 6   | W 4   | B 8   | W 26  |

         13688413                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |

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  18. Gumidyala, Vishal                 | 724 | B 7   | W 13  | B 9   | W 28  | B 1   |

         13812873                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |

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  19. Balakrishnan, Prav                | 963 | B 29  | W 3   | B 25  | W 5   | B 31  |

         14056673                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |

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  20. Arun, Adithya                     | 663 | B 9   | W 17  | B 11  | B 18  | W 12  |

         13537418                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |

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  21. Chilukuri, Ravitej                | 645 | W 10  | B 18  | W 14  | B 20  | B 28  |

         14124056                       |     |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |

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  22. Shah, Amar                        |1187 | B 21  | W 15  | B 19  | W 27  | B 20  |

         13874356                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.0  |

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  23. Katz, Joshua Elijah               | 879 | B 3   | W 25  | B 29  | W 24  | B 23  |

         13299118                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |

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  24. Marasigan, Gem                    | 783 | W 6   | B 16  | W 28  | B 13  | W 29  |

         13586231                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  0.0  |  1.0  |  2.0  |

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  25. Prince, Tj                        | 689 | W 8   | B 12  | W 27  | B 16  | W 18  |

         14018694                       |     |  0.5  |  0.5  |  1.0  |  1.5  |  1.5  |

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  26. Narayanan, Jai                    | 625 | BYE   | W 5   | B 23  | B 6   | W 16  |

         13998214                       |     |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.5  |  1.5  |  1.5  |

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  27. Vasireddi, Neal                   | 983 | W 31  | B 22  | HALF  | W 21  | B 17  |

         13532151                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  0.5  |  0.5  |  1.5  |

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  28. Kellinsky-Gonzalez, Kevin         |nnnn | W 12  | B 8   | W 17  | ---   | ---   |

         14212464                       |     |  0.5  |  0.5  |  1.5  |  1.5  |  1.5  |

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  29. Hall, Ryan                        |nnnn | B 15  | W 19  | B 21  | B 22  | W 25  |

         14126273                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |

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  30. Jiang, Charles                    |nnnn | W 14  | B 20  | W 18  | B 17  | B 21  |

         14180273                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  0.0  |  1.0  |  1.0  |

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  31. Tse, Jacqueline                   | 886 | W 2   | B 24  | B 30  | W 29  | W 13  |

         13560608                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  0.0  |  0.0  |  0.0  |

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