Hobsons Bay Rapid, final round.

Due to some computer issues forĀ our Arbiter, I do not have the round 7-9 results. But round 10 is below. Congratulations to Mohammad on his tournament win with 8.5 / 10! Next Tuesday is an allegro evening, with the Grunfeld defence as the theme (starting moves 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5)

The following week will be the commencement of the 7 round Koshnitsky Cup. The event calendarĀ is here.

No Name               Loc  Total  Result   Name                  Loc  Total

 1 Cheema, Mohammad   1728 [7.5]    1:0    Russo, Guy            1450 [4.5]
 2 Hibberd, Nathan    1812 [6.5]    1:0    Hogan, Steven         1610 [6]  
 3 Enano, Ronald      1777 [6.5]    1:0    Ravichandren, Niruthi 1443 [5.5]
 4 Minichelli, Phil        [4.5]    0:1    Hibberd, Aaron        832  [4.5]
 5 Saric, Sergey      550  [4.5]   .5:.5   Liu, Jim                   [4.5]
 6 Kostakakis, Angelo 1157 [4]      0:1    Gusain, Daniel             [4.5]
 7 Salanowski, Mark   1574 [4]      1:0    O'Leary, Mike         449  [3.5]
 8 Richards, Derek    1512 [4]     .5:.5   Papac, Luka           1637 [3.5]
 9 Shelev, Petar           [2]      0:1    Bejjanki, Pranav           [2.5]
10 Liu, William            [2.5]   .5:0    BYE

Hobsons Bay Rapid, rounds 5 and 6

Please see the results below for rounds 5 and 6. With Mohammad beating Dean in round 6, he is in the box seat for future rounds.

Round 5

No Name                  Loc  Total  Result   Name               Loc  Total

 1 Cheema, Mohammad      1728 [3.5]    1:0    Nowak, Ruben       1435 [3]  
 2 Hibberd, Nathan       1812 [3]      0:1    Hogg, Dean         2036 [3]  
 3 Russo, Guy            1450 [3]      0:1    Enano, Ronald      1777 [3]  
 4 Ravichandren, Niruthi 1443 [2.5]    1:0    Salanowski, Mark   1574 [2.5]
 5 Mullen, Chris         1382 [2]      0:1    Hogan, Steven      1610 [2.5]
 6 Gusain, Daniel             [2]      0:1    Richards, Derek    1512 [2]  
 7 O'Leary, Mike         449  [2]      0:1    Kostakakis, Angelo 1157 [2]  
 8 Hibberd, Aaron        832  [1.5]    0:1    Saric, Sergey      550  [1.5]
 9 Doust, Aidan               [1]      0:1    Ramos, Tony        1487 [1.5]
10 Liu, Jim                   [1]      0:1    Minichelli, Phil        [1]  
11 Liu, William               [.5]     1:0    Liu, Tina               [.5] 
12 Papac, Luka           1637 [0]      1:0    Bejjanki, Pranav        [.5] 
13 Shelev, Petar              [1]     .5:0    BYE

Round 6

No Name               Loc  Total  Result   Name                  Loc  Total

 1 Hogg, Dean         2036 [4]      0:1    Cheema, Mohammad      1728 [4.5]
 2 Hogan, Steven      1610 [3.5]    1:0    Ravichandren, Niruthi 1443 [3.5]
 3 Kostakakis, Angelo 1157 [3]      0:1    Hibberd, Nathan       1812 [3]  
 4 Richards, Derek    1512 [3]     .5:.5   Russo, Guy            1450 [3]  
 5 Nowak, Ruben       1435 [3]      1:0    Salanowski, Mark      1574 [2.5]
 6 Saric, Sergey      550  [2.5]    1:0    Ramos, Tony           1487 [2.5]
 7 Mullen, Chris      1382 [2]      0:1    Gusain, Daniel             [2]  
 8 Minichelli, Phil        [2]      1:0    O'Leary, Mike         449  [2]  
 9 Hibberd, Aaron     832  [1.5]    1:0    Liu, William               [1.5]
10 Doust, Aidan            [1]      0:1    Papac, Luka           1637 [1]  
11 Bejjanki, Pranav        [.5]    .5:.5   Liu, Jim                   [1]  
12 Enano, Ronald      1777 [4]     .5:0    BYE                             
13 Shelev, Petar           [1.5]   .5:0    BYE                             
14 Liu, Tina               [.5]    .5:0    BYE

Rapid Play rounds 3 and 4

Two more rounds have been played (5 nights or 10 rounds in total). it is still a very tight event. Results are below, and a preliminary draw for round 5.
Round 3

No Name                  Loc  Total  Result   Name               Loc  Total

 1 Cheema, Mohammad      1728 [2]     .5:.5   Enano, Ronald      1777 [2]  
 2 Russo, Guy            1450 [2]     .5:.5   Hogg, Dean         2036 [1.5]
 3 Hibberd, Nathan       1812 [1.5]    1:0    Ramos, Tony        1487 [1.5]
 4 Ilic, Milan           1609 [1.5]    0:1    Nowak, Ruben       1435 [1.5]
 5 Gusain, Daniel             [1]     .5:.5   Hogan, Steven      1610 [1]  
 6 Liu, Jim                   [1]      0:1    Salanowski, Mark   1574 [1]  
 7 Richards, Derek       1512 [1]      +:-    Saric, Sergey      550  [1]  
 8 O'Leary, Mike         449  [1]      0:1    Mullen, Chris      1382 [1]  
 9 Ravichandren, Niruthi 1443 [.5]     1:0    Bejjanki, Pranav        [0]  
10 Hibberd, Aaron        832  [0]     .5:.5   Shelev, Petar           [0]  
11 Withers, Jeremy            [0]      0:1    Doust, Tim              [0]  
12 Doust, Aidan               [0]     .5:.5   Liu, William            [0]  
13 Minichelli, Phil           [0]      0:1    Kostakakis, Angelo 1157 [0]  
14 Liu, Tina                  [0]     .5:.5   BYE

Round 4

No Name               Loc  Total  Result   Name                  Loc  Total

 1 Enano, Ronald      1777 [2.5]   .5:.5   Hibberd, Nathan       1812 [2.5]
 2 Nowak, Ruben       1435 [2.5]   .5:.5   Russo, Guy            1450 [2.5]
 3 Richards, Derek    1512 [2]      0:1    Cheema, Mohammad      1728 [2.5]
 4 Hogg, Dean         2036 [2]      1:0    Mullen, Chris         1382 [2]  
 5 Salanowski, Mark   1574 [2]     .5:.5   Gusain, Daniel             [1.5]
 6 Hogan, Steven      1610 [1.5]    +:-    Ilic, Milan           1609 [1.5]
 7 Ramos, Tony        1487 [1.5]    0:1    Ravichandren, Niruthi 1443 [1.5]
 8 Doust, Tim              [1]      0:1    O'Leary, Mike         449  [1]  
 9 Kostakakis, Angelo 1157 [1]      1:0    Liu, Jim                   [1]  
10 Liu, Tina               [.5]     0:1    Hibberd, Aaron        832  [.5] 
11 Shelev, Petar           [.5]    .5:.5   Doust, Aidan               [.5] 
12 Liu, William            [.5]     0:1    Minichelli, Phil           [0]  
13 Bejjanki, Pranav        [0]     .5:.5   Withers, Jeremy            [0]  
14 Saric, Sergey      550  [1]     .5:0    BYE

Round 5 (preliminary draw)

No Name                  Loc  Total  Result   Name               Loc  Total

 1 Cheema, Mohammad      1728 [3.5]     :     Nowak, Ruben       1435 [3]  
 2 Hibberd, Nathan       1812 [3]       :     Hogg, Dean         2036 [3]  
 3 Russo, Guy            1450 [3]       :     Enano, Ronald      1777 [3]  
 4 Ravichandren, Niruthi 1443 [2.5]     :     Salanowski, Mark   1574 [2.5]
 5 Mullen, Chris         1382 [2]       :     Hogan, Steven      1610 [2.5]
 6 Gusain, Daniel             [2]       :     Richards, Derek    1512 [2]  
 7 O'Leary, Mike         449  [2]       :     Kostakakis, Angelo 1157 [2]  
 8 Hibberd, Aaron        832  [1.5]     :     Saric, Sergey      550  [1.5]
 9 Doust, Aidan               [1]       :     Ramos, Tony        1487 [1.5]
10 Minichelli, Phil           [1]       :     Doust, Tim              [1]  
11 Liu, Jim                   [1]       :     Shelev, Petar           [1]  
12 Bejjanki, Pranav           [.5]      :     Liu, Tina               [.5] 
13 Liu, William               [.5]    .5:0    BYE                          
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