Quarterly Blitz

Once a quarter JP Chess has a one night blitz tournament using standard SWISS system pairing. There are 5 rounds. In each round the players play their opponent twice, once with white and once with black. The time controls are 5 minutes per player with zero increment. The games are not rated. Entry is free but the only prize is the glory.

Dates for our remaining Quarterly Blitz tournaments in 2022 are August 18th and November 17th. Registration will open two weeks before the tournament. 

Summary of Results
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2022Q2 Tournament Results (May 19, 2022)

Our second blitz tournament of 2022 had 13 entrants. First place went to Sam Shapiro scoring 8 out of 10 points. Second place went to Jamie Williams with 7 points. Third place went to Eric Siersdale took third place, split on modified median with 6 points.  Star performer award goes to Erik Siersdale given his overall performance which was way above his estimated rating.

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2022Q1 Tournament Results (Feb 17, 2022)

Our first blitz tournament of 2022 had 18 entrants. First place went to Rob Flax who was unbeaten scoring 10 out of 10 points. Second and third place went to Sam Shapiro and Subir Roy respectively with both scoring 7 points but split on modified median. An honorable mention goes to Aidan Lee who performed well given his estimated rating and came in sixth. The full results table can be found here.

2021Q4 Tournament Results (November 2, 2021)

Our first Quarterly Blitz tournament took place on November 2, 2021 and had 16 entrants. Sam Shapiro took first place with 8 points out of a possible 10. J.P. Licks awarded him a surprise prize of J.P. Licks merchandise including shirt, ice cream scooper, sun glasses and more. With three people on 7 points the positions for second and third were based on modified median. David London performed tremendously and came in second place. Third was Jamie Williams. The detailed results table can be found here.