The US State Champion of Champions ResultsCongratulations to IM Ron Burnett of Tennessee as the inaugural winner of the The 2004 US State Champion of Champions Tournament. The victory qualifies him for the US Chess Championships and $500. Good luck in San Diego! Final and Semi-Final games in .PGN US State Champion of Champions Tournament Rules and Schedule.
Finals, Sunday, September 26, 2004Ronald Burnett (2431) representing Tennessee defeats Edward McHugh (2322) representing Connecticut 1.5/.5
Semi-Finals, Saturday, September 25, 2004Edward McHugh (2322) representing Connecticut defeats Mark Ginsburg (2403) represenging Arizona 2/0 Ronald Burnett (2431) representing Tennessee defeats Oleg Zaikov (2316) representing Oregon 1.5/.5
Online Video AnalysisChess.FM presents GM Larry Christiansen's online video analysis of select games from the Champion of Champions Finals and Semi-Finals and the Eastern and Western Conference games.
Qualifying Tournament ResultsThese are the cross tables with the results of the Eastern and Western conference qualifying tournaments. The representatives of each state are the respective USCF state champions. Or, if a state champion was unavailable, a representative was selected by the USCF state coordinator. the top two from each division go on the other semi-finals.
Eastern ConferenceSeptember 18, 2004
User Name Real Name USCF Rating R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 Points Games 1 CofC-Tennessee Ronald Burnett (2431) +w18 +b15 =w2 +b6 =w3 +b9 +w17 +b4 +w7 8.0 9 2 CofC-Connectic Edward McHugh (2322) +w9 +b13 =b1 +w16 +b6 +w7 =b4 +w10 -b3 7.0 9 3 CofC-Georgia Todd Andrews (2397) -b19 +w11 +b12 +w4 =b1 -w6 =b7 +b9 +w2 6.0 9 4 CofC-NewYork Robert Hess (2296) +w7 -b6 +w13 -b3 +w10 +b5 =w2 -w1 +b9 5.5 9 5 CofC-Kentucky Bobby Walker (2099) =b11 =w12 -b8 +w13 +b16 -w4 +b14 =w6 +b15 5.5 9 6 CofC-Michigan Andrei Florean (2496) Wb20 +w4 +b16 -w1 -w2 +b3 -w9 =b5 =w10 5.0 9 7 CofC-Indiana James Stephen Cates (2007) -b4 bye +w19 +b10 =w9 -b2 =w3 +w11 -b1 5.0 9 8 CofC-Massachu Charles Riordan (2296) -b12 -w14 +w5 =b17 -b18 +w13 +w15 =b16 +b19 5.0 9 9 CofC-WVirginia Mark Hathaway (2119) -b2 +b18 +w15 +w11 =b7 -w1 +b6 -w3 -w4 4.5 9 10 CofC-Delaware David Gertler (2329) -b13 +w17 +b14 -w7 -b4 +w12 +w18 -b2 =b6 4.5 9 11 CofC-Maryland Larry Kaufman (2310) =w5 -b3 +w18 -b9 +w15 -b17 +w12 -b7 +w16 4.5 9 12 CofC-NoCarolina Alan Patrick (2054) +w8 =b5 -w3 -b15 +w14 -b10 -b11 +w19 =b13 4.0 9 13 CofC-Wisconsin Bryan Lilly (2125) +w10 -w2 -b4 -b5 bye -b8 +w19 =b14 =w12 4.0 9 14 CofC-SoCarolina John Curcuru (2130) -b16 +b8 -w10 +w19 -b12 =b15 -w5 =w13 +b18 4.0 9 15 CofC-Pennsylvan Edward Formanek (2320) +b17 -w1 -b9 +w12 -b11 =w14 -b8 +w18 -w5 3.5 9 16 CofC-Virginia Daniel Miller (2346) +w14 +b19 -w6 -b2 -w5 -b18 bye =w8 -b11 3.5 9 17 CofC-NewJersey Tom Bartell (2116) -w15 -b10 bye =w8 +b19 +w11 -b1 ----- ----- 3.5 7 18 CofC-DC Sal Rosario (2207) -b1 -w9 -b11 bye +w8 +w16 -b10 -b15 -w14 3.0 9 19 CofC-Florida Cindy Tsai (2176) +w3 -w16 -b7 -b14 -w17 bye -b13 -b12 -w8 2.0 9Download Eastern Conference Games in .PGN
Western ConferenceSeptember 19, 2004
User Name Real Name USCF Rating R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 Points Games 1 CofC-Arizona Mark Ginsburg (2403) +b15 +w13 +b5 +w6 =b2 +w4 +b3 +w10 -b8 7.5 9 2 CofC-Oregon Oleg Zaikov (2316) +b7 +w14 =w3 +b11 =w1 +b9 +w4 +b5 -w6 7.0 9 3 CofC-Nevada Enrico Sevillano (2553) +b16 +w17 =b2 -w4 +b5 +w7 -w1 +b6 +w14 6.5 9 4 CofC-NCal John Donaldson (2417) +w10 -b5 +w9 +b3 +w6 -b1 -b2 +w11 +b13 6.0 9 5 CofC-Nebraska Keaton Kiewra (2267) +b12 +w4 -w1 +b14 -w3 +b11 +w9 -w2 +b17 6.0 9 6 CofC-Alaska Bryan Smith (2344) +w11 =b9 +w10 -b1 -b4 +b14 +w15 -w3 +b2 5.5 9 7 CofC-Utah Vince Bazemore (1975) -w2 +b8 -b14 +w16 +w15 -b3 -w10 +w13 +b18 5.0 9 8 CofC-Washington Slava Mikhailuk (2424) -b13 -w7 +b12 +w10 -w9 -b15 +w16 +b18 +w1 5.0 9 9 CofC-Minnesota Victor Feldberg (2209) Wb19 =w6 -b4 +w13 +b8 -w2 -b5 -w12 +b16 4.5 9 10 CofC-Kansas Deepyman Datta (2049) -b4 +w12 -b6 -b8 +w17 +w18 +b7 -b1 =w11 4.5 9 11 CofC-Louisiana Yuri Barnakov (2000) -b6 +w16 +b17 -w2 +b13 -w5 +b18 -b4 =b10 4.5 9 12 CofC-Idaho Dylan Smith (1842) -w5 -b10 -w8 +b18 +b16 -w13 +w17 +b9 =w15 4.5 9 13 CofC-NoDakota Mike Sailer (2115) +w8 -b1 +w15 -b9 -w11 +b12 +w14 -b7 -w4 4.0 9 14 CofC-Wyoming Andrew Smith (1967) Wb20 -b2 +w7 -w5 +b18 -w6 -b13 +w17 -b3 4.0 9 15 CofC-Hawaii Ruben Ondangan (2015) -w1 +b18 -b13 +w17 -b7 +w8 -b6 -w16 =b12 3.5 9 16 CofC-Oklahoma Movses Movsisyan (2250) -w3 -b11 +w18 -b7 -w12 -b17 -b8 +b15 -w9 2.0 9 17 CofC-Texas Nick Schoonmaker (2255) +w18 -b3 -w11 -b15 -b10 +w16 -b12 -b14 -w5 2.0 9 18 CofC-NewMexico Munir Hammad (1664) -b17 -w15 -b16 -w12 -w14 -b10 -w11 -w8 -w7 0.0 9Download Western Conference Games in .PGN
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