Roland Löhr dominates the 1st rapid tournament of the season

The winner of round 1 of the Rapid Championship 2017-2018 is Roland Löhr! Congratulations! He won all his games. Second place went to Laurent Schneider and Lukasz Wojciechowski came in third. Thanks to everyone who played.

RankNamePtsBuchholzChamp. Pts
1Roland Löhr5.013.525
2Laurent Schneider3.515.020
3Lukasz Wojciechowski3.513.018
4Georg Kradolfer3.014.516
5Vincenzo Serratore2.512.513
5Joerg Lutz2.512.513
7Thomas Lutz2.511.510
8Kurt Glatzfelder2.016.09
9Roger Loup2.09.08
10Janusz Barczyk1.512.07
11Willi Frech1.59.56
12Dimitros Leventeas0.511.05

Rapid Chess Championship Standings after 1 round:
1. Roland Löhr 25
2. Laurent Schneider 20
3. Lukasz Wojciechowski 18

The second round of the Rapid Championship takes place on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 19:30.

Zurich Chess Week (ZSW)

The ZSW started with the blitz team tournament

In this strong competition we were able to finish on the 5th place – SG Zürich won the team challenge.

Teams:
1. SG Zürich 40.5
2. Wollishofen 31
3. ASK Reti 26
4. Springer/Sihlfeld 26
5. Letzi 22
6. Nimzowitsch 15
7. Riesbach 7.5

Single:
Markus Kauch 8 (out of 12)
Roland Löhr 3
Ian Cary 4
Laurent Schneider 7

All blitz results on the homepage of the Zurich Chess Federation.

Markus Kauch won all his matches in the simul! Vinzenco won his game, Kurt and Roger drew, Daniel and Janusz unfortunately lost their games with one FF against us.
Standings after the Simul: 3rd!

On Friday the event will be closed with long games.

Complete information about the ZSW on our Homepage.

SMM – Loses in the final round

After loses in the final round, both team are being relegated – however, next year we will be back again!

Wädenswil 1-Letzi 15:3
Peter Szakolczai-Roger Loup1:0
Milan Martin T.-Jaroslaw Bukwa½:½
Marcel Bodmer-Ian Cary½:½
Kurt Blattner-Clément Richet1:0
Andreas Georgiadis-Lukasz Wojciechowski0:1
Stefan Bantea-Laurent Schneider0:1
Karl Eggmann-Patric Müller1:0
Michal Kaczmarek-Daniel Werner1:0

Final standings in 1. Liga Ost:
1. Pfäffikon 11 (33½). 2. Chur 10 (34). 3. Wädenswil 10 (31½). 4. Bodan II 9 (28½). 5. Sprengschach 5 (27). 6. St-Gall III 5 (25). 7. Flawil 4 (23). 8. Letzi 2 (21½).

SC Letzi 2-ASK Réti 62:4
Vincenzo Serratore-Sebastian Wüthrich½:½
Franco Rocco-Daniel Lienhard0:1
Janusz Barczyk-Christof Tschurr½:½
Dimitrios Leventeas-Kurt Juchli½:½
Thomas Güldenapfel-Werner Riniker-Gertiser0:1
Werner Busslinger-Bernhard Burkhardt½:½

Final standings in 3. Liga Zentral 3:
1. Gligoric 12 (28½). 2. Baden 11 (25½). 3. Reti 11 (24½). 4. Zürich 6 (20). 5. Riesbach 5 (19). 6. Escher Wyss 4 (19). 7. IBM 4 (15½). 8. Letzi 3 (16)