SMM Round 4

In round 4 both teams won important matches in their leagues!

Even with one player short, Letzi 1 was able to win in Bellinzona:

Bellinzona 1
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Letzi 1
2½:3½
Mike Walzer
-
Kurt Glatzfelder
0:1
Gabriele Ferrari
-
Laurent Schneider
0:1
Roberto Baroni
-
Jaroslaw Bukwa
½:½
Silvano Rossi
-
Roland Löhr
0:1
Michele Gervasoni
-
Thomas Schmid
1:0
Gianni Ruchti
-
n/a
+/-

Other matches: Réti – Springer 3:3, Tribschen – Entlebuch 2½:3½, Massagno – Zug 4½:1½.

With a 5:1 victory Letzi 2 assured the first place!

UBS 2
-
SC Letzi 2
1:5
Werner Vögeli
-
Roger Loup
½:½
Karl Signer
-
Vincenzo Serratore
0:1
Roland Berthold
-
Jörg Lutz
0:1
Rolf Gossweiler
-
Franco Rocco
0:1
Oliver Riesselmann
-
Arthur Storrer
0:1
Markus Böni
-
Roland Enderli
½:½

Other matches: Wettswil – Langnau a/A 3½:2½, Stäfa – Zürich Felidae 3:3, Schlieren – Dübendorf 4:2.

All results, schedules and further information: SMM

Züricher Stadtmeisterschaft 2018

Team Competition
Rg. Team        Pkt.
---------------------
 1. Letzi       21,5 
 2. ASK Reti    19,0 
 3. SG Zürich   18,5 
(bei insgesamt 9 Teams)

Promotion
Rg. Name                Verein     Pkt. Wtg1
--------------------------------------------
 1. Sandbrink Kai       Réti Ask    5½  28,5
 2. Khan Rizwan         Chessflyers 5   27,5
 3. Serratore Vincenzo  Letzi       4½  29,0
 4. Schmutz David       Réti Ask    4½  28,5
 5. Binzegger Urs       Gligoric    4½  25,0
 6. Heinsius Thomas     Nimzowitsch 4½  24,0
 7. Odermatt Oswald     Friesenberg 4   30,5
(14 Teilnehmer)

Klasse A
Rg. Name                Verein     Pkt. Wtg1
--------------------------------------------
 1. Houweling Thomas    Letzi       6   30,0
 2. Niederhauser Alex.  Gligoric    5½  29,0
 3. Nohl Hansjörg       Winterthur  5   31,0
 4. Juchli Kurt         Réti Ask    4½  31,5
 5. Lutz Jörg           Letzi       4½  30,5
 6. Marmier Edouard     -           4½  28,5
 7. Schmid Thomas       Letzi       4½  28,0
27. Barczyk Janusz      Letzi       2½  24,5
31. Enderli Roland      Letzi       2   24,0
(34 Teilnehmer)

Klasse B
Rg. Name                Verein     Pkt. Wtg1
--------------------------------------------
 1. Dülli-Loher Karl    SG Zürich   6   32,0
 2. Cretin Julien       Letzi       6   29,0
 3. Herzberger Thomas   Riesbach    5   32,5
 4. Huber Sebastian     -           5   31,5
 5. Fischer Christoph   Wädenswil   5   29,0
 6. Leventeas Dimitrios Letzi       5   28,5
 7. Filitz Gerhard      Zimmerberg  5   27,5
51. Güldenapfel Thomas  Letzi       1   23,0
(55 Teilnehmer)

Werner Brunner is Blitz Champion 2017-2018

The winner of the 4th and final round of the Letzi Blitz Championship 2017-2018 is Werner Brunner. Congratulations! Playing outside in the fresh air in Zurich was good for him. He went undefeated in the double round robin tournament with time control 5 minutes + 2 seconds per move. Kurt Glatzfelder came second and Roger Loup third. Many thanks to all who played!

This was the second victory and third podium for Werner. He dominated the blitz championship this season and won his first Letzi blitz title. Congratulations!

RankNamePtsChamp. Pts
1Werner Brunner10.025
2Kurt Glatzfelder8.020
3Roger Loup5.518
4Franco Rocco4.516
5Magdy Megeid2.0-
6Thomas Güldenapfel0.014

Blitz Chess Championship Standings after 4 rounds:
1. Werner Brunner 70
2. Franco Rocco 46
3. Thomas Lutz 42

All details and results: Blitz Championship 2017-2018

Team-Cup Round 1

Letzi starts with a great win at home against SV March-Höfe:

Letzi
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SV March-Höfe
3½:½
Markus Kauch
-
Peter Christen
½:½
Ian Cary (C)
-
Wolfgang Berg (C)
1:0
Laurent Schneider
-
Daniel Zangger
1:0
Thomas Schmid
-
Christopher Purgaj
1:0

SMM Round 3 – Letzi 2

Letzi 2 won again in round 3!

Dübendorf 3
-
SC Letzi 2
2:4
Ernst Saxer
-
Roger Loup
½:½
Josef Guidolin
-
Vincenzo Serratore
0:1
Jürg Benz
-
Dimitrios Leventeas
0:1
Heinz Linsi
-
Julien Cretin
1:0
Daniel Knecht
-
Roland Enderli
½:½
Peter Keller
-
Jörg Lutz
0:1

Zürcher Stadtmeisterschaft – ZSM

Category P:
1. Osi Odermatt 2 (registered for Friesenberg)
4. Vincenzo Serratore 1½
(14 player)

Pairings round 3:
Osi Odermatt – David Schmutz
Vincenzo Serratore – Urs Binzegger

Source: Tournament Category P

Category A:
1. Thomas Houweling 2 2.0
1. Thomas Schmid 2 2.0
4. Jörg Lutz 2 1.5
13. Janusz Barczyk 1
24. Roland Enderli ½
34. Roger Loup 0 (aus 1)
(35 player)

Pairings round 3:
Jörg Lutz – Matthias Denzler
Hansjörg Nohl – Thomas Houweling
Kurt Juchli – Thomas Schmid
Samuel Schindehütte – Janusz Barczyk
Roland Enderli – Massimo Calabretta

Source: Tournament Category A

Category B:
1. Julien Cretin 2 2.0
20. Thomas Güldenapfel 1 2.5
24. Dimitrios Leventeas 1 2.0
(55 player)

Pairings round 3:
Dusko Suzic – Julien Cretin
Thomas Güldenapfel – Guido Breitenmoser
Gabriel Steiner – Dimitrios Leventeas

Source: Tournament Category B

Team:
Zürich Letzi 8
1 Cretin, Julien 2
2 Houweling, Thomas 2
3 Schmid, Thomas 2
4 Lutz, Jörg 2

SMM Round 2 – Letzi 1

Zug 2
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Letzi 1
2½:3½
Zlatko Musil
-
Shardul Paricharak
0:1
Oswald Staub
-
Werner Brunner
1:0
Fabian Roshardt
-
Jaroslaw Bukwa
½:½
Bruno Kälin
-
Laurent Schneider
½:½
Varadarajan Srinivasan
-
Roland Löhr
½:½
n/a
-
Fabio Degiacomi
-/+
League 2, Zentral II: Réti – Bellinzona 3½:2½. Entlebuch – Springer 3½:2½. Zug – Letzi 2½:3½. Massagno – Tribschen 3:3.
All results and further information: SMM