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2016 Southern Suburbs Blitz Championship

The 2016 Southern Suburbs Blitz Championship consisted of the following 4 blitz tournaments, held at different times of the year:

Players were awarded points for each tournament they participated in, according to a Grand Prix System (1st in category: 10 points, 2nd: 8 points, 3rd: 6 points, 4th: 4 points, 5th: 3 points, 6th and below: 2 points). After the 4 tournaments were completed, the points were tallied and the respective SSCC Blitz Championship titles were awarded to the leading players in each category.



Information Sheet - 2016 SSCC Blitz Championship



2016 SSCC Blitz Championship Titleholders

Ihsan Ferozkohi is again the SSCC Blitz Champion in 2016, having achieved strong results in all 4 of this year's Blitz Championship events, winning one tournament outright and sharing 1st in another. The runner-up, Michael Horstmann, convincingly won the 2 tournaments in which he was able to participate.

Congratulations to Ihsan, Michael and all of the following players:



2016 SSCC Blitz Champion: Ihsan Ferozkohi
2016 SSCC Blitz Runner-up: Michael Horstmann
2016 SSCC Blitz 1st Under 1850: Colin Koehler
2016 SSCC Blitz 2nd Under 1850: Simon Ayling
2016 SSCC Blitz 1st Under 1550: Ian McAteer
2016 SSCC Blitz 2nd Under 1550: Darrian Low
2016 SSCC Blitz Under 18 Champion: Ignatius Yap
2016 SSCC Blitz Under 12 Champion: Pranav Senthil Kumar



SSCC Blitz Championship: Final Standings

The final points tally can be viewed here:





2016 Spring Blitz Tournament - Tuesday 20th September

The 2016 Spring Blitz Tournament was contested by 16 players and was won by Igor Butsenko and Ihsan Ferozkohi. Congratulations to Igor, Ihsan and to all of the following prizewinners:


Equal 1st: Igor Butsenko (8.0/9) -- $40
Equal 1st: Ihsan Ferozkohi (8.0/9) -- $40
1st Under 1800: Colin Koehler (7.0/9) -- $30
1st Under 1500: Richard Collings (4.5/9) -- $30
Equal Best Junior: Ignatius Yap (4.0/9) -- $20
Equal Best Junior: Rahal Wijesuriya (4.0/9) -- $20


Here is the crosstable for the event:


2016 SSCC Spring Blitz Tournament
 Final Crosstable sorted by score

Pos NAME                         Rtg    Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9   |  BucT  Nwins  
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1 Butsenko, Igor               2344   8.0 | +B10  +W5   +B4   -W2   +B7   +B3   +W8   +B6   +W11  |  47.5    8  
  2 Ferozkohi, Ihsan             2204   8.0 | +W13  +B11  +W3   +B1   +W8   +B6   +W4   -B5   +W7   |  47.0    8  
  3 Koehler, Colin               1743   7.0 | +W16  +B6   -B2   +W4   +B10  -W1   +B7   +W9   +W5   |  44.5    7  
  4 Hardegen, Kathryn            1949   6.0 | +W14  +B12  -W1   -B3   +W15  +W13  -B2   +B8   +W10  |  43.5    6  
  5 Escalante, Lorenzo           1832   5.0 | +B9   -B1   +W12  -W7   -B13  +W16  +B10  +W2   -B3   |  43.5    5  
  6 Hardegen, Andrew             1982   4.5 | +B7   -W3   +B13  -W8   +B9   -W2   =B15  -W1   +B12  |  46.0    4  
  7 McAteer, Ian                 1516   4.5 | -W6   +B16  +W11  +B5   -W1   =B8   -W3   +B13  -B2   |  44.5    4  
  8 Ayling, Simon                1796   4.5 | -W12  +B14  +W9   +B6   -B2   =W7   -B1   -W4   +B15  |  44.0    4  
  9 Collings, Richard            1370   4.5 | -W5   +W10  -B8   +B14  -W6   +B11  =W13  -B3   +W16  |  35.0    4  
 10 De Vas Gunawardhana, Saminda 1713   4.0 | -W1   -B9   +W16  +B12  -W3   +B14  -W5   +W15  -B4   |  39.0    4  
 11 Yap, Ignatius                1750   4.0 | +B15  -W2   -B7   -W13  +B12  -W9   +B16  +W14  -B1   |  37.0    4  
 12 Wijesuriya, Rahal            1295   4.0 | +B8   -W4   -B5   -W10  -W11  +B15  +W14  +B16  -W6   |  32.5    4  
 13 Low, Darrian                 1612   3.5 | -B2   +W15  -W6   +B11  +W5   -B4   =B9   -W7   -B14  |  41.0    3  
 14 Senthil Kumar, Pranav        1462   2.5 | -B4   -W8   =B15  -W9   +B16  -W10  -B12  -B11  +W13  |  32.5    2  
 15 Senthil Kumar, Raghav        1267   2.0 | -W11  -B13  =W14  +B16  -B4   -W12  =W6   -B10  -W8   |  33.0    1  
 16 Bonneville, Adam             1000   0.0 | -B3   -W7   -B10  -W15  -W14  -B5   -W11  -W12  -B9   |  37.5    0  



2016 Winter Blitz Tournament - Tuesday 9th August

The 2016 Winter Blitz Tournament was contested by 18 players and was won by Michael Horstmann. Congratulations to Michael and to all of the following prizewinners:


1st: Michael Horstmann (9/9) -- $50
2nd: Andrew Hardegen (6.5/9) -- $30
Equal 3rd: Dennis Holland (5.5/9) -- $10
Equal 3rd: Ihsan Ferozkohi (5.5/9) -- $10
Equal 1st Under 1850: Colin Koehler (5/9) -- $10
Equal 1st Under 1850: Albert Chin (5/9) -- $10
Equal 1st Under 1850: Saminda De Vas Gunawardhana (5/9) -- $10
Equal 1st Under 1850: Simon Ayling (5/9) -- $10
1st Under 1500: Pranav Senthil Kumar (5/9) -- $30
Junior Prize: Ignatius Yap (5/9) -- $20


Here is the crosstable for the event:


2016 SSCC Winter Blitz Tournament
Final Crosstable sorted by score

Pos NAME                     Rtg   T  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9    |  BucT  Nwins  
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1 Horstmann, Michael       2095     9.0 | +B7   +W6   +B3   +W8   +B2   +W11  +B5   +B4   +W12   |  46.5    9  
  2 Hardegen, Andrew         1995     6.5 | +W13  +B14  +W5   =B9   -W1   +B8   -W3   +B6   +W7    |  47.5    6  
  3 Holland, Dennis          1857     5.5 | +W11  +B9   -W1   +B5   +W4   =B6   +B2   -W7   -B8    |  50.5    5  
  4 Ferozkohi, Ihsan         2162     5.5 | -W5   +B16  +W13  =B11  -B3   +W7   +B8   -W1   +B15   |  43.5    5  
  5 Koehler, Colin           1728     5.0 | +B4   +W7   -B2   -W3   +B15  +W9   -W1   =B11  =W6    |  49.0    4  
  6 Chin, Albert-Chao        1840     5.0 | +W16  -B1   +W12  +B13  =W8   =W3   =B11  -W2   =B5    |  46.5    3  
  7 De Vas Gunawardhana, APS 1713     5.0 | -W1   -B5   +W18  +B12  +W14  -B4   +W10  +B3   -B2    |  45.0    5  
  8 Yap, Ignatius            1751     5.0 | +W18  +B12  +W14  -B1   =B6   -W2   -W4   =B16  +W3    |  42.5    4  
  9 Ayling, Simon            1796     5.0 | +B15  -W3   +B10  =W2   -B11  -B5   =W12  +B18  +W17   |  36.0    4  
 10 Senthil Kumar, Pranav    1463     5.0 | -W12  +B18  -W9   -B14  +W16  +B13  -B7   +W17  +W11   |  31.5    5  
 11 McAteer, Ian             1451     4.5 | -B3   +W15  +B17  =W4   +W9   -B1   =W6   =W5   -B10   |  45.0    3  
 12 Escalante, Lorenzo       1861     4.5 | +B10  -W8   -B6   -W7   +B17  +W14  =B9   +W13  -B1    |  44.0    4  
 13 Low, Darrian             1483     4.0 | -B2   +W17  -B4   -W6   +B18  -W10  +W15  -B12  +W16   |  34.0    4  
 14 Soutar, Gavin            1851     4.0 | +B17  -W2   -B8   +W10  -B7   -B12  +W16  -W15  +B18   |  33.5    4  
 15 Tjitrahadi, Kevin        1100     3.0 | -W9   -B11  -W16  +B18  -W5   +W17  -B13  +B14  -W4    |  32.5    3  
 16 Wijesuriya, Rahal        1242     2.5 | -B6   -W4   +B15  -W17  -B10  +W18  -B14  =W8   -B13   |  33.5    2  
 17 Senthil Kumar, Raghav    1273     2.0 | -W14  -B13  -W11  +B16  -W12  -B15  +W18  -B10  -B9    |  32.5    2  
 18 Tufekcic, Alexander      1000     0.0 | -B8   -W10  -B7   -W15  -W13  -B16  -B17  -W9   -W14   |  35.5    0  



2016 Autumn Blitz Tournament - Tuesday 26th April

The 2016 Autumn Blitz Tournament was contested by 15 players and was won by Ihsan Ferozkohi. Congratulations to Ihsan and to all of the following prizewinners:


1st: Ihsan Ferozkohi (9/9) -- $40
2nd: Leon Taylor (7.5/9) -- $30
3rd: Lorenzo Escalante (6/9) -- $20
1st Under 1750: Poupak Mohammadi (6/9) -- $30
Junior Prize: Ignatius Yap (4/9) -- $30


Here is the crosstable for the event:


2016 Autumn Blitz Tournament
 Final Cross Table sorted by score
 Pos NAME                Rtg   T  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9   |  BucT  Nwins  
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1 Ferozkohi, Ihsan     2192     9.0 | +B4   +W11  +B6   +W2   +B3   +W5   +W7   +B10  +B9   |  45.0    9  
  2 Taylor, Leon         1997     7.5 | +W9   =B3   +W5   -B1   +W6   +W4   +B8   +B13  +W10  |  45.0    7  
  3 Escalante, Lorenzo   1840     6.0 | +B14  =W2   +B11  +W7   -W1   +B9   -B4   =W5   +W6   |  47.0    5  
  4 Mohammadi, Poupak    1700     6.0 | -W1   +B8   +W15  +B12  +W5   -B2   +W3   -B6   +W14  |  44.0    6  
  5 Hardegen, Andrew     1966     5.5 | +B10  +W7   -B2   +W6   -B4   -B1   +W9   =B3   +W12  |  48.5    5  
  6 Koehler, Colin       1727     5.0 | +B15  +W12  -W1   -B5   -B2   +W13  +B11  +W4   -B3   |  44.5    5  
  7 Ayling, Simon        1792     5.0 | +W13  -B5   +W9   -B3   -W10  +BYE  -B1   +W14  +W15  |  37.0    4  
  8 Low, Darrian         1514     4.5 | -B11  -W4   -B10  +BYE  +W12  +B14  -W2   =B15  +W13  |  32.5    3  
  9 Yap, Ignatius        1697     4.0 | -B2   +W14  -B7   +W15  +B11  -W3   -B5   +BYE  -W1   |  43.0    3  
 10 France, George       1687     4.0 | -W5   -B13  +W8   +B14  +B7   -W11  +BYE  -W1   -B2   |  43.0    3  
 11 Holland, Dennis      1857     4.0 | +W8   -B1   -W3   +B13  -W9   +B10  -W6   -B12  +BYE  |  40.0    3  
 12 Soutar, Gavin        1840     3.5 | =BYE  -B6   +W13  -W4   -B8   +W15  -B14  +W11  -B5   |  30.0    3  
 13 Cunningham, Robert   1316     3.0 | -B7   +W10  -B12  -W11  +BYE  -B6   +B15  -W2   -B8   |  35.5    2  
 14 McAteer, Ian         1400     3.0 | -W3   -B9   +BYE  -W10  +B15  -W8   +W12  -B7   -B4   |  35.0    2  
 15 Tufekcic, Alexander  1000     1.5 | -W6   +BYE  -B4   -B9   -W14  -B12  -W13  =W8   -B7   |  35.0    0  



2016 Easter Blitz Tournament - Tuesday 22nd March

The 2016 Easter Blitz Tournament was contested by 18 players and was won by Michael Horstmann. Congratulations to Michael and to all of the following prizewinners:


1st: Michael Horstmann (8/9) -- $50
2nd: Ihsan Ferozkohi (7.5/9) -- $30
3rd: Andrew Hardegen (7/9) -- $20
1st Under 1800: Ignatius Yap (5.5/9) -- $30
1st Under 1500: Scott Woodhill (4/9) -- $30
Junior Prize: Rahal Wijesuriya (5/9) -- $20


Here is the crosstable for the event:


2016 Easter Blitz Tournament
 Final Cross Table sorted by score

Pos NAME                 Rtg   T  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9    |  BucT  Nwins  
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1 Horstmann, Michael   2093     8.0 | +W11  +B7   +W3   +B2   +W12  +B5   +W9   +B6   -W4    |  48.5    8  
  2 Ferozkohi, Ihsan     2192     7.5 | +B13  =W14  +B15  -W1   +B4   +W3   +B12  +W5   +B10   |  45.5    7  
  3 Hardegen, Andrew     1966     7.0 | +B6   +W10  -B1   +B5   +W9   -B2   +W4   +W12  +B11   |  49.0    7  
  4 Holland, Dennis      1857     5.5 | +W12  =B5   -W9   +B11  -W2   +B14  -B3   +W13  +B1    |  48.5    5  
  5 Yap, Ignatius        1697     5.5 | +B16  =W4   +B14  -W3   +B10  -W1   +B13  -B2   +W9    |  46.5    5  
  6 McAteer, Ian         1500     5.0 | -W3   +B18  -W11  +B17  +W7   -B9   +W16  -W1   +B14   |  36.5    5  
  7 Ayling, Simon        1792     5.0 | +B17  -W1   -B13  +W14  -B6   +W8   -B10  +W18  +B16   |  34.0    5  
  8 Wijesuriya, Rahal    1243     5.0 | -B14  -W13  +B16  -W10  +B18  -B7   +W15  +W17  +B12   |  28.5    5  
  9 Soutar, Gavin        1857     4.5 | -B15  +W17  +B4   +W13  -B3   +W6   -B1   =W10  -B5    |  45.0    4  
 10 Koehler, Colin       1727     4.5 | +W18  -B3   -W12  +B8   -W5   +B16  +W7   =B9   -W2    |  40.5    4  
 11 Low, Darrian         1514     4.5 | -B1   =W15  +B6   -W4   -B13  +W17  +B18  +W14  -W3    |  38.5    4  
 12 Woodhill, Scott      1447     4.0 | -B4   +W16  +B10  +W15  -B1   +W13  -W2   -B3   -W8    |  47.0    4  
 13 France, George       1687     4.0 | -W2   +B8   +W7   -B9   +W11  -B12  -W5   -B4   +W18   |  41.5    4  
 14 Escalante, Lorenzo   1840     3.5 | +W8   =B2   -W5   -B7   +W15  -W4   +B17  -B11  -W6    |  43.5    3  
 15 Hunt, Stewart        1377     3.5 | +W9   =B11  -W2   -B12  -B14  +W18  -B8   +W16  -B17   |  33.0    3  
 16 Yong, Aimos          1000     2.0 | -W5   -B12  -W8   +B18  +W17  -W10  -B6   -B15  -W7    |  34.5    2  
 17 Thippeswamy, Hareesh 1136     2.0 | -W7   -B9   +W18  -W6   -B16  -B11  -W14  -B8   +W15   |  33.0    2  
 18 Tufekcic, Alexander  1000     0.0 | -B10  -W6   -B17  -W16  -W8   -B15  -W11  -B7   -B13   |  35.5    0  





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