1997 Library Finals Chess Championship

Held at the Carnegie Science Center on 4/5/97, this tournament brought together the 1st place winners from participating branch libraries throughout Allegheny County for a grand finale playoff to determine who was "the best of the best" for 1997.
Here are the results:
 
				Senior Division: Grades 5-8

                                   Standings


    Name                        rtng rd 1  rd 2  rd 3  rd 4  rd 5   TOT  Brks1  Brks2  Brks3

  1 Papariella, Justin..........1309 W 36  W  4  W 11  W  3  W  6   5.0   15.0   14.5   15.0
  2 Milisits, Ryan R............1583 W 14  W 27  D  8  W 19  W  7   4.5   14.0   12.0   13.5
  3 Brooks, David M.............1231 W 18  W 13  W 10  L  1  W 11   4.0   16.5   14.0   13.0
  4 Rey, Paul A Jr..............1032 W 16  L  1  W 26  W 24  W 10   4.0   15.0   13.0   11.0
  5 Simizu, Akira M.............1193 W 37  L 10  W 14  W 22  W 12   4.0   11.5   11.0   11.0
  6 Glover, Jared M.............1517 W 22  W 20  D  7  W  8  L  1   3.5   16.0   14.0   12.5
  7 Kress, Kevin................1060 W 34  W 32  D  6  W 15  L  2   3.5   13.5   12.5   12.5
  8 Schiff, Aaron J.............1223 X---  W 31  D  2  L  6  W 19   3.5   13.0   12.0   10.5
  9 Willson, Annan L............ 936 D 21  L 15  W 36  W 30  X---   3.5   10.0    9.5    7.5
 10 Redfield, Andrew S..........unr. W 12  W  5  L  3  W 13  L  4   3.0   18.0   15.0   11.0
 11 Terlecki, Joseph A..........1020 W 29  W 23  L  1  W 18  L  3   3.0   16.0   14.0   11.0
 12 Uber, Edwin III............. 865 L 10  W 21  W 28  W 16  L  5   3.0   14.5   12.5    9.0
 13 Mieckowski, Matthew......... 958 W 17  L  3  W 31  L 10  W 25   3.0   13.5   12.0    9.0
 14 Xun, Dee.................... 781 L  2  W 34  L  5  W 35  W 28   3.0   12.5   11.5    7.0
 15 Sedlock, Matthew R..........1210 L 31  W  9  W 30  L  7  W 24   3.0   11.5   10.0    8.0
 16 Yost, Mark N................unr. L  4  W 36  W 33  L 12  W 22   3.0   11.0   10.5    8.0
 17 Mueller, Fred E.............unr. L 13  L 18  W 34  W 33  W 30   3.0    9.5    8.5    6.0
 18 Hull, Brenton J.............unr. L  3  W 17  W 27  L 11  D 20   2.5   14.5    8.5    7.5
 19 Murphy, David R III.........1234 W 26  D 30  W 23  L  2  L  8   2.5   13.5    7.5   10.0
 20 De Rise, Justin.............1047 W 25  L  6  L 24  W 31  D 18   2.5   11.5    6.5    7.5
 21 Phillips, Tommy A...........unr. D  9  L 12  W 38  L 23  W 32   2.5   11.0    7.0    6.5
 22 Novogradac, Michael A....... 798 L  6  W 25  W 32  L  5  L 16   2.0   14.0   10.0    7.0
 23 Harris, Benjamin............1315 W 24  L 11  L 19  W 21  F---   2.0   13.0   10.0    7.0
 24 Spuntak, Jonathan R......... 763 L 23  W 35  W 20  L  4  L 15   2.0   13.0    9.0    7.0
 25 Suchy, Peter S..............unr. L 20  L 22  W 29  W 27  L 13   2.0   11.5    8.5    5.0
 26 Tyler, Melissa L............ 567 L 19  W 29  L  4  L 28  W 35   2.0   11.5    7.5    5.0
 27 Koczko, Matt P..............1045 W 35  L  2  L 18  L 25  W 34   2.0   11.0    6.5    6.0
 28 Gee, Elizabeth D............unr. L 30  W 38  L 12  W 26  L 14   2.0   10.5    7.5    6.0
 29 Childs, Dane................unr. L 11  L 26  L 25  W 37  W 36   2.0    8.0    5.0    3.0
 30 Williams, Eric M............ 824 W 28  D 19  L 15  L  9  L 17   1.5   13.5   10.5    7.0
 31 Speer, Jamie................unr. W 15  L  8  L 13  L 20  D 33   1.5   13.0   10.0    5.5
 32 Walsh, Kevin M..............unr. W 33  L  7  L 22  D 36  L 21   1.5   10.0    6.5    6.0
 33 Nizan, Lee.................. 819 L 32  W 37  L 16  L 17  D 31   1.5    9.5    6.5    4.5
 34 Cavanaugh, Sean.............unr. L  7  L 14  L 17  W 38  L 27   1.0   12.5    9.0    2.0
 35 Turzak, Garrett.............unr. L 27  L 24  W 37  L 14  L 26   1.0    9.5    6.5    3.0
 36 Phelps-Rohrs, Benjamin D.... 742 L  1  L 16  L  9  D 32  L 29   0.5   14.5    9.5    1.0
 37 Ackerman, Ray...............unr. L  5  L 33  L 35  L 29  D 38   0.5    9.5    5.5    0.5
 38 Nardelli, Art...............unr. F---  L 28  L 21  L 34  D 37   0.5    9.0    6.0    0.5

Junior Division: Grades K-4 Standings Name rtng rd 1 rd 2 rd 3 rd 4 rd 5 TOT Brks1 Brks2 Brks3 1 Appman, Zachary.............1248 W 7 W 13 W 11 W 9 D 2 4.5 17.0 14.0 14.5 2 Cheung, Jack................1240 W 24 W 26 W 3 W 4 D 1 4.5 16.5 14.5 14.5 3 Simizu, Osamu F.............1047 W 18 W 23 L 2 W 5 W 12 4.0 16.5 14.5 12.0 4 Hoffman, Jimmy J............1033 W 29 W 17 W 10 L 2 W 9 4.0 15.5 13.5 13.0 5 Nelson, Brian W............. 942 W 14 W 15 W 20 L 3 W 11 4.0 15.5 13.0 13.0 6 Li, Yile....................1002 W 37 W 28 L 9 W 23 W 10 4.0 11.0 10.0 12.0 7 Guiver, James D............. 780 L 1 W 19 D 8 W 33 W 14 3.5 15.5 14.0 8.5 8 Paone, David A..............1060 L 28 W 37 D 7 W 16 W 20 3.5 12.0 11.0 8.5 9 Berthoud, Kevin F...........1051 W 34 W 22 W 6 L 1 L 4 3.0 16.0 14.5 12.0 10 Jampole, Ezra A.............1118 W 27 W 12 L 4 W 22 L 6 3.0 15.0 13.0 11.0 11 Liu, Brian..................1035 W 31 W 25 L 1 W 24 L 5 3.0 14.5 12.5 11.0 12 Levin, Noah L............... 923 W 40 L 10 W 29 W 15 L 3 3.0 13.5 12.0 10.0 13 Gacka, Thomas............... 991 W 19 L 1 L 24 W 34 W 30 3.0 13.0 11.5 8.0 14 Butler, Cyrus...............unr. L 5 W 36 W 25 W 26 L 7 3.0 12.5 11.5 9.0 15 Armstrong, Jonathan.........1134 W 30 L 5 W 33 L 12 W 24 3.0 12.5 11.0 9.0 16 Stefanski, Steven G.........unr. L 25 W 31 W 17 L 8 W 23 3.0 12.5 10.5 8.0 17 Tung, Jack.................. 796 W 35 L 4 L 16 W 29 W 27 3.0 12.0 11.0 8.0 18 Costabile, Dante............unr. L 3 W 27 L 22 W 25 W 26 3.0 12.0 10.0 7.0 19 Terlecki, Danny.............unr. L 13 L 7 W 35 W 36 W 22 3.0 10.5 9.5 6.0 20 Regan, Sean................. 994 D 33 W 32 L 5 W 21 L 8 2.5 13.0 7.5 8.5 21 Finnell, John...............unr. L 22 D 34 W 39 L 20 W 33 2.5 8.0 5.0 6.0 22 Srivastava, Justin R........ 872 W 21 L 9 W 18 L 10 L 19 2.0 14.5 11.5 8.0 23 Webster, Liana R............ 832 W 36 L 3 W 28 L 6 L 16 2.0 14.0 10.0 8.0 24 Otroba, Thomas T............ 768 L 2 W 38 W 13 L 11 L 15 2.0 14.0 9.5 7.0 25 Hatakeyama, Kana............ 805 W 16 L 11 L 14 L 18 W 37 2.0 13.0 10.0 6.0 26 Petrovich, Adam E........... 982 W 38 L 2 W 30 L 14 L 18 2.0 13.0 8.5 8.0 27 Maloney, Michael D..........unr. L 10 L 18 W 37 W 28 L 17 2.0 12.0 9.0 5.0 28 Bold, Brandyn...............unr. W 8 L 6 L 23 L 27 W 39 2.0 12.0 8.0 6.0 29 Lamoureaux, Daniel P........unr. L 4 W 35 L 12 L 17 W 36 2.0 12.0 8.0 5.0 30 White, Zachary.............. 694 L 15 W 40 L 26 W 38 L 13 2.0 10.0 7.0 6.0 31 Henson, Derek C.............unr. L 11 L 16 L 36 W 32 W 38 2.0 9.0 6.0 3.0 32 Hessom, Jeffrey.............unr. D 39 L 20 D 34 L 31 B--- 2.0 6.5 4.0 4.0 33 Playso, Chad E..............unr. D 20 W 39 L 15 L 7 L 21 1.5 12.0 8.5 6.5 34 Cavanaugh, Ryan P...........unr. L 9 D 21 D 32 L 13 D 35 1.5 11.0 8.0 4.0 35 Tomlin, Rio G...............unr. L 17 L 29 L 19 B--- D 34 1.5 9.5 6.5 1.5 36 Rey, Stephanie P............ 707 L 23 L 14 W 31 L 19 L 29 1.0 12.0 9.0 3.0 37 Mc Cann, Luke...............unr. L 6 L 8 L 27 W 39 L 25 1.0 12.0 8.0 2.0 38 Betchoski, Brian............unr. L 26 L 24 X--- L 30 L 31 1.0 9.5 7.5 2.0 39 Mc Leod, Gregory............unr. D 32 L 33 L 21 L 37 L 28 0.5 8.5 6.0 2.5 40 Dusch, Brian................unr. L 12 L 30 F--- U--- U--- 0.0 5.5 2.5 0.0

Players are in final tiebreak order. Tiebreak scores are indicated by Brks 1 (Solkoff), Brks 2(Modified Median), & Brks 3(Cumulative). The secondary tiebreaking system is only used if the Solkoff scores do not break the tie. The 3rd tiebreaking system is only used if the first 2 tiebreaking systems fail to break the tie.



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