Canadian University Chess Championships 2017


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CUCC 2017 Information

In January 2017, The University of Western Ontario (also known as Western University) had the honour of hosting the annual Canadian University Chess Championships (CUCC). This annual tournament features the best university chess teams across Canada locked in a battle to outwit their opponent, lay claim to first place and subsequently, have their names engraved on the Queen's Cup.

Registrations are closed and the results of the tournament have been posted. Scroll down for the results! Looking for the old CUCC page? Follow this link.

Eligibility

  • All tournament members must be university students or staff members
  • All tournament members must also be members of The Chess Federation of Canada (non-current members may register at the event)
  • NOTE: Please make sure to bring your student or staff ID to the CUCC, as we reserve the right to check that all players belong to their registered universities

Sections

  • Open: Any team may register in this section
  • Reserves: Average team rating must be below 1800 CFC

Tournament Format

  • 5 rounds of Team Swiss (Teams of 4 players)
  • Teams are allowed but not required to have a substitute fifth player on their team
  • Teams may substitute the fifth player as they please
  • The board order must be locked before round 1
  • Team formation should respect the order of strength

Time Control

  • 75 min + 30 sec per move for ALL rounds

Winners of the CUCC 2017

Congratulations to The University of Toronto, Team A!

Pictured left to right: Ahmad Zhen Nasir, Mike Ivanov, Chris Knox, Lloyd Mai


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Standings

Championship (Teams)

#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5TotTBrk[G] TBrk[H]
1UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO A2307W4W3W2W7W5 5.016100
2MCGILL UNIVERSITY A2210W6W5L1D3W8 3.514100
3OTTAWA/CARLETON UNIVERSITIES A2155W8L1W5D2W6 3.511100
4UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO A2115L1W8D6L5W7 2.510100
5UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO A2196W7L2L3W4L1 2.09100
6UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO B2033L2D7D4W8L3 2.08100
7QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY A1850L5D6W8L1L4 1.58100
8MCGILL UNIVERSITY B1748L3L4L7L6L2 0.04100

Championship (Players)

#NameRtngClubRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5TotTBrk[G] TBrk[H]
1Christopher Knox2312TW18W12W3W21W28 5.00100
2Zi Yi [Joey] Qin2481WAW20W9W25D10W7 4.50100
3Oscar Sprumont2203MGW17W28L1W12W32 4.00100
4Zehn Nasir2203TW13D5D6W22W29 4.00100
5Francesco Dunne2118OW27D4W29D6W31 4.00100
6Houji Yao2057MGW31W29D4D5W27 4.00100
7Mike Ivanov2361TW10W25D9W20L2 3.50100
8Lloyd Mai2353TL26W16W11W19D15 3.50100
9Michael Kleinman2353MGW23L2D7D25W30 3.00100
10David Itkin2276WEL7W30D23D2W20 3.00100
11Maroun Tomb2227MGW14W15L8L16W24 3.00100
12Zachary Dukic2078OW32L1W28L3W17 3.00100
13Ross Cunningham1911WEL4W27W31L29W22 3.00100
14James Fu2228TL11W19W26W24L16 3.0099
15Tony [Juntao] Lin2255WAD19L11D16W26D8 2.50100
16Sam Marin2155OL24L8D15W11W14 2.50100
17Stephen Ye2100TL3W21D18W32L12 2.50100
18Richard Leu2083WEL1W32D17W28L21 2.50100
19Simon Gladstone2168QD15L14W24L8D26 2.00100
20Tony Bohan Bao1962QL2W23W30L7L10 2.00100
21Guang Yu Song1900QL28L17W32L1W18 2.00100
22Sudhir Pokhrel1368QW29W31L27L4L13 2.00100
23Mark Plotkin2282TL9L20D10D30W25 2.0099
24Andy Caenunr.MGW16W26L19L14L11 2.0099
25Mate Marinkovic2269OW30L7L2D9L23 1.50100
26Kevin Gibson2189WEW8L24L14L15D19 1.50100
27Marek Adamowicz1347MGL5L13W22D31L6 1.50100
28Owen Qian2177WAW21L3L12L18L1 1.00100
29Justin Quinn D'Souza1870WAL22L6L5W13L4 1.00100
30Ryan Lo2148MGL25L10L20D23L9 0.50100
31Deparse Cottrell1522TL6L22L13D27L5 0.50100
32Jordan Pailleunr.MGL12L18L21L17L3 0.00100

Reserves (Teams)

#NameRtngRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5TotTBrk[G] TBrk[H]
1MCMASTER UNIVERSITY A1593W15D2W3W13W8 4.514.5100
2UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO C1746W9D1W13W8W7 4.513.5100
3UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO C1220W12D8L1W10W9 3.511.5100
4QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY B1300L5W16D11D6W14 3.01299
5OTTAWA/CARLETON UNIVERSITIES B1633W4L13D9D7W12 3.011.5100
6BROCK UNIVERSITY A1292D7W10L8D4W13 3.011100
7UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO B1652D6D11W14D5L2 2.511.5100
8UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO B1600W14D3W6L2L1 2.511100
9MCMASTER UNIVERSITY B1384L2W15D5W11L3 2.510.5100
10MCMASTER UNIVERSITY C1071D11L6W15L3W16 2.510.5100
11UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO D1453D10D7D4L9W15 2.510.599
12QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY C1540L3L14W16W15L5 2.010.599
13UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO C1660W16W5L2L1L6 2.08.5100
14UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO E1388L8W12L7W16L4 2.06100
15OTTAWA/CARLETON UNIVERSITIES C1262L1L9L10L12L11 0.03100
16UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO Dunr.L13L4L12L14L10 0.03100

Reserves (Players)

#NameRtngClubRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5TotTBrk[G] TBrk[H]
1Adam Adriaanse2078MMW66W17W35W31W30 5.00100
2Karl [Lizhe] Cui1775TW20W14W46W19W12 5.00100
3Harold Hunter1615MMW56W50D4W59W32 4.50100
4Ryan Ting1513WEW27W32D3W45W23 4.50100
5Bowen Zhang1300WEW47W26D49W24W43 4.50100
6Aidrian Ranjith1226QW39W52D42W48X58 4.50100
7David Lamunr.BW51W29D30W55W31 4.50100
8Stefan Lanceman1880OW55L31W37W51W13 4.00100
9Enoch Lam1305WEW54L28W34W40W11 4.00100
10Josh Martinunr.BW60W45D32W22D59 4.00100
11Sowjanya Sowrirajan1561TW43W49W25W26L9 4.0099
12Jill Ding1801WEW48W42W58D39L2 3.50100
13Joshua Myers1705QW62D33W67W66L8 3.50100
14Sasha Kheyson1548MMW41L2W60D46W19 3.50100
15Sebastian Tansil1401OW22D59D23D18W27 3.50100
16Scarlett Zhouunr.QD40W53D28W54D34 3.50100
17Lanting Qian1902TD37L1D31W30W51 3.00100
18Tony Huang1747WE ---W65W64D15D50 3.00100
19James Nah1556WAW58W35W48L2L14 3.00100
20Nikesh Patel1552MML2D41W39D36W60 3.00100
21John Venner1526TW29W51U---L37W66 3.00100
22James Law1373QL15W57W65L10W64 3.00100
23Alvin Leenus1238MMW50D56D15W42L4 3.00100
24Shea Cardozounr.MMW65W54W61L5L53 3.00100
25Daniel Zhangunr.WAW53W40L11W49L54 3.00100
26Yinshu Chenunr.WAW34L5W54L11W49 3.00100
27Thomas Parkerunr.QL4W64W57W56L15 3.00100
28Shekhar Sharmaunr.TU---W9D16D43W61 3.00100
29Ethan MacDonaldunr.MML21L7W66W62W67 3.0099
30Alfred Dagan1741WAW63W62D7L17L1 2.50100
31Yishu Meng1660WAW67W8D17L1L7 2.50100
32Brandon Fong1504WAW64L4D10W50L3 2.50100
33Rami Abou-Shamalah1388WEU---D13L51W67W55 2.50100
34Mathew Grenierunr.WEL26W47L9W53D16 2.50100
35Yunpeng Liangunr.WED44L19L1W38W37 2.50100
36Peter Vuong1542TL38U---W55D20W41 2.5099
37Daniel Shi1469MMD17W66L8W21L35 2.5099
38Nikhil Patel1071MMW36L48D41L35X52 2.5099
39Richard Moulton1742OL6W46L20D12D44 2.00100
40Lazar Ilic1510OD16L25D43L9W47 2.00100
41Maged Kadri1447OL14D20D38W44L36 2.00100
42Jeffrey Qiu1291TW45L12D6L23D56 2.00100
43Andrew Leber1275MML11W61D40D28L5 2.00100
44Connor Morrow1376QD35L58W52L41D39 2.0099
45Alex Hungunr.MML42L10W56L4W57 2.0099
46Damen Nylandunr.WAW52L39L2D14D48 2.0099
47Max Shaunr.QL5L34W53W61L40 2.0099
48Matthew Cornett1292BL12W38L19L6D46 1.50100
49Vincent Hou1131MMW61L11D5L25L26 1.50100
50Emerich Barthaunr.TL23L3W59L32D18 1.50100
51Matthew Blake1754WEL7L21W33L8L17 1.00100
52Elias Bacarrounr.WEL46L6L44W58F38 1.00100
53Gautam Guptaunr.WEL25L16L47L34W24 1.00100
54Javon Lukeunr.BL9L24L26L16W25 1.00100
55Alex McLeodunr.QL8W67L36L7L33 1.00100
56Michaell Tanunr.OL3D23L45L27D42 1.00100
57Jonathan Zhaounr.WEW59L22L27F64L45 1.00100
58Luqman Azharunr.WEL19W44L12L52F6 1.0099
59Akshay Budhkarunr.WAL57D15L50L3D10 1.0099
60Paul Scala1296WEL10U---L14 ---L20 0.00100
61Nguyen Hoang1077OL49L43L24L47L28 0.00100
62Berkin Cetin771WEL13L30 ---L29U--- 0.00100
63GhostPlayer 2unr.WEL30U--- --- --- --- 0.00100
64Ali Balbaaunr.WEL32L27L18F57L22 0.00100
65Haoyu Huangunr.TL24L18L22U---U--- 0.00100
66Ghost Playerunr.OL1L37L29L13L21 0.00100
67Rong Xuan Zangunr.WEL31L55L13L33L29 0.00100

Thank you to our sponsors and partners

A special thank you to Western's University Students' Council and Western Arts & Humanities for their generosity in making this event possible

Prizes

The winning team for both the Championships and Reserves section each received:

1x Play Magnus Chess Set
3x Play Magnus T-Shirts

In addition, the University of Toronto (winning team for the Championships section) will have their names carved on the Queen's cup, and will keep it until the next CUCC.


The following prize was also held for a raffle, open to all tournament participants:

1x Play Magnus Chess Set