UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational 2011 Schedule

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When:
December 15 - 20, 2011
Opening Ceremony: The distinguished visitor this year is GM Alexander Onischuk, 36, the third highest-ranked grandmaster in the US. This is a FIDE (World Chess Federation) rated tournament. International Masters will be attempting GM norms.
5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15

Where: Hyatt Regency North Dallas/Richardson
601 East Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas

An impressive array of talent will come together in this year's nine-round robin event. On the UT Dallas team and warming up for the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championship will be Grandmaster (GM) Valentin Yotov, GM Cristian Chirila, GM Julio Sadorra, International Master (IM) Milos Pavlovic, IM Salvijus Bercys, IM Puchen Wang, IM Conrad Holt, IM Eric Hansen, and FIDE Master (FM) Tyler Hughes. This is the first year that UT Dallas has had three of their own GMs in the tournament.

Other honorees, who will also be making ceremonial first moves, include Dr. Abby Kratz, UT Dallas Associate Provost; Rodney Thomas, IBM executive and advisory president for the Chess Program; and John Jacobs, senior vice president for economic development at the Richardson Chamber of Commerce.

Watch the moves online at the Mon Roi website or at the Internet Chess Club (ICC) website. A 3-0-1 scoring system for wins-losses-draws will be used to determine the first place winner of the trophy.

Players:

UT Dallas

Schedule:

Round 1 - Thursday, Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m.

Round 2 - Friday, Dec. 16, 11:00 a.m.

Round 3 - Friday, Dec. 16, 5:30 p.m.

Round 4 - Saturday, Dec. 17, 11:00 a.m.

Round 5 - Saturday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m.

Round 6 - Sunday, Dec. 18, 5:30 p.m.

Round 7 - Monday, Dec. 19, 11:00 a.m.

Round 8 - Monday, Dec. 19, 5:30 p.m.

Round 9 - Tuesday, Dec. 20, 11:00 a.m.

Pairings:

Pairings for Round 1 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486) GM Julio C Sadorra (2511)
IM Conrad Holt (2461) GM Alexander Onischuk (2670)
IM Puchen Wang (2441) Ioan C Chirila (2522)
IM Salvijus Bercys (2464) FM Tyler B Hughes (2295)
IM Eric Hansen (2447) Valentin Yotov (2576)

Pairings for Round 2 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
GM Julio C Sadorra (2511) Valentin Yotov (2576)
FM Tyler B Hughes (2295) IM Eric Hansen (2447)
Ioan C Chirila (2522) IM Salvijus Bercys (2464)
GM Alexander Onischuk (2670) IM Puchen Wang (2441)
IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486) IM Conrad Holt (2461)

Pairings for Round 3 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
IM Conrad Holt (2461) GM Julio C Sadorra (2511)
IM Puchen Wang (2441) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486)
IM Salvijus Bercys (2464) GM Alexander Onischuk (2670)
IM Eric Hansen (2447) Ioan C Chirila (2522)
Valentin Yotov (2576) FM Tyler B Hughes (2295)

Pairings for Round 4 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
GM Julio C Sadorra (2511) FM Tyler B Hughes (2295)
Ioan C Chirila (2522) Valentin Yotov (2576)
GM Alexander Onischuk (2670) IM Eric Hansen (2447)
IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486) IM Salvijus Bercys (2464)
IM Conrad Holt (2461) IM Puchen Wang (2441)

Pairings for Round 5 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
IM Puchen Wang (2441) GM Julio C Sadorra (2511)
IM Salvijus Bercys (2464) IM Conrad Holt (2461)
IM Eric Hansen (2447) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486)
Valentin Yotov (2576) GM Alexander Onischuk (2670)
FM Tyler B Hughes (2295) Ioan C Chirila (2522)

Pairings for Round 6 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
GM Julio C Sadorra (2511) Ioan C Chirila (2522)
GM Alexander Onischuk (2670) FM Tyler B Hughes (2295)
IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486) Valentin Yotov (2576)
IM Conrad Holt (2461) IM Eric Hansen (2447)
IM Puchen Wang (2441) IM Salvijus Bercys (2464)

Pairings for Round 7 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
IM Salvijus Bercys (2464) GM Julio C Sadorra (2511)
IM Eric Hansen (2447) IM Puchen Wang (2441)
Valentin Yotov (2576) IM Conrad Holt (2461)
FM Tyler B Hughes (2295) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486)
Ioan C Chirila (2522) GM Alexander Onischuk (2670)

Pairings for Round 8 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
GM Julio C Sadorra (2511) GM Alexander Onischuk (2670)
IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486) Ioan C Chirila (2522)
IM Conrad Holt (2461) FM Tyler B Hughes (2295)
IM Puchen Wang (2441) Valentin Yotov (2576)
IM Salvijus Bercys (2464) IM Eric Hansen (2447)

Pairings for Round 9 - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

ResWhiteResBlack
IM Eric Hansen (2447) GM Julio C Sadorra (2511)
Valentin Yotov (2576) IM Salvijus Bercys (2464)
FM Tyler B Hughes (2295) IM Puchen Wang (2441)
Ioan C Chirila (2522) IM Conrad Holt (2461)
GM Alexander Onischuk (2670) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2486)

SwissSys Wall Chart - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

#Name/Rtng/IDSt/TmRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Rd 7Rd 8Rd 9
1IM Milos M PavlovicSRBW 10W 2B 3W 4B 5W 6B 7W 8B 9
2516 14703543 (2486) (924601)
2IM Conrad HoltUSAW 9B 1W 10W 3B 4W 5B 6W 7B 8
2545 12937909 (2461) (2034387)
3IM Puchen WangNZLW 8B 9W 1B 2W 10W 4B 5W 6B 7
2523 14006417 (2441) (4300904)
4IM Salvijus BercysUSAW 7B 8W 9B 1W 2B 3W 10W 5B 6
2537 12909023 (2464) (12802212)
5IM Eric HansenCANW 6B 7W 8B 9W 1B 2W 3B 4W 10
2414 13264840 (2447) (2606771)
6Valentin YotovBULB 5B 10W 7B 8W 9B 1W 2B 3W 4
2623 13484812 (2576) (2906074)
7FM Tyler B HughesUSAB 4W 5B 6B 10W 8B 9W 1B 2W 3
2363 12799460 (2295) (2026775)
8Ioan C ChirilaROUB 3W 4B 5W 6B 7B 10W 9B 1W 2
2548 14471712 (2522) (1211668)
9GM Alexander OnischukUSAB 2W 3B 4W 5B 6W 7B 8B 10W 1
2735 12625186 (2670) (14101025)
10GM Julio C SadorraPHIB 1W 6B 2W 7B 3W 8B 4W 9B 5
2583 12697187 (2511) (5201268)