UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational 2012 Schedule

When:
November 16 - 20, 2012
Opening Ceremony: The distinguished visitor this year is InsertNameHereIfThereWillBeOne. This is a FIDE (World Chess Federation) rated tournament. International Masters will be attempting GM norms.

Where: Wyndham Dallas Suites
7800 Alpha Road, Dallas, Texas 75240 (map)
Phone: 972-233-7600

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 - Friday, Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m.

Round 2 - Saturday, Nov. 17, 12:00 p.m.

Round 3 - Saturday, Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m.

Round 4 - Sunday, Nov. 18, 12:00 p.m.

Round 5 - Sunday, Nov. 18, 5:30 p.m.

Round 6 - Monday, Nov. 19, 12:00 p.m.

Round 7 - Monday, Nov. 19, 5:30 p.m.

Round 8 - Tuesday, Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m.

Round 9 - Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:00 p.m.

Pairings:

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 IM Arthur Calugar (2308) GM Julio C Sadorra (2531)
2 GM Conrad Holt (2496) GM Alexander Onischuk (2672)
3 IM Salvijus Bercys (2425) GM Ioan Chirila (2502)
4 IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478) FM Tyler B Hughes (2291)
5 FM Alec Getz (2341) GM Valentin Yotov (2573)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 GM Julio C Sadorra (2531) GM Valentin Yotov (2573)
2 FM Tyler B Hughes (2291) FM Alec Getz (2341)
3 GM Ioan Chirila (2502) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478)
4 GM Alexander Onischuk (2672) IM Salvijus Bercys (2425)
5 IM Arthur Calugar (2308) GM Conrad Holt (2496)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 GM Conrad Holt (2496) GM Julio C Sadorra (2531)
2 IM Salvijus Bercys (2425) IM Arthur Calugar (2308)
3 IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478) GM Alexander Onischuk (2672)
4 FM Alec Getz (2341) GM Ioan Chirila (2502)
5 GM Valentin Yotov (2573) FM Tyler B Hughes (2291)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 GM Julio C Sadorra (2531) FM Tyler B Hughes (2291)
2 GM Ioan Chirila (2502) GM Valentin Yotov (2573)
3 GM Alexander Onischuk (2672) FM Alec Getz (2341)
4 IM Arthur Calugar (2308) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478)
5 GM Conrad Holt (2496) IM Salvijus Bercys (2425)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 IM Salvijus Bercys (2425) GM Julio C Sadorra (2531)
2 IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478) GM Conrad Holt (2496)
3 FM Alec Getz (2341) IM Arthur Calugar (2308)
4 GM Valentin Yotov (2573) GM Alexander Onischuk (2672)
5 FM Tyler B Hughes (2291) GM Ioan Chirila (2502)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 GM Julio C Sadorra (2531) GM Ioan Chirila (2502)
2 GM Alexander Onischuk (2672) FM Tyler B Hughes (2291)
3 IM Arthur Calugar (2308) GM Valentin Yotov (2573)
4 GM Conrad Holt (2496) FM Alec Getz (2341)
5 IM Salvijus Bercys (2425) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478) GM Julio C Sadorra (2531)
2 FM Alec Getz (2341) IM Salvijus Bercys (2425)
3 GM Valentin Yotov (2573) GM Conrad Holt (2496)
4 FM Tyler B Hughes (2291) IM Arthur Calugar (2308)
5 GM Ioan Chirila (2502) GM Alexander Onischuk (2672)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 GM Julio C Sadorra (2531) GM Alexander Onischuk (2672)
2 IM Arthur Calugar (2308) GM Ioan Chirila (2502)
3 GM Conrad Holt (2496) FM Tyler B Hughes (2291)
4 IM Salvijus Bercys (2425) GM Valentin Yotov (2573)
5 IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478) FM Alec Getz (2341)

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

BdResWhiteResBlack
1 FM Alec Getz (2341) GM Julio C Sadorra (2531)
2 GM Valentin Yotov (2573) IM Milos M Pavlovic (2478)
3 FM Tyler B Hughes (2291) IM Salvijus Bercys (2425)
4 GM Ioan Chirila (2502) GM Conrad Holt (2496)
5 GM Alexander Onischuk (2672) IM Arthur Calugar (2308)

SwissSys Wall Chart - UT Dallas GM Invitational: Round Robin

#Name/Rtng/IDSt/TmRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Rd 7Rd 8Rd 9
1IM Arthur CalugarCANW 10W 2B 3W 4B 5W 6B 7W 8B 9
2453 14688456 (2308) (2606993)
2GM Conrad HoltUSAW 9B 1W 10W 3B 4W 5B 6W 7B 8
2574 12937909 (2496) (2034387)
3IM Salvijus BercysUSAW 8B 9W 1B 2W 10W 4B 5W 6B 7
2470 12909023 (2425) (12802212)
4IM Milos M PavlovicSRBW 7B 8W 9B 1W 2B 3W 10W 5B 6
2521 14703543 (2478) (924601)
5FM Alec GetzUSAW 6B 7W 8B 9W 1B 2W 3B 4W 10
2445 12805454 (2341) (2026782)
6GM Valentin YotovBULB 5B 10W 7B 8W 9B 1W 2B 3W 4
2638 13484812 (2573) (14101025)
7FM Tyler B HughesUSAB 4W 5B 6B 10W 8B 9W 1B 2W 3
2383 12799460 (2291) (2026775)
8GM Ioan ChirilaROUB 3W 4B 5W 6B 7B 10W 9B 1W 2
2575 14471712 (2502) (1211668)
9GM Alexander OnischukUSAB 2W 3B 4W 5B 6W 7B 8B 10W 1
2741 12625186 (2672) ( 14101025)
10GM Julio C SadorraPHIB 1W 6B 2W 7B 3W 8B 4W 9B 5
2623 12697187 (2531) (5201268)