Jan 29-30: FIDE Hybrid Tournament Live Broadcast

Jan 29-30:  FIDE Hybrid Tournament 

The third PNWCC FIDE Hybrid Match – PNWCC vs. Bulgaria takes place January 29-30, 2022 On Chess.com. It is a four-round team match between U.S. players vs. Bulgarian players in the FIDE-approved Hybrid format. The time control is 90 minutes for the whole game with a 30-second increment from move one.  Official website.

Radoslav Dimitrov (Rado2022) vs Christopher Yoo (ChristopherYoo) GAME

Eric Li (ECC_ELI) vs Milen Vasilev (burgas-63) GAME

Ashritha Eswaran (goldenpuppy) vs Petar Drenchev (peratr)

Ryan Amburgy (Rychessmaster1) vs Lybomir Danov (slabalachkov)

Sriram Krishnakumar (2008king) vs Zahari Zahariev (zzahariev64)

Arun Dixit (limelight2727) vs Evgeny Ermenkov (erjungle)

Shaashwath Sivakumar (dontmesswithme_2) vs Simeonov,Stefan (steffan64)

Abhinav Penagalapati (qing29) vs Biser Georgiev (Georgiev_Biser)

Shaaketh Sivakumar (chessisveryfun1264) vs Alexi Jovchev (bulkong)

Mike Zaloznyy (visa) vs Margarita Voyska (mvoiska)

Nathaniel Zhang (knightgazer05) vs Plamen Vasilev (neefnever)

Kimberly Liu (nicecream18) vs Kiril Badev (kito6ko)

Nitish Sg Nathan (BreatheChessAlways) vs Dario Dereshki (31dario1948)

Lee Yesun (temiflakes1) vs Ivaylo Stoyanov (ivaylo1995)

Four rounds G90+30

Location:  Bay Area Chess San Jose, 2050 Concourse Dr, San Jose, CA

Round time: Sat 11:30am 4pm Sun 10am 2:30pm

Watch me and other special guests broadcast the tournament Live!


Bay Area TeamBulgaria Team
GM Christopher Yoo [2500/2596]GM Georgiev, Kiril [2564]
FM Li, Eric [2402/2369]GM Vasilev, Milen [2371]
FM Eswaran, Ms. Ashritha [2302/2366]Petar Drenchev [2402]
Amburgy, Ryan [2152/2276]Danov, Lybomir [2355]
Krishnakumar, Sriram [2207/2239]Zahariev, Zahari [2341]
Dixit, Mr. Arun [2172/2211]Ermenkov, Evgeny [2313]
Sivakumar, Shaashwath [2127/2227]Simeonov, Stefan [2297]
Penagalapati, Abhinav [2146/2177]Georgiev, Biser [2267]
Sivakumar, Shaaketh [2084/2146]]Jovchev. Alexi [2224]
Zaloznyy, Mike [2065/2222]Voyska, Margarita [2224]
Zhang, Nathaniel [1983]Vasilev, Plamen [2105]
Liu, Kimberly [1932/2049]Badev, Kiril [2113]
Nathan, Nitish Sg [1864/2054]Dereshki, Dario [2067]
Lee Yesun [1760]Stoyanov, Ivaylo [1986]

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Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely recognized as one of the main driving forces behind the explosion in popularity and sudden rise in quality of scholastic chess in California. Chris Torres served as the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy from 2005-2020 and currently is recognized as a correspondence chess master with the United States Chess Federation. Since 1998 Chris Torres has taught 6 individual national champions as well as led multiple school teams to win national championship titles. In addition, Chris Torres has directed and taught at 10 different schools which have been California State Champions at chess. In 2011 and 2012, several former and current students of Chris Torres have been selected to represent the United States at the World Youth Chess Championships. Mr. Torres’ hobbies include playing classical guitar and getting his students to appear on the national top 100 chess rating lists.

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