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2005 WCC Championship

Left : Karl Schapira the 2005 WCC champion recieves his trophy from two-time former champ, NM Rich Jackson. 
Right : Silvio Rosato, winner of the U1400 division, recieves his trophy with great satisfaction.

Final Standings

Open Section                                                           U1400 
1st Karl Schapira                                                      1st Silvio Rosato 
T2nd Peter Wojnar                                                   2nd John Marino 
T2nd Andre Morawski                                             T3rd Fred Gurzeler 
T4th Dan Garrett                                                      T3rd Joel Ross 
T4th Peter Silton                                                      T3rd Bob Holloman 
T4th Jacob Spitzer                                                   T6th Sam Davies 
7th Tom Mendola                                                    T6th Peter Wasilienko 
8th Duncan Foster                                                   7th Aaron Priest (withdrew)


Left : Tournament director Andre Morawski scores big, taking second place overall for the third time in his career. 
Right : This man is clearly excited. Is it because he has just shaken hands with the great Rich Jackson? Perhaps it 
is his second place finish in the U1400 division. Congrats Mr. President!  


Left : Long-time club member Fred Gurzeler wins another honor at the WCC. 
Right : The young Bob Holloman was one of three in a three-way tie for third!

Wall Chart

RatingRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Score
1. Duncan Foster1723Lost 3Lost 6Won 15Lost 12Won 102
2. Dan Garrett1706Won 10Lost 7Lost 4Won 16Won 93
3. Tom Mendola1693Won 1Won 13Lost 7Lost 4Draw 122.5
4. Karl Schapira1646Won 11Won 9Won 2Won 3Won 65
5. Peter Silton1611Won 12Lost 8Won 10Lost 9Won 143
6. Peter Wojnar1563Won 13Won 1Won 8Won 7Lost 44
7. Andre Morawski1420Won 14Won 2Won 3Lost 6Won 84
8. Jacob Spitzer1401Won 15Won 5Lost 6Won 14Lost 73
9. Silvio Rosato1348Won 16Lost 4Won 12Won 5Lost 23
10. Fred Gurzeler1227Lost 2Won 15Lost 5Won 13Lost 12
11. Aaron Priest1167Lost 4Lost 14WITHDREW--0
12. John Marino1160Lost 5Won 16Lost 9Won 1Draw 32.5
13. Sam Davies1055Lost 6Lost 3Lost 14Lost 13BYE1
14. Bob Holloman967Lost 7Won 11Won 13Lost 8Lost 52
15. Peter Wasilienko887Lost 8Lost 10Lost 1BYELost 161
16. Joel RossUNR.Lost 9Lost 12BYELost 2Won 152


At the awards ceremony 2004 and 2005 WCC champions, Rich Jackson and Karl Schapira, put on an exhibition game. Here are some shots from the event.
   ...And if you're not helping Karl against the powerful Jackson? chess! You're at the WCC!!