Invitational GM/IM Norm Event
March 25th -29th, 2022
Congratulations to GM Jianchao Zhou for cruising through the entire tournament and took 1st place!
Congratulations to IM-elect Robert Shlyakhtenko! FM Robert Shlyakhtenko came second only after top seed GM Jianchao Zhou with 5.5/9, achieved his 4th IM Norm, and passed FIDE 2400! Mission360 is proud to be part of Robert's amazing chess career!
Robert tied for 2nd place with GM Gabor Nagy and IM Balaji Daggupati.
Congratulations to all of them!
Follow live streaming:
Round 1, 4, 7 and 8: http://twitch.tv/chessdojolive. Hosted by IM David Pruess
Round 2, 3, 5, 6 and 9: http://twitch.tv/dailychessmusings. Hosted by Coach Chris Torres with distinguished guest FM Jim Eade and FM Kevin Pan.
Inaugural Mission 360 Bay Area
GM/IM Invitational Norm Tournament
9 Rounds; Round Robin Format
Where: 2050 Concourse Dr #42, San Jose, CA 95131
When: Friday – Tuesday, March 25 – March 29, 2022
Registration: Invitational Only
Time Control: G/90, Increment 30 sec
Opening ceremony: Friday March 25th, 6:30PM
Round Time (Tentative):
Round 1: Friday, March 25, 7:00 PM
Round 2: Saturday, March 26, 11:30 AM
Round 3: Saturday, March 26, 5:30 PM
Round 4: Sunday, March 27, 10:00 AM
Round 5: Sunday, March 27, 4:00 PM
Round 6: Monday, March 28, 10:00 AM
Round 7: Monday, March 28, 4:00 PM
Round 8: Tuesday, March 29, 10:00 AM
Round 9: Tuesday, March 29, 4:00 PM
$850 for norm seekers
$650 for foreign norm seekers
Josiah Stearman email@example.com
Hui Wang Whui_99@yahoo.com
Lin Wang firstname.lastname@example.org
Mask will be required inside the building
Temperature will be taken before entering the venue each round
Sponsor: Mission 360; Bay Area Chess; An Anonymous Donor.
Hotels: Sonesta Silicon Valley Chess Rate $89+tax/night
Nearest airport: SJC
A free vanpool shuttle between Sonesta and chess club will be arranged 30 minutes prior to the round (or start of the opening ceremony for 1st round) and 4 hours after each round.
AC Transit: bus system serving many bay area cities
BART: bay area rapid transit system
Caltrain: train serving west bay from San Fransisco to Gilroy
Uber and Lyft are easily accessible around the area