Category Archives: Montreal Class Ch 2013

Montreal Class Ch 2013 Rd5

Here is the critical Rd5 game of GM Sambuev which he won in strong positional style.

Kleinman,Michael (2288) – Sambuev,Bator (2576)
3.Nd2 Be7[C03]
Championnat par classe du Québec A (5.1), 20.01.2013

Position 1
Black has won a pawn but how to convert it? What do you suggest for black?

Black to Play

32.Kf2

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Montreal Class Ch 2013 Final Standings

A great event took place in Montreal. GM Sambuev took top honors in the Open section.

Two young players battle it out



Standings Open Montreal Class Ch 2013 Standings
GM took clear first with 4.5/5. IM Hambleton was clear 2nd with 4/5 and continues to perform strongly.

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Nom Rating Tot Prix
1 Bator Sambuev 2576 4,5 750,00
2 Aman Hambleton 2370 4,0 400,00
3 Michael Kleinman 2288 3,5 125,00
4 Raven Sturt 2283 3,5 125,00
5 Keith Mackinnon 2316 3,0
6 Marius Nicula 2207 3,0
7 Félix Dumont 2121 3,0
8 C.-Ratte Olivier-Kenta 2226 2,5
9 Louis Robichaud 2032 2,5 62,50
10 Misael Cardona 2031 2,5 62,50
11 Thierry Libersan 2128 2,0
12 Valentin Prahov 2121 2,0
13 Lizandro Fernando L. Linares 2066 2,0
14 Yuan Chen Zhang 2031 2,0
15 Paul Weston 2010 2,0
16 Bertrand Auger 1978 2,0
17 Valentin Gueorguiev 1938 1,5
18 Jean Hébert 2417 0,0
19 Alain Dumouchel 2020 0,0

B Section(20 Players)
Erick Gilbert took clear first with 4.4/5.

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Nom Cote Tot Prix
1 Erick Gilbert 1737 4,5 400,00
2 Jonathan Turcotte 1935 4,0 225,00
3 Jean-Marc Bouchard 1857 3,5 130,00
4 Carl Martin 1955 3,0
5 Maximo Alcantara 1882 3,0
6 Mike Sun 1801 3,0
7 José Heredia 1766 3,0 42,50
8 Theo Mathews 1587 3,0 42,50

C Section(22 Players)
Ananda Saha won clear first with 4.5/5.

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Nom Cote Tot Prix
1 Ananda Saha 1655 4,5 300,00
2 Ihor Ptitsyn 1484 4,0 125,00
3 Maili-Jade Ouellet 1423 4,0 125,00
4 Marc-Éric Plante 1676 3,5
5 Jean-Pierre Cloutier 1559 3,5
6 Marc-André Joanis 1654 3,0
7 Chahin Fiouzi 1566 3,0
8 Sang Kil Kay 1511 3,0
9 Jean-Guy Bergeron 1509 3,0
10 Hou Han Zhang 1427 3,0 75,00

D Section(28 Players)
Simon Jacques and Sasha Koulenovitch shared first with 4.5/5.

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Nom Cote Tot Prix
1 Simon Jacques 1370 4,5 187,50
2 Sasha Koulenovitch 1365 4,5 187,50
3 Vincent Vlasblom 1253 4,0 67,50
4 Carl Montreuil 1190 4,0 67,50
5 Valentino Perna 1180 3,5

Montreal Class Ch 2013 Rd1

Here GM Sambuev’s rd1 game from the Montreal Class Ch. 
See fqechecs championnat-par-classe-desjardins-du-quebec-2013
Thanks to Hugh Brodie for posting the links on Chesstalk Class Ch

Liberzan,Thierry (2128) – Sambuev,Bator (2576)
French Winawer 4.Nge2[C15]
Championnat de classe du Québec  (1.1), 18.01.2013

Position 1
White has gathered his pieces on the kingside. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

16…a4


Position 2
White’s pieces are awkwardly placed. How should black continue?

Black to Play

35.c4


Montreal Class Ch 2013 Rd3 Standings

Open Section Globetrotter Standings
Michael Kleinman leads with 3/3. Kleinman just finished playing in the Canadian Junior Ch.

Thanks to Hugh Brodie for posting links on Chesstalk Mtl Class Ch

IM Hambleton(l) vs GM Sambuev,B(r) at the Montreal Class Ch 2013
Photo(and more) from
fqechecs Championnat-par-classe-desjardins-du-quebec-2013

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# Nom Cote Total
1 Michael Kleinman 2288 3,0
2 Bator Sambuev 2576 2,5
3 Aman Hambleton 2370 2,5
4 Félix Dumont 2121 2,5
5 Raven Sturt 2283 2,0
6 C.-Ratte Olivier-Kenta 2226 2,0
7 Paul Weston 2010 2,0
8 Marius Nicula 2207 1,5
9 Louis Robichaud 2032 1,5
10 Valentin Gueorguiev 1938 1,5
11 Keith Mackinnon 2316 1,0
12 Thierry Libersan 2128 1,0
13 Valentin Prahov 2121 1,0
14 Misael Cardona 2031 1,0
15 Yuan Chen Zhang 2031 1,0
16 Bertrand Auger 1978 1,0
17 Lizandro Fernando L. Linares 2066 0,5
18 Jean Hébert 2417 0,0
19 Alain Dumouchel 2020 0,0

Here’s Hambleton’s rd2 win

Hambleton,Aman (2370) – Prahov,Valentin (2121)
Grunfeld 5.Bd2[D85]
Championnat de classe du Québec (2.2), 19.01.2013