MT-Pyrich/S08, George Pyrich Memorial Section 8

TD Dearnley, Andrew (IA)
Category 112345678910111213IMCCMCCEScoreWinsSBRGPlace
1CZE130907CCEKratochvíl, Jan2278½½½½1½½½½1½187.5343.2501
2PAN790067 Rodriguez, Luis2260½½1½½½½½1½½½857241.502
3POL420434SIMLubas, Józef2265½½½½½½1½½1½½7240.7503
4NED370946 Vugt, Wim H. van2275½0½½½½11½½½½856.5237.7504
5VEN530050CCEGuaimare, Carlos Luis2257½½½½½½½½½½½186.5138.2505
6ITA241229 Cantelli, Alessandro22520½½½½½½½½1½½856134.7506
7FRA181466 Renard, Stéphane2266½½½½½½½½½½½½85603607
8POR390350CCMMartins, Sérgio A.2267½½00½½½½½½1½85.513208
9SLO480004IMBohak, Janko2227½½½0½½½½½½½½5.503309
10LAT910161GMGaujens, Artis2232½0½½½½½½½½½½5.5032.75010
11ROU440306 Popescu-Ruşavăţ, Ioan22630½0½½0½½½½1½855128.75011
12SCO620098IMBorwell, Alan P.2261½½½½½½½0½½0½5031.25012
13AUS30462CCMJones, Brian22660½½½0½½½½½½½85029.5013

Latest results from 1/27/2020 are displayed in red.

Not yet started: 0, Ongoing: 0, Adjudication pending: 0, Finished: 78

George D. Pyrich joined the Scottish CCA in 1980 and quickly demonstrated his CC strength as a championship level player, competing in finals of 1982 through to 1992 (and latterly 2015-17), and earning the Scottish Master title in 1995. He became Publicity & Membership Officer in 1985, followed by 6 years as Treasurer (1986-91) and 8 Years as Magazine Games Editor (1991-98). He was International Secretary from 1992-2017 and Scottish CCA Delegate from 1993-2017, attending most ICCF Congresses from Graz 1992 onwards. He served as Vice President from 2000-17 and Grader from 2008-17.

George played in a huge number of tournaments and games internationally and achieved his IM title in 1995. His highest grade was 2426 in 2002. He was awarded the International Arbiter title in 2009. His ICCF posts began with Qualifications Commissioner from 1996-2003, joined the ICCF Presidium as Deputy President & Development Director from 2007-09, and then Finance Director on the Executive Board from 2009-17.
His distinguished service was recognised by Bertl von Massow Medals (Silver in 2002, Gold in 2007) and finally by Honorary Membership of ICCF in 2016.

George Pyrich therefore gave dedicated service to both SCCA and ICCF over many decades and was hugely respected as an administrator. He was honest, hard working and principled in everything he did and made friends everywhere, with a sense of humour and outgoing personality – he was a tall man both in stature and every way. He will sorely missed by his wife Catherine, their large family and so many friends in Scotland and worldwide.

The winners of each section in these Memorial Tournaments will receive a specially engraved traditional Scottish quaich in memory of George and appreciation of a very dear CC friend.

CCE norm achieved by: Renard, Stéphane; Cantelli, Alessandro; Popescu-Ruşavăţ, Ioan
CCM norm achieved by: Kratochvíl, Jan; Vugt, Wim H. van; Rodriguez, Luis

This is a server event.
The start date was 9/9/2018.
There is no end date.
ICCF standard time control 10 moves in 50 days with duplication after 20 days is used.
If a player exceeds allowed thinking time in any way, the player will automatically be scored with a loss. Under some circumstances all of the player’s games will subsequently be cancelled (if not already rated).
45 days of leave per year are available to each player.
There is no special leave in this event.
This tournament allows claims based on the six piece tablebase. The 50-moves-rule is not applied in positions with seven or fewer pieces.
Draw offers are restricted to one offer per player every 10 moves (called the ten moves draw rule).
Ties are broken by the Baumbach tie breaking rule (see ICCF rule
If needed, adjudicators will be selected by the server.
Other participants can see the games only when they are finished, and at least 10 games are finished in the event.
The public can see the games only when they are finished, and at least 10 games are finished in the event.
This event is organized by Borwell, Alan P..

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