|We need a bigger room! Chess is alive and well in Rochester!|
- While each participant stayed seated for most of their own game, Lev walked approximately 5 miles in circles around the 29 chess boards over the course of 4.5 hours of chess play, between 6:15pm and 10:45pm.
- Lev's current USCF rating is 2460! But, the combined USCF rating of his 29 opponents was well over 36,000.
- While each participant attempted to solve approximately 45 chess puzzles, Lev solved over 1300 chess puzzles.
- Over the course of the evening, Lev's total time analyzing each game averaged about 9.5 minutes, while each of the 29 players had more than 4 hours to study the chess positions.
Bill Pollifrone, Bob Talbot, Walter Plizga, Joe Sarratori, Jim Attaya
Gerald Birmingham, Dr. Hanan Dery, Anirudh Ramesh, Ramesh Nagarajan, Joshua Stevens, Jim Trowbridge, Jeremy Bateman, Carter Bateman, Roei Dery, Matthew O'Heron, Don Stubblebine, Fred Harris, Mark Wattenberg, Jamshed Ahmed, Chris Gargan, Blaze Veljovski, Matt Slomski, Nate McKay, Tanush Senthil Kumar, John Roberts, Garrett Thompson, Langston Woods, Wayne Jarvis and Dan Burnside.
|Exhibiting confidence and patience with every chess move, Lev finished with 25 wins out of 29.|
|Chris Gargan makes his move against Lev Paciorkowski.|
|Lev Paciorkowski shakes hand with Nate McKay to signify the end of the 29th and final game of the Simultaneous!|
|Dr. Alex Paciorkowski with his son Lev.|
For information about CHESS CAMPS
and other events for the summer, scroll down to the previous blog post.