• BAC A-Team

    Head Coach: FM Kostya Kavutskiy (12742780)


    Team Members

    Dhruva Bhagwat
    Matthew Bhattacharya
    Atul Kamat
    Sean Kwon
    Marvin Lin
    Joshua Lu
    Mihir Mirchandani
    Justin Reed
    Pratheek Sankeshi
    Anthony Liu
    Rahul Amudhasagaran
    Advait Namburi
    Shawnak Shivakumar



    Info

    BAC Teams

    BayAreaChess' teams are starting in August 2015 by inviting some of the Bay Area's most dedicated scholastic players with the mission to provide them with a format of training where they can elevate their chess to the next level. We do this by offering strong training with title player coaches combined with a team oriented method of training and support that will give these young players a valuable experience they can apply to both their chess and to their personal lives.

    This is a team for players with 1600+ rating.
    Do you think you'd be a good fit to this team, and would like us to consider you?
    Please, email us why you should be considered and what value you thinkg you bing to the BAC Team. All submissions will be considered.


    Q: What is expected from the Team members?
    A: Consistent attendance and team commitment. Also recommended to spend anywhere between 2-10hr/week on chess at home.

    Q: What software or other tools are required for the team members?
    A: For the Elite and A-team members, Chessbase (Click here to get it) is required software. Contact Kostya or Thomas if you have any question about buying or using Chessbase.

    Back to the Team Introduction page.

    Schedule

    Schedule of team-meetings

    Month
    Team Meeting
    Dates
    Total
    # of Classes
    Team Building
    Events - Free
    Sept
    x, 10, 17, x, Oct 1
    3
     
    Oct
    8, x, 22, 29
    3
    9
    Nov
    5, x, 19, x
    2
    *Special Fee*
    10
    Dec
    x, 10, 17, x, x
    2
    *Special Fee*
    2, 30
    Jan
    x, 14, x, 28
    (14: Elite team - online class)
    2
    *Special Fee*
    6, 20
    Feb
    4, 11, x, 25
    3
    17
    Mar
    4, x, 18, 25
    3
     
    Apr
    1, 8, x, 22, x
    3
     
    May
    6, 13, 20, x
    3
     

    Special Team building events:
    Oct 9 - Sunday Special Celebration of BAC-1000
    Nov 10 - Thursday night (before Veteran's day)
    Dec 2 - Friday night (before the Grade Level)
    Dec 30 - Friday night End of year celebration
    Jan 6 - Friday night
    Jan 20 - Friday night


    List of tournaments BAC team members are encouraged to attend in 2016/17
    and the off-weekends and Free Team Building night
    are designed around these tournaments:


    Sept 23/24 US National G/30 & G/60 Championship (www.bayareachess.com/usg30g60)
    Oct 14/15-16 BAC Championship (www.bayareachess.com/champs)
    Oct 29-30 All Girl's Tournament (www.bayareachess.com/allgirls)
    Nov 11/12-13 US National Class Championship (www.bayareachess.com/class)
    Nov 25/26-27 California Warfare Championship (www.bayareachess.com/tg)
    Dec 3-4 CalChess Grade Level Championship (www.bayareachess.com/grades)
    Jan 6/7-8 New Year Championship (www.bayareachess.com/ny)
    Jan 21-22 US Junior Congress National Championship (www.bayareachess.com/usjr)
    Feb 18/19-20 US Amateur Team West Championship (www.bayareachess.com/usatw)
    March 11-12 CalChess Scholastic State Championship (www.bayareachess.com/states)
    May 27/28-29 Best of the West Championship (www.bayareachess.com/bestwest)

 

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