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♔ ♛ ♖ Complete Year-End Stats ♝ ♘ ♟

Throughout the year, cumulative statistics are tracked & calculated weekly & at the end of each regular tournament as part of the Wachusett Chess Club Member Rating Spreadsheet. At the end of each regular season at the club, these statistics are compiled & in some cases assigned award titles consistent with famous chess players who developed reputations over the span of their chess careers for similar accomplishments.

2016-2017 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 25.5 games
Brett Kildahl.864
Diego Ubiera.815
Ray Paulson.798
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Ken Gurge, Alex Venezia, Wayne Steadman50
Mike Commisso, Don Briggs, Emily Gawboy49








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Brett Kildahl36
Paul Godin33
Ray Paulson32
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 25.5 games
Diego Ubiera3
Brett Kildahl4
Ray Paulson7








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 25.5 games
Randy McLaughlin0.0%
Tom Whistler3.03%
Emily Gawboy6.12%
♗ MOST DRAWS (CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD?) ♝
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 25.5 games
Roger Cappallo10
Mike Meehan, JimHankard9
Ken Gurge7









2015-2016 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
Ray Paulson.868
Roger Cappallo.761
Paul Godin.719
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Don Briggs49
Paul Godin48
Jim Hankard48
Wayne Steadman48
Emily Gawboy48











♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Paul Godin32
Ray Paulson31
Larry Gladding30
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
Ray Paulson3
Roger Cappallo6
George Mirijanian8
Arthur Barlas8









♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
Jackson Parker2.94%
Randy McLaughlin & Tom Whistler3.33%
♗ MOST DRAWS (CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD?) ♝
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
Roger Cappallo9
Gary Brassard9
Len Arsenault9








2014-2015 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
George Mirijanian.823
Paul Godin.758
Roger Cappallo.739
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Dave Thomas48
Jim Hankard47
Roger Cappallo46








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Roger Cappallo29
Paul Godin & Dave Thomas25
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
George Mirijanian3
Roger Cappallo & Arthur Barlas7
Paul Godin & Bruce Felton8








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
Paul Godin0%
Brian Biglow2.7%
Randy McLaughlin2.8%
♗ MOST DRAWS (CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD?) ♝
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24.5 games
Len Arsenault11
Roger Cappallo10
Gary Brassard8









2013-2014 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Carissa Yip.975
Ray Paulson.810
George Mirijanian.773
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Jim Hankard40
Wayne Steadman & Brian Biglow38








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Bruce Felton25
Ray Paulson, Gary Brassard & Larry Gladding21
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Carissa Yip0
Ray Paulson3
George Mirijanian4








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Jackson Parker, Larry Sleet & Vince Premus0%
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Len Arsenault31.3%
John Bastarache30.8%
Dave Thomas21.2%









2012-2013 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Carissa Yip.767
George Mirijanian.741
Bruce Felton.710
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Jim Hankard47
Wayne Steadman46
Brian Biglow, Tom Fratturelli,
Len Arsenault, Gary Brassard
44









♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Bruce Felton25
Gary Brassard26
Larry Gladding22
Carissa Yip21
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Carissa Yip, Bruce Felton5
George Mirijanian6








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Gary Brassard9.1%
George Mirijanian10.3%
Wayne Steadman10.9%
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Jim Hankard31.9%
Len Arsenault27.3%
Bruce Felton25.8%









2011-2012 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
George Mirijanian.788
Bruce Felton.738
Larry Gladding.718
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Ken Gurge46
Wayne Steadman45
Mark Daley44








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Bruce Felton27
Larry Gladding, Trevor Bierig25
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
George Mirijanian4
Bruce Felton, Larry Gladding8








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
Carissa Yip, Andrew Paul0.0%
Ernest Fandreyer3.8%
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
Constantin Leonda39.1%
Arthur Barlas33.3%
Max Sewell30.8%









2010-2011 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Robert King.855
George Mirijanian.768
Michael Manisy.679
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Ken Gurge48
Martin Laine46
Leonard Arsenault44








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Michael Manisy26
Robert King24
Ken Gurge, Martin Laine, Bruce Felton23
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Robert King2
George Mirijanian5
Bruce Felton10








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Trevor Bierig0.0%
Carissa Yip8.0%
George Mirijanian10.7%
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 24 games
Ernest Fandreyer20.6%
Leonard Arsenault20.5%
Max Sewell20.0%









2009-2010 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
George Mirijanian.781
Larry Gladding.757
Dave Couture.724
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Bruce Felton46
Ken Gurge, Ernest Fandreyer44








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Martin Laine26
Bruce Felton25
Larry Gladding23
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
George Mirijanian3
Larry Gladding5
Dave Couture7








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
Richard Chromiak4.3%
Ernest Fandreyer4.5%
Dave Couture6.9%
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 23 games
Max Sewell25.6%
George Mirijanian25.0%
Len Arsenault24.4%









2008-2009 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Bruce Felton.821
George Mirijanian.717
Larry Gladding.653
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Ken Gurge44
Eduardo Valadares43
Martin Laine, Ernest Fandreyer42








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Bruce Felton28
Eduardo Valadares24
Martin Laine23
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Bruce Felton, George Mirijanian3
Dave Couture, Eugene Bedard9








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Eduardo Valadares2.3%
Francis Scanlon4.0%
Ken Carabba5.0%
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
George Mirijanian30.4%
Ken Gurge29.5%
Jeff Lischer28.1%









2007-2008 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
George Mirijanian.758
Martin Laine.750
Bruce Felton.659
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Ken Gurge45
Martin Laine44
Larry Gladding, Ernest Fandreyer, Eduardo Valadares42








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Martin Laine26
Bruce Felton25
Larry Gladding24
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
George Mirijanian4
Martin Laine5
Dave Couture8








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Larry Gladding.048
Ernest Fandreyer, Tom Fratturelli.061
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 20 games
Martin Laine.262
George Mirijanian.226
Bruce Felton.182









2006-2007 Season: Note that the number of games is fewer than the number of games in the previous season because:
1) There were no quick chess tournaments this year and
2) The start of the season has been moved up to the end of the club championship.

2006-2007 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 15 games
Parker Montgomery.833
Martin Laine.722
Bruce Felton.700
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Martin Laine, Ken Gurge36
George Miller, Eduardo Valadares34








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Martin Laine21
Ken Gurge18
George Mirijanian17
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 15 games
Parker Montgomery1
Bruce Felton2
Martin Laine5








♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 15 games
Gary Brassard.059
Brian Biglow.067
George Miller.088
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 15 games
Bruce Felton.400
Martin Laine, Ken Gurge.278









2005-2006 Season

♔ HIGHEST WINNING PERCENTAGE ♕
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 30 games
George Mirijanian.774
Gary Brassard.750
George O'Rourke.719
♘ ACTIVITY AWARD ♞
(MOST GAMES PLAYED)
Ernest fandreyer63
Tom Fratturelli60
Martin Laine59








♔ ♛ ♖ ♝ ♘ MOST WINS ♞ ♗ ♜ ♕ ♚
Martin Laine34
Bruce Felton32
Ken Gurge29
♟ ♟ FEWEST LOSSES ♟ ♟
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 30 games
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♔ BOBBY FISCHER AWARD ♚
(Lowest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 30 games
Richard Bennett.000
Eduardo Valadares.019
Brian Biglow.038
♗ CARL SCHLECHTER AWARD ♝
(Highest Draw Percentage)
Minimum of 50% of games played, i.e. 30 games
Bruce Felton.255
George O'Rourke.250
Martin Laine.220