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First name(s): Sam
Last name(s): Kantimathi
Title(s): EX(2011)
Home: Sacramento, CA, USA
NASPA CSW Rating: 1756 (ranked #53)
NASPA TWL Rating: 1701
Awards: 2012 US Nationals Champion -- Collins, 1994 Thai Cup; (27th) 1995 Superstars; 1997 $10,000 Manila; (22nd) 2003 All*Stars; Guinness world record holder for highest-scoring opening move (BEZIQUE, 124); Brilliancy Prize, Chicago NSC
Hobbies: safaris, hiking, photography, meditation

Championship Record
EventYearDivisionRankRepresented
NSC19851131/302, 11-11 +841 
NSC1987146, 13-8 +937 
NSC1989131/149, 16-11 +116 
NSC1990146/176, 15-12 +992 
NSC1992115/176, 17.5-9.5 +199 
NSC1994160/134, 14-13 -94 
NSC1996182/108, 11-16 +175 
NSC1998146/126, 17-14 -317 
NSC2000162/98, 15-16 -658 
NSC2002150/132, 17-14 +95 
SAS2003 9 
WSC2003 71United States
NSC2004167/172, 16-14 +258 
NSC2005110/87, 17-11 +1185 
USSO2006161/76, 12-16 -572 
WSC2007129United States
NSC2008A29/103, 15.5-12.5 +6 
WPC20081  
NSC2009a64/127, 15.5-15.5 -914 
MALTA2010A14/92, 13.0-8.0 +668 
NSC20101102/116, 12.0-19.0 -838 
NSC2011215/90, 18.0-13.0 +796 
MALTA2012A8/42, 15.0-9.0 +434 
NSC2012CSW1/37, 24.0-7.0 +481 
MALTA2013A10/41, 14.0-10.0 +510 
NSC2013CSW40/40, 0.0-31.0 -2232 
NSC2018CSW47/72, 15.0-16.0 +120 
Recent Tournaments
EventRecordRating
Emeryville, CA, USA (CSW)
2019-08-11
4-4 -35
Rank: 4
1756 = 1751+5
Emeryville, CA, USA (CSW)
2019-08-04
4-2 +278
Rank: 1
1751 = 1744+7
NASC - Reno, NV, USA (CSW)
2019-07-20~2019-07-24
16-15 -367
Rank: 23
1744 = 1800-56
Albany, NY, USA (CSW)
2019-07-04~2019-07-07
14-9 +498
Rank: 5
1800 = 1743+57
Albany, NY, USA (CSW)
2019-07-03
4-4 -140
Rank: 3
1743 = 1739+4
Berkeley, CA, USA (CSW)
2019-02-10
3-3 +35
Rank: 3
1739 = 1735+4
Berkeley, CA, USA (CSW)
2019-01-06
4-2 +500
Rank: 2
1735 = 1741-6
Albany, NY, USA (CSW)
2018-12-29~2019-01-01
13-11 +756
Rank: 5
1741 = 1732+9
Albany, NY, USA (CSW)
2018-12-29
3-1 +404
Rank: 1
1732 = 1717+15
Albany, NY, USA (CSW)
2018-12-28
4-4 +46
Rank: 6
1717 = 1704+13

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