Saturday, March 20, 2010

MacDougall stands alone at the Top!

Twenty four players competed in Round 3 of the Club Championship. James MacDougall (1942) moved into clear first by a half point with a win over co-leader George Morton (1654) as Philipp Lamby (2199) returned and defeated the third leader, Mark Acklie (972). Keith Eubanks (2006) stayed a half point off the lead in second place by defeating Erik Murrah (1669). Paul Farb (1930) took the point from Paul King (1816) as Steve Boshears (1653) scored his second straight win defeating Micah Goss (UNR). Adam Shaw (1515) also took his second straight win defeating Shiva Balasubramanian (1003) and took the lead for the U1600 trophy. Mike Meekins (1140) got back on the winning track with a win over Andrew Villeneuve (387) and is tied with Acklie for the U1200 trophy. Marty Anderson (775) scored an upset win by defeating Richard Watts (1256) and is now in the lead for the Jr Trophy. Ralph Buske (1402) broke into the win column with a victory over Mike Mayfield (1391) and Daniel Smith (1203) notched his first win of the tournament over a determined Erik Anderson (467). Craig Patton (1136) came to a peaceful conclusion with Paul Lowry (1092) as did Gavyn Kopcho (110) and Jonathan Bundy (UNR).

The current crosstable is HERE.

The projected Round 4 pairings are HERE. These are subject to change based on attendance.

Round 4 will be Thursday, March 25.

The Award Standings have been updated with the April Supplement.

The Saturday Knights tournament scheduled for April 10 has been CANCELLED. The Border Battle between South Carolina and North Carolina will be that weekend in Greenville. This tournament is by invitation and the SC Team has not been assembled yet.

If you're looking for a low cost tournament here it is: 5NCGP Points Today in Charlotte on March 27. Four rounds, Game 60 for only $5?!! It is rated but there are no prizes. Check it out.

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