Saturday, August 27, 2011

B Caiello wins Ashland Quick XXVI!!

Fourteen players battled in Ashland Quick XXVI with Ben Caiello (1611) winning his second straight club tournament defeating Paul Farb (1732), Adam Shaw (1613) and Lendel Robinson (1463) in the Top Quad.

Darell Hunt (1132) won the Amateur Quad with a perfect 3-0 scoring wins over Dan Caiello (1403), Mike Mayfield (1379) & David Boyd (1236). This is Darell's third straight section win since joining the club!

Daniel Smith (1122) took the Swiss Section with a perfect 3-0 ahead of Ralph Buske (1085) & Mike Meekings (829) who tied for second with 2 points.

Next week, Thursday, Sept 1, Ashland XXIII begins. This will be the same format as A22:

Five round Swiss. Two Sections. One round a week for five weeks. You do not have to play every round.

Entry fee $2 for club members, $5 non-members. One bye allowed. Rounds start at 7:30. Game 90 +5s delay.

Two Sections: Open Section & Amateur Section (U1505). No Prizes.

The Southeast's biggest tournament is Labor Day weekend in Charlotte. The North Carolina Open is headlined this year with six Grand Masters competing and three time U.S. Women's Champion Irina Krush. Check their site for full details.

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