Sunday, April 21, 2013

Caiello leads Ashland XXXII! Manion on top in Amateur Section!

Sixteen players crossed swords in the second round of Ashland XXXII. Ben Caiello (2023) took the point from Randall Gingerich (1726) and moved into clear first with two points as Leo Rabulan (2112) was forced to settle peacefully with Keith Eubanks (2054).  Dan Quigley (1801) split the point with Daniel Smith (1420) and Chris Labrecque (1632) scored the win over Mike Mayfield (1438).

In the Amateur Section, Andrew Manion ( 1340) continued his strong play with a win over Shaun McCoy (1414) to move into clear first. Ralph Buske (1341) broke into the win column taking the point from Richard Watts (1246) as Christian Dunlap (1066) found the right plan against Jordan Anderson (1171). New club member Steve Rocheleau (UNR) scored a win in his first rated game taking the point from Jared Whiting (780).

Round 3 is Thursday, April 25.

The Final Round of the U1400 Tournament will be at the Library on Monday, April 22. Three round swiss, Game 45. Register by 6:45, Round starts at 7:00. There will be another three round U1400 tournament starting on May 6.

The Border Battle is being formed and will be in Cornelius, NC, just above Charlotte, on July 13 & 14. Two players are needed for each class: Expert (2000-2199) A (1800-1999) B (1600-1799) C (1400-1599) D (1200-1399) & E (1000-1199).

Contact Daniel Smith if you would like to be on the SC Roster. 

Upcoming Tournaments:

Apr 27 - Lowry Grand Prix, Evans, GA
May 11- Queen City Saturdays - Charlotte, NC
May 24-26 - South Carolina Open, Greenville, SC
May 25 - Knights Templar III - Charlotte, NC
June 8 - Reverse Angle 32 - Charlotte, NC
June 21-23 - Statesville Open - Statesville, NC
June 29 - Lowry Grand Prix 3 - Columbia, SC
July 13 & 14 - Border Battle - Cornelius, NC Details Coming Soon
Aug 16-18 - The Columbia Open, Columbia, SC

Be sure to check the SC Calendar , NC Calendar & Charlotte Chess  for a full list of weekend events.

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