Saturday, May 4, 2013

After four rounds - Caiello leads Open! Dunlap leads Amateur!

Sixteen players came out for the Penultimate Round of Ashland XXXII. Ben Caiello (2023) defended board 1 from Keith Eubanks (2054) to move into clear first heading into the final round. Dan Quigley (1801) continues to get his form back picking up the point from Chris Labrecque (1632) and moving into third place. Gil Holmes (1831) took the point from Dan Caiello (1639) as David Boyd (1469) and\ Mike Mayfield (1438) drew, again, for the sixth time in seven meetings!

Christian Dunlap (1066) continued his assault on the Amateur Section, this time defeating Ralph Buske (1341) to stay at the top of the crosstable. Shaun McCoy (1414) scored the win over Richard Watts (1246) to stay in second and set up a show down with Christian in the final round. Steve Rocheleau (UNR) played through an early game miscue to come back and take the point from Jordan Anderson (1171) and Birney Blind (1211) won over Jaime Sanyer (1258).

The Final Round will be Thursday, May 9.

Under 1400 tournament begins at the Library on Monday, May 6. $2 entry, three round swiss, Game 45, open to new players or anyone rated under 1400. Must be a USCF member to play. Casual play available also for non members.

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:

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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