Saturday, June 1, 2013

Ashland XXXIII is Underway!

Twelve of the Midlands sharpest minds battled in the opening round of Ashland XXXIII. Ben Caiello (2015 ) took care of business on Board 1 defending from Chris Labrecque (1615 ). Dan Quigley (1820 ) took the point from Mike Mayfield (1437) and Dan Caiello (1646) outlasted Daniel Smith (1395) to pick up the point.

In the Amateur Section, Akshat Jindal (UNR) won over Birney Blind (1235) to claim the early lead. Ralph Buske (1361) settled peacefully with Richard Watts (1220) and Jordan Anderson (1252) split the point with Akshita Jindal (UNR).

Round 2 is Thursday, June 6. Register/check in by 7:15, round starts at 7:30.

Cola Chess Club Director Bob Halliday is scheduled to be Locked Up on Thursday, June 27! You can help get him out in time for the club meeting that evening by going HERE.

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)  Gene Nix

A (1800-1999)  
B (1600-1799)  Dan Caiello  - Steve Boshears
C (1400-1599)  
D (1200-1399) Jordan Anderson (Sat only) - Shaun McCoy
E (1000-1199)

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

Upcoming Tournaments:

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 
Aug 16-18 - The Columbia Open, Columbia, SC Details now available!

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