Thursday, January 23, 2014

Ashland XXXVI Round 1

There were as many playing casual as playing in Round 1 of Ashland XXXVI.
In the Open section,  Experts James MacDougall and Keith Eubanks returned to the board in good form, both claiming victories by defeating Dan Quigley and Paul Potylicki, respectively.  In the evenings longest game, David Stoner ground out the win vs never say die Gil Holmes.

In the U1505 section, Jordan Anderson took the point from Birney Blind and Brandon Jordan claimed the point against Drew Plyler.

Come out to the club on Thursday January 23rd to play casually or play rated  in round 2 of Ashland XXXVI.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Holmes wins Ashland Rapid

In the first tournament of the year, Ashland Rapid, Gilbert Holmes goes a perfect 3-0 , claiming sole first.  Dan Quigley claimed second with 2 points.  David Stoner claims third with 1.5 points. It looks all were refreshed from the break and ready to play some chess.  All the games were hard fought.

Join the fun to play rated or casual on Thursday Jan 16th for Round 1 of Ashland XXXVI.

Four round Swiss. One round a week for four weeks. Entry fee $3 a round $10 for tourney for club members, $5 a round for non-members.
One bye allowed, No last round byes. Rounds start at 7:30. Reg ends at 7:15.

Two Sections, Game 75 + 30 inc. Open Section, First Place $30, Second Place $20,
Amateur Section (U1505), First Place $30, Second Place $20, U1205 $15.