Monday, August 18, 2014

2014 Columbia Open Results

2014 Columbia Open

August 15-17
Results Columbia, SC

Hilton Garden Inn
434 Columbiana Drive, Columbia SC 29212

5SS, G90/30inc (2day Rd 1 G75/30inc)

In 4 Sections:

Open Section
NM Sam Copeland 5.0 points
IM Alexander Matros 3.5 points
Klaus Pohl 3.5 points
U2200 Prize
All with 2.5 points
Ben Caiello
Leo Rabulan
Keith Eubanks
Dr. Edsel Pena
Kapish Potula
U2000 Section
Adam Shaw 4.5 points
Tim Rankin 3.5 points
Joseph Rochester 3.5 points
U1800 Prize
All with 3.0 points
Bob Halliday
James Dill
Mike Eberhardinger
John Yates
U1600 Section
Mia Lopez 4.5 points
Gunatej Guruvelli 3.0 points
Richard Watts 3.0 points
U1400 Prize
Leonid Matros 2.5 points
U1200 Section
Rares Cristian 4.5 points
Ian Bell 4.0 points
Venkat Guruvelli 3.0 points
Ravitej Guruvelli 3.0 points
U1000 Prize
Paul Pena 3.0 points
Henri Murthy 3.0 points

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Aug 14th Casual Night Lecture and Consult Game

Join the Columbia Chess Club for a casual stress free night.
Enjoy a Lecture and learn from two strong players.

IM Alexander Matros will be sharing his thoughts with a chess Lecture starting at 7:30 pm.

After the lecture we will split the group into two rooms and IM Matros match wits against NM Sam Copeland in a teaching consult game.  Share your thoughts about the position, listen and learn as the two go head to head.

This a great time to hear the inner chess thoughts of two strong players.

August 15th is The Columbia Open.  If you are not registered go ahead and claim your spot.
More information is here