Sunday, March 24, 2013


FM Chris Chase has done it again: back to back perfect performances, this time in the Legends of Chess (Ed Lasker).
FM Chris Chase wins Premier Section of Legends of Chess March 23, 2013.
NM Godin vs FM Chase, Round 3
NM Eric Godin was clear 2nd in Premier Section with a 3-1 score.
Expert Billy Collins, black vs Arthur Tang.  Collins went 2.5-1.5 good for 3-4th in Premier Section.
Robert Holmgren scored 2.5 points in Premier Section good for 3-4th Place.
Holmgren pushed his rating +30!
Hands across the board: Ross Eldridge vs Natasha Christiansen, Round  2 Premier Section.
Richard Mooney, clear first, U1800 Legends of Chess, with 3.5 points.
Mooney vs Eric Feng, who looks over at "queen collection" and wonders how many 
queens will it take Mooney to beat him!
Lucy Cai Jiaying 3 points and 2nd-4th in U1800: +81 points in rating.
Chris Burkhart, black vs Eddie Wei. Eddie scored 3 points and placed 2-4th, 
putting up a +20 rating change.
Eric Feng vs Edward Morris, Round 2. Feng scored 3 points and
came in 2-4th in U1800 section.
Larry Jin, Eddie Wei and Lucy Cai Jiaying share some fun during lunch break.
Gabriel Birzu, black vs Mark O'Brien. 
Special welcome to first-time BCC participant Gabriel Birzu.
Also, a heartfelt welcome to 8 yr old Larry Jin, to BCC tournament participation. 
Larry just started to play chess a few months ago!  Keep up the good work, Larry!
Between rounds: Eric Godin, Chris Burkhart and Mark O'Brien at the key-board,
 share a search for a viable move for Mark in his game against Gabriel Birzu.
Eddie Wei, Larry Jin, Carissa Yip and Lucy Cai share a new 
game during lunchbreak: MONOPOLY.
"I thought my position contained amusing positional novelty" quips Iris Tang, U2, Arthur Tang's younger sister. It was her first visit to the Boylston Chess Club and she thoroughly enjoyed it.
A round of applause for Bernardo Iglesias, TD, who ran a top-notch tournament.
See you Monday evening for Round 5 of the PARAMOUNT
Come and observe.

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