FM Chris Chase emerges from the complexities
of tangled webs to top field with 3.5 points.
NM Eric Godin vs Mateos Sahakian, Round 2: draw.
Eric scored 3 points to share 2-3rd place with Joel Wald.
Joel Wald plays Natasha Christiansen, Round 2: draw!
Joel scored 3 points to share 2-3rd place with Eric Godin.
(background): Nithin Kavi, black, vs Brandon Wu: draw!
Eddie Wei, black vs Professor Jerry Williams
Aashish Welling, black vs Leonid Tkach, Round 2.
Leonid scored 2.5 points to share 4-6th place
with Mateos Sahakian and Nithin Kavi.
FRIENDS PLAY CHESS:
William Ravn plays black, vs Bradley Workman, Round 1.
A good example: there should be more chess players
who bring their friends to the tournaments!
Bravo Will and Bradley!
THE OLDEST VS THE YOUNGEST:
91 yr old Harold Dondis, Esq, the only person at the Boylston Chess Club
who can brag (he does not) that he beat Bobby Fischer,
plays 6 yr old Derek Jin. Chess Lesson?
You bet! The game ended in a draw!
Derek up'd his rating by 49 points to 1284.
Harold played 3 rounds, taking a last round bye
scoring 3 points to tie for 1st with William Wisdom.
William Wisdom plays black vs Richard Kahn, Round 3.
Will finished with 3 points to share 1-2nd place honors
with Harold Dondis and a +78 rating point increment. Bravo, Will!
Photo: Bernardo Iglesias
Richard Kahn plays black vs Steve Stepak, Round 2.
Stepak scored 2.5 points to clinch 3rd place.
KIDS JUST WAN'A HAVE FUN'UN!
7 yr old Eddie Wei, 11 yr old Nithin Kavi
and 9 yr old Brandon Wu share smiles
surrounding Prof. Jerry Williams, Round 2.
Long-time BCC veteran Ed Foye sports
autumn colors playing black vs Harold Dondis,
8 yr old Sammi Pan plays black vs 9 yr old Evan MacClure
Bernardo Iglesias directed
this Fall Classic
with great skill and diplomacy.