BCC SHAMROCK OPEN
4SS IN 2 SECTIONS
NM Chris Williams vs Zubin Baliga, Round 2.
Chris scored 3.5 points to take clear 1st place.
Professor Dr. Alejandro Botta vs Tianna Wang, Round 2.
Dr. Botta tied for 2-3rd place with 3 points.
BCC President NM Andrew Hoy scored 3 points
to share 2-3rd place in the Open Section.
Soren Sandmann Pedersen vs Atul Kannan, Round 2.
Soren scored 2.5 points to share 4-6th place.
Atul also scored 2.5 points to share 4-6th place.
Tony Wang faces off with Jerry Li in Round 2.
Tony scored 2.5 points to share 4-6th place.
This is Tony's 5th USCF event in which he up'd his
provisional rating +4 to 2082. Jerry broke even
with 2 points to maintain his rating at 2084.
David Martin vs Arshya Feizi, Round 2. This is Arshya's
first USCF tournament, and the first time at the BCC.
He scored a perfect 4-0 to take clear 1st place. Bravo, Arshya!
Welcome to the BCC. Arshya established a USCF rating
BORN OF THE YEW TREE
Eoghan Downey scored 3 points to share 2-3rd place.
This is Eoghan's first USCF tournament and the first trip
to the BCC. Bravo, Eoghan, and welcome to the BCC.
Eoghan established his first provisional rating at 1821.
Rachna Nambiar vs Bob Oresick, Round 2.
Bob was in the groove with 3 points to share 2-3rd place,
and a rating upgrade of +45 to 1523. Rachna posted her
second draw in her first 5 USCF events for a rating
increase of + 46 to 430. Brava, Rachna!
Keep up the good work.
(background): Achyuta Rajaram vs Mike Griffin;
Alan Lu plays Kevin Li;
Natasha Christiansen, black vs Gabrial Birzu
playing in the Paramount Tournament.
AROUND THE HALL
Joy Cao like a ballet dancer on the chess board.
Dr. Botta vs Tianna Wang;
Ryan Wang vs Skyler Zhou, Round 2.
BERNARDO IGLESIAS, TD
PHOTOS: STEVE STEPAK