Saturday, December 11, 2010

Eubanks & MacDougall tops in Ashland XVIII!

Eubanks and MacDougall dominate Ashland XVIII finishing 2 points ahead of the field! Twenty five players competed in our last weekly tournament of 2010.

Keith Eubanks (2012) defeated Erik Murrah (1677) as James MacDougall (1947) ground out the point over Paul King (1946) to give them joint first place with 4.5 points, a full two points ahead of the field! Paul Farb (1935) claimed a last round win over Steve Boshears (1601) and David Boyd (1155) extended his undefeated streak to 11 games with a win over Daniel Smith (1364).

Ben Caiello (1497) defeated Dan Caiello (1411) to take clear first in the Amateur Section and Birney Blind (1282) finished strong with a win over Shiva Balasubramanian (1242). Jaime Sanyer (1008) was in good form this tournament scoring a final round win over Cody Kyzer (1202) to finish with 3 points and boost his rating by 145 points! Richard Watts (1141) was held to a draw by new member Max Witherell and Mike Meekins (925) scored the point over Drew Plyler (1248)

Next week, Thur, Dec 16 will be Ashland Quick XXII. There will be NO PRIZES for this tournament. Entry fees will be donated to our host site, Ashland United Methodist Church.

Dec 23 will be a Casual Night and Year End Awards will be given out.

Dec 30 will be Ashland Action. This is a four round swiss, Game 30 starting at 7:00pm which is earlier than our normal time. Two byes are available but must be requested before the 2nd round starts.

Good Luck to those competing in the Florence Championship or the Queen City Championship this weekend!

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