Sunday, February 6, 2011

Knight Riders win Team Challenge II !!!

The Knight Riders draw the Patriots to win Ashland XIX!! Adam Shaw (1605) defeated Ben Caiello (1487) on board 1, Russell Thurmond (1600) drew with Dan Caiello (1436) on board 2 and Shiva Balasubramanian (1267) finished a perfect 5-0 with a final round win over Christian Dunlap (797) to secure first place for the Knight Riders.

The Gambiting Gamblers beat the Good Guys 2-1 to finish .5 point out of first. James MacDougall (1947) ground out the win over Paul Farb (1935), Daniel Smith (1364) outlasted Birney Blind (1225) and Richard Watts (1126) won over Mike Meekins (925).

We Three Kings finished with a win over Eighth Rank 2-1. Keith Eubanks (2012) won over Steve Boshears (1601) as Ralph Buske (1468) took the point from Paul Lowry (1032). The final point went to Cody Kyzer in a forfeit over the shorthanded Eighth Rank.

King and Two Pawns took down the Barnwell Board Busters in tough struggle 2-1. Paul King (1946) scored the win over David Vetterlein (1817), Mark Woodman (1045) took the point from David Boyd (1155) and Max Witherell (979) picked up the point over Roger Allen (UNR).

The board winners were:

Board 1: James MacDougall and Paul Farb tie with 3.5 points with the tie breaker going to Farb!

Board 2: Ralph Buske finishes with a win and 4 points to claim the prize by .5 point over Dan Caiello!

Board 3: Shiva Balasubramanian goes a perfect 5-0 to win the trophy!! Richard Watts finished second with 3.5.

Next week is Ashland Quick XXIII.

The Club Championship will start Feb 24.

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