Sunday, April 3, 2011

Lamby wins Ashland Quick XXIV!

Sixteen players competed in four quads at Ashland Quick XXIV. Philipp Lamby (2099) scored a perfect 3 points to take clear first ahead of Edsel Pena (2019), Paul King (1905) & Klaus Johnson (1795) in the Top Quad.

Joerg Lohse (1765) and Gil Holmes (1551) tied with two points to finish first in the Candidates Quad ahead of Paul Farb (1774) and Steve Boshears (1593).

Adam Shaw (1445) posted a perfect 3-0 to take the Amateur Quad ahead of George Morton (1474), Erik Murrah (1435) and Mike Mayfield (1427).

David Boyd (1254) shared the top spot of the Reserve Quad with Cody Kyzer (1091) finishing ahead of Richard Watts (1066) and Christian Dunlap (726).

Note that posted ratings are Quick Ratings, not Regular.

Next week, April 7, is Casual Night. Come out for some stress free chess!!

The Year End Awards standings have been updated.

There will be 4 (FOUR!) tournaments here in Columbia this year. All will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn on Harbison.

The first is the Lee Hyder, that used to be held in Aiken, on May 20-22.

Next up is a new event, the South Carolina Class Championships on July 9-10. There is also a Blitz tournament Sat night during this event.

On Aug 19-21 is the Columbia Chess Club's signature event, The Columbia Open and the last tournament will be the 72nd South Carolina Championships.

There's plenty of action right here in town this year so get out and play!!

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