Thursday, March 5, 2009

ESCC Championship wrap-up

The East Side Chess Club has completed its annual club championship tournament. FIDE Master Ken Larsen takes top honors with a score of 4.5 - .5. Steven Pennock, also went undefeated (2 draws), to take clear 2nd Place.

1st Place - Kenneth Larsen - $100
2nd Place - Steven Pennock - $60
Best Class B - Fred Duren - $40
Best Class C/below - Carlos Boteo - $40
Best K-8 - Justin Arnold
Best K-6 - Derek Chen
Best K-3 - Ethan Li

John Wright and Satheesh Aradhyula organized and ran the event. 18 players participated in the 5-week tournament, playing 1 round each week. The next event will be a Blitz tournament on March 25.

The Eastside Chess Club meets Wednesday nights from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the Tucson Jewish Community Center (JCC) located on River Rd. and Dodge Blvd. For more information, please contact John Wright.

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