Friday, November 20, 2009

2nd Round Annotations

Notes to Corcoran-Moldovan have been uploaded to the 2nd round replay page and PGN file.

P.S. - The sidebar's Games link has also been updated. I forgot to do that last time.

Friday, November 6, 2009

2nd Round Report

Karpovs 2.5 West Orange 1.5

The league-leading, 2-0 Karpovs struggled against a somewhat weak lineup but prevailed; thanks to board 1 win from Steve Stoyko and two huge time-pressure gifts.

Kortchnois 2.5 Staten Island

Ari Minkov & Richard Lewis won with the White pieces & Mark Schwarcz drew with his namesakes to give the defending champion, 1-1 Kortchnois a win in N.Y.

Sparta 3 Kramniks 1

Sparta received wins by Mark Van Der Veen, Rick Schluter & Russ Avarella. Ziggy Bliznikas's victory was the only bright spot for Kramniks, who have yet to take a match.

Hamilton 2.5 Summit 1.5

Hamilton got wins from Joshua Hill & Charles Miller, plus a draw by Tom Stanics; to move into 2nd place.

For standings, board results & games click the sidebar links.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

1st Round Annotations

Notes to Moldovan-Lewis & Stoyko-Norowitz have been uploaded to the opening round replay page and PGN file.

Summit 3 Sparta 1

Summit received victories from Simon Thomson, Donnally Miller & Bob Sherry to defeat Sparta 3-1 & join the Karpovs in 1st place.