Marvin Shumowitz of DOCA (bottom left) opened with 1.b3 and legendary gambiteer Lev Zilbermintz of Newark-McDonald's countered with the bizarre 1...d5 2.Bb2 e5!? 3.Bxe5 d4?! 4.e3 Nc6.
Charles Miller (white cap) and Ed Sytnik (facing the camera) defeated Chess Mates' Moreira brothers, Leo (navy cap) and Gabe, to stake Hamilton to a 2-0 lead.
The Kenilworth-Summit draw featured 4 decisive games. Summit's Simon Thomson (top left vs. Ian Mangion) and Donnally Miller (bottom left) won on boards 1 and 2...
... while Kenilworth's Don Carrelli (top right) and Paul Gottlieb (bottom right) collected full points against Glen Hart and Wayne Burnett.