Monthly Archives: March 2017

10th Spence Action

John Hartmann and Steve Cusumano split first place with 5/6 in the 10th Spence Action. There was a three-way tie for the U1800 prize (Mills, Behrens, Stepp) and Arnie Schulze took the U1500 crown.

Full results available at:

http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201703298562

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Dragon Thematic – Results

After Steve Cusumano’s informative lecture, 10 players sat down to test what they’d just learned and do battle in the Dragon.  Steve then tied for first place with Jerry Slominski, and managed to squeak out an armageddon win in the tiebreak to claim first prize. Russell Stinson took the U1700 crown. Full results below!

Thematic Blitz — Dragon                                     Cross Table, Page 1

No.    Name                         St Rate Rd 1  Rd 2  Rd 3  Rd 4  Rd 5  Rd 6  Score

1. Cusumano,Steven J (2) ……..  NE 1840 W7    W6    L2    W3    W4    W5      5.0
2. Slominski,Jerry (4) ……….  NE 1821 W4    W3    W1    W6    L5    W7      5.0

3. Hartmann,John R (1) ……….  NE 1888 W10   L2    W5    L1    W11   W6      4.0
4. Stinson,Russell (9) ……….  IN 1347 L2    W10   W7    W5    L1    W11     4.0

5. Grande,Douglas P (3) ………  NE 1834 W9    W8    L3    L4    W2    L1      3.0
6. Mills,Michael (5) …………  NE 1737 W11   L1    W9    L2    W8    L3      3.0
7. Behrens,Steven (7) ………..  NE 1570 L1    W11   L4    W8    W9    L2      3.0
8. Slominski,Gary C (10) ……..  NE  987 -B-   L5    W11   L7    L6    W9      3.0

9. Oberfoell, Mitchel (8) …….  NE 1350 L5    -B-   L6    W11   L7    L8      2.0

10. Look,C Scott (6) ………….  NE 1632 L3    L4    -B-   -U-   -U-   -U-     1.0

11. Holys,James Edwar (11) …….  NE nnnn L6    L7    L8    L9    L3    L4      0.0

12th Swiss -Final Standings

Congrats to Steve Cusumano, who played a version of the Swiss Gambit and won the 12th Spence Swiss! John Hartmann was clear second.

Full results at:

http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201703088332

Note the boffo new ratings for Mitchell and Kara!