The 400th Gambito Open
5 Rd SPECIAL SUPER GAMBITO ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 13, 2008
Turnout was good, especially in the Open Section (28 players), but the Reserve Section was a little light with only 10 players for some reason...
Ariel Gerardo, Digesh Malla and Enrico Sevillano were 3 of the 4 big winners in the Open Section.
Anthony Harbone is on the left in the background, he tied for 1st in the Reserve Section
1st Place/2nd Place/U2400/U2200: Enrico Sevillano (4), Digesh Malla (4), Eric Montany (4), Ariel Gerardo (4), $207 each
3rd Place/2nd U2400: John Bryant (3 1/2) and Ron Bruno (3 1/2), $80 each
U2000 $170: Jesse Orlowski (3 1/2), $170
2nd U2200: Rick Aeria (3), Jorge Balares (3), Nick Lita (3), Dimitry Kishinevsky (3), James Mahooti (3), $16 each
2nd U2000: Sridhar Ramanujam (2), Robert Defore (2), Daniel Grazian (2), Peter Hodges (2), Roberto Aiello (2), $16 each
RESERVE SECTION (UNDER 1800):
1st Place/2nd Place: Anthony Harbone (4) and Nestor Dagamat (4), $90 each
3rd Place: William Wijaya (3 1/2), $30
U1600: Arsenio Caccam (2), $100 , 2nd U1600: no one to claim prize U1400: Fred Cleveland (0) no points, no prize
SCCF Membership Required of ALL players ($18/$10 Jr)
Best Game Open Section ($20) goes to Jesse Orlowski for win over Leonard Sussman. See Recent Games
Total Prizes: $1,760 Note: prizes were reduced from the published rate of $2,300 (60% guaranteed, based on 46 players). The Open Section was reduced by about 20% and the Reserve Section by 40%, based on the number of players in each section.
Players: 38 Total
Open (28): Rick Aeria, Roberto Aiello, Bruce Baker, Jorge Balares, Ron Bruno, John Bryant, Raoul Crisologo, Robert Defore, Chuck Ensey, Esteban Escobedo, Ariel Gerardo, Daniel Grazian, Kyron Griffith, Peter Hodges, Marlon Icban, Dimitry Kishinevsky, Varun Krishnan, Nick Lita, James Mahooti, Digesh Malla, Carey Milton, Eric Montany, Jesse Orlowski, Sridhar Ramanujam, IM Enrico Sevillano, Leonard Sussman, Alan Tsoi, Tom Victory
Reserve (10): Arsenio Caccam, Fred Cleveland, Alex Cook, Nestor Dagamat, Anthony Harbone, Edgardo Navera, Prisciliano Padilla, Pejman Sagart, Ronaldo Salenga, William Wijaya
Event is now rated, please see USCF website for ratings.