$2,000 in Guaranteed Prizes, July 9 -10 @ SDCC
Near Record-breaking turnout of 46 players!
Here are the players in pre-event rating order:
Open (23 players):
5 Masters: Bruce Baker, Kyron Griffith, Peter Graves, Craig Clawitter and Romeo Ignacio.
9 Experts: Nikolay Arutyunov, Raoul Crisologo, Rick Aeria, Daniel Grazian, Gil Damasco, Venkat Iyer, Jamieson Pryor, Mario Vinoya and Madhavan Vajapeyam
9 Class A: Ben Barquin, Sridhar Ramanujam, Thomas Fries, Pejman Sagart, Jason Ma, Elkaei Rivera, Chuck Ensey, Kenneth Xu and Sam Barboo (playing up). Alexander Blank filled in as a house player.
Reserve (U1800, 23 players):
5 Class B: Rolando Ignacio, Jerry Qu, Anthony Whitt, Albert Dumaran and Anthony Harbone.
5 Class C: Jay Choi, Thomas Benson, Andrew Negus, Fred Cleveland and Zechariah Zhu.
4 Class D: Stanford Talcott, Jesse Wang, Daniel Zhu and Patrick Edwards
9 Class E and below: Michael Blandin, Cassidy Liu, Roger Pedersen, Mike Smith, Mark Negus, Matthew Wang, Stephen Zhu, Arnel Rivera and Wili Rivera.
Here are the prize winners:
First/2nd Place: Kyron Griffth (6) and Nikolay Arutyunov (6), $250 each
3rd Place: Romeo Ignacio (5 1/2) and Peter Graves (5 1/2), $50 each
BU2200: Raoul Crisologo (5), $200
2nd/3rd U2200: Venkat Iyer (4 1/2), Jamieson Pryor (4 1/2) and Daniel Grazian (4 1/2), $50 each
BU2000: Ben Barquin (4) and Sridhar Ramanujam (4), $150 each
3rd U2000: Elkaei Rivera (3 1/2), $50
Best Game Open Section was won by Sridhar Ramanujam, $15
Reserve Section (U1800):
First/2nd Place: Rolando Ignacio (6) and Anthony Whitt (6), $150 each
3rd Place: Jerry Qu (5 1/2) and Albert Dumaran (5 1/2), $25 each
BU1600: Arnel Rivera (5 1/2), $150
2nd U1600: Jay Choi (5), $75 each
3rd U1600: Zechariah Zhu (4 1/2) and Fred Cleveland (4 1/2), $12 each
BU1400: Daniel Zhu (4 1/2) and Mark Negus (4 1/2), $35 each
Best Game Reserve Section was won by Anthony Harbone, $15