Saturday, March 21, 2009

Lenderman and Rohde Top St. John's Masters

IM Alex Lenderman and GM Michael Rohde won the March 17th edition of tthe h St. John's Masters with 3.5 out of 4. Each won $300 for topping the 26-player field.

GM Nick De Firmian and NM Yaacov Norowitz tied for second place ($110) with 3-2 scores. The Under-2300 class money was shared out among NM Richard Shtivelband, NM Kassa Korley, NM Leif Pressman, Zakhar Khilkevich, Mikhail Sher, and Aaron Landesman, all with 2 points. Khilkevich also picked up the $50 upset prize for his first-round draw with Lenderman.

Steve Immitt directed. The full results are available from the USCF website.

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