Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Five Tie in St. John's Masters

Five players shared first place with 3-1 scored in the May 19th St. John's Masters at the Marshall Chess Club. GM Leonid Yudasin, GM Alexander Stripunsky, IM Alex Lenderman, GM Michael Rohde, and IM Eli Vovsha collected $120 each for winning the event.

IM Jay Bonin and NM Adam Maltese split the Under-2400 prize ($50 each) with 2.5.

The crosstable can be found on the USCF website.

The next tournament is the third Tuesday of the month: June 16th at 7:00 pm. Top board games are broadcast live on ICC each round.

Entry is open to players rated over 2100. Players Under 2100 may qualify to register for the next St. John's Masters by scoring 2½ or more in any of the next four "4 Rated Games Tonight!" Thursday Night Action tournaments between May 21 and June 11th.

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