Tuesday, April 6, 2010

50 Players (Including 12 GM's!) At The Marshall's Donald Benge Memorial

Grandmaster Pascal Charbonneau won the $1000.00 first price in the Donald Benge Memorial Speed Chess Tournament which was held at the Marshall Chess Club on April 5, 2010. Pascal finished with an impressive score of 8-1, defeating five Grandmasters, and earning a performance rating of 2819! His only loss came against GM Jaan Ehlvest who tied with GM Alexander Stripunsky for 2nd place, earning them $375.00 each.

Marshall Chess Club member Zachary Weiner was the highest scoring player without an international title with 5.5 points and a performance rating of almost 2400.

The event was made possible by the generous support of our member Mr. Sidney Belzberg.

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