We will be having a G/5 blitz tournament starting at 7:00. The cost to play is $1 for members and $2 for non-members.
Bloomington Open – Crosstable
The Bloomington Open had a good showing of RCC members this past weekend. Matt Jensen and Maor Leker Locker both tied for class prizes with 3.5/5 in the Open section. Maor had an incredible performance scoring 2.5/3 against experts and gaining 85 rating points! Barry Small scored 2 points also in the Open section.
In the Reserve section Tom Brinkmann tied for first with 4.5/5! Tim Schimke scored 3.5/5 and brought some more rating points down to Rochester. Ben Yan and Ben Schimke both had 2 points in the Reserve section.
Last Tuesday’s winners – G/15;d5
Open – A new face, Joao Otavio Benevides Demasi, scored 3/3 with wins over Barry, Maor, and Scott Regener. Demasi will hopefully become a regular at the club!
U1400 – Ben Yan won clear 1st with 2.5/3 beating Justin Ricker and drawing Ben Schimke.
U500 – Hemanth shows up big at his first USCF tournament winning the section with 3 points out of 4. Only Edwin was able to beat Hemanth.