Lots of updates!

Tuesday – Tuesday night will be a casual night and club ladder challenge.  Some of us are planning to prepare for the TCCL matches on Friday night.

Larry C Lecture – A huge thanks to Dennis Mays and Mike McKinley for setting up another lecture with Grandmaster Larry Christiansen!  Larry C lecture details.

March G/90 – Only 1 spot [Updated 11:20PM] remaining!  We are going to cap the tournament at 16 players so please sign-up soon if you’re interested.

Winter Open Results – We had some club members with strong performances at the Minnesota Winter Open this year.  Rob Newshutz scored 3.5/5 in the very difficult Premier section.  Ben Schimke continued his successful streak from his last 3 tournaments and tied for 2nd place in the Bantam section with an impressive 4/5 points.  Winter Open crosstable.

Rochester Grand Winter Open Results (Facebook page for pictures)

In the premier section Matt Jensen tied for 2nd place with 4/5.  Roy Knuth (2.5), Maor Leker Locker (2), George Berg (2),  and Tim Schimke (1.5) all gained rating points in the section.

In the amateur section Larry Jasperson tied for 3rd place with 3.5/5.  Daniel Freiburger (2.5), Richard Huang (2.5), Ben Yan (2) all gained rating points.

Ben Schimke proved once again his rating hasn’t caught up with his play and won clear 2nd place in the Reserve section.

In the Bantam section Nate Harmsen tied for 8th place out of 26 gaining some rating points.

Check out the facebook page for pictures of the event.  USCF Crosstable.

New Game Added

Jack Fulsom added a nice TCCL victory to our games page with annotations by both Jack and Matt.