Got the February blues? Why not come out for the ACC February Blitz!
The ACC February Blitz is a nine-round ACC club tournament running on February 10. It’s a CFC quick-rated tournament, played in one big section. Time control is 3 min/side with a 2-s increment.
Players can register on site up to 7 pm. Email registration before 6 pm. Club members are free. Others can pay a one-night $15 fee ($10 for juniors).
Nine Rounds on February 10 starting at 7:30 pm
32 players take part including some guests stopping in. In the end, Saimir Shabanaj takes first with 7.5/9, Ruth Joy Vinuya and Michael Humphreys take second and third. Congratulations to the winners!
Top U1800 was Arthur Schneider Terra, top U1600 was Michael Mair, and U1200 was split between Joshua Lau, Margarita Lillico, and Todd Westcott.
We’re off next week for Family Day, we’ll see many of you over the weekend at Hart House, and we’ll see you back at the club for the 2020 Club Championship on February 24!
Final Ranking after Round 9
ACC February Blitz
|2||5||Vinuya Ruth Joy||PHI||1986||7|
|4||14||Schneider Terra Arthur||CAN||1698||6|
|18||10||Vinuya Reign Joshua||PHI||1770||4.5|
|20||20||Liahut Valles Ingrid Yusseip||MEX||1505||4|
See full results on the Chess-results server.
Feature photo is detail from Marcos Paulo Prado on Unsplash