2016 4/28 Weekly Update

The Williamsport Chess Club held its third club tournament of 2016 on Saturday, 4/23. at the Genetti Hotel. There were two sections; a U1600 quad format with Mark Confer, Skip Kishbaugh, David Wharton and Michael Postovskiy, and a U1000 swiss format with Mario Pineda-Bermudez, Travis Corter, Mike Harvey, Alex Postovskiy, David Komar and Dan Orr.
In the U1600 section congratulations go to Michael Postovskiy, taking 1st place with a perfect score of 3-0. Earning 2nd place honors was David Wharton with 2 points. In the U1000 section congrats go to Mario Pineda-Bermudez and Travis Corter as they tied for 1st place with 2.5 points each. David Komar finished just ½ point behind with 2 points.
Congratulations to all of the competitors for a great day of chess. Photos are on the tournament page: http://www.williamsportchessclub.org/tournaments/club-tournament-412106

We will have our regular open play meeting this Saturday, 4/30, starting at 10:00 a.m. in the coffee shop area of the Books-A-Million store at the Lycoming Mall.

Our first ever inter-city competition with another chess club will be held on Saturday, May 14, in the Washington Room at the Genetti Hotel. Our opponents are from the Donald Byrne Memorial Chess Club in State College.

Club website: www.williamsportchessclub.org
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WilliamsportChessClub
Chess.com group: http://www.chess.com/groups/home/williamsport-chess-club
“Play the opening like a book, the middle game like a magician, and the endgame like a machine.” – Rudolf Spielmann