USCF-rated, Quad Tournament Saturday, January 28, 2017

Our first USCF-rated, quad tournament of 2017 was held Saturday, 1/28, at the Genetti Hotel. Seven members of the Williamsport Chess Club (Mark Confer, Pat Murray, David Han, Jim Cunningham, David Komar, Frank Monoski, Gary Inch) and one member of the Donald Byrne Memorial Chess Club of State College (Prasad Krishnan) competed in two sections; U1800 and U1300. Congratulations to David Han for taking 1st place in the U1800 section with a score of 2.5; Mark Confer placed 2nd with 2 points. Congratulations to Prasad Krishnan, Frank Monoski and Gary Inch, all three scoring 2 points to end up in a three-way tie for 1st place in the U1300 quad. Thanks to club president Solomon Francis for his tournament director duties and the photos.

David Han, 1st place in the U1800 section.

From left to right, Gary Inch, Frank Monoski and Prasad Krishnan, three-way tie for 1st place in the U1300 section.

U1300 section, foreground, left to right: Gary Inch, Prasad Krishnan. Background, left to right: Frank Monoski, David Komar.

U1800 section, foreground, left to right: David Han, Jim Cunningham. Background, left to right: Mark Confer, Pat Murray.