Thursday, October 19, 2017

2017 Community Chess Club Championship - Rnd3

Defending Club Champion, Chess Master Lev Paciorkowski, won his game with
 2010 Club Champion and Club President Don Stubblebine in a titanic battle.

Only two of the chess players: Lev Paciorkowski and David Phelps 
will be entering the 4th round with 3 points.  The defending club champion, Lev Paciorkowski, is still in position to repeat.  However, there are still 2 games to go, and there will be challengers attempting to secure that title and become the new club champion.  The club champion traditionally gives a chess simultaneous the following year. 

Second Round upsets:
Brian Jesse drew Ken McBride
Howard Decker drew Jim Trowbridge
Richard Warmus won against Mike Lionti

Randy MacKenzie won his game with Tony Badamo to secure 3 points in the tournament.

Brian Jesse played a spectacular game to secure a draw with Ken McBride.

Clif Kharroubi played a crushing knight fork (with check) to secure his point
against Rich Motroni in a tenuous endgame.

The Club Championship continues with Round #4 next week, on Wed. Oct. 25th, 2017.
Spectators welcome.  Games begin at 7:30pm, following announcements.
All games played at the Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Dr. Rochester, NY.

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