Zhao 1st After Clutch WinCategory:Uncategorized
With a score of 3.5-0.5, veteran jouster Dennis Zhao won first place in the Summer No. 4 Junior Joust. Zhao, who was trailing the leader by half a point after three rounds, won a critical last round 75-move thriller deliivering checkmate with only two seconds on the clock. Very exciting. The 4-round G/15 Swiss was held on August 28, 2021.
Complete standings are here. Games here. Pictures here.
Fifteen players are currently qualified for the Summer finals, list here. There is one more Junior Joust on Sept. 11 in the Summer season so it is not too late to qualify for the finals.