Monthly Archives: October 2021

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Fall JJ Starts With 4-Way Tie


The Fall Junior Joust series kicked off with a hard-fought 4-way tie for first place. With a score of 3.0-1.0, Sahan Doraiswamy, Avery Beck, Benny Zhang, and Carrey Liu all tied for first place in the Fall Junior Joust No. 1. Liu won his first three games and looked like he would win the event. But, Doraiswamy won a critical last round game to tie things up. The 4-round G/15 Swiss was held on October 9, 2021.

Complete standings are here.

Games here.

Pictures here.

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Williams Tops Strong TCC96 Field


With an excellent score of 6.5-1.5, veteran player John W. Williams won clear first place over a large, strong field. Ever-improving Evan Zhao, rated only 1100, won the best under 1600 prize with a score of 4.5-3.5. The 8-round, 23-player, G/45 event ended on September 28, 2021.

Complete standings are here.

Eight games from the four top boards in rounds 7 and 8 are here.

L to R: Vadim Kudryavtsev, John Williams, Scott Roods, Marius Lucan

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