In Pleasanton, 44 teams competed for a variety of place prizes. The overall winner was the team from the Norcal House of Chess winning all 6 of their matches. The winning team name was: "Vatican Tactics - Sac the Pope". Individual winners were: Bd 1 - IM Ricardo De Guzman, Bd. 2 - FM Ronald Cusi, Bd. 3 - Brian Chan, and Bd. 4 - Daniel Gertmenian.
The Contra Costa Chess Club was able to field three teams:
Checkmate Unchained Pawns Unchained Bad Bishops Unchained
Robert H. Stewart S. Darmawan A.
Kevin K. Pete K. Ernesto M.
Jeff Mc. Nenad Z. Justin T.
Scott M. John S. Mike T.
Hossam N. Branislav R. Mike D.
Thanks to all our club members for putting their time and energy into playing in this event!
If you have games or photos from the event, please send them to our e-mail and I will post them on the site.