2015 RVCC SPRING GAME / 30 CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS
As part of its series of one-day, unrated tournaments, the Roanoke Valley Chess Club recently held its SPRING GAME / 30 CHAMPIONSHIP. This tournament was held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in the Community Room of the Roanoke Natural Foods
Co-Op in Roanoke, Va.
This tournament was a 4-Round Swiss System event, with 100% of entries being returned as prizes ! The time control was Game/30 with a 15 second increment.
There was plenty of excitement and drama in all of the games.
place went to Eric Diaz , who posted a perfect 4-0 performance. Eric won a cool $65.00 for his undivided capture of first place. Gary Myers, Sam Kennedy and Josh Lewis shared the prizes for 2nd
place and Top Amateur. Each of these three players took home $26.58 each. Congratulations to all of the prize winners !
The on-site Tournament Director was National Master Russell Potter. There were no significant problems of any kind and everyone appeared to have a really good time !
The Roanoke Valley Chess Club sincerely appreciated everyone who participated and made this Saturday Special event at the Co-Op yet another successful event in our series.
We also express our deep appreciation to the management and staff of the Co-Op, who have gone out of their way to make us feel especially welcome there for our weekly Saturday Club meetings.
Report submitted by Russell Potter