Saturday & Sunday - September 12th& 13th - Rodeway Inn Medina Conference Center
10 participants: Louis Cowie, John Acker, Neil Wenberg, Alex Moiseyev, Alan Millhone, Joe LoConti, Ted Williamson, Rich Beckwith, Jason Solan, and Steve Holliday. John Acker is doing a nice job keeping the ACF forum updated on this tourney. Read Several checker buddies have called or emailed. Ted Williamson said he & Carol was having a fun tourney, Alan via the below picture by blackberry. Tourney detail will be posted later, but I got wind that Alex appears to be a run-away winner (9/12/09).
photo by Alan Millhone
John Acker vs Dr. Richard Beckwith - Rd2, 09 Ohio Open
|1||GM Alex Moiseyev - Dublin, OH||101001||2547||26||$170.00||
wins Ty and Ohio State Championship
|2||IM Louis Cowie - Painesville, OH||101004||2372||16||110||$76.25|
|3-4||GM Richard Beckwith - Willoughby, OH||101008||2368||16||97||$76.25|
|3-4||Alan Millhone - Belpre, OH||101032||2129||16||97||$76.25|
|5||Jason Solan - Fallentimber, PA||101xxx||1863*||16||92||$76.25||
B Class Ohio State Champion
|6||John Acker - Columbus, OH||101037||2125||13||95||$25.00|
|7||Neil Wenberg - Harmony, PA||101062||1927||13||79||$25.00|
|8||Ted Williamson - Kenova, WV||101321||1771||10||$15.00|
|9||Steve Holliday - Bay Village, OH||101081||1991||8|
|10||Joe LoConti - Mayfield, OH||101127||1881||6|
- Congratulations to Alex Moiseyev for winning in impressive fashion and for retaining the state title. A hearty welcome to Jason Solan who returned to active competition
and took the "B" title.
- Tournament consisted of 7 rounds of 3-move restriction (156-opening deck). All players played as one group (Swiss). The masters used clocks and recorded games.
- John Acker reported on ACF forum (Tournament Discussion) - Sun, Sep 13, 2009 1:29 pm.
- Prize fund was $540.00 Donations: Joe LoConti (bid, $410), Howard Hoover ($10), Alan Millhone ($10), Ted Williamson ($15), Richard Beckwith (playing room costs)
- WCDF #4 Jan/Jun 2009 Ratings *Jason Solan last rating was 1863 on 2005 ACF, not shown on any WCDF ratings.
- GM stands for Grand Master, IM for Intermediate Master, and CM for Candidate Master
- Richard Beckwith Director & Scorekeeper and Joe LoConti - Tournament Sponsor
Offical Scoresheet by Beckwith email 9/14/09 12:32 PM Offical Crosstable by Millhone email 9/20/09 4:55 PM
2009 Tournament Dates