Seventeen players participated in the last tournament of the year, the three round (G/75 + d/5) Winter Swiss. Among the players were two newcomers to USCF chess, Seamus Gould and Gautam Mekkat. Welcome to tournament chess and Vassar-Chadwick, and I hope we see more of you at the club next year!
Dan Rosa and Brittany Denniston both ended up with 2.5 points, with Dan squeaking by on tiebreaks for first place. Both will be receiving a well-deserved trophy, to be presented at our next tournament (January 6th).
The tournament submission to the USCF is being delayed due to certain membership issues, but here’s the final standings from SwissSys: