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By CLO   
February 16, 2010
Results are in at the 2010 US Amateur Team East. The Cambridge Springers team, led by Bill Kelleher on board one, and Joseph Fang (who scored 6-0 on board two) topped on tiebreak. Also tying for first with 5.5/6 were two young teams, Hunter High School and Our Weiner is Looking to Mate. Full story with games, photos and a selection of US Chess Scoop videos coming soon. Also see the New Jersey Chess Federation homepage for more upcoming details.

Top Finishers:

1st CAMBRIDGE SPRINGERS & TOP MASSACUSSETS
2nd HUNTER HIGH SCHOOL & TOP NEW YORK BENJAMIN AWARD
3rd OUR WEINER IS LOOKING TO MATE
4th ROCHESTER CHESS CENTER #1
5th INGLORIOUS PATZERS

Class Winners:

TOP 2100 5.0 OPEN FILE FOR DIVORCE
TOP 2000 4.5 HUNTER HIGH HAWKS
TOP 1900 4.0 RUSSIAN MAFIA
TOP 1800 4.0 IS THAT A PASSED PAWN OR ARE YOU HAPPY TO SEE ME
TOP 1700 3.5 KAPENGUT FAMILY & TOP FAMILY
TOP 1600 4.0 THREE KINGS AND THE QUEEN
TOP 1500 3.0 PURPLE OOMPAH LOOMPAHS
TOP 1400 2.5 CHESS MATES 1
TOP 1300 2.5 CHECKMATE, MY DEAR WATSON
TOP 1200 3.5 OAKCREST 1
TOP 1000 2.5 4 IMPROVING COLTS

Scholastic Prizes:

TOP COLLEGE 5.0 WERE SO HURT (UMBC)
TOP SCHOLASTIC 5.0 FOUR PASSED PAWNS
2ND SCHOLASTIC 5.0 BLAIR BLAZERS
TOP HIGH SCHOOL 3.0 THE ZONERS
TOP MIDDLE SCHOOL 2.5 MASTERMAN 2
TOP ELEMENTARY 3.0 REOCURRING KNIGHTMARES

Special Categories:

TOP FAMILY 3.5 KAPENGUT FAMILY
TOP COMPANY 4.5 USATE: HOW TO LOSE A GIRL IN THREE DAYS
TOP MILITARY 3.5 PRIMATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
TOP SENIOR 4.5 KING OF QUEENS
OLD TIMERS 4.5 A MAGNUM OF CARLSON
TOP MIXED DOUBLES 4.5 MADOFF WITH UR QUEEN
ALL FEMALE 2.0 INDESPENCEABLE QUEENS


Board Prizes:

Board 1
ANDREW SHVARTSMAN 6-0
ROBERT HESS
MARC ARNOLD
Board 2
JOE FANG
Board 3

HAROLD STENZEL
Board 4
NICK PANICO
ANGEL LOPEZ
ROBERT FORNEY
SHELLY MAYS
Alternate
AMOL PASARKAR

State Prizes:

TOP CONNECTICUT 4.5 NEW BRITAIN PRODIGIES
TOP DELAWARE 4.0 UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
TOP NORTH CAROLINA 2.0 SPEAKING PIECES TEAM 1
TOP NEW JERSEY 5.0 KHODARKOVSKY MACADAMIA
TOP MASSACUSSETS 5.0 THE JACKSON 4 - LONG LIVE THE KING
TOP MARYLAND 5.0 BLAIR BLAZERS
TOP PENNSYLVANIA 4.0 FLOHRWARD-BOUND
TOP VIRGINIA 4.0 TIGER ANNOUNCES MATE IN 17, 16, 15

Top Upsets:

Round 1: KARUNAKARAN AMAN Round 2: ROBERT FORNEY
Round 3: ROBERT FORNEY
Round 4: PETER SCHNEPEL
Round 5: JASON BERLINSKY
Round 6: KEVIN JOHNSTON

Top Name Selected by Players:
PAWNSTARS NEVER DECLINE TIGERS SAC

Top Gimmick:
VILLAGE PIECES SKIT---AT THE USATE
 
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