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Pairings Set for US Amateur Team Playoffs Print E-mail
March 22, 2011
International Arbiter Carol Jarecki has set the pairings for the US Amateur Team Playoffs, which will begin on Saturday, March 26th at 1 PM EST on the Internet Chess Club. Update: 3/27/2011- Armageddon Your Pieces of the South prevailed. Full story coming soon! For more on how the teams go to the playoffs, see CLO reports by Kostya Kavutskiy on the West , Al Lawrence on the East , Melinda J. Matthews on the South Andrea Rosen on the North and an Amateur Team Games Potpourri. Also don't miss the popular US Chess Scoop video from the US Amateur Team East, an Amateur Invades the World Amateur Team Championship.


Round One: 1 pm EST                   (10 am in California)

EAST              WEST ORANGE KRUSH                                   2184

Bd. 1    White:            IM Mikail Zlotnikov              mzlotnikov                   2330

Bd. 2    Black:             Peter Radomskyi                    peteradomskyi12            2246

Bd. 3    White:            Jose Fernandez, Capt.                josemfernandez             2108

Bd. 4    Black:            Victor Rosas                           vrosas                           2052

TD-John Hagerty at the Rahway Chess Mates Club       


SOUTH            ARMAGEDDON YOUR PIECES                      2186.25

Bd. 1    Black:            IM Javad Maharramzade            Armageddon1               2610

Bd. 2    White:            Peter Dyson, Capt.                 Armageddon2               2099

Bd. 3    Black:            Jeremy Mandelkern                   Armageddon3               2098

Bd. 4    White:            Matt Helfst                            ShadyMoves             1938

TD-Harvey Lerman at Modus Operandi, Melbourne


NORTH            FOR WHOM THE AZBEL TOLLS                        2190

Bd. 1    White:            GM Josh Friedel                   Sea-Hawk                2580

Bd. 2    Black:            Erik Santarius                                  YAROSAVICH              2338

Bd. 3    White:            Alex Betaneli                                    DIABLOMASTER            2304

Bd. 4    Black:            Greg Azbel                            azbel001                      1538

TD-Betsy Dynako at 4802 Mamerow's Lane Waterford, WI


WEST             USC                                                                2156.75

Bd. 1    Black:            IM Jack Peters                           jackpeters                    2412

Bd. 2    White:            Danyul Lawrence                      DanyulLawrence            2175

Bd. 3    Black:            Blake Phillips                          bjphilli                           2098

Bd. 4    White:            Sriram Balasubramanian            rams3162000               unr       

TD-Randy Hough at USC



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