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|Five-Way Tie at Mid-America Open|
|March 23, 2012|
GM Ben Finegold, IM Ron Burnett, Kevin Wasiluk, Sean Vibbert, Doug Eckert tied for first at the Mid-America Open in Saint Louis (March 16-18) with 4/5 each. GM Finegold, who won the first place title and bonus on tiebreak told CLO, "After my up and down affair ending in blunders in round 4, I was happy to draw quickly in round 5. My students will laugh when they see some of the oversights I made this weekend."
Find full annotations of Ben's games and his thoughts on the tournament on"Ben's Blog", hosted on the Saint Louis Chess Club website.
Find full USCF rated results on MSA and prize payouts on the official website at http://www.midamericaopen.com/.