Pan-Ams Kick Off in South Padre Island
December 28, 2009
GM Timur Gareyev of UTB, Photo Luciana Morales
The Pan-American Championships run from December 27-30 in South Padre Island, Texas. 28 Teams joined the competition, including three teams with average ratings over 2500 (University of Texas at Brownsville, UTB, University of Texas at Dallas, UTD and University of Maryland Baltimore County, UMBC). Stay up to date with links to standings including team composition, pairings and live games on Monroi. Most first round games featured some major rating swings. Here are two from the board one match-up.



See UTB member Luciana Morales's Pan-Am Preview for insight into the location and the tournament.