Autumn Cup 2018 – Round 2

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The 2nd round of the Autumn Cup was on April 30th, a few more upsets this time as players’ ratings got closer togeather

Autumn Cup 2018 R2 PGN by Tim Ha

A Grade

The majority of the games went with rating or were fairly quiet.

Allen Fan vs Ben Hague – Neither player gained much ground and they swapped to a drawn endgame.

Bruce Watson vs John Duneas – Same as the game above.

Nathan Goodhue vs Daniel Gong – White got one of those cramped positions that he favors and eventually Black slipped up to allow White gain a lead.


Nathan Goodhue beat Daniel Gong
Allen Fan drew with Ben Hague
Rodney Li drew with Virginia Milne
John Duneas drew with Bruce Watson.

4 players were on 2 points after 2 rounds: Michael Steadman, Leo Zhang, Nathan Goodhue and Paul Garbett.

B Grade

Only a few upsets.

Vincent Cai drew with Erica Hu
Kendrick Zhang beat Philip Te Whata

5 players are on 2 points: Ying Wang, Hugh Gao, Kendrick Zhang, Jacob Barry and Abraham Deng.