Over the weekend the first round of the B-Grade Interclub was played. ACC played Howick-Pakuranga and won by 4.5 – 1.5. Further rounds will be played in August.
Paul Garbett kept his unbeaten lead with a win over Alphaeus Ang to put him on 5/5. Boards 2 and 3 saw draws so he will be hard to catch in the last two rounds. Bruce Watson, Daniel Gong and Felix Xie share 2nd place on 4 points.
Upsets in A Grade Round 5.
Scott Treanor beat Karl Holdo
Tim Ha beat Nigel Metge
Winston Weng beat Hao Tang
Richard Taylor beat Nathan Goodhue
A Draw at the top left Alan Leach and Jacob Yuan on first equal with 4.5. Just behind are Mike Steiner, Baraa Zara and Neil Sonnekus.
Upsets in B Grade Round 5
Lanjun Liu beat Grayson Po’e-Tofaeono
Weiyang Yu beat Paul Kane
Max Wang beat Adele Zhou
Charlottle Ray beat Charles Lu