2020 Winter Cup – Round 7

Spring Rapid will start on August 10th. Please enter as soon as possible. The Club Champs will be starting on August 24th. A Grade will be a 10-player round robin while there will be a big Swiss grade for everyone else.

Vega Links: A Grade , B Grade

Winter Cup Round 7 PGN by Ewen Green

A Grade

With 3 players on 5 points in the last round Danial Gong and Paul Garbett drew while Bruce Watson beat Jasmine Zhang in a close endgame to become the winner.

1st Bruce Watson – 6
2nd= Alphaeus Ang, Paul Garbett, Danial Gong – 5.5

Upsets in A Grade Round 7

Anya Thurner beat Don Eade
Lucas Xiao drew with Akshay Sharma
Scott Treanor drew with Andrew Michael
Philli Park-Tamati drew with Clinton Wells
Jordan Lewis beat Tang Hao

B Grade

Baraa Zara and Neil Sonnekus both scored wins in the last round to share 1st place.

1st= Baraa Zara, Neil Sonnekus 6
3rd= Jacob Yuan, David Zhu, Hunter Po’e-Tofaeono, Sameer Khanal 5

Upsets in B Grade Round 7

Adele Zhou beat Paul Kane
Ayaan Vasudeva beat Grayson Po’e-Tofaeono
Andersen Chen drew with Wayne McDougall
Lanjun Liu drew with Ethan Liu
David Zhu beat Mike Steiner