December 26th, 2020 Quads Report
Hello and thank you to all participants for playing! We hope you had an enjoyable holiday as well as an enjoyable event! We again apologize to Section 1 for the lack of a 4th player! We hope you were able to enjoy the games you did get to play regardless
Without further ado, here are the results and highlights from this week's event! Firstly, a warm welcome to all our new first-time participants! Bilgen, Mason, David Milstein, Ekeoma, Luke, Rishi, Vishal, Chunyu, Max, Dylan, Nihar, Claire, Yash, Miah, David, Martin, and Prateek all played their first event with us this weekend!
In Section 1 unfortunately one of the players dropped out leaving an odd number. Although we did not have a complete quad, Bilgen came out on top with 2.5/3 points! Congratulations on winning your first time playing with us. We hope to have you back soon!
Section 2, Sergey's story continued with another trophy for the case. Winning the section with a perfect score, this puts Sergey on a three-time winning streak and a one hundred percent win rate! Well done on the continued dominating performances!
In Section 3, Ekeoma crushed the competition with a perfect score! This was his very first time playing an ICA event, well done on making a statement finish! We hope you enjoyed and to have you back again in the future!
Section 4 saw a familiar player at the top. Albert once again won his section with a perfect 3 out of 3 points. With this win, Albert is now on a four-time winning streak!
In Section 5 Sophia took the section down with a perfect score! After a tough finish last week, she bounces back to the top of the standings! Well done on an amazing performance!
In Section 6 another one of our regular players claimed the victory. Mark won the section with a perfect 3 out of 3 points! This win starts up a streak for Mark who is now on a two consecutive winning streak. Keep it rolling!
Sections 7 saw Angie's streak continue! Taking the section with a perfect score, Angie is now on a 3-time winning streak. Amazingly, this was Angie's third tournament with us, and she's won every single time she's participated! A truly fierce competitor!
In Section 8, one of our new players stepped up to the plate with a stunning first-time performance. Rishi, on his first tournament with us, won his section with a perfect 3 out of 3 points! A smashing entrance for Rishi, good job!
In Section 9 another new player took the section down. Chunyu won the section with 2.5 points out of 3! Although he did not finish with a perfect score, this was certainly still a dominating performance on his first time out! Well done and we hope to see you back soon
In Section 10, Courtney continued her dominating streak. Taking the section down with a perfect score, this extends her streak to 3 wins in a row! Not only is she on a streak but she also has won every single time she is played with us! Congratulations once again and we hope to see you again to keep the ball rolling!
Section 11 saw yet another new competitor rising to the top! Yash won the section with 2.5 points out of 3. He also played the Game of The Week for his tactical victory! You can see his winning game here: https://www.chess.com/live/game/6064919329
Section 12, Miah, another first-time competitor, won the section with a perfect score! Miah climbed to the top of the section with very sharp tactical ideas and won a well-deserved clear first place. Well done!
Section 13 saw one of our regular players take the section down. David won the section with a perfect score! After taking 3rd place in his last tournament, David came back this week with a vengeance and rose to the top! Congratulations!