ICA Winter Championship OPEN SECTION
Posted: 2/5/2008 | Updated: 2/14/2008 | Photo

* ICA Winter Championship OPEN SECTION *

As a result of Record number of participants (27) – 90% of prize fund was awarded!  

Winners:

1st place: ($180.00)    Andrew Svartsman

2nd – 3rd places ($112.50 each):   James West & Solomon Lerner (ICA instructor)

Best U2000 + Top U13 years ($38 each):  Anna Matlin, Alexander Katz (ICA student), and Sasun Sargsyan

Best U1800 ($68.00)     Eve Litvak (ICA student)

Best U1600 ($34 each):    Ilya Krasnovsky (ICA student) and Jonathan Chan 

There was another interesting record - number of big UPSETS: 

Rd. 1:  Anna Matlin (1800) defeated Boris Privman (2266)

      Mark Kapengut (1629) defeated Sam Barsky (2129)

Rd. 2: Alexander Katz (1802) defeated Arthur Feuerstein (2215)

      Eve Litvak (1756) defeated Ivette Rubio (2112)

Rd. 3: Solomon Lerner (1875) defeated Thomas Bartell (2452)