|Steven Zierk at age 12.|
|Saratoga HS and Redwood MS|
teams in 2007.
Perhaps it comes as small surprise that the top six places were occupied by five former students and one current mentee. The domination was complete; only one unaffiliated player scored more than 5 out of 10! Thanks guys for making your coach proud even after so many years.
Final Standings of the Fpawn Birthday Blitz Bash (full results here)
- GM Zkid (Steven Zierk) 9.0 out of 10
- IM RolyPolySword (Yian Liou) 8.5
- NM 2Bf41-0 (Kirk Ghazarian) 7.5
- IM cheese111 (Gabe Bick) 7.0
- NM DSchwarz (Dan Schwarz) 7.0
- chockbored (David Chock) 6.0
- chessforme17 (Advay Bansal) 6.0
- Ten tied at 5.0: mzhong21, fpawn, ericlgame, agrossman, mykehawke, championps, EM-TheChessShark, vish1080, knvsback and Mangonel
in San Francisco
Thanks to everyone who joined! It felt great watching some of you push pawns after so many years. Also thanks to Judit Sztaray of the Mechanics' Institute Chess Club for promoting the evening and hosting the virtual Meet & Greet on Zoom before the first round.