August Houlton Open Tournament Report

10.14.15 On August 22nd the Eastern Maine Chess Association hosted a three-round, G/75 tournament in Houlton in which the average rating of the participants was USCF 1801--not bad for the farthest reaches of northern Maine! The tournament was won by Aaron Spencer with a perfect 3.0 points. Here's the illustrated tournament report with USCF crosstables.

Tournament winner Aaron Spencer kibitzes the game Ray Haines (left) vs. Roger Morin

Thanks to Roger Morin for contributing to this report.

USCF crosstable of this event



Aaron Spencer (left) plays Roger Hardison in the foreground while Lance Beloungie takes on Michael Porter in round 2.


A better view of the game Porter (left) vs. Beloungie.


Always a tough competitor, Brian Hurst used this tournament to get his rating back up over 1600.



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