Bapst Impromptu Tournament Report

08.16.27 Fourteen players competed on short notice for the first Bapst Impromtu tournament held at John Bapst Memorial High School on Tuesday, August 15th. Ben Amar topped the crosstable with 3.0 points. He was closely trailed by Wyatt Hendrix and Ben Mock with 2.5 points. The second Bapst Improptu tournament is coming up on Tuesday, August 29th. Hope to see you there!

The playing room for the Bapst Impromtu Tournament played on August 15 at John Bapst Memorial High School.

Thanks to Michael Dudley for contributing to this report.

USCF Crosstable of this event

The first in a series of mid-week tournaments, the Bapst Impromtu tournament, held on a Tuesday afternoon, was a great success.

Ben Amar, just back from two national tournaments, went unbeaten and untied to score 3.0 points in three games to take first place.

Scholastic powerhouses Wyatt Hendrix and Ben Mock tied for second with 2.5 points. In the 2.0 score group were four players including Nathan Gates, Brian Hurst, Liam Farrell and Leonid Wlodkowski.

Andrew Nevells, Linh Nguyen, Samanthak Thiagarajan, and Rajdeep Nayak each put up 1.0 point and Tom Sandford, Shannon Levesque, and Dhruv Jain finished in twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth respectively.

Thanks to John Bapst Memorial High School chess coach Michael Dudley for organizing and directing this tournament.


Brian Hurst (left) takes on Liam Farrell in the second round.


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