Cui Siblings Win June Houlton Open

06.05.17 Cynthia Cui and her brother Leonardo Cui from New Brunswick, Canada shared equal first at the June Houlton Open played on June 3, 2017 at the Art Gallery in Houlton, Maine. The three-round, G/65 tournament attracted eight players with an average rating of USCF 1751. Here's the tournament report with crosstables.

Tournament co-champion Cynthia Cui (foreground right) plays Roger Hardison in the first round of the June Houlton Open.

Thanks to Roger Morin for contributing to this report.

USCF Crosstable of this event

With 2.5 points in three games the sister-brother duo of Cynthia and Leonardo Cui finished atop the crosstable at the June Houlton Open. The siblings each won their first two games and then drew with each other in the final round.

Roger Morin and Ray Haines shared second place with 2.0 points apiece. Three players each put up one point including: Lance Beloungie, Tom Sandford and Nathan Gates. Roger Hardison went scoreless to finish in eighth place.

Thanks to Roger Morin for continuing to host these tournaments and to the players who consistently turn out to compete in USCF-rated chess in Aroostook county.

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