Bapst Impromptu Swiss #18 & NM Juac Coaching Session

08.09.19 Originally from Sudan, NM Majur Juac is a chess instructor and master-level player based in New York City. On July 31st and August 1st, NM Juac held two coaching sessions for chess players in the greater Bangor area. He then took first place at the Bapst Impromptu Swiss #18. Here's the illustrated report.

Players listen intently to the words of NM Majur Juac during a coaching session at John Bapst Memorial High School on August 1, 2019. images: Mike Dudley

Thanks to Michael Dudley for contributing to this report.

US Chess Crosstable of this event

After giving two coaching sessions, NM Majur Juac went three for three at the Bapst Impromptu Swiss #18 played at John Bapst Memorial High School on August 1, 2019.

NM Majur Juac was recently featured in a Washington Post Article.

Tristan Cousineau and Nathan Gates shared second place, each putting up 2.0 points.

Ben Amar and Ben Mock finished equal fourth with 1.5 points apiece.

Wyatt Hendrix and Jeffery Merckens scored 1.0 for equal sixth and Tobias Coffey rounded out the crosstable scoreless on the day.

Thanks to all who participated in this event, to NM Majur Juac for the coaching sessions and to John Bapst Memorial High School and Michael Dudley for hosting, organizing, and directing.

Wyatt Hendrix (left) and Nathan Gates play in round three.

Battle of the Bens: Ben Mock (left) tussles with Ben Amar.

Tobias Coffey (left) and Jeffery Merckens play in the final round of the Bapst Impromptu Swiss #18.

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