All Saints Winter Warm-Up Tournament Report

03.20.22 Eighty-four players competed in four US Chess rated sections at the All Saints Winter Warm-Up played at All Saints Catholic School in Bangor on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Winners were: Maximus Mclean and Derrick Johnson in the K-5 section, Isaac Klein in the K-8 section, Jacon Klein and Declan Thomas in the K-12 section, and Gabe Eaton in the Open section. Here's the illustrated tournament report with US Chess crosstables.

One of the tournament rooms at the All Saints Winter Warm-Up chess tournament played at All Saints Catholic School in Bangor on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

US Chess crosstable of this event

Thanks to Oisin O'Searcoid for contributing to this report.

Maximus McLean and Derrick Johnson topped the twenty-six palyer K-5 section with 4.5 points in five games. They were trailed by Francis Bayless and Avery Zhang who put up 4.0 points to finish in equal 3rd-4th place.

In the K-8 section, Isaac Klien rose to the top of the crosstable with a perfect four wins in four games for a clear first place finish. Five players tied for second scoring 3.0 points including: Christian Zhang, Garrett Rosania, Evan Babcock, Tobias Dobson, and Benjamin McGraw.

The thirty-two player K-12 section was the tournament's largest. Jacob Klien and Decklan Schilling tied for first with unbeaten and untied 4.0-point finishes. A logjam of players lined up to tie for first with 3.0 points including: Walker Bayless, Ethan Yu, Maximillion Matthews, Albert Bai, Zachary Holt, Aminzaya Battulga, Joshua Lorenzo, and Maximus McLean.

Gabe Eaton was perfect on the day in the ten-player Open section with 4.0 points in as many games. Eaton was trailed by Tony Freudig and Molly Tefft who put up 3.0 points and tied for 2nd-3rd.

Thanks to all who participated, organized, directed and volunteered to make this tournament a great success.

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