January 12, 2012

GM Timur Gareev wins Austin Club Championship

GM Timur Gareev (2743!) topped a field of 142 players at the Austin Chess Club Championship last weekend.  Gareev scored a perfect 5-0, good for first place and $600.
NM Arvind Jayaraman finished in second place ($300) with 4.5 points.  Alexander Quach won the U1800 section ($400) with 4.5 points and Jeff Little won the U1500 section ($250) with 5 points.

Crosstables are online at the Austin Chess Club website.  Thanks to Lori Balkum for running a fabulous tournament!
 

Round 5: GM Gareev faces NM Alex Chua