2016 Jack Frost Chess Tournament Results
As part of its series of special, one-day, unrated tournaments, the Roanoke Valley Chess Club recently held its JACK FROST CHESS TOURNAMENT. This tournament was held on Saturday, February, 13th
, 2016 in the Community Room of the Roanoke Natural Foods Co-Op in Roanoke, Virginia.
The tournament was a 3 round-Swiss event, with 90% of entries being returned as prizes!
The time control was Game 30 inc 20.
There were nine participants who braved the frigid temperature to take part in this tournament. There was plenty of excitement and drama in all of games and everyone had a great time.
Courtney Barnes, the clubs expert member, and Richard White another strong 1700+ member tied for top honors. Each shared 1st
place prize money. Ansel Steele and Dhiren Brickwood, who was visiting from New Orleans, split 3rd
place. Congratulations to all of the prize winners !
The on-site Tournament Director was Ray Megginson. There were no significant problems of any kind and everyone appeared to have a really good time!
The Roanoke Valley Chess Club sincerely appreciates everyone who participated and made this Saturday Special event at the Co-Op yet another successful one in our series.
We also express our deep appreciation to the management and staff of the Co-Op, who have gone out of their way to make us feel especially welcome there for our weekly Saturday Club meetings.