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GM Robert Byrne Memorial Blitz - FINAL STANDINGS
Honoring American GM. Robert Eugene Byrne (April 20, 1928 - April 12, 2013)

Tournament Details Revised: 4/20/2024 12:54:25 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Wachusett Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Fitchburg State University, McKay Complex, Rooms 142 and 143, 67 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time Control: G/5 d0
Rounds Time: Rounds were played from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Prize Info: Chess books and booklets were awarded to all finishers.
Inquiry: mjcommisso@yahoo.com   
Event Webpage: www.wachusettchess.org
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $2
Registration - Onsite: 11:00 - 11:25 a.m.in Room 145 of the McKay Complex at Fitchburg State University
Membership Requirement: USCF & current Wachusett CC membership; $20 annual membership available at playing site
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open Section: 13 players 6-round Double Swiss = 12 USCF-rated blitz games
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • 8.5 points - David W Martin (1st)
  • 8.0 - David J Couture (2nd)
  • 7.5 - Michael Commisso (3rd)
  • 7.0 - Gary Brassard (4th)
  • 6.5 - John W Martin (5th)
  • 6.0 - Leo Marzoratti (6th)
  • 5.5 - Bruce Felton, Michael Meehan, Paul J Govino (7th-9th)
  • 5.0 - Jay David Goguen (10th)
  • 4.0 - Emily Gawboy (11th) / 3.0 - George Mirijanian (12th) / 2.0 - Steven deBettencourt (13th)

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