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MACA Chess Horizons Magazine Article
 Chess Club News: Wachusett Chess Club
 George Mirijanian
  July 2013
Here is the news from the Wachusett Chess Club over the first half of 2013. As you can see, we’ve been active!
June 26: Bruce Felton of Fitchburg scored 5.5-1.5 to win the Wachusett Chess Club Blitz Championship at the McKay Campus School at Fitchburg State University. Tied for 2nd-3rd place with 5-2 tallies were Paul Godin of Burlington and Larry Gladding of Leominster. Jackson Parker of Fitchburg finished 4th with a score of 4.5-2.5. A total of 16 players competed. 
June 19: George Mirijanian of Fitchburg tallied 5-2 to win the 2013 Wachusett Chess Club Championship in a round-robin field of 8 players. It was Mirijanian’s 16th club championship victory since 1977. Finishing as runners-up with 4.5-2.5 scores were Bruce Felton, 9-year-old Carissa Yip of Chelmsford, and Larry Gladding. Anil Marthi of Shrewsbury won the club’s “B” Division Championship, scoring 6.5-0.5 in a field 29 players. Runners-up with 4.5-2.5 tallies were Paul Godin, Paul Connelly of Marlborough, NH, and Dave Thomas of Leominster.
April 24: Ray Paulson of Lowell and Mike Lally of Leverett tied for 1st-2nd place in the Evert Siiskonen Memorial. Both scored 4.5-0.5. Trevor Bierig of Leominster was 3rd at 4-1 in a field of 36 players.
March 20: Section winners in the Wachusett CC G/25 Quick Quads were as follows: #1: Mike Lally, 3-0; #2: Gary Brassard of Leominster, 2.5-0.5; #3: Dave Thomas; #4: Don Briggs of Lunenburg and Francis Scanlon of Fitchburg, both 2-1.
 March 13: George Mirijanian, Paul Godin, Ray Paulson and Bruce Felton tied for 1st-4th place in the George E. O’Rouke Memorial, scoring 4-1 in a field of 35 players.
Feb. 7: Paul Godin tallied 4.5-0.5 to win the Wachusett CC Quick Chess Championship. Bruce Felton scored 4-1 to finish 2nd in a field of 19 players.
Jan. 30: Arthur Barlas of Chelmsford scored 4.5-0.5 to win the Reggie Boone Memorial. Tying for 2nd-3rd place with 4-1 tallies were Carissa Yip and Martin Laine of Lunenburg. Geoff LePoer of Westford finished 4th with a score of 3.5-1.5.