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Tapia Leads Top; Jivan "B"; Hofer "C"; Xin Lower Section of Wendy's LXIII
Charlotte, NC 2-9-05:  A moderate turnout of 24 of the Charlotte area's most capable calculators converged upon this laboratory where the arcane is revealed more commonly known as Wendy's in order to participate in Rd:4 of Wendy's LXIII. In the Top Section, the CCC's #2 player, 2004 NC Invitational Champion, 2004 CCC Player of the Year NM Frankie "Neutron" Newton (2292) defended handily and turned the tables against 2004 CCC Expert of the Year Expert Chris "the Babe" Mabe (2102) but still trails the leaders by 1/2 point after the CCC's #3 player, threepeat NC Scholastic Champion, 2004 CCC Scholastic Player of the Year, NM  Daniel "Johnny" Tapia (2197), now with 3-1, snagged an early piece for pawn(s) and then slipped in the time scramble allowing the tenacious 2004 CCC "A" Player of the Year Expert Shawn "Arlo" Pealer (2048) to exact a perpetual check and Draw. (No-show Expert Todd "Squirrelbreath" Trower (2054) apparently found ACC basketball to be more intellectually stimulating...) Meanwhile, NM Leland "Padrone" Fuerstman (2000) sacked a piece for Pawn(s) versus Michael "Jordan" Kliber (1911) whereby the latter player walked into mate on the 30th move in an otherwise drawn position. In addition, returnee to competition, ex-Expert Gary "Sandbagger" Branton (1800?!) won an OCB ending against the good Reverend Bernard "King" Baker (1801). In the "B" Section, Ankit "Butch" Jivan (1606) bested Amateur superhero 2004 CCC "D" Player and Most Improved Player of the Year Marty "Fritz" Katz (1615) to lead with 3-1. In addition, the celebrated Doctor who performed the world's first hemorrhoid transplant, "A" player elect Dr. Gerard "the Butcher" Sztyber (1785) successfully eviscerated Ken "the Terrible" Ivens (1807), Laura "Karate Kid" Lee (1662) beat Jonathan "Henry" Hudson (1607) to submission and "Sponge" Bob Moore (1713) made peace with Viktor "the Mad Russian" Ozherelyev (1621). In the "C" Section, Donald "Trump" Hofer (1522) humiliated and then fired Spencer "Jazzman" Singleton (1499) to lead with 3.5-.5. In addition, Sylvester "Sly" Hubbard (1719/3) defeated Winfred "Guns" Gatlin (1483). In the Lower Section, Samuel "Reshevsky" Xin (1192) bested Joseph "Stalin" Alexander (Unr) to lead with 3-1. Other Lower Section winners were: Joe Shirlen. All results may be observed on the "Current Crosstable" ATTN: I will be Co-Directing the 31st Snowstorm Special this weekend in Charleston, SC. The CCC is sending a "strong" team to do battle! I'll see ya there!! - Billy's I, February 19. ("Upcoming Events") Editor Needs Games; Please E-mail to:
Tapia, Mabe, Trower Share Top Honors;  Holmes, Keller Lower Section of Caribou I
Charlotte NC 1-15-05: 
A happy group  of 21 of the Metrolina
area's most avid competitors downed their cappucino and expresso coffee, wiped the whipped cream off their mustaches and participated in Caribou I.Though the playing area was limited and the tables were a bit small, the atmosphere was pleasant and everyone seemed to thoroughly enjoy the event. (Regardless, this was only a temporary venue; next month our new location will be ready!) In the Top Section, the CCC's #3 player, 2004 NC Scholastic Champion, 2004 CCC Scholastic Player of the Year NM Daniel "Johnny" Tapia (2201) who just unvailed his new website at:, yielded a Draw to Soviet Grandmaster Gennady Brazhnikov (1856) in Rd:1 and then reeled off successive wins against Tarokh "the Oak" Taefi (1829) and Patrick "Fabio" McCartney (1941) to share =1st-3rd Place with 2004 CCC Expert of the Year Expert Chris "the Babe" Mabe (2102) who defeated Matthew "Hoekstra" Green (1856), Kenneth "the Terrible" Ivens (1807) and agreed to a Grandmaster Draw with Expert Todd "Squirrel" Trower (2058) who chopped down Taefi and Slobodan "the Mad Serb" Sinanovic (1759). (Slobodan scored 2-1...Good luck next week in surgery at Mercy Hospital...get well soon!!) Each scored 2.5-5 and took home $50 cash. In the Lower Section, =1st-2nd Place was shared by Laurin "Killer" Keller (1638) and Dr. Gilbert "Sherlock" Holmes (1746) each with 2.5-.5 winning $75. See (Crosstable) for complete results. Next Saturday 3 rounder February 19. The new location will soon be announced!(Fuerstman directed)
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