First Place Tie at Jin Chen Memorial Tournament

Edward Kim 7d and Ho Son 7d shared the first place honors for the open section of the 3rd Jin Chen Memorial Tournament, held Jan. 6, 2013.  They were both undefeated.  Second place went to guest Xingshuo Liu 7d, who is a law student at Indiana University. The tournament attracted 32 players, with five 7-dans and three 6-dans in the open section.

In the handicapped section, there were 3 bands for prizes: dan level, 1k-5k, and 6k+.   Among the dan players, Daniel Poore placed first, Job Betcher second, and Chang Kim third.  For the 1k-5k group, Jordon Betcher was first, Moon Wung Sung second, and Judith Debel third.  For the 6k group, Jae Moon Kim placed first, George Schmitten second and Frank Brown third.

Tournament Directors were Daniel Top and Bill Chiles.  Dennis Wheeler and Andrew Jackson recorded four top games.