National Road chess tournament used to be a relative small local chess tournament, but the number of participants are growing in the past few years. Overall 130 players participated in 2010 National Road chess tournament which was held on 10/23/2010. Fifteen of them come from the Dragon Chess Club. Here is a brief summary of the results of members of the Dragon Chess Club at this tournament:
Rated Elementary (K-6): Team Champion
Chris Shen - 2nd place
Lily Tang - 4th place
Lisa Lin - 5th place
Non-rated K-3: Team Champion
Justin Wu - 1st place
Shivani - 2nd place
Ayush Sunkad - 4th place
Non-rated 4-6: Team Champion
Jeremy Koebel - 1st place
Monish Yuluguri - 3rd place
1. All three section teams won the the team champions with very big lead over three second place teams.
2. At the rated Elementary section, Chris had a big rating jump to 937. Lisa's rating also jumped over 200 points to 839.
3. Dragon Chess Club members' dominance at the K-3 non-rated section is still intact.
4. In the 4-6 non-rated section, Jeremy and Monish are pretty solid level 3 players. I know they should win trophies without problems. Jeremy's first place win was a bonus.