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RESULTS of the DECEMBER 2001 OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT
hosted by our club this past Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2001 at the Exposition Park Library.

In a well-attended tournament (32 entries), the results of the three rounds of quad play were:

1st Quad -- There was a threeway tie for first between Nathan Hala, Roger Aramayo, and Balint Nagy, all with final scores of 2-0.
2nd Quad -- Colette McGruder 3-0
3rd Quad -- Frank Cipriani 3-0
4th Quad -- Raymond Boncato 3-0
5th Quad -- Jahad Amiri 3-0
6th Quad -- Humbert Calaguas 3-0
7th Quad -- There was a twoway tie for first between Shafiq Al-Baqir and Rikki Holland, both with final scores of 2-0.
8th Quad -- Seneca Turner 3-0

When not conducting tournaments our club [http://members.tripod.com/expochess/] also has regular meetings with various chess-related activities which include, but are not limited to, chess games for pleasure, simultaneous games against an rated Expert player, analysis of games, and general chess instruction. Our meetings are held every Sunday, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at the Exposition Park Public Library, in close vicinity to the University of Southern California [http://www.lapl.org/branches/06-m.html]. The Library's address is: Exposition Park Regional Library 3665 S. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007 Tel.: 1 323 732 0169 Fax: 1 213 612 0540
Photos from the December Open are below: