Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Ted Belanoff wins 2012 Idaho Open

(photo courtesy of the Idaho Chess Association)

Expert Ted Belanoff of California won the 2012 Idaho Open in Pocatello with a perfect score of 5-0. Second place went to Gregory Nowack of Montana (3.5-1.5). Nowack lost to Belanoff in Round 4. Idaho players Caleb Kircher, George Lundy and Barry Eacker tied for 3rd through 5th. The Reserve section was won by Adam Porth of Idaho with 4.5 points.

Complete coverage can be found on the Idaho Chess Association web site.

This was the first official Northwest Chess Grand Prix event held in Idaho.

Check out the related video here.

Game score to follow...