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UTB Chess Teams Win First Round Matches

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - December 27, 2011 - The UTB “A” and “B” Chess Teams both swept their first round matches at the 2011 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships.

The UTB “A” Team defeated the University of Toronto “B” Team 4-0.
The team consisted of-

#1 Board: GM Timur Gareyev

#2 Board: GM Mauricio Flores

#3 Board: GM Axel Bachmann

#4 Board: IM Max Cornejo

The UTB “B” Team defeated the University of Miami 4-0.
The team consisted of-

#1 Board: IM Alfonso Almeida

#2 Board: WGM Katerina Nemcova

#3 Board: WIM Luciana Morales

#4 Board: WIM-elect Daniela De la Parra

Round 2 will begin at 10 a.m. and Round 3 is at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28.

The top four finishers will qualify for the 2012 President’s Cup, known as the Final Four of College Chess to be held March 31 – April 1, 2012, in Herndon, Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C.

Daily updates about the UTB Chess Team at the 2011 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships in Fort Worth, Texas will be posted on this web page Dec. 27-30.

Live coverage of the matches will be provided by http://www.monroi.com/

Click here for more details of the 2011 Pan American Chess Roster

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