ICC News Item #1340
On February 26, The Tomato 75K Celebration broke the record for the largest tournament ever run on chessclub.com by attracting 336 players. This event was managed by Tortonpion with the assistance of several Main Managers and Super Users. IM Vassili (2524) won this event with an impressive 11-1 score. His only defeat was at the hands of Caulo (2530) in the 10th round. Vassili rebounded from losing his perfect mark to defeat FM Vikingo (2504) and DukeNukem (2404) in the final two rounds to secure first place. Vassili's victims also included the next two finishers, walloud (2508) and maradona (2612). walloud took second place with 10.5 points in 12 rounds. He could have tied for first with Vassili with a final round win, but he drew maradona in the final round. maradona finished in third place with 9.5 points ahead on tiebreaks over Templeman and zfdfsdf. Congratulations to the prize winners. 1st - 6 months - Vassili 2nd - 3 months - walloud 3rd - 2 months - maradona 4th - 1 month - Tempelman Class Prizes (1 month, 0.5 month & 0.5 month) Under2200: Under2000: 1st vic-1952 1st Fishman 2nd Jesus 2nd stany 3rd Suksoi 3rd HACMORK Under1800: Under1600: 1st Timbo 1st henk 2nd TheBestRock 2nd schrat 3rd hpling 3rd Queensryche Under1400: Under1200: 1st Kaiser1459 1st apollo13 2nd RoughRider69 2nd trapman 3rd chasty 3rd yuandy To see the grid of this event, type: "tell tomato grid 75316" or mail it to yourself with the chessclub.com command "tell tomato mailgrid 75316 <your email address>"