Pohl wins "Quick Board Meeting" and "Quick or Treat"
On Thursday, Oct. 16, the GCC held a 3-round quick-rated event, the "Quick Board Meeting". Six players showed up to compete, and Klaus Pohl emerged as the winner with a perfect 3-0 score. Michael Anderson and Joseph Rochester tied for second with 2 points each.
On Thursday, Oct. 30, the GCC held another 3-round quick-rated event, this time a quad. Klaus Pohl once again swept the event with a 3-0 score. The remaining players all finished with 1 point each.
Wayne Christensen is the 2014 SC State Champion!
Over the weekend of Oct 4-6, 2014, the 75th South Carolina Championships were held in Columbia, SC. Wayne Christensen opened the event with four straight wins, including a round 1 upset over the event's highest rated player, before yielding a draw to Gene Nix in the last round. Christensen's 4.5 points netted him clear first place in the event, earning him the title of SC State Champion for 2014. Nix's 3 points landed him in a tie for the U2000 prize. Congratulations to both!
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Pohl wins October Quick Quad
On Thursday, Oct. 2, the GCC held a 3-round quick-rated quad. Klaus Pohl finished in clear first with a perfect 3-0 score, followed by Gene Nix with 2 points.
The previous Thursday, the GCC held an unrated blitz tournament. Petar Jotev won the event with a score of 10.5/12, followed by Klaus Pohl with 8.5 points.
Nix and Fejzulai win Fall Quick
On Thursday, Sept. 18, the GCC held Fall Quick 2014, a 3-round USCF quick-rated event. Gene Nix and Aidan Fejzulai tied for first place with 2.5 points apiece.