Thursday, August 21, 2008

Lineups for First Match Announced !

The lineups of both teams for the first match on August 25th against the Chicago Blaze have been announced. Some of the Blaze seem to be unavailable for this first match so some of their better players such as GM Nikola Mitkov and IM's Emory Tate and Angelo Young are not playing. However, the team that Chicago has put up is very solid on all boards and the match should nevertheless be a struggle.
The Matchups:

Board 1
IM Levon Altounian 2535 vs. IM Jan Van De Mortel 2460

Board 2
IM Mark Ginsburg 2414 vs. FM Mehmed Pasalic 2375

Board 3
FM Robby Adamson 2344 vs. NM Jon Burgess 2263

Board 4
NM Warren Harper 2301 vs. Ilan Meerovich 2131

The bolded names are the players playing White in their game.
The match starts at 6:30 PM Arizona time (9:30 PM EST) and will be broadcast online on the Internet Chess Club. This match will be held in Tucson at Levon Altounian's house at 2772 N. Neruda Lane Tucson, Arizona 85712. Come cheer us on !

1 comment:

Rich in Phoenix said...

It looks like a very good inaugural match up for the Scorpions! Bring the HEAT on Monday evening!