UTB-TSC to return to Final Four of Chess
December 30, 2009 9:31 PM

2009 PAN-AM INTERCOLLEGIATE TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD WINNERS

Teams going to The President’s Cup, also known as the Final Four of Chess, in April at UTB/TSC:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The University of Texas at Dallas
Texas Tech University
UTB/TSC

International teams:

First place: University of the West Indies, Bridgetown, Barbados
Second place: University of Toronto “A” Team
Third place: University of Toronto “B” Team

Division winners:

Division I: The University of Maryland, Baltimore County “B” Team
Division II: UTB-TSC “B” Team
Division III: Yale University
Division IV: Texas Tech University “B” Team

Board winners:

Board 1: Leonid Kritz, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Davorin Kuljasevic, Texas Tech University “A” Team, Bogdan Vioreanu, Yale University
Board 2: Sergey Erenburg, University of Maryland, Baltimore County “A” Team
Board 3: Axel Bachmann, UTB-TSC “A” Team and Gergely Antal, Texas Tech University “A” Team
Board 4: Sasha Kaplan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County “A” Team
Alternate: Daniel Yeager, The University of Texas at Dallas “B” Team

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will return to The President’s Cup, also known as the Final Four of Chess, when the tournament takes place in the spring.

UTB-TSC will face Texas Tech University, The University of Texas at Dallas and The University of Maryland, Baltimore County to determine the top collegiate chess team in the United States from April 9-11 at UTB-TSC.

Source: Brownsville Herald

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