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Titus wins again in Rochester, extending Grand Prix Lead ๐Ÿ

Updated: Jul 14, 2023

The Rochester Open took place this past weekend and was a blast! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ช We had solid organization by the Rochester Chess Club, top notch TD work by the crew of Emmons, Wahl, Mays, and Bourne, and a fantastic venue at the Mayo Civic Center. Kicking the event off in style, Mayor Kim Norton made the ceremonial first move on board one.

USCF Results ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Strong turnout with an official player count of 154, making for big Grand Prix points and some movement in our updated MSCA Grand Prix Scoreboard. Find out who is currently medaling in the Grand Prix sections! ๐Ÿ†๏ธ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‰

๐ŸŽ๏ธ ๐Ÿ With Rochester putting us past the halfway point of the race, let's have some fun with Grand Prix numbers:

๐Ÿ†๏ธ 235 total players

13 have played in all three events

35 have played in two events

187 have played in one event

75 players first appeared in St. Cloud ๐Ÿ

43 first appeared in Duluth / Superior ๐Ÿ

117 first appeared in Rochester ๐Ÿ

21,587 total points ๐Ÿš€

287 largest single event points

92 average total points

Thank you! To everyone playing, driving/supporting players, and running the tournaments! ๐Ÿ™

๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ Two Grand Prix events remain! ๐Ÿ˜บ๐ŸŸ๏ธ Franklin Catfish Days is coming up fast, July 21-23, and details and registration for the big finish at September's Northern Open ๐ŸŒฒ in Roseville will be available soonerly... ๐Ÿ•๏ธ ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ

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