Petrosian Blitz Tiebreakes This Friday

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    Last Friday was the last round of the Petrosian Open and as usual we will have a two hour blitz arena event for tiebreakers.

    The name for the blitz arena is Aulia and the link is:

    password: sgv

    The fight for first place was decided in the last round. Ariel came close to getting a big advantage against me on board one and catching me before the finish line. Gerald and Arthur are shared second and third. You can check out the final standings here:

    The prize fund for this tournament is: 

    1. $30
    2. $20

    This time we will also have a $20 prize for the winner of the Blitz Arena (Players that won money in the main event are not eligible for this).

    The annotated games of the last round can be found here:

    Stay tuned for updates. L.A. county is entering the yellow tier, hence the Mark Rothko picture. We are in contact with the YMCA to figure out what the next steps are.