Several Oregon residents played in this event in Redding California. 9 Players in the 4 round MEA section and 5 of them got 2.5-1.5: David Bowman (CA), Paul Romero (OR), Edwin Battistella (OR), Matthew Rudd (CA) and Eric Isberg (CA). The Reserve Section finished with two players 3-1: Peter Grant (OR) and Michael Nielsen (CA) in a 10 player section. Another 10 players took part in Amateur Section and it ended with a 4-0 score winner: W V Graham Matthews (CA). The event took place Dec 7-8 under the direction of John Mccumiskey and sponsoring affiliate of Sacramento Chess Club. Several of the Redding area players have been taking part in chess events in Grants Pass Oregon.
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