American Teams Falter in Seattle Summer Team Matches

Here are the final results of the Seattle Summer Team Matches between Teams Carlsen vs Caruana and Spassky vs Fischer.  Pictures from the match can be found on the WCF FB page.

Seattle Summer Team Matches:

Team Carlsen (A) vs Team Caruana (B) (5 v 5)

Team Spassky (A) vs Team Fischer (B) (5 v 5)

Teams:

Team Carlsen – 17.0

  • Eric Zhang 2050 4.5 $50
  • FIDE Master Anthony He 2337 4.0 $8.33
  • Jason Yu 2156 4.0 $8.33
  • Joseph Levine 1982 4.0 $8.33
  • Vignesh Anand 1964 0.5

Avg. rating: 2098

Team Caruana – 8.0

  • Aaryan Deshpande 2027 2.5 $50
  • FIDE Master Ignacio Perez 2227 1.5 $8.33
  • Brendan Zhang 2165 1.5 $8.33
  • Woman International Master Naomi Bashkansky 2115 1.5 $8.33
  • Daniel Shubin 1884 1.0

Avg. rating: 2084

Team Spassky – 17.5

  • Advaith Vijayakumar 1843 5.0 $50
  • Frank Fagundes 1754 4.5 $12.50
  • Jacob Mayer 1715 4.5 $12.50
  • Melina Li 1704 2.0
  • Ani Barua 1454 1.5

Avg. rating: 1694

Team Fischer – 7.5

  • Derin Goktepe 1570 2.5 $50
  • Penguin Master Isaac Vega 1845 2.0 $12.50
  • Anand Gupta 1622 2.0 $12.50
  • Pirate Master Davey Jones 1783 1.0
  • Ryan Min 1486 0.0

Avg. rating: 1661

Congratulations to teams Carlsen and Spassky for defeating their American rivals!  One must wonder if this is foreshadowing for the upcoming Carlsen vs Caruana World Championship Match.  Someone should let Spassky know that he has finally managed to defeat Fischer!

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