Tag: Polgar Girls Invitational

  • Standings at the half way point of Girls Invitational

    Halfway through the 2013 Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational in St. Louis the six Northwest girls are a combined +3. Becca Lampman of Washington is tied for fourth place among the 60 entries at 2.5-0.5. She still has a good shot to take the top prize. Northwest girls’ results after 3 rounds: Becca Lampman 2.5…

  • Updated Coverage – 2013 SPGI

    Quote of the Day – “Here is a real treat. The Armageddon playoff game from the Blitz Championship held July 22, 2013. Both girls are co-champions,¬† equal in every way. But the trophy itself needed to be decided as to who got to take that home. This game decided that. In an Armageddon game,¬†White had…

  • 2013 SPFGI is under way – Day 1 Summary

    The stage is set for round 1. Let the games begin at the 2013 Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament (10th anniversary) at Webster University in St. Louis. Chief tournament director Frank Niro, above, addresses the players, parents, coaches, university leaders and the mayor of Webster Groves, MO at the Opening Ceremony. A total of…

  • Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational

    The girls in the 2013 SPFGI tournament in St. Louis. Six Northwest players are participating. Frank Niro is Chief TD. Martha Underwood and Jeff Roland are Assistant TD’s. The six girls in no particular order from the Northwest represented in the tournament are: Becca Lampman (WA) Alexandra Botez (Canada) Carmen Pemsler (ID) Andrea Botez (Canada)…