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… Continue reading Standings at the half way point of Girls Invitational

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… Continue reading 2013 SPFGI is under way – Day 1 Summary

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)… Continue reading Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational