New York State Scholastic Champions in Tandem Simul

By | December 11, 2010

By Zachary Calderon, November 8, 2010:

On Friday, November 5th, two-time New York State Scholastic Chess Champion Deepak Aaron played a tandem simul with New York State Elementary Champion Patrick Chi. They played twenty two games, with Chi playing the odd moves and Aaron playing the even moves. There were two upsets against the champions, with George Ladouceur and this writer scoring wins against Chi and Aaron, putting the Allies with twenty wins and Schenectady with two. Play through a couple of the games below. In my game, White was ahead before the fatal blunder 26.Rc1?? It seems even champions can forget their back rank when playing so many games at once.

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