Friday, November 23, 2007
Chase Watters wins SPICE Cup Open
Watters takes first at Tech chess tournament
Chase Watters won first place in the open chess tournament hosted during Texas Tech's SPICE Cup 2007, the first invitational tournament in Lubbock.
Watters, the president of Tech's chess club, earned a perfect 5-0 score while competing against chess players within the community.
Grandmaster Imre Hera of Hungary, who plans to attend Tech next fall, placed fifth in the SPICE tournament, competing against nine internationally acclaimed chess players from around the world over an eight-day period.
Hera is representing Hungary in the World Chess Federation World Cup this winter in Russia.
Source: Avalanche Journal
NewWise article here.