PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY - DECEMBER 27, 2012 - The UTB and TSC "A" and "B" Chess Teams won their respective matches in the first round match-ups at the 2012 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships.
The UTB and TSC "A" Team defeated Miami Dade College 4-0.
Mauricio Flores, Axel Bachmann, Max Cornejo, and Katerina Nemcova all won their games.
The UTB and TSC "B" Team defeated Lindenwood "B" Team 3-1.
Luciana Morales, Daniela De la Parra, and Jeffrey Serna won their games, and Aura Salazar lost her game.
Both Chess Teams now each have 1 point.
Rounds 2 & 3 will take place tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 28, at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. respectively.
The Top Four Finishers in this tournament will qualify for the 2012 President's Cup, known as the Final Four of College Chess, to be held in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Herndon, Va.