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Both UTB Teams Win in Round 3 at PAICC

MILWAUKEE, WI, December 28, 2010

The UTB Chess Teams won both matches in the Third Round of the 2010 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships Tuesday. Both the "A" and "B" teams are 3-0 after the first three rounds.

The tournament began Monday. Each team will play six rounds, with the final round scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30.

UTB  "A" team (2612 average rating) def. Texas Tech University "A" (2487), 2.5-1.5
#1 Board: GM Timur Gareyev def. Davori Kuljasevic
#2 Board: GM Axel Bachmann lost to Andre Diamant
#3 Board: GM Mauricio Flores drew Anatoly Bykhovsky
#4 Board: IM Max Cornejo def. Istvan Sipos

UTB "B" team (2247) def. Stanford University (2211), 3.0-1.0
#1 Board: IM Alfonso Almeida drew to Daniel Schwarz
#2 Board: WGM-Elect Nadya Ortiz def. Vaishna Aradhyula
#3 Board: WIM Luciana Morales drew to Christopher De Sa
#4 Board: Arturo Gracia Jr. def. Joshua A. Brown

Pairings for Round 4 will be announced late Tuesday night.

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