PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY - DECEMBER 29, 2012 - The UTB and TSC "A" and "B" Chess Teams played their fifth round match-ups at the 2012 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships.
The UTB and TSC "A" Team lost to the University of Illinois "A" Team 2.5 to 1.5.
Axel Bachmann won his game, Mauricio Flores drew, and Katerina Nemcova and Max Cornejo lost their games.
"A" Team has 3 points out of a possible 5. They will be playing UT Dallas "B" in Round 6.
The UTB and TSC "B" Team were defeated by Lindenwood "A" in their Round 5 match 3-1.
Aura Salazar won her game; Daniela De la Parra, Armando Cortez, and Jeffrey Serna lost their games.
"B" Team has 3 points out of a possible 5. They will play UT Austin in Round 6.
Round 6 will take place Sunday, Dec. 30 at 9 a.m.
The awards ceremony will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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.
Daily updates will continue to be posted on the Chess Program webpage through Dec. 30.
Click here for more information about the 2012 Pan American Chess Roster.