Finishing tied for 3rd was Gene McClure and Mike Nikitin.
Congratulations to Paul and Vince!
Mike N Gene M
Gene was last year's 960 Champion, so I knew I would have my hands full the rest of the way.
|Position after 10. .....Nf4|
|Position after 25. .....Rfe8|
|Position after 36. .....Ne6|
Rybka indicates White had a +2.4 advantage, and could have gone up a pawn if he'd taken the e-pawn, abandoning the d-pawn:]
46. Re5, Rf7
47. Rxb5, Rxf2+
48. Kxd3, Rf4