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Saturday, December 30, 2006

2006 Pan American Championships Conclude

Alejandr Ramirez, Board 1 for the UTD-A team

It was a smashing success for the University of Texas-Dallas (UTD) as the UTD-A and UTD-B teams captured the top two spots in the 2006 Pan American Intercollegiate Championship, with the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) close behind in third place. A total of 24 collegiate teams competed.

Raja Panjwani

In the scholastic section, A. Balasubramanian took first place with a 5.5/6 score, followed by Raja Panjwani (5.0/6) and Edward Lu (4.5/6). There were 20 participants in the scholastic section.

For more information, see the MonRoi site or the official 2006 Pan American Championship website.

Here is the fascinating crucial 4th round game in the scholastic section that helped Balasubramanian achieve the first place trophy:



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