Sergey Berchenko: 2013 City Champion
Congratulations to Sergey Berchencko, our 2013 City Champion! After six hard-fought rounds between some of Cincinnati's finest players, Sergey emerged with 5.0/6 and a half-point lead over our runners up, Duane Larkin and Oleg Fabrikant. For the full list of final standings, head over to our Tournament Page.
This is Sergey's 14th City Championship! He won this year's tournament without a loss or a draw, winning the four games he played and using his two byes for a total of 5.0 points. Along the way he defeated tough competition, including five-time City Champion Hans Multhopp and last years runner-up Andy Mackowiak.
The under 1800 class prize was split between Jack Riesenbeck and Vito Carla with 3.0/6 each. Our under 1600 class winner is Leo Zamansky who had an excellent tournament, coming in 5th overall.
The tournament drew a great crowd this year, as every year. Thanks to all the players for braving the wintery in making this a great tournament. Congratulations to Sergery and all the players in this year's Championship.
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