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6th annual El Paso Fall Open, Nov 22nd, 2014, results

Group A

Xiaomei Ye, 1st place

Xiaomei Ye, 1st place



Xiaomei Ye currently from Las Cruces went undefeated
in her first-ever US tournament and took the $80 prize


Chinoz Rojas, 3rd place; Gustavo Gutierrez, 2nd place

Chinoz Rojas, 3rd place; Gustavo Gutierrez, 2nd place



Gustavo Gutierrez from Chihuahua Mexico took second and $70. He valiantly tried to win here in El Paso for the second time, but fell just short against the spirited defensive play of Xiaomei

Chinoz Rojas of our El Paso club played very well losing 3-1 to both the top finishers to take the $60 for 3rd place. He also defeated fellow El Paso club members Mark Flores and Ronald Meeks in tough 5 game battles


group B

Robert Compton, 1st place; ChaeSun Jimenez, 2nd place

Robert Compton, 1st place; ChaeSun Jimenez, 2nd place



It was all El Paso in Group B with Robert Compton($50) narrowly defeating ChaeSun Jimenez($40) 13-11 in the fifth to go undefeated


Group C

Rick Chartrand, 2nd place; Gaspar Cabanes, 1st place

Rick Chartrand, 2nd place; Gaspar Cabanes, 1st place



Gaspar Cabanes of Santa Fe suffered a tough early loss to drop into Group C, but proved his level of play by dominating this group

Rick Chartrand of Los Alamos also felt the sting of an early upset to fall into Group C, but then battled back to finish 2nd


Group D

Jelmer DeManuel of Alamogordo had a solid showing for his 1st USA sanctioned tournament by finishing 1st in Group D

Pedro Rojas played hard to claim 2nd

Unfortunately, no photo of the winners was taken

U-3250 doubles

Shekhar Deshpande & Gaspar Cabanes, 1st place

Shekhar Deshpande & Gaspar Cabanes, 1st place

Pedro Rojas & Chinoz Rojas, 2nd place

Pedro Rojas & Chinoz Rojas, 2nd place



In the double-elimination U-3250 doubles, Gaspar and Shekhar Deshpande of Santa Fe defeated 2nd place finishers Chinoz and Pedro Rojas(Group D 2nd) twice to prove they deserved the title and $40. Chinoz and Pedro narrowly defeated Mike Gopin and Luc Longpre and then also Ronald and Ralph Tanner to earn $30 for their efforts


Santa Fe Open, Oct 25

Michael Gopin finished 4-3 in a group of 8 players in the top division. He unfortunately lost to the 3rd and 5th place finishers in reasonably close 3-1 battles

Mark Nordby, Michael Gopin

Mark Nordby, Michael Gopin


Handicap League (Oct-Dec)

Half way through, the current leaders are:
Sam Quintana, 16-6, 38 points
Cruz Talamantes, 8-7, 23 pts
Earl Arbogast, 3-13, 19 pts
Marty Alvarado, 8-2, 18 pts
Ronald Meeks, 5-6, 16 pts

See results as of 11-15-2014.

Handicap League (Jun-Aug) winners

League results for June thru August

Coach wins $50 with a record of 21-14 for 56 total points
Pedro takes $35 with an impressive 22-6 for 50 pts
Earl gets $20 with a solid 21-8 finish and 50 pts
Cruz took 4th with a 14-10 record for 38 pts
Sean takes 5th with a 10-16 for 36 pts

Earl Arbogast, 3rd place, Coach, 1st place

Earl Arbogast, 3rd place, Coach, 1st place

Pedro Rojas, 2nd place

Pedro Rojas, 2nd place



Final results: August 31 update.

Summer Slam VI results

Singles:

Gustavo Gutierrez 2128 from Chihuahua, Mexico defeated Coach Nordby 3-2 and also 3rd place finisher Chinoz Rojas in a very close 3-1 battle

Mark Nordby $85 2nd, Gustavo Gutierrez $100 1st, Chinoz Rojas $70 3rd

Mark Nordby $85 2nd, Gustavo Gutierrez $100 1st, Chinoz Rojas $70 3rd



Michael Gopin $60 took Group B over Robert Compton $40

Michael Gopin 1st, Robert Compton 2nd

Michael Gopin 1st, Robert Compton 2nd



Pablo Li from Albuquerque, New Mexico overcame a tough start to win Group C over Augusto Cazares

Pablo Li 1st

Pablo Li 1st

Augusto Cazares 2nd

Augusto Cazares 2nd



Congrats to Rick Petersen on winning his 1st tournament match

Honorable mention has to go to Lijing Bu (ABQ) rated 1759 who lost to the top 3 finishers in Group A all in 5 game barn-burners

Thanks to our competitors from outside El Paso…Gustavo Gutierrez, Lijing Bu, Kali Goring, Pablo Li, Bob Funkhouser, and Emma Chang

U-3500 Doubles:

Gustavo Gutierrez and Oscar Vega ($50) took this event over Robert Compton and Ronald Meeks ($30) 3-1

Gustavo Gutierrez / Oscar Vega 1st, Robert Compton / Ronald Meeks 2nd

Gustavo Gutierrez / Oscar Vega 1st
Robert Compton / Ronald Meeks 2nd



Our top player from Chihuahua Mexico getting ready to loop a forehand

Gustavo Gutierrez

Our top player from Chihuahua Mexico getting ready to loop a forehand


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Michael Gopin, Dan Seemiller, Mark Nordby, Mark Hazinski

Michael Gopin, Mark Nordby, Dan Seemiller, Mark Hazinski

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