2015 Maryland Sweet 16 Update - Round 3
[Under construction - brief update]
By Chris Y Kim
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 15:00
University of Maryland, Baltimore County [Baltimore, MD]
Round 3 on the second day has come to an end with the battle for the 2015 Maryland Sweet 16 looming in Round 4. On the top two boards of the undefeated players, Sahil Sinha drew with Alexander Davydov while Arthur Tang defeated Andrew Mao. This sets up the title match with Sinha (Black) playing Tang (White essentially with draw odds for at least a share of the title). Davydov can enter a tie for first if he wins and Tang does not win.
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2015 MD-Sweet-16 Standings (2014.10.30)
Updated on 11.10.2014 by John Rockefeller & Chris Kim
Welcome to the 2014-2015 qualifying season for the 2015 Maryland Sweet 16 on 03.07-08.2015. Since 1995 this annual invitational tournament has featured 16 of the top K-12 Maryland residents competing in a separate section of the UMBC Open at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The MD-Sweet-16 Champion will receive a MD-Sweet-16 UMBC Chess Scholarship: a fixed-dollar scholarship valued at $41,536, spread over 4 years. (The scholarship covers tuition & fees, but not room & board.) Incidentally, there are 2 other types of UMBC Chess Scholarships for high-school seniors who reside either inside, or outside Maryland.
4 of the 9 scheduled MD-Sweet-16 Qualifiers in this qualifying season have been completed. The standings are current through MCA Roland Park October on 10.25.2014. Of the 5 remaining scheduled MD-Sweet-16 Qualifiers this season, the next scheduled one will be MCA Susquehanna on 11.08.2014 in Perryville, & the final scheduled one will be MCA McDuffie Memorial on 02.21.2015 in Baltimore.
Click below for the MD-Sweet-16 qualification rules, scoring rules, current Qualifiers & Alternates, & full standings.
Read more: 2015 MD-Sweet-16 Standings (2014.10.30)