The City of Delta Recreation Department sponsored an annual chess tournament Saturday, Nov. 10, at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Nineteen participants from Delta, Montrose, Fruita, Norwood, Grand Junction, Olathe, Eckert and Paonia were divided into two groups, Brackets A and B.
Each participant played approximately six games. The tournament was based on Swiss Tournament Rules.
Winners of the A Bracket were Brady Barkmeyer of Norwood, first; Jack Haring of Delta, second; Terrell Brown of Montrose, third.
Winners of the B Bracket were Daniel Mendoza of Delta, first; Hayden Bayliss of Grand Junction, second; Justin Hanning of Delta, third.
Each winner received a Walmart gift card, and first place received trophies as well.
The next tournament will be in March 2013. For more information on the chess club or future tournaments, contact the rec center at 874-0923.blog comments powered by Disqus