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After drawing James Pinkerton in the final game of the Sweet 16 tournament, Kevin Wang becomes the 2010 and 16th Maryland Sweet 16 Champion and is the winner of a UMBC chess scholarship covering tuition. Kevin is from Cabin John Middle School in Montgomery County and is the second 7th grade winner of the Sweet 16. Runnerup James Pinkerton is a junior at Montgomery Blair High School and is the 2009 Maryland High School Champion. This year's field was slightly stronger than last year's based on average player rating (1747 vs 1735) and median (1825 vs 1724).

Congratulations to all players who particapated and competed in this year's tournament!

Final Standings (in Tiebreak order)

1. Kevin Wang 3.5

2. James Pinkerton 3.0

3. Charles Yang 2.5

4. Benjamin Krause 2.5

5. Srinivas Moorthy 2.5

6. Gill Guo 2.5

7. Tanner McNamara 2.5

8. Jeffrey Chang 2.0

9. Ramanuja Sreenivasan 2.0

10. Dobryna Konoplev 2.0

11. Ronald Best Jr 1.5

12. Madeline Kim 1.5

13. Alan Nguyen 1.5

14. Saket Papaiahgari 1.0

15. Christopher Hazard 1.0

16. Jordan Best 0.5

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