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by Chris Y Kim

Day 1 (2 rounds) of the 2018 Maryland Sweet 16 tournament has a sole leader - #1 seed Sahil Sinha. We came one game short of an 8-way tie for first place. It has been a competitive two rounds so far in this annual invitational  tournament showcasing the top Maryland scholastic players and is increasing in strength every year. [Former winners of the tournament are not allowed to compete.] This has a potential for an exciting Day 2 tomorrow!

In Ratings order, here are the standings with the USCF ratings:

2.0: Sahil Sinha (2355)

1.5: Yu Hao Liao (2103); Bijan Tahmassebi (2042); Philip Keisler (2014); Neel Jay (1964); Shane Jayasundera (1945); Max Mathura (1772)

1.0: Douglas Malcolm (2037); Jeffrey Du (2000); Shiyam Rupeshkumar (1788); Joseph Tarantin (1698); Andrew Diep (1636)

0.0: Sean Kee Power (1916);  Emerson Holcolm (1789); Dylan Booth (1757); Jordan Best (1715)

 

Here are the pairings for Round 3 that will start at 10:30 Sunday morning (White listed first):

1: Sahil Sinha (2.0) vs Yu Hao (Alan) Liao (1.5)

2: Bijan Tahmassebi (1.5) vs Neel Jay (1.5)

3: Philip Keisler (1.5) vs Shane Jayasundera (1.5)

4: Max Mathura (1.5) vs Jeffrey Du (1.0)

5: Joseph Tarantin (1.0) vs Douglas Malcolm (1.0)

6: Andrew Diep (1.0) vs Shiyam Rupeshkumar (1.0)

7: Jordan Best (0.0) vs Sean Kee Power (0.0)

8: Emerson Holcomb (0.0) vs Dylan Booth (0.0)

 

 

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