2016 Winter Open

10 players battled the 10 degree weather to compete in the Open tournament held during the last weekend of the 2016 WV Scholastic Chess League. State Champion FM Kunche was nicked for a draw in the first round, while Lewis “Crafty” Sanders drew with Markle Butcher in the 3rd round – both ending at 3.5 and sharing first place. Markle took third place at 2.5.