19th Western Class Championships
March 9-11, 2012
The 19th Annual Western Class Championships was held from March 9-11, 2012, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel (formerly Renaissance), 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California.
The Master Section was won by Californian IM, Enrico Sevillano, who finished in clear first with 4½/5. Sevillano gave up a draw in round 1 but then went on to win all his remaining games to claim the $1870 1st prize plus the clear first bonus of $93 for a grand total of $1963 for his weekend’s work.
IM’s Roman Yankovsky and Zhanibek Amanov finished in 2nd/3rd with 4/5 while GM Melik Khachiyan, IM David Pruess and FM Gregg Small were a further half point behind. Small’s finish netted him the top U2300 prize.
Final standings, with prizes, have been posted for all sections.
Please use the following links to obtain more information regarding the 2012 Western Class Championships:
- Tournament Information: Prize funds, entry fees, schedules, hotel info, etc.
- Final Standings