|Looking west from the I-5 bridge: Columbia River and Mt. Hood|
|"I've played ...a6 and ...h6, I must be winning..."|
Sixth-grader George Li has an even score in the Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions and is paired against a fellow expert: no easy pairings in either scholastic event! Barber standings are here. Thanks to both George and Sam for representing our state so well.
Oh yes, the US Open. Here are the standings after round two.
I had an excellent adventure last night: almost got mated twenty different ways, fianchettoed my rook, and was offered a draw while I was an Exchange and pawn up. It didn't take me more than a minute to accept....