Jim Briggs

Jim Briggs

Jim Briggs, Chino Valley, won the Prescott Chess Club Blitz #4. His record of 6 wins and 2 losses earned him $60 in prize money. All games were played with a time control of only five minutes for each side. Tom Green, Prescott, finished second with 5 wins and 3 losses. He received $40. This tournament, held at the Pine Cone, was an officially rated event by U. S. Chess. Three Prescott area chess players are listed on the April 2017 top 100 blitz chess players age 65 and older in the United States. Green is 48th, Henry Ebarb is tied for 67th, and David Steeves is 84th. No other Arizona chess players are on this list.

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