Pan-American Championships Underway in Cleveland

IMG_40761 Webster University's All-female squad vs. Oberlin College. Photo Maureen Grimaud
The Pan-American Championship is currently underway in Cleveland, Ohio, running from December 27-30. You can follow live games here and standings here.  The six round event, also a qualifier for the annual President's Cup, will feature some elite match-ups. The #1 ranked team, Webster, includes four Grandmasters rated over 2700, Liem Le, Illia Nyzhnyk, Vasif Durarbayli and Ray Robson.  Other top teams include Texas Tech, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Rio Grande and University of Maryland Baltimore County. Look for updates from the scene by College Chess Chair Al Lawrence.