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Portland is back!

We had a great turnout for our 31st September tournament. Players came from Calgary and Vancouver, Canada, as well as a number of U. S. locations. Most were old friends, but we welcomed several new ones. Notably, Chris Cheng from Vancouver won TWL Division 1, 16-4 +566. I think I heard it said that it was only his third tournament. Saint Vesdapunt from California eked out second place with 13 1/2 wins. Old friend Alec Sjoholm from Seattle dominated Collins Division 1 with a 17-3 +1364 record. Portlander Dave Wiegand was a distant second there.

We all enjoyed good company around the luncheon tables on Saturday and Sunday. Scott Smith made all the arrangements with the hotel and chose the buffets well.

A big thank you to Bennett Jacobstein, Scott Smith, and Conrad Bassett-Bouchard for putting this all together. I hope we do it again next year.

Saint took some great pictures of the winners. I’ll include them here if I can figure out how to do it.