Jason Cao (with Black) beat Sevian ("Fischer II") Samuel on Board 1 to pull into first place.
When we talked with Jason, he wanted to let everyone know that he is very, very happy and he wants to thank everyone in Canada who wished him "good luck" and especially a big thank you to Mr. Greg Churchill (his chess teacher) and Mr. Brian Raymer, both from his native Victoria, BC.
Wins: Jason K, Mark P., Tanraj S.,Yuanchen Z., Roman S., Jerry X., Nicole B., Kelly W.,Janet P., Jackie P., Alexandra B., and Minya B.
Joseph B., Edward S., David I., and Veronicka K.
Jason is in 1st place in the U10 Boys section with 6.5 pts./7 games.
Jackie also has a great score of 5.5 pts./7games in the U12 Girls section and is undefeated.
-- Andrei Botez