ACE Chess: “Race for the Cup!”

Posted: January 4th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

Dear Arizona Chess-

At the halfway mark of the 2009-2010 “Race for the Cup” (and full ride trip to Nationals!!!) the Grand Prix Cup Standings are as follows:

2000+ Section: 1st place — Eric Qi 14 Points!
1700-1999 Section: 1st place — Daniel Braynt 20 Points!
1400-1699 Section: 1st Place — Michael Prem 14 Points!
1000-1399 Section: 1st Place — Rachael Eng 9 Points!
500-999 Section: 1st Place Tie: Zac Smith and Stanley Wang with 10 Points!

See the full standings.

With so many players still in the running for these incredible prizes (which you can see by clicking here), we hope to see big turnouts for the remaining Master Trek tournaments of the season. To register for the next Trek, click here!


American Chess Events LLC would like to congratulate Kevin Zhang for becoming Arizona’s newest National Master. Kevin achieved this feat by competing in the December 5th Master Trek tournament at ASU. To check out his result, click here! The ACE Chess Top Player’s List has been updated to show the January 2010 USCF Rating Supplement. See where you rank by clicking here!