Congratulations to reigning state champion Michael Omori who once again won the Hawaii Phoenix open tournament with 4.5 out of 5.  Congratulations also to Nicholas Muschek for a very strong second place finish at 4/5.  Tied for the under-1500 prize at 3/5 were Alex Opiniano, John Chen and Thomas Christian Anthony.

Hawaii Phoenix #8 Final Standings

USCF Rating Report

Michael Omori and Paul Iinuma meet yet again, on first board in the last round. NM Iinuma was the only player Omori couldn’t defeat on his way to win the tournament.

Congratulations to Cornelius Rubsamen who will represent Hawaii in the Irwin Tournament of State Senior Champions in August.  He and Damian Nash are the 2022 State Senior Champions after drawing in the last round.

Senior Tournament Results

Cornelius Rubsamen & Damian Nash

Congratulations to Irene Zhong who will represent Hawaii at the 2022 Haring Tournament of State Girls Champions.

Girls State Championship Results

USCF Rating Report

Left to right: Aurelia White (2nd), Damian Nash (TD), Irene Zhong (1st), Makenzie Tongg (3rd)