17 players showed up for day one of the Hawaii Chess Thanksgiving Weekend Open today, including a very strong newcomer to Hawaii chess, International Master Julien Carron!    IM Carron is from Switzerland, and is a visiting astronomy researcher at the University of Hawaii.

Check out the wallchart below to see results so far as well as round 3 pairings for tomorrow.  Players — please note that these pairings are tentative and may change.