2000 Peoria Area Invitational Championships

Mike Leali Wins!

Round

White

vs

Black

1

0 Pete Karagianis

 

Henry Getz 1

2

1 Mike Leali

 

Henry Getz 0

3

1 Mike Leali

 

Pete Karagianis 0

The Peoria Champion is decided with a six man round robin event. The first qualifier is the previous years champion. Aleksey Makeyev a former Bradley student from Russia won in 1997 and 1998. Henry Getz won in 1999. The second qualifier is last year's Greater Peoria Open winner or highest placing local player. The third qualifier is Board 1 League winner. The winner of the annual December tournament qualifies. The winner of the Class Championships also qualifies. The sixth player is an at Large Invitee.

The winner of the round robin will receive possession of the GPCF traveling trophy.

The qualifiers for this year are

Defending Champion -- Henry Getz

GPO winner from 1999 -- Michael Leali

League Winner on Bd1 -- Tom Smit

December Tournament - Pete Karagianis

Class Winner -- Andy Voss

Invitee -- Scott Small

The tournament will be held this year over a series of Monday Nights with players that did not qualify for the Invitational receiving free USCF rated games in a match play format. Simply show up on Monday night before 7:30 and you will be paired against someone as close to your USCF rating as possible.

Time Control is Game 90.

Pairings for the invitational

Round

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May 1

1

Pete Karagianis

Scott Small

0

 

1

Mike Leali

Andy Voss

0

 

0

Tom Smit

Henry Getz

1

May 8

1

Henry Getz

Scott Small

0

 

0

Andy Voss

Tom Smit

1

 

0

Pete Karagianis

Mike Leali

1

May 15

0

Scott Small

Mike Leali

1

 

0

Tom Smit

Pete Karagianis

1

 

0

Andy Voss

Henry Getz

1

May 22

1/2

Scott Small

Andy Voss

1/2

 

1

Mike Leali

Tom Smit

0

 

0

Henry Getz

Pete Karagianis

1

May 29

1

Tom Smit

Scott Small

0

 

1

Henry Getz

Mike Leali

0

 

1

Pete Karagianis

Andy Voss

0