Players were paired as close as possible to rating strenght ignoring point scores.

The winner is the person with the most rating point gain.

In this case Carl Dolson edged out Jayadeep Boya by 1 point.

With the vagaries of the USCF rating system that could literally change day to day.

So congratulations to both Carl and Jayadeep.

Here is a link to the USCF MSA rating page.

# | Place | Name | Rtng | Rd 1 | Rd 2 | Rd 3 | Rd 4 | Tot |

1 | 1 | Jayadeep Boya | 1728 | D6 | W5 | W4 | W12 | 3.5 |

2 | 2 | Carl Dolson | 1414 | W11 | W9 | D3 | D13 | 3.0 |

3 | 3 | Min Li | 1563 | W16 | L4 | D2 | W10 | 2.5 |

4 | 4-7 | Ronald J Suarez | 1641 | L5 | W3 | L1 | W9 | 2.0 |

5 | R Wayne Zimmerle | 1660 | W4 | L1 | W10 | L6 | 2.0 | |

6 | Daniel Z Garrett | 1706 | D1 | D10 | U--- | W5 | 2.0 | |

7 | Paul J Peterson | 1224 | W8 | U--- | W15 | U--- | 2.0 | |

8 | 8 | James Saathoff | unr. | L7 | D11 | W17 | U--- | 1.5 |

9 | 9 | Randy M Crum | 1500 | U--- | L2 | W11 | L4 | 1.0 |

10 | 10-14 | Adam M Ford | 1657 | U--- | D6 | L5 | L3 | 0.5 |

11 | Robert Dreessen | 1400 | L2 | D8 | L9 | U--- | 0.5 | |

12 | Peter Mc Conaghie | 1900 | D14 | U--- | U--- | L1 | 0.5 | |

13 | Joe Engberg | unr. | U--- | U--- | U--- | D2 | 0.5 | |

14 | Michael Leali | 1854 | D12 | U--- | U--- | U--- | 0.5 | |

15 | 15-17 | Ethan Francis Boley | 714 | U--- | U--- | L7 | U--- | 0.0 |

16 | Srini Madabathula | 1530 | L3 | U--- | U--- | U--- | 0.0 | |

17 | Jon Daker | 563 | U--- | U--- | L8 | U--- | 0.0 |