Pan-American Championship 2013:
Webster University’s chess team achieved the most dominant performance in the 60-year history of the prestigious PanAm InterCollegiate Chess Championship, also known as the World Series of Chess. The 2013 PanAm, held Dec. 27 – 30 at Texas Tech University, was the strongest ever, with 42 college chess teams from across the country and 25 grandmasters competing.
Webster University entered three teams into the competition.
Webster’s A team scored a perfect 6-0 and finished a full point ahead of the field, firmly in first place. Members of the A team also scored 21.5 game points in 24 games (19 wins – 5 draws). In competitive chess, a win is worth one point, a draw is one-half point, and a loss is zero points.
Webster’s B team finished in 4th place with, and the C team finished in 6th place
2013 PanAm Results and Pairings Top 10
FINAL STANDINGS. 2013 Pan American Intercollegiate.
|#||Name||Rtng||Team||Rd 1||Rd 2||Rd 3||Rd 4||Rd 5||Rd 6||Tot||TBrk[U]||TBrk[G]||Prize|
|1||WEBSTER UNIVERSITY – A||2730||WEBS-A||W23||W17||W2||W5||W7||W8||6.0||83||21.5||1st place|
|2||UNIV OF MD BALTIMORE COUNTY – A||2481||UMBC-A||W31||W13||L1||W8||W6||W7||5.0||59||16.5||2nd place|
|3||UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS – A||2227||UILL-A||W33||L4||W16||W9||W11||W18||5.0||50.25||16||3rd place|
|4||WEBSTER UNIVERSITY – B||2590||WEBS-B||W29||W3||W18||L7||W20||D5||4.5||66.5||19||4th place|
|5||TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY – A||2646||TTU-A||W28||W6||W9||L1||W17||D4||4.5||61.75||17||5th place|
|6||WEBSTER UNIVERSITY – C||2385||WEBS-C||W22||L5||W24||W14||L2||W20||4.0||58.75||17.5||6th place|
|7||UNIV OF TEXAS AT DALLAS – A||2648||UTD-A||W24||W21||W11||W4||L1||L2||4.0||58.25||15.5|
|8||UNIV OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE – A||2505||UTB-A||W30||W12||W10||L2||W18||L1||4.0||54.5||16|
|9||COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY – A||2439||COL-A||W36||W14||L5||L3||W15||W17||4.0||52.25||16.5|
|10||UNIV OF TEXAS AT DALLAS – B||2396||UTD-B||W32||W16||L8||L20|