Fargo man wins North Dakota Chess Championship FARGO
Published November 04, 2012, 05:29 PM
– Nikita Barabanov of Fargo won the title of North Dakota Chess Champion.
By: Forum staff reports,
FARGO – Nikita Barabanov of Fargo won the title of North Dakota Chess Champion.
Barabanov won the title with a tie-breaking victory over Scott Hogfoss of Fargo and Mike Sailer of Grand Forks.
Other sectional winners included Alex Braun, Roger Buerkle, Joseph McNamara, all from Fargo, and Matthew Koppinger from Bismarck. Thirty players from across the state competed in the annual tournament, held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Paradox Event Center in Fargo.