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Chess players with their 2nd Passion: Backgammon

Chess players with their 2nd Passion: Backgammon

Family doing a Power Session between rounds

Family doing a Power Session between rounds

The Open Section

The Open Section

Stan the Man from Grand Rapids

Stan the Man from Grand Rapids

Ben Finegold and Seth Homa with their backs to the camera

Ben Finegold and Seth Homa with their backs to the camera

Jennifer Skidmore - Was President or Vice President of the Michigan Chess Association

Jennifer Skidmore – Was President or Vice President of the Michigan Chess Association

These Guys are Serious

These Guys are Serious

The Booster Section

The Booster Section

Skittles Game on the Floor

Skittles Game on the Floor

This was Rd 5

This was Rd 5

Thinking Hard

Thinking Hard

Many women participated this year and battled the guys and gals alike!

Many women participated this year and battled the guys and gals alike!

Gario - Ray - jimio

Gario – Ray – jimio

Gario next to the Michigam Open Champions Trophy

Gario next to the Michigam Open Champions Trophy

Seth Homa winner of the Michigan Open 2013

Seth Homa winner of the Michigan Open 2013

Grand  Master Ben Finegold in the green shirt. Ben won the Michigan Open a few times himself.

Grand Master Ben Finegold in the green shirt. Ben won the Michigan Open a few times himself.

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2 Comment(s)

  1. Jimio

    October 24, 2013 at 5:40 pm

    Actually the Trophy Gario is standing next to is called the Palmi Cup named after Andrew H. Palmi who started the Michigan Chess Association and had the 1st Michigan Open Championship in Jackson Michigan.in 1931.



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