FUENTES WINS FIRST GOODWIN OPEN
By Frisco Del Rosario
Redwood City Weekly News, November 8, 1989
Expert Romulo Fuentes won the Burlingame Chess Club championship held consecutive Thursdays Sept. 21-Oct. 26 with a 5.5-.5 score. The tournament has been named the Goodwin Open in honor of club director Wilfred Goodwin, who has directed the club for 28 years.
Scott Wilson directed the event; 66 players participated. Fuentes won $100, a trophy and the title of club champion for one year. Trophies and brilliancy prizes were awarded in each division.
A tournament book of 43 selected games with annotations and diagrams is available for $5 from Goodwin Open Tournament Book, 1605 Manaznita Ave., Belmont, CA 94002 (add $1 for handling).
1st: Romulo Fuentes
Expert Robert Armes won the brilliancy prize in the expert section for this game.
1. Beginning a slow and transparent plan to play the freeing...d5. White can direct his play against that plan.
PLACES TO PLAY
Redwood City Chess Club: Meets Mondays, First Baptist Church, James and Hudson. Informal games. John Vitlacil 367-9368.
Burlingame CC: Meets Thursdays, Lions Club, 990 Burlingame Ave. USCF tnmts, informal play, Wilfred Goodwin, 593-0054.
Palo Alto CC: Tuesday eves, days Sat. & Sun. 3800 Middlefield. USCF & blitz tnmts, informal play. Steve Farmer, 329-2487.
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