GM Lars Bo Hansen winner of the Southern Class Championships in Orlando

The 10th Annual Southern Class Championships were held from March 30-April 1, 2012, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando.

The event had 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. All sections were 5 round Swiss tournaments with 3-day and 2-day schedules to play in.

GM Lars Bo Hansen dominated the Master Section, finishing a point clear of his nearest rival, GM Julio Becerra. Bo Hansen won $1083 for his weekend’s efforts.

The event had a $14,000 projected prize fund with $10,500 guaranteed.

Master Section final standings:
1. GM Lars Bo Hansen ($1083.00) – 4.5
2. GM Julio J Becerra ($495.00) – 3.5
3-6. FM Carlos E Mena ($144.50), Alexander Zelner ($144.50), FM Mark Ritter ($144.50) and Corey Acor ($144.50) – 3.0
7. Robert Perez – 2.5
8-11. Leonid Strugach, Jose Baeza Mendez, Hengyi Wu and Rachel Gologorsky – 2.0
12. FM Eric O Rodriguez – 1.5
13-14. Daniel Gurevich and Hengyi Wu – 1.0

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Lagoon at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida

Lagoon at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida

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