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NSC 2002 Photos Round 01

Congratulations to our new National Champion, Joel Sherman!

See also: video clip 1 (2 MB), video clip 2 (2 MB). (video courtesy Roger Cullman)

Go to: Before the Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9 Round 10 Round 11 Round 12 Round 13 Round 14 Round 15 Round 16 Round 17 Round 18 Round 19 Round 20 Round 21 Round 22 Round 23 Round 24 Round 25 Round 26 Round 27 Round 28 Round 29 Round 30 Round 31 After the Tournament

Photo 01-001

Players beginning to make their way into the playing room

Photo 01-002

Committee members standing in front of Laura Klein during introductions.

Photo 01-003

Laura Klein giving opening remarks

Photo 01-004

John D. Williams briefing us on new rules of conduct.

Photo 01-005

The playing room after they've been told to begin. The tile rattling was loud!

Photo 01-006

Other side of room and less tile rattling.

Photo 01-007

Division 2's Randall Thomas (Calgary AB) demonstrating great "drawing tiles with bag over one's head" technique.

Photo 01-008

Howard Greenspan (Norwalk, CT) (annotated by Beth Lerman) vs. Jeremiah Mead (Chelmsford, MA) (annotated by Eve Wengler), division 1.

Photo 01-009

Behatted duo: Rod MacNeil (Londonderry, NH) vs. Noah Kanter (Berkeley, CA), division 1.

Photo 01-010

Adam Logan (Berkeley, CA) vs. Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY), division 1. See this round's commentary

Photo 01-011

Travis Chaney (Van Buren, AR) vs. [error: no such id: BenLoiterstein], division 2. See this round's commentary

Photo 01-012

The event's deluxe board: less glare.

Photo 01-013

Vivian Minden (Dundas ON) and Shah Ali (Herndon, VA) do a recount. Score remains unchanged, 403-400 in Shah's favor.

Photo 01-014

Vivian Minden (Dundas ON) vs. Shah Ali (Herndon, VA), division 3. See this round's commentary

Photo 01-015

Jeremiah Mead (Chelmsford, MA) vs. Howard Greenspan (Norwalk, CT), division 1. See this round's commentary

Photo 01-016

Composite panoramic view of the playing room

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