This weekend, more than 100 chessplayers met at the 2nd Annual Delaware Valley Open Championship. In the Championship section, PA State Champion Alisa Melekhina came back from a first-round upset loss to beat top seed Farai Mandizha and tie him for first place with a score of 4.0 - 1.0. In the Under 1600 section, being nicked for a draw in the last round didn't stop Lewis Bowman from taking 1st place with a score of 4.5 - 0.5. Isabel Neiva tore through the Under 1000 section to a perfect 4.0 - 0.0 score, and Ana Hallman did likewise in the Under 700 section. In the K-6 Under 400 Ethan Blum and Yuva Gambhir both went 4.0 - 0.0 with Ethan winning first place because of tiebreaks. Full standings available by clicking on the USCF Rating Report link above.