Martin Hansen Finishes in 1st Place with 4-0 Score at August Tornado

Martin Hansen (right) wins the August Tornado; Theo Slade (left) ties for 2nd place

Martin Hansen (right) wins the August Tornado; Theo Slade (left) ties for 2nd place

MARTIN HANSEN WINS AUGUST TORNADO WITH 4-0 SCORE

Congratulations to Martin Hansen (2070), who finished the 2016 August Tornado undefeated with a score of 4-0; Theo Slade (2086) and Cesar Gonell (1615), each obtaining 3 points, tied for 2nd place.

Board 1, Round 4: The final moments of the last game...

Board 1, Round 4: The final moments of the last game...

Winners of under prizes included Todd Henry Durham, Paul Leggett, Daniel Smith, Garry Dale Day, Michael Dudley, Brandon Sibbitt, Daniel Glidewell, Vishanth M., and Charles Hafner.

In support of the upcoming Disney inspirational chess film Queen of Katwe that will be released next month, every player in the tournament received a complimentary pass for two to see the new film.

In support of the upcoming Disney inspirational chess film Queen of Katwe that will be released next month, every player in the tournament received a complimentary pass for two to see the new film.

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