2016 Fairfield County Masters and Class Championships


One of the most exciting events yet, as it didn’t matter what you came into the tournament with: it mattered what you brought to the chess table! Titles, age, and fame meant nothing this year, as the unheralded but uncompromising Leif Pressman fought his way to stand alone at the pinnacle, leaving behind a train of GMs, IMs, and young aspirants. NM Daniel Lowinger has generously provided his analysis and thoughts on some of the crucial games below:






Final Standings