Today is the fourth round of the BTCL!
The third round was an exciting affair where many schools were upset.
Northwestern keeps their undefeated streak alive in beating Minnesota, launching them into first. Illinois is also undefeated and can jump into a tie for first with a win this round. Minnesota, Madison, Oshkosh and Ann Arbor are just behind these two juggernauts, with each team sporting only one hard fought loss. Penn State, Purdue, Michigan Dearborn and Michigan State are all close behind and can jump back into the running with a win this round!
Without further ado, here are the round 5 pairings! As always, the first team listed is white on boards 1, 3 and 5.
University of Wisconsin Madison vs. University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Penn State University vs. University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Michigan State University vs. University of Minnesota
Several teams currently have byes in order to prepare for finals as we college students do have to study a lot!
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In addition, we also have a game played by GM Mauricio Flores, Minnesota's Board 1 vs Northwestern's Board 1, Jonathan Kogen. Enjoy!