Rio Grande Ospreys Soar Above Seattle Sluggers
The Rio Grande Ospreys dismantled the Seattle Sluggers by winning 11.0 - 5.5. Seattle faced an uphill battle by starting with a -0.5 score after needing to replace their board four after the submission deadline. Rio Grande is definitely relieved for this win as it is their first of the season.
On board one for the Ospreys, GM Oleksandr Bortnyk dove all over his competition to finish with 4-0 which is definitely the top board-one score of the week. In the game below, he played an interesting exchange sac in the opening and beats GM Victor Mikhalevski in 26 moves!
2018 PRO Chess League | Week 5 | Rio Grande Ospreys vs Seattle Sluggers
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