3rd annual CONTINENTAL OPEN

October 23-25, 1970 - Airport Marina Hotel, 8601 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles

202 players, 6 rounds. This was the first Continental Chess tournament held in California.

OPEN SECTION (74 players)
GM Robert Byrne...... 5.5 $700.00, 1st place trophy
GM Larry Evans....... 5.5 $700.00, 2nd place trophy
IM Anthony Saidy..... 5.0 $200.00, 3rd place trophy
Carl Pilnick......... 4.5
Tibor Weinberger..... 4.5
William Batchelder... 4.5 $150.00 1st/2nd Under 2200, 1st Expert trophy
Irving Rivise........ 4.5 $150.00 1st/2nd Under 2200
IM Julio Kaplan...... 4.5
IM Walter Browne..... 4.0
Julius Loftsson...... 4.0
Alex Suhobeck........ 4.0
Frank Thornally...... 4.0
David Kerman......... 4.0
John Grefe........... 4.0
Dennis Waterman...... 4.0
Jerry Wollschlager... 4.0
Ross Stoutenborough.. 4.0
William Bragg........ 4.0
Borel Menas.......... 4.0
Harry Mayer.......... 4.0
Ray Martin........... 4.0
David Forthoffer..... 4.0 $200.00 1st Under 2000, 1st A trophy    

Craig Barnes......... 3.5 $ 50.00 2nd Under 2000
Ray Mendoza.......... 3.5 $ 50.00 2nd Under 2000
Greg Beall........... 3.0 1st Class B trophy                       ...

BOOSTER/UNDER 1800 SECTION
Rami Furman.......... 6.0 $400.00 1st place trophy
Lawrence Hughes...... 5.5 $150.00 2nd place trophy
Kent Bach............ 5.5 $150.00 3rd place trophy
Eduardo Fernandez.... 5.0
Alfred Hulmes........ 5.0
Hy Rogosin........... 5.0
Mark Saylor.......... 5.0
Ted Masters.......... 5.0 $200.00 1st Under 1600, 1st C trophy
Charles Sullivan Jr.. 5.0 $100.00 1st Unrated, 1st Unrated trophy

Albert Russo......... 4.5 $100.00 2nd Under 1600  
James Leonard........ 4.0 $100.00 1st Under 1400, 1st D trophy
Richard Fowell....... 3.0 $ 16.67 2nd Under 1400
Jon Auberbach........ 3.0 $ 16.67 2nd Under 1400
Charles Clement...... 3.0 $ 16.67 2nd Under 1400, 1st E trophy
Andrew Rood.......... 4.0 $ 25.00 2nd Unrated
Hans Holzapfel....... 4.0 $ 25.00 2nd Unrated
Donna Bragg.......... 4.0 1st Woman trophy
Anne Beck............ 4.0 2nd Woman

Tournament Directors: Bill Goichberg, Gordon Barrett

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