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MACA Chess Horizons Magazine Article
 IMs Vojinovic, Vigorito tie with Shmelov for first in Pillsbury Memorial
 George Mirijanian
  March 2011

International master Goran Vojinovic, a noted chess coach from Serbia who recently moved to Wayland, Massachusetts from Ohio and now lives in Missouri, tied with fellow IM David Vigorito of Somerville and USCF senior life master Denys Shmelov of Pepperell for 1st-3rd place in the Harry Nelson Pillsbury Memorial tournament on Sunday, November 28, at the Leominster Veterans Center in Leominster. The trio tallied 3.5-0.5 in an Open section field of 23 players.  

Capturing the top Under 2100 prize with a 3-1 score was Winston Huang of Newton. Sharing the 2nd Under 2100 prize with 2.5-1.5 results were Zaroug Jaleel of Lexington, Jacob Fauman of Newton and John Elmore of Stratham, New Hampshire. Philip Lowell Jr. of Westbrook, Maine, Daniel Pascetta of South Glastonbury, Connecticut and Jason Tang of Belmont shared top honors in the 13-player Under 1900 section, where they finished with scores of 3-1 and divided the top two prizes as well as the top Under 1750 prize. Thomas Brinkmann of Somerville and Andy Li of Acton tallied 3.5-0.5 to finish as the top two scorers in the 25-player Under 1600 section. Taking the 3rd-place prize with a 3-1 result was David Todd of Boxford. William Brown Jr. of Winchendon won the 1st Under 1300 prize with a 3-1 score, while James Zhou of Andover captured the 2nd Under 1300 prize with a 2.5-1.5 tally. 

The turnout of 61 players was the largest attendance for a Pillsbury Memorial in this decade. Directing the event for the sponsoring Massachusetts Chess Association was associate national TD Alex Relyea of Bedford, New Hampshire, assisted by his wife Nita Patel, and national TD and MACA president Ken Ballou of Framingham. Because of the larger attendance, the prize fund was increased by $300 - with more place and under prizes being given in the top and bottom sections. A special feature of the tournament was the broadcast on the Internet of LIVE games from the top two boards in the Open section for all four rounds, made possible by a loan of two DGT electronic boards from MACA life member Walter Champion of Wellesley. This was an historic first for the state association.

Jacob Fauman (2014) 
IM David Vigorito (2510)
[E71] King's Indian Defense
Harry Nelson Pillsbury Memorial
Leominster, MA, 28.11.2010

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.h3 0-0 6.Bg5 Na6 7.Bd3 e5 8.d5 Qe8 9.Nge2 c6 10.Bc2 cxd5 11.Bxf6 Bxf6 12.Nxd5 Bg7 13.Nec3 Be6 14.a3 Rc8 15.Nb5 Rc6 16.Ne3 Qb8 17.Qe2 Nc5 18.Nc3 Kh8 19.Ned5 a6 20.b4 Nd7 21.Ba4 Rcc8 22.Rd1 Nf6 23.Nb6 (D) 

Bxc4! 24.Nxc4 b5 25.Nxd6? Rxc3 26.Qb2 Rc6 27.Qxe5 bxa4 28.Nxf7+ Kg8 29.Qxb8 Rxb8 30.Ne5 Re6 31.Nd7 Rxe4+ 32.Kf1 Nxd7 33.Rxd7 Rbe8 34.g4 Re2 35.Kg2 Rf8 36.Rf1 Ra2 37.Ra7 Rxa3 38.Rxa6 Ra2 39.b5 Bd4 40.b6 Raxf2+ 41.Rxf2 Rxf2+ 42.Kg3 Rb2 43.Rxa4 Bxb6 44.Rc4 Kg7 45.Kf4 h6 46.h4 Bd8 47.h5 Bg5+ 48.Kg3 Rb6 49.Rc7+ Kf6 50.Rc8 Rb3+ 51.Kf2 Bh4+ 52.Ke2 gxh5 53.gxh5 Kg5 0-1

FM William Kelleher (2373)
IM Goran Vojinovic (2572)
[C02] French Defense
Harry Nelson Pillsbury Memorial
Leominster, MA, 28.11.2010

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Qb6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.a3 Bd7 7.b4 cxd4 8.cxd4 Rc8 9.Be3 Nce7 10.Qd2 Nf5 11.Nc3 Ngh6 12.Bd3 Be7 13.0-0 0-0 14.Rfc1 Kh8 15.h3 a6 16.Qd1 Qa7 17.Ne2 Nxe3 18.fxe3 Qb8 19.Nf4 Rxc1 20.Rxc1 Rc8 21.Rc2 g6 22.Qc1 Rxc2 23.Qxc2 Nf5 24.Kf2 Qc8 25.Qxc8+ Bxc8 26.e4 dxe4 27.Bxe4 a5 28.g4 Ng7 29.bxa5 Bd8 30.a6 bxa6 31.Bc6 a5 32.a4 Kg8 33.Ke3 Kf8 34.Ke4 Ne8 35.d5 exd5+ 36.Nxd5 f5+ 37.Kf4 Ng7 38.Ng5 Ne6+ 39.Nxe6+ Bxe6 40.Nf6 fxg4 41.hxg4 h6 42.Ne4 Bb6 43.Nd6 Bd4 44.Nb7 Bb6 45.Nd6 Ke7 46.Nb5 g5+ 47.Kf3 Bb3 48.Nd6 Bd1+ 49.Kg3 Bc7 50.Nf5+ Ke6 51.Nxh6 Bxe5+ 52.Kh3 Kd6 53.Be8 Kc5 54.Nf7 Bf4 55.Nd8 Kb4 56.Ne6 Be3 57.Nc7 Bb3 58.Bc6 Kc5 59.Be8 Bc4 60.Kg2 Bf4 61.Kf3 Bxc7 0-1