Play in this group ended with Moldovan-Bliznikas's : 1.e3 draw.
All the U1800 contenders sat out. Tomkovich, Demetrick, Wojcio & Selling took byes. Roach arrived late & found 2 possible opponents already playing.
Joe Renna (5.0/10) maintained his U1400 lead with a win over Ted Mann's Slav while his main rival, Gordon Agress (3.0/9), used the Semi-Tarrasch to beat Bert Shiffman.
The 13th round games will follow in a few days. For now, here are the
U1800 crosstable (in standings order)
U1800 crosstable (with color assignments)
& Round by Round results