Harry Ingersol defeated Serdar Aykent yesterday to clinch 1st place in Section 3 of the 20th U.S. Correspondence Chess Championship Semi-Finals and advance to the finals.
Others who have qualified, thus far, include SIM Carl Siefring (Section 1), Grayling Hill (Section 4), Daniel Woodard (Section 5) and Patrick Ryan (Section 6).
Larry Parsons and Leonid Gleyser lead Section 2, with 4.5/6. SIM Ciaran O'Hare, who has 3.5 & 1 game remaining, can join them.