Sydneysider IM George Xie scored back-to-back rapid tournament wins as he yesterday also took out the inaugural Rooty Hill Rapid tournament after last weekend's victory in the NSW Rapid event. Xie tallied 6.5 points while top seed Serbian GM Dejan Antic finished on 6 points.
According to our man in Rooty Hill, Leonardo Tenorio, Antic had a tough time overall as he managed only a draw with Pinoy-Aussie Benny Galvez. Benny was third place overall on 5.5 points.
Thirty-five players attended the event.