Georgia Youth Open Pairs State Championship 2008
[12/09/08] At the Georgia Youth Pairs State Championship this Saturday we had 19 tables of our Georgia youth testing their skills. Richard and Andrew Jeng of Johns Creek came out on top, snagging the 1st -place trophy in a closely-run race against Murphy Green and Ashish Shah of Alpharetta who finished 2nd . With one round to play, there was approximately a 3-matchpoint difference between the pairs.
Third place went to Zandy Rizzo and Arjun Dhir, with Ricoh Das and Sean Gannon finishing fourth. Mili Raina and Kenneth Yang (5th) were followed by Surabhi Ghai and Hunter Smith (6th).
In the Card Rookie pairs (the newcomer event) Sahil and Nikita Raina finished 1st , followed by Bob Wiley and Ally Wardlow in 2nd place.
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At one point in the Card Rookie game, the director was called to the table to clarify who was supposed to be dummy. The auction had gone: