Gerli, Boldrini win Premier Pairs
Italian experts Aldo Gerli of Padua and Andrea Boldrini of Rome won the NAOBC Premier Pairs. Gerli and Boldrini, who qualified seventh in Saturday’s opening round, posted a strong 66.40% in the first final session and followed it up with a 61.01% score in the second session.
The winners have represented Italy multiple times in international competition.
Gerli and Boldrini’s final score (with carryover) of 1589.20 matchpoints placed them two boards ahead of runners-up Brad Moss of Denver CO and Kevin Rosenberg of Sunnyvale CO. Moss and Rosenberg finished with 1487.70 (49 top).
In third with 1480.34 were Alexander Kolesnik of Los Angeles and Jason Chiu of San Jose CA.
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