And now, on to the playoffs
The USCL regular season ended last week with the Blaze posting a draw against our arch rivals the always-tough Arizona Scorpions. The Blaze held the match on the strength of victories by GM Yury Shulman and IM Angelo Young. Yury’s game, which he annotates below, has won the league Game of the Week.
Angelo managed to win a game against FM Robby Adamson that was looking extremely drawish through most of the evening. By winning Angelo helped secured a draw for the Blaze that enabled the team to finish the season with the best record in the league.Angelo also finishes the 2011 regular season undefeated, the third time in four USCL seasons he’s achieved that. We’ll have an analysis of Angelo’s exciting game shortly.
The playoffs begin tomorrow night with the Blaze looking for it’s the first postseason win in the team’s history. Stay tuned for more.