Results: 5th New York Metropolitan Open (Jersey City, New Jersey, January 5-8, 2012)

These partial results are from the Chicago Point.  Complete results can be found at the Chicago Point website.

CHAMPIONSHIP (55+15 rebuys): 1-Victor Ashkenazi, 2-Bill Phipps, 3/4-Arkadiy Tsinis / Antonio Ortega (Costa Rica); 1C-Jeff Acierno, 2C-Mike Senkiewicz, 3C/4C-Donny Lomuto (NY) / Alfred Mamlet (MD); 1LC-Matt Cohn-Geier (NV), 2LC-Petko Kostadinov.  INTERMEDIATE (50+10 rebuys): 1-Arthur Sutton (NJ), 2-Cloyd Laporte (NY), 3/4-Donald Gabbai (VA) / Milton Gonzalez (Costa Rica); 1C-Keith Gershenson (NY), 2C-Ruben Martirosyan (NY), 3C/4C-Branden Macklin (MD) / Jim Ryan (NY); 1LC-Rick Wolf, 2LC-Jim Kennis.  BEGINNER (14): 1-Joan Grunwald (NJ), 2-Julia Sommer (NY); 1C-Nick Retzkin (NY).  USBGF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (192): , 1-Ed O’Laughlin; Finalist-Arkadiy Tsinis (NV)  LIBERTY CUP MASTERS (25+7 rebuys): 1-Bill Phipps, 2-Dion Hogan (MI).  LIMITED JACKPOT (26+6 rebuys): 1-Rick Wolf (FL), 2-Brandon Macklin (MD), 3/4-Leon Marini (NJ) / Arman Karaminian (NY)  NEW YORK DOUBLES (32 teams): 1- Jeff Acierno (NY) & Steven Keats (NY), 2-Falafel Natanzon (ISR/USA) & Victor Ashkenazi (NJ).  SENIORS TOURNAMENT (32): 1-Brent Cohen (PA), 2-Alex Gerding (FL).  PETER KASTURAS JUNIORS TOURNAMENT (2): 1-Stephen Collins, 2-Jamie Rosen (NY).  The USBGF extends congratulations to all winners!

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