The Westwood Spring Open, held at the Los Angeles Chess Club, had a fair turnout of 37, led by IM Enrico Sevillano. Sevillano, however, was upset in the first round by expert Robert Akopian. After three rounds, the leaders are masters John Daniel Bryant and Garush Manukuyan, with 3-0. Click here for standings, which will be updated throughout the day.
1st-3rd: IM Enrico Sevillano, John Daniel Bryant, Garush Manukyan, 4-1; U2200: Joshua Gutman, Robert Akopian, 3-2; U2000: Remigio Pampliega, 3-2.
1st-2nd & U1600: Wendell Salveron, Minas Badikyan, Leo Castro, 4-1; U1400: Ezekiel Liu, 2.5-2.5; U1200: John Yu, 2-3.