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  • Writer's pictureMichael Augsberger

John Ozenci scores upset

Blue Glove Open: Week 6

The very first matches of 2022 went off with a bang. John Ozenci wins the Player of the Week award having seized pole position in Group D. In doing so he defeated Group C's Ilan Faraci 6-4 and signaled his intent to climb the ladder.

Alvaro Orlove welcomed Siena Propst to the league. She'll be a force in Group A. Their 7-6 nail-biter provided the most drama of the weekend.

Oddly the Group B leaders all have sub-.500 records. Yael Lan and Tomas Mulita have played many matches and are the proof that consistent play will propel you toward the top in this points-based league. They simply have the most quality wins--and Mulita also went the distance with Renata Cavallo for more drama.

Liv Hoffman is gunning for a playoff spot in an otherwise quiet Group C. Her win over Lily Venzke means she is just out of reach---for now. David Gong and Anton Botelho's draw give them a one-point advantage, which could lead us to a thrilling Steelers-Chargers-Raiders situation later on.

Atop the entire pyramid, JT Mathura extended his lead to six points over Jeremy Chud and William Green by virtue of his 8-3 defeat of Bora Barclay, who despite a top-tier showing last fall is still looking for his first win.

Join us for our race to WINTER CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND when the Group Finals will be played. Continue the journey through the winter with our outdoor BGO matches, Bethesda CC indoor training and matches, and our BGO-fueled Travel Team Plus!

BGO Power Rankings - January 13, 2022

Currently registered players among the overall top 50 only.

BGO Winter Group Standings - January 13, 2022

Top two from each group automatically qualify for group final.

Players are ranked by points (three for win, one for draw), then wins, percentage of games won, and games won.

Game scores are not included for wins by higher group players against lower group players.

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