This young man, Fridtjof Gjelseth of Norway, played 9 games and won 9 games! Fridtjof was a member of the United Nations Youth Team.
No other player, man or woman, went the entire tournament without losing a game. Our congratulations to Fridtjof. At the Awards Banquet when I took this pic, I asked Fridtjof to send along to me a short story describing his emotional high when he realized the significance of his achievement. He indicated that he would but perhaps we lost something in the exchange. No article has been received. Should his article arrive I will gladly add it to this posting.
Stan McCormack. 2012 08 25 21:30