Storms shorten Chicago Grand Slam

Published on August 18th, 2019

The 2019 Grand Slam Series got underway with the Chicago Grand Slam on August 15-18 in Chicago, IL. Twelve teams competed in Tom 28s with Chris Poole nearly perfect at 10-1 through the round robin stage, with storms on the final day awarding Poole the title followed by Perarson Potts, Jr (USA) in second and Finn Tapper (AUS) in third.

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The Grand Slam Series is a series of four Grade 2 match racing events in the USA in which the overall winner receives an invitation to the 2020 Congressional Cup, the 56th edition of this Grade One match race regatta held in Long Beach, CA. For Notice of Race, click here.

Chicago Grand Slam: Aug 15-18, in Tom 28s
Detroit Cup: August 21-25, in Ultimate 20s
Oakcliff International: September 2-4, in Match 40s
Thompson Cup: September 6-8, in Match 40s

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