Ferguson wins Robot Individual

Jonathan Ferguson

With huge scores on the second and third days, Jonathan Ferguson of Ottawa ON won the Fall NABC Robot Individual, averaging 72.17% across the three day-long sessions. Ferguson started with a 64.20% the first day, which was 62nd place. He won both the second and third days with scores of 78.18% and 74.14%.
When Ferguson saw his preliminary score Wednesday, he shouted so loud his neighbor came over. “I haven’t felt that much elation about bridge since I came back to win a KO event with Chris Pedersen 20-plus years ago,” Ferguson said.
In second place was Leo LaSota of Glen Burnie MD, who averaged 70.14%. LaSota is a six-time winner of the annual online masterpoints race.
Mark Bennett of Honolulu HI placed third with 68.18%. He has twice placed in the top 10 of previous Robot Individuals.
The Flight B winner was Samuel Ieong of Mountain View CA, who scored 65.38% for 14th overall.
Junjui Zhu of Burnaby BC won Flight C with an average of 60.94%.
See the complete results here.