Winners of the 2018 Kay Platinum Pairs: Steve Weinstein and Robert Levin
and Steve Weinstein
won the six-session Kay Platinum Pairs, capitalizing on a commanding performance in the first final session. Entering Sunday’s final in 16th place, Levin and Weinstein posted a 66.21% score in the first set of the final to push them into the lead. Their second-session score of 53.40% was enough for them to hold off a challenge from runners-up Dror Padon
and Vincent Demuy
, who finished a half board behind the winners.
Narrowly behind in third place were Ishmael Del’Monte
and Ashley Bach
Second in the Kay Platinum Pairs: Dror Padon and Vincent Demuy.
Although Levin and Weinstein are among the most successful partnerships in the world, this was their first victory in the Platinum Pairs as a partnership. Levin won the event in 2014 playing with Richard Coren.
Results may be found here