GM Kovalyov’s nice positional win over one of the top players in the League, GM Naroditsky, has him off to a flying start, both helping his team secure a solid draw in their inaugural match and giving him top honors for the week in his first league game.
Opening week saw more than its fair share of tough struggles, twists, and turns getting the 2014 Season off to a flying start. The following games made the cut to be voted the best of the week.
Due to its subjective nature, the USCL Game of the Week (GOTW) Contest has always been a great source of anticipation, drama, and controversy within the League. How will it end up working in 2014? Well read on to find out!
The other chunk of matches in Week 1 also do not disappoint as St. Louis arrives in 2014 with guns blazing, featuring a lineup with two of the top four rated players in the League, GMs Quang Liem and Akobian. Elsewhere, we see a high profile showdown between two of the top ten rated players with GM Kovalyov (left) taking on GM Naroditsky (right). Click here to see all Week 1 Lineups!
And the first day of 2014 should not disappoint as many teams are looking to get off to a fast start with several double GM lineups being used. Included is a high profile match between one of the highest rated players in the League (GM Lenderman) and the most successful player in League history (GM Becerra). Click here for all the opening day lineups!