Lynda Nitabach’s team entered the second day of the Marsha May Sternberg Women’s Board-a-Match with a five-board carryover. Posting 15.5- and 16-win sessions on Tuesday, they held off their stalkers to take the event by almost two boards. Their total score was 35.00.

Nitabach, of North Plainfield NY played with Sandra Rimstedt, Cecilia Rimstedt, Ida Groenkvist, Janice Seamon-Molson and Tobi Sokolow. The NABC title is the first for Nitabach, Sandra Rimstedt and Groenkvist.

Second place went to the team captained by Barbara Ferm of Dallas. Ferm played with Juanita Chambers, Migry Zur Campanile, Jill Meyers, Victoria Gromova and Tatiana Ponomareva.