Manu Ginobili

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The Manu Ginobili Open was held at Chicago in March, 2005. The questions were mostly written by Ezequiel Berdichevsky, though Leo Wolpert contributed science questions.

The tournament was won by a team of Andrew Yaphe, Jeff Hoppes, Paul Litvak, and Jerry Vinokurov, which went undefeated. Second place went to Chicago's 2005 ACF Nationals team, which consisted of Subash Maddipoti, Seth Teitler, Susan Ferrari, and Selene Koo.

Andrew Yaphe led the tournament in scoring at 69 ppg, and also finished with 17 powers, which was more than any other team achieved. The second-leading scorer was Wesley Matthews, at 50 ppg.

The tournament is notable for being widely considered the hardest ever written (as of the time it was played), and for seeing Ezequiel Berdichevsky finish the set during the tournament itself at a Hyde Park Kinko's.