The organizer does not believe in computers & pairings were done by hand!
Pairing took for ever. The number of rounds were cut from 7 to 5 (Double round). Lots of players were complaining about that.
The five rounds lasted past midnight!
tied for first with 8.5/10.0 & won $350 each.
I tied for first with another in my rating group and split $80.00
I was paired against a "B" player, a 1900 and 3 experts. I won one and lost one against all opponents to finish with 5.0/10.0