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Chad Pipkens is in the same boat as Lintner, needing to win on Table Rock so he won’t have a quick turnaround drive to the Bracket competition. “I’d love to take the win, my boat, the money, the trophy, my Classic berth and head straight home,” Pipkens said. “But if not, I have to go to Georgia, do well, then beat a couple people.” There are two more events this year to fill the Classic field, the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan Outdoors on Pickwick Lake, Nov. 8-10, and the Bassmaster Team Championships on the Harris Chain of Lake Dec. 5-8.