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Monday, August 9, 2010

Kamsky wins Grenke Rapid Chess Open, Zatonskih best among women

GM Gata Kamsky

Hello Everyone,

GM Gata Kamsky has won the Grenke Open Rapid Tournament in Mainz, Germany. The reigning US Champion finished with a great 10/11. He won his nine straight games and then drew with Gashimov and Grishchuk.

Kamsky - on the way to his title - also beat Rustam Kasimdzhanov after nearly losing in the ninth round.

Meanwhile, Anna Zatonskih scored the best among women at the Rapid Open. IM Zatonskih finished with a score of 8.5.

Here is a nice Kamsky-Markowski game for you. You can check the moves in the pgnplayer or watch in flash below. You can also find more videos, photos and details at the official website here.

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  • At August 21, 2010 at 12:49 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Nice performance here, after winning the U. S. Championship. This was a tough field of chess opponents.

    Bill Hoppmann PhD, Ed. "En Passant."


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