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Monday, February 21, 2011

Lady Chess Stars Dominate World Poker Tour Invitational

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Who's that girl? Almira Skripchenko of course.

Hi everyone,

This is some fun news.

Two World-class female chess players dominated the World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational in Los Angeles this weekend en route to making the final table.

While Minnesota lawyer and model Damon Schramm grabbed the lead heading into the Mar. 2 final six, stars of the Chess world Almira Skripchenko and Dinara Khaziyeva both retain a shot at the $74,500 in cash and $25,500 WPT Championship Seat that await the winner.

The rest of the final table includes poker pros Davidi Kitai and Dan Heimiller as well as West Coast regular George Rechnitzer.

You can read the full report here.

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