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Thursday, April 21, 2011

US Chess Championship R6: Kamsky, Hess, Shulman, Krush lead

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The women's line-up at the US Chess Championships 2011

Hi everyone,

Great chess happening at the US National Chess Championships 2011. You can access this link for the live coverage.

After 6 rounds in the men's group A we have GM Gata Kamsky leading with 4.5 points. He is closely followed by GM Yuri Shulman at 4.0 who is closely followed by GM Alexander Ivanov at 3.5. In the second group we have GM Robert L Hess in sole lead with 5.0, GM Alexander Onischuk and GM Samuel Shankland not so close behind at 3.5 points.

In the women's section we have IM Irina Krush clocking five straight wins after a first round loss to lead with 5 points. She is followed by WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor, WGM Camilla Baginskaite and WFM Tatev Abrahamyan at 4.0 points each.

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