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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

GM Timur Gareev Wins Chicago Open 2011

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Hello everyone,

Grandmaster Timur Gareev
Grandmaster Timur Gareev from Uzbekistan, currently student at the University of Texas at Brownsville, won the main Chicago Open Section 2011 by collecting 7.5 points. He scored in the final round game against GM Tamaz Gelashvili, winner of the recent Philadelphia Open, while GMs Alejandro Ramirez and Pentala Harikrishna finished at 7.0 points each.

The 20th Annual Chicago Open was held from May 26-30 at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, Wheeling, IL with a nine and seven round format in six rating groups: Open Section, U2100 Section, U1900 Section, U1700 Section, U1500 Section, U1200 Section. The total prize fund for all sections was $100,000 guaranteed. You can access the official website for complete results and more details.

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