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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

GM Sergey Kudrin Wins 18th Annual Northeast Chess Open

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GM Sergey Kudrin
GM Sergey Kudrin has won the 18th Annual Northeast Chess Open that was held from June 8-10, 2012, at the Sheraton Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Select), 700 Main St, Stamford, Connecticut. GM Sergey Kudrin finished with a top score of 4.5 out of five ahead of six other Grandmasters included in the tournament. After winning his first four games, a final round draw with GM Tamaz Gelashvili was enough to secure the Connecticut based Grandmaster the victory.

Open section final standings (45 players):
1. GM Sergey Kudrin – 4.5 ($1000.00)
2-4. GM Milos Perunovic, GM Tamaz Gelashvili and FM Nelson Castaneda – 4.0 ($333.34 each)
5-12. GM Ivan Ivanisevic, GM Joel Benjamin, IM Nikoloz Managadze, IM Colomban Vitoux, Ian David Schoch, Christopher Wu, Benjamin W Krause 2284 and Scott Zimmerman ($600.00, top U2250) – 3.5 etc

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