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Thursday, June 28, 2012

NY Chess Open - Gelashvili, Kacheishvili Joint Winners of 5th Edition

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Hi everyone,

Grandmasters Tamaz Gelashvili and Giorgi Kacheishvili of Georgia have won the 5th New York International Chess Open.
The 5th edition of the New York International Chess Tournament, was organized by the historic Marshall Chess Club from June 2024 at the Manhattan Campus of St. John’s University. (A) FIDE Norm Tournament was open to all players rated 2200 or above (USCF or FIDE) and special invitees. 9 rounds, Swiss System, 40/90, SD/30, 30 second increment. 72 players competed. You can access the official website here.

Final standings:
1-2. GM TAMAZ GELASHVILI and GM GIORGI KACHEISHVILI 2598 - 7.0 (3750.00 USD each)
3-5. GM MIKHEIL KEKELIDZE 2494, IM DARWIN YANG 2476 (2nd GM Norm) and FM VICTOR C SHEN 2333 (Final IM Norm, 1st GM Norm) - 6.5 (1166.67 USD each)
6-10. GM IVAN IVANISEVIC 2655, IM MARC TYLER ARNOLD 2528, IM ZHE QUAN 2424, FM THOMAS BARTELL 2369 (750.00 USD, 1st IM Norm) and ADARSH JAYAKUMAR 2267 (750.00 USD, 2nd IM Norm) - 6.0 etc.

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