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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Thanksgiving Chess Event Results from the US

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Hi everyone,
The US Chess Fed has just reported the results of all the major chess tournaments held over the Thanksgiving weekend. At the National Chess Congress in Philadelphia, GMs Sergey Erenburg and Aleksander Lenderman tied for first with 5/6, good for $2250 each (plus a $100 bonus for Lenderman, the winner on tiebreak). Full results on the tournament website at and MSA rated results here. (Photo: GM Sergey Erenburg)

At the American Open in Los Angeles, Melikset Khachiyan took clear first with 6.5/8.

GMs Georg Meier, Fidel Corrales Jiminez & Denes Boros tied for first at the Thanksgiving Open in Saint Louis with 5/6 each. Find full USCF rated crosstables on MSA. Right on the heels of the star-studded open, the CCSCSL Invitational is now underway. 

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