Monday, September 8, 2008

Hoffman Wins Under-2300

Veteran FM Asa Hoffman won the New York September Under-2300 held on September 6 and 7. Hoffman scored 3 1/2 to top the 30-player field and win $131. FM Boris Privman; NMs Yefim Treger, Yevgeni Margulis, and George Berg; and expert Nitai Leve followed a half-point behind, collecting $26 apiece.

Karsten McVay won the $83 Under-2000 prize with 2 1/2, and Joshua Ochse, Ian Fleischman, and Theodore Coyne shared top Under-1800 honors ($25 each) with 2 points.

Steve Immitt directed for the Chess Center of New York, and the crosstable is available from the USCF website.

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