Monday, September 15, 2008

Yudasin, Margulis Win NY September Open

GM Leonid Yudasin and NM Yevgeni Margulis tied for first place in the NY September Open at the Marshall Chess Club on September 13-14. Yudasin and MArguklis, who drew their individual game in round 3, scored 3 1/2 out of 4 and earned $250 each.

Tied for third with 3 points were IM Alex Lenderman, Alena Kats, and Nelson Farber; they collected $55 each.

In the Under-2000 section, Richard Hallenbeck scored 3 1/2 to win the $167 first prize. Tied for second place ($28 each) with 3 were Shirley Ben-Dak, Edward Kopiecki, and David Collins, along with Justus Williams (who collected the $83 Under-1800 prize.

Steve Immitt directed 53 players (28 in the Open and 25 in the Under-2000) in this Chess Center of New York event.
The crosstables are available from the USCF website.

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