Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Yudasin Wins "First 10 Grand Prix Points of 2009"

GM Leonid Yudasin won the first "Four Rated Games Tonight" tournament of 2009 on Junuary 1. Yudasin scored a perfect 4-0 to top the field of 31 and win $200.

A half-point behind were IM Alex Lenderman and NM Yaacov Norowitz, who won $78 each. Raven Sturt won the Under-2200 prize ($90) with 3 points and Joshua Colas picked up the $86 Under-2000 prize with 2 1/2.

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

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