Wednesday, June 23, 2010

3rd New York International - Final Results

Grandmasters Jaan Ehlvest and P. Harikrishna won the 3rd New York International, held at the Marshall Chess Club from June 18 to 22, 2010, with a score of 7/9 each. Both players were awarded with a prize check for $3,750.00.

The tournament was the biggest and strongest ever held at the Marshall with 13 GM's and 15 IM's among the 75 players, representing 16 different countries.

Three players accomplished IM-norms: Marshall members FM Ilye Figler and Evan Rosenberg, as well as FM Farai Mandizha.

Please click the link below for the complete results.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

3rd New York International Attracts a Star-Studded Field

New York’s world-famous Marshall Chess Club will host The 3rd New York International, a tournament open to players with a USCF or FIDE rating of 2200 or higher, from June 18 to 22, 2010.

With 69 early entries (including eleven GM’s and 14 IM’s) from 14 countries, the event will for the first time meet the 20/10 FIDE regulation for foreign rated and titled players, increasing the likelihood of FIDE title norms.

The star-studded field is led by Indian Super-Grandmasters Surya Ganguly (2672 FIDE), Pentala Harikrishna (2660,) and Sandipan Chanda (2640.) Participating American top-players include GM’s Robert Hess (2590,) Alexander Shabalov (2585,) and Joel Benjamin (2565.)

Registration is still possible by E-mail, phone, or in person until Friday 11:30 a.m.

The top boards will be shown live on the Internet Chess Club at :

Please click on the link below for a list of players, ranked by FIDE rating, registered so far.

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