Archive for July 7th, 2007

Amon Simutowe is currently playing in the New Jersey Grandmaster Futurity International which runs from July 7-11 at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel. The Zambian International Master will battle against nine other hopefuls including four Grandmasters. He has good chances for the 3rd norm. PLAYERS GM Sergey Erenburg (2565 FIDE) GM Leonid Yudasin (2550 FIDE) GM Megesh Panchanathan (2486 […]

Read Full Post »

Varuzhan Akobian and Alexander Stripunsky battling it out in the blitz tiebreak. Akobian won the game and was declared the overall champion. Photos by Daaim Shabazz. In a repeat of last year, nine players tie for first place at the World Open. Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura, Sandipan Chanda, Leonid Yudasin, Evgeny Najer, Alexander Shabalov, Alexander Stripunsky, […]

Read Full Post »