2012 Saint Louis Invitational

2012 Saint Louis Invitational

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ccscstllogo.jpgGM Norm Tournament in Saint Louis

The Saint Louis Invitational, a GM norm tournament, is scheduled from 9-13 April at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

This is the second norm tournament held at the CCSCSL (outside of U.S. Championship events) in as many years. Last year's GM norm tournament required a score of 6½/9 and produced no norms, but this year's event is stronger, with an average FIDE rating of 2478, and will require a score of 6/9 to achieve a GM norm.

Some games from the competition so far are below.

The standings after 5 rounds are:

2012 st.Louis Invitational table rd5.jpg


The remaining rounds are scheduled for (local times are = UTC-5 hrs):

2012 st.Louis Invitational table rd5 remaining rounds.jpg


Click here for more information about the event and to watch all of the action live!

This news report is based on an official press release.

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