Chess in Los Angeles: 13th & 14th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitationals

Chess in Los Angeles: 13th & 14th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitationals

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Metropolitan Chess, Inc.

 

Metropolitan Chess, Inc. is hosting an International Master norm and a International Grandmaster norm round robin tournament in tandem from December 7th to December 11th of 2011. The tournament is sponsored by California Market Center, Fashion Business, Inc, MonRoi, Chess.com, LawyerFy, and Betty Bottom Showroom.


The tournaments are the 13th and 14th in the series and are being held in Suite C1002 of the California Market Center on 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079. The tournaments are both organized by Ankit Gupta, International FIDE Organizer.

The arbiters for this event are both IA Randy Hough & IA Hal Bogner.

The field of the 13th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational, a GM norm event, can be seen below:

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The field of the 14th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational, an IM norm event, can be seen below:

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The tournaments will be 10 player round-robin events (all play all), with rounds scheduled as follows – 7th: 7:00 PM, 8th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 9th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 10th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 11th: 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM. Spectators are welcome and encouraged to come to watch the games in person at the tournament site at the California Market Center.

The IM norm in the 14th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational will be 6.5/9.0 whereas the GM norm in the 13th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational will be 6.5/9.0 as well.

The standings can be found on the Metropolitan Chess, Inc. website at: www.metrochessla.com/schedule.php. Standings will be updated regularly on the schedule section of the website. Simply go to the schedule section, scroll down to the list of recent events, and click on the red bar titled '13th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational' or '14th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational' to view a complete crosstable with standings.

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