GM Shabalov Wins 2008 Eastern Class Championship

GM Shabalov Wins 2008 Eastern Class Championship

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Mar 6, 2008, 8:52 PM |
15 | Chess Event Coverage

The 2008 Eastern Class Championship was held in Sturbridge, MA from February 29 - March 2, 2008. The event featured 3 GMs competing for the title along with many other master players. GM Alexander Shabalov made a score of 4.5/5 to take clear first and win the event.

Now let's take a look at one of his key victories which led him to win the event. Here is GM Shabalov - FM Bournival with full annotations and commentary:

 

 

Final Standings:

1) GM Shabalov (4.5/5)

2) GM Sadvaskov (4/5)

3-7) NM Sammour-Hasbun, GM Kudrin, FM Bournival, IM Rizzitano, FM Kelleher (3/5)


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