GM Shulman Wins 2008 Foxwoods Open

GM Shulman Wins 2008 Foxwoods Open

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Mar 26, 2008, 2:49 PM |
7 | Chess Event Coverage

The 2008 Foxwoods Open was held from March 19-22, 2008. Five players ended up tying for first place with a score of 7/9. GM Yuri Shulman ended up winning the title after an armageddon blitz playoff with GM Alexander Ivanov.

A couple of players ended up earning some norms. IM Robert Hess achieved a GM norm with a score of 7/9. FM Tegshsuren Enkhbat earned a IM norm with a score of 6/9 and Christopher Williams earned an IM norm after a stunning first round victory over GM Alexander Ivanov and ending up with a score of 5.5/9

Now let's take a look at one of the interesting games of the tournament, GM Shulman - IM Hess with full annotations and commentary:

 

 

Final Standings:

1-5) GM Shulman, GM Ivanov, IM Hess, GM Shabalov, GM Becerra (7/9)

6-8) GM Sadvaskov, IM Bonin, GM Perelshteyn (6.5/9)


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