Las Vegas International Chess Festival

Las Vegas International Chess Festival

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jun 14, 2011, 1:43 PM |
19 | Chess Event Coverage

Viva Las Vegas! The 2011 Las Vegas International Chess Festival took place from 9-12 June at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa.

This enormous event played host to a staggering number of players and separate competitions over four days, including the showpiece National Open.

After a six round Swiss competition the National Open title was shared between Loek Van Wely from the Netherlands and Varuzhan Akobian from California, US.  They each received $4,800.

The top placings in the National Open:

1  Van Wely,Loek  5.0
2  Akobian,Varuzhan  5.0
3  Gelashvili,Tamaz  4.5
4  Gareyev,Timur  4.5
5  Atalik,Suat  4.5
6  Ramirez,Alejandro  4.5
7  Shankland,Sam  4.5
8  Robson,Ray  4.5
9  Krush,Irina  4.5
10  Bercys,Salvijus  4.5
11  Khachiyan,Melikset  4.5
12  Kacheishvili,Giorgi 4.0
13  Lenderman,Aleksandr     4.0
14  Molner,Mackenzie S 4.0
15  Altounian,Levon 4.0
16  Rensch,Daniel M 4.0
17  Amanov,Zhanibek 4.0
18  Tate, Emory A 4.0
19  Maltese,Adam Samuel         4.0
20  Belakovskaia,Anjelina   4.0

 

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For information about the other great competitions that took place visit the official website.

 

 

 

 

 

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