USCF Home Chess Life Online 2010 January First GM Scalp for Ostrovskiy
|First GM Scalp for Ostrovskiy|
|By Steve Immitt|
|January 3, 2010|
the Marshall Chess Club this weekend, 13-year-old Alex Ostrovskiy defeated GM Sergey Kudrin on Board One. White played an uncommon line beginning with 8. Qg3, and, after an unusual counter by Black, proceeded to gain space, initiative and then a winning position.
In round one of the "Happy New Year Open!" (Jan.2-3) at |
This was the 2008 National Elementary Champon's first GM scalp (so far), at least until he breaks 2200 (which shouldn't be long now)!
Look for an update on the event on Monday.