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|New York International Kicks Off|
|June 18, 2011|
The New York International (June 17-22) began at St. John's University with a big round 1 upset: Aleksandr Ostrovskiy (2353) defeated GM Pentala Harikrishna (2780).
After two rounds, GMs Timur Gareyev, Jaan Ehvlest, Kidambi Sundararajan, Mikheil Kekelidze, IM Robert Hungaski, IM-elect Farai Mandizha and FMs Kassa Korley and Ostrovskiy are still on perfect scores. Also playing are GMs Alexander Shabalov, Sergey Kudrin, Alexander Ivanov and Leonid Yudasin.
Follow pairings & standings on the Marshall Chess Club website. Also look for a US Chess Scoop video on the event next week.