|Michael Adams Wins Metropolitan International|
|By Ice Hat Creative|
|August 22, 2011|
GM Michael Adams won the 1st Metropolitan International (August 17-21), with 7.5/9, a full point ahead of the field. GM Loek Van Wely, GM Timur Gareev, GM Robert Ruck, GM Dejan Bojkov, GM Mesgen Amanov and IM Conrad Holt tied for 2nd-7th with 6.5/9*. Washington's Michael Lee achieved an IM norm, the only norm reached. For more details and crosstable, see the official website and enjoy the video below from Ice Hat Creative and photos by Betsy Dynako.
* Corrected from earlier report, which said that Gareev and Van Wely tied for 2nd-3rd.