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May 26, 2013
Aleksander Lenderman, Photo Betsy Dynako
The Chicago Open (May 23-27) drew over 20 GMs including Aleksandr Lenderman and Victor Mikhalevski, who lead with 4.5 after five rounds. Many other big names are participating including Conrad Holt, hot off his US Championship performance, reigning Women's champ Irina Krush and ten-year-old master Awonder Liang.


Awonder Liang in Chicago, Photo Betsy Dynako

Find more games and crosstables on the official site and look for a final report by Jamaal Abdul-Alim with a full gallery of photos by Betsy Dynako.

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