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|Americans at the World Cup: Three Advance, Two to Tiebreak|
|August 12, 2013|
Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Onischuk and Ray Robson advanced to round two in the World Cup in Tromso, Norway (August 11-September 5).
In round two, Onischuk will face Leinier Domínguez Pérez of Cuba while Robson will play Vasilly Ivanchuk (Ukraine). Nakamura plays the winner of a tiebreak match between Eltaj Safarli of Azerbaijan and Egypt's Bassem Amin.
US Champion Gata Kamsky and runner-up Alejandro Ramirez head to tiebreak playoffs tomorrow.
GMs Gregory Kaidanov, Larry Christiansen, Conrad Holt and Alexander Shabalov have been eliminated.
Find GM Rogers' onsite report after the playoff round tomorrow.
Find further information and photos on chessworldcup2013.com/