USCF Home Chess Life Online 2008 April Three IMs Top Spring Viking
|Three IMs Top Spring Viking|
|By Jennifer Shahade|
|April 15, 2008|
Thirty grand prix points were up for grabs at the Spring Viking Deluxe held last weekend at the Dean Chess Academy held in Branchburg, NJ. IMs Bryan Smith, Justin Sarkar and Dean Ippolito tied for first with 3.5/4 each. Twenty-six players attended the top-heavy event, which included seven 2200+ players. The event was run by Ken Thomas.
Here are three games from the top boards of the event, including two wins from Dean of Chess Academy founder, IM Dean Ippolito.