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|U.S. Championship Flashback|
|By Macauley Peterson|
|August 5, 2009|
Macauley Peterson, who wrote the August Chess Life cover story on the U.S. Championship offers two bonus videos and one audio clip on CLO:
Sam Shankland and Melikset Khachiyan tag team live analysis of their fourth round game, in the U.S. Championship commentary room. It ended in a draw but Emil Sutovsky thought Shankland should have played on. Hear Shankland introduce the live audience to Dvoretsky’s chess term: the “emergency exit.”
Varuzhan Akobian shows his win over Julio Becerra-Rivero that put him into a tie for first place after four rounds.
Emil Sutovsky’s performance at the closing ceremony of "Torna a Surriento,” an early 20th Century Neapolitan song.