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|Robson Gets Ticket into World Cup!|
|September 3, 2009|
14-year-old Ray Robson picked up one of the few remaining World Cup
spots, as a presidential nominee. Ray has earned two GM norms in quick succession, in Norway and Chicago. Italian/American GM Fabiano Caruana
also got one of six presidential picks! The tournament will take place in Khanty-Mansiysk from November 20 to December 15. The other American qualifiers are:
Hikaru Nakamura (may not play due to conflict with London Classic)
Check out all the qualifying players in the recent announcement on fide.com.