|The Scoop on the 2012 World Open|
|By US Chess Scoop|
|July 10, 2012|
Our video from the World Open (July 2-8, Philadelphia) features tournament winners GMs Ivan Sokolov (the champ on tiebreak) and four-time US Chess Champion Alexander Shabalov. We also talked to GMs Yury Shulman, Sam Shankland, US Women's Champion Irina Krush, James Black, and norm-earner Luke-Harmon Vellotti. Extreme Chess Champ Elliott Liu also has a special message for Marc Arnold, who earned a GM norm.
Play through some of the games mentioned in the video below and find the full pgn file on the official site.