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|National Open Underway|
|By Jennifer Shahade|
|June 20, 2015|
The National Open is currently underway, as the centerpiece of the Las Vegas Chess Festival (June 18-21). The star-studded field includes over a dozen GMs including Alexey Dreev, Gata Kamsky and Illia Nyzhnyk.
GM Illia Nyzhnyk took clear first in the strong G/10 Championship, and earned the clear first prize of $1700.
Follow along at http://www.vegaschessfestival.com/results/
Also look for an on-scene report from our new CLO staff member, Digital Assistant Vanessa West, who is off to a good start with a round two win over a higher rated player.