MLK Weekend Tourneys Approach Conclusion
January 17, 2011
Samuel220.jpgTwo major Grand Prix tournaments, the Liberty Bell Open (Philadelphia, PA) and the Golden State Open (Concord, California) see the final round of play on Monday, January 17th, Martin Luther King Day. Currently, GMs Mark Paragua, Melikset Khachiyan are tied for the lead at the Golden State while IM Marc Esserman is in the clear lead at the Liberty Bell. Follow standings at goldenstateopen.net and libertybellopen.com. Later this week, look for a report from California from GM Josh Friedel and US Chess Scoop videos from Philly.

For now, enjoy two upset wins from the Open section at the Golden State, featuring Sarah Chiang and our new youngest USCF master ever, Samuel Sevian.