Michael Adams Wins Metropolitan International
By Ice Hat Creative   
August 22, 2011
michaeadamsslide.jpgGM Michael Adams won the 1st Metropolitan International (August 17-21), with 7.5/9, a full point ahead of the field. GM Loek Van Wely, GM Timur Gareev, GM Robert Ruck, GM Dejan Bojkov, GM Mesgen Amanov and IM Conrad Holt tied for 2nd-7th with 6.5/9*. Washington's Michael Lee achieved an IM norm, the only norm reached. For more details and crosstable, see the official website and enjoy the video below from Ice Hat Creative and photos by Betsy Dynako.

1st Metropolitan International - Recap from Ice Hat Creative on Vimeo.

* Corrected from earlier report, which said that Gareev and Van Wely tied for 2nd-3rd. 

Photo Gallery 



GM Timur Gareev, Photo Betsy Dynako



GM Robert Ruck and Michael Lee, Photo Betsy Dynako



Dejan Bojkov vs. Alex Barnett, Photo Betsy Dynako



Loek Van Wely vs. Michael Adams, Photo Betsy Dynako



IM Robert Hungaski, Photo Betsy Dynako