|GM Gupta Wins Philly International|
|July 3, 2012|
GM Abhijeet Gupta of India took clear first at the Philadelphia International for a $2000 first prize. Gupta won his final round game against IM Dean Ippolito to pass his nearest rival, Venkatesh.
IM Marani Venkatesh and WGM Padmini Rout, both from India, earned GM norm and IM norms respectively.
Find full standings from the International and follow the World Open, which began yesterday at http://www.worldopen.com/. Also look for a US Chess Scoop video later this week on the Philly International.