Americans at the World Cup: Three Advance, Two to Tiebreak
August 12, 2013

Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Onischuk and Ray Robson advanced to round two in the World Cup in Tromso, Norway (August 11-September 5)




In round two, Onischuk will face Leinier Domínguez Pérez of Cuba while Robson will play Vasilly Ivanchuk (Ukraine). Nakamura plays the winner of a tiebreak match between Eltaj Safarli of Azerbaijan and Egypt's Bassem Amin.

US Champion Gata Kamsky and runner-up Alejandro Ramirez head to tiebreak playoffs tomorrow. 


GMs Gregory Kaidanov, Larry Christiansen, Conrad Holt and Alexander Shabalov have been eliminated. 





Find GM Rogers' onsite report after the playoff round tomorrow. 

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