Copper State International Kicks Off
May 29, 2009
Daniel Rensch, the president of American Chess Events, is also participant in the tournament.
The Copper State Open kicked off in Mesa, Arizona on Friday, May 29 with 32 players including 6 GMs. Check out the live games link , the pairings and standings, and look for a full story by Daniel Rensch after the event. Watch the games live on, powered by 

Also see Daniel's previous CLO story, Road to GM: Not Broken.

The Copper State Open is the first of many exciting norm-hunting summer opportunities. Next up: The 2nd New York International, June 19-23 (check out pdf flyer for details), the Philadelphia International (June 25-29) , the World Open (July 1-5) and a strong round robin series in New Jersey later in July (details forthcoming)!