New York International Begins with Upsets
June 20, 2009
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1st board of the 1st round of the New York International, GM Jaan Ehvlest vs. Darwin Yang, Photo Dujiu Yang

The New York International
began with a number of upsets, including IM Marc Arnold winning over IM Alex Lenderman and Marc Esserman defeating GM Hracek. Young players also shined, with Darwin Yang drawing against the #1 seed, GM Jaan Ehlvest, Alec Getz drawing GM Sergei Kudrin and Kassa Korley defeating IM Daniel Fernandez. Gregory Braylovsky also won against GM Leonid Yudasin.









The event is held at the Marshall Chess Club from June 19-23. Look for updates and pairings on the Marshall homepage, watch games from the top boards on the Internet Chess Club, and look for CLO reportage by Elizabeth Vicary.