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|Akobian and Najer Lead in Chicago|
|May 30, 2010|
(May 27-31), GMs Varuzhan Akobian and
Evgeny Najer lead with 4.5/5. 16 players trail with 4/5, including GMs
Michael Adams and Loek Van Wely. The tournament features a $100,000 guaranteed prize fund in seven sections, including a $10,000 first prize in the Open.
After five rounds of the strong Chicago Open |
Akobian and Najer set themselves apart with the following round four victories:
Follow live games on Monroi and standings in all seven sections on the official website. Also look for photos from the scene by Betsy Dynako.