USCF Home Press Metropolitan Chess Hosts IM Norm Tournament
|Metropolitan Chess Hosts IM Norm Tournament|
|By Ankit Gupta|
|January 26, 2012|
Metropolitan Chess, Inc. is hosting an International Master norm round robin tournament from January 25th to 29th of 2012. The tournament is sponsored by California Market Center, Fashion Business, Inc, Chess.com, MonRoi, LawyerFy, and Betty Bottom Showroom.
This tournament is the 15th in its series and is being held in Suite C1002 of the California Market Center on 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079. The tournament is organized by Ankit Gupta and the chief arbiter is Randy Hough. The participants include: IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ), IM Andranik Matikozyan (ARM), IM Enrico Sevillano (USA), FM Mark Duckworth (USA), FM Konstantin Kavutskiy (USA), Vadim Kudryavtsev (RUS), Craig Clawitter (USA), Garush Manukyan (ARM), and FM Harutyan Akopyan (USA).
The tournament will be a 10 player round-robin (all play all), with rounds scheduled as follows - 25th: 7:00 PM, 26th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 27th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 28th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 29th: 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM.
Spectators are welcome and encouraged to come to watch the games in person at the tournament site.
The standings can be found on the Metropolitan Chess, Inc. website at: http://metrochessla.com/schedule.php