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|Americans in Gibraltar at the Half|
|January 30, 2010|
8th Gibraltar Chess Festival (January 26-February 4), American players
are doing solidly overall, if not spectacularly (yet). Download the full set of games on the official website. Two of particular interest to CLO readers: US resident's Women's World Champion Kosteniuk's battle against GM Gata Kamsky and the unfortunate husband and wife pairing, GM Daniel Fridman-US Women's Champion Zatonskih.
After five rounds of the |
Results Summary in Gibraltar
GM Jan Gustafsson and GM Michael Adams- 4.5/5
GM Gata Kamsky, GM-elect Alex Lenderman (with 13 others)--4.0/5
GM Vinay Bhat, GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, IM Anna Zatonskih, IM Irina Krush-3.5/5
IM Sam Shankland, IM Drasko Boskovic, IM Justin Sarkar, FM Andrei Zaremba, 3/5
Cyril Sigamoney- 2/5
Tomorrow's match-ups feature Krush v.Koneru and Kamsky v.Lenderman. See complete round six pairings and much more on the official website. You can also watch the games live. For dispatches from the scene, check out IM Sam Shankland's blog and GM Alexandra Kosteniuk's web blog.