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By Betsy Dynako   
May 30, 2011
Betsy Dynako's photo gallery from Chicago Open includes portraits of many visiting Grandmasters and top American players. The tournament sees its final day of play today, with a logjam of players standing with 5.5/7 in the Open section, including IMs Marc Arnold and Robert Hungaski, GMs Robert Hess, Alexander Shabalov, Timur Gareyev, Yury Shulman, Alejandro Ramirez, Pendyala Harikrishna and Tamaz Gelashvili. Update: Timur Gareyev takes clear first. Full story coming soon!  Follow along on the official website chicagoopen.net and view live games powered by Monroi.

IM Irina Krush with rising star Margaret Hua in the background

GM Mesgen Amanov and IM Jacek Stopa

Bughouse fun, look for an article series on bug by US Junior High Championship team IS 318 starting in early June.

GM Alejandro Ramirez

GM Robert Hess

IM Vladimir Romanenko

WIM Victorija Ni

SM Tatev Abrahamayan

FM Robby Adamson vs. Margaret Hua

GM Yury Shulman


April - Chess Life Online 2011

Getz and Kekelidze Claim Top Honors in Maryland Open National High School Champs Heats Up in Nashville IM Steven Zierk Wins in Reno Anna Zatonskih Wins Fourth US Women's Championship Title! Jen and Maurice Recap Finals (VIDEO)Kamsky Repeats, Women Head to TiebreakKamsky Edges Shulman; Zatonskih, Abrahamyan DrawFinals Tickets Punched for Shulman, Zatonskih and Abrahamyan Tamaz Wins as Luke Wows in Philly Open Jen and Maurice Recap Semifinals Action (VIDEO)Kamsky Advances, Others Need TiebreakWomen's Games Decisive, Men Decide NothingThe US Chess Scoop on the Philadelphia Open Shankland Pulls Off Upset; Zatonskih's Comeback Continues Semifinals Still Murky, Tiebreaks AwaitJen and Maurice Recap Rounds 6-7 (VIDEO)Easter Weekend Opens Begin in Philly and RenoHess and Krush Ride Winning Streaks to QualificationJen and Maurice Recap Rounds 4-5 (VIDEO)Youth Movement Continues at U.S. ChampionshipsIS 318 and John Hughes Among Winners in Columbus Jen and Maurice Recap Rounds 2-3 (VIDEO) Banner Year for Bradys as Cramer Awards Best Books AnnouncedShankland and Foisor Surprise Leaders in Saint Louis Foisor and Christiansen Remain Perfect in US Champs Junior High Champs Heat Up US Championship: Video 1 Recap Foisor Upsets Krush, Onischuk and Christiansen Win2011 Samford Fellowship Awarded to GM Lenderman US Champs and US Women's Open in Saint Louis!National Junior High Champs Kick Off with Blitz and BugInterview with the Youngest Contender, Daniel Naroditsky Women in Chess from the Screen to Saint LouisTime for Fantasy Chess!GM Josh Friedel Simul in North Shore Chess Center Kudrin, Ivanov, Kekelidze and Hungaski Tie at Hartford OpenBotez on Top at the All-Girls Nationals All Girls Nationals Contested this Weekend Counterplay: An Interview with Robert Desjarlais Former Chess Life Editor & Author, Larry Parr Dies 1946-2011Saint Louis Blues: GM Joel on the STL Invitational GM Maurice Ashley to Appear at National High School and Elementary IM Ippolito to Attempt World Record on April 9th Four-Way Tie at the Southern OpenTexas Tech Prevails in Final Four of ChessFinal Four of College Chess UnderwayThe April Check is in the Mail