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4th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational Print E-mail
By Ankit Gupta   
April 5, 2011
 Metropolitan Chess will host an International Master norm round robin tournament from April 6th to 10th of 2011. This tournament is titled the 4th Metropolitan FIDE Invitational and will be held in Suite C998 of the California Market Center at 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079.

The participants include: IM Andranik Matikozyan (ARM), IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ), IM Timothy Taylor (USA), FM Pedram Atoufi (IRI), FM Joel Banawa (USA), FM Michael Casella (USA), SM Roman Yankovsky (RUS), NM Yian Liou (USA), NM Alessandro Steinfl (ITL), and Vadim Kudryavtsev (RUS)
The tournament is organized by Ankit Gupta, the chief arbiter is Randy Hough, and the deputy arbiter is Michael Belcher. The sponsor pool includes California Market Center, Fashion Business, Inc, Chess.com, LawyerFy, and Betty Bottom Showroom.
MonRoi has generously provided PCMs for current and future Metropolitan Chess events. All games from this event will be viewable at www.MonRoi.com.
GM Khachiyan will provide commentary for the 7th and 9th rounds of the event on April 9th and 10th, respectively. You can view the commentary at www.chess.com/tv.

Standings will be updated daily at the Metropolitan Chess website: www.metrochessla.com/schedule.php.

Metropolitan Chess is also hosting a 9 round swiss event, the 1st Metropolitan International, with GM Michael Adams in August in Los Angeles; details here.