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Robson Gets Ticket into World Cup! Print E-mail
September 3, 2009
14-year-old Ray Robson picked up one of the few remaining World Cup spots, as a presidential nominee. Ray has earned two GM norms in quick succession, in Norway and Chicago.   Italian/American GM Fabiano Caruana also got one of six presidential picks! The tournament will take place in Khanty-Mansiysk from November 20 to December 15. The other American qualifiers are:

Gata Kamsky
Hikaru Nakamura (may not play due to conflict with London Classic)
Robert Hess
Alexander Onischuk
Varuzhan Akobian
Yury Shulman
Jaan Ehlvest
Alexander Shabalov

Check out all the qualifying players in the recent announcement on fide.com.