The Chess Party Begins in Vegas
June 10, 2011
LVslide.jpgThe Las Vegas Chess Festival kicked off yesterday with the G/10 National Championship, where GM Sam Shankland and IM Levon Altounian tied for first with 5.5/6 each. They earned just under $1000 each. See full standings on the official website. The National Open, the six-round main event, begins today. Stay tuned on the official website, check Monroi for live games and look for CLO reportage by Kostya Kavutskiy. Also see IM Irina Krush's event preview.