|Metropolitan June Invitational|
|By Ankit Gupta|
|June 5, 2012|
Metropolitan Chess, Inc. is hosting an International Master norm round robin tournament from June 6th to June 10th of 2012. The tournament is sponsored by California Market Center, Fashion Business, Inc, Law Offices of Steinfl & Bruno, Chess.com, MonRoi, LawyerFy, and Betty Bottom Showroom.
This tournament is the 19th in its series and is being held in Suite C855 of the California Market Center on 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079. The tournament is organized by Ankit Gupta, FA, IO and the chief arbiter is Randy Hough, IA. The participants include: IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ), IM Andranik Matikozyan (ARM), IM Larry Remlinger (USA), FM CJ Arvind (IND), FM Kayden Troff (USA), FM Victor Shen (USA), NM Samuel Sevian (USA), NM Alexander King (USA), NM Arun Sharma (USA) and NM Vadim Kudryavtsev (RUS). The IM norm is 6.5/9.0.
The tournament will be a 10 player round-robin (all play all), with rounds scheduled as follows - 6th: 7:00 PM, 7th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 8th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 9th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 10th: 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM. Spectators are welcome and encouraged to come to watch the games in person at the tournament site
The standings can be found on the Metropolitan Chess, Inc. website at: http://metrochessla.com/schedule.php