|GM Negi Wins World Open Warm-Up|
|July 2, 2013|
GM Parimarjan Negi took clear first at the DC International (June 27-July 1) with 7.5/9. His wins included victories over GM Magesh Panchanathan and IM Justin Sarkar. Negi won $2000 for his victory.
IM Bindi Cheng came in clear second with 7/9.
Yian Liou and Adithya Balasubramanian (recently featured in our US Chess Scoop coverage in Vegas) both earned IM norms.