Las Vegas Chess Festival Kicks Off with Quick, Women's Open & Simuls
June 13, 2014
CLO editor Jen Shahade playing the G/10

The National Open is the Main Event at the Las Vegas Chess Festival (June 12-15) but the action kicked off in high gear on Thursday with the US Women's Open and a Grandmaster Chess Camp. GM Wesley So also gave a simul (after the Capablanca Memorial, So is now #16 in the World!) while GM Timur Gareev gave a blindfold simul. 
GMs Alejandro Ramirez & Wesley So face off, while Ramirez plays GM Lenderman in the clip below.

GMs Alejandro Ramirez & Carlos Matamoros tied for first at the National G/10 Championships (Quick Champs). 

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