Americans in Moscow
By Jennifer Shahade   
February 5, 2008
Photo Gerald Morton
GM Gregory Kaidanov and IMs Josh Friedel, David Pruess and Irina Krush are playing in the Moscow Open (February 2-10.) In the "A" group, over 80 GMs are participating. There is also a strong women's section with a $6,000+ first prize, in which Krush has 2.5/3. After three rounds in the Open, Kaidanov has 2.5/3, while Josh and David have 2/3 each. The total prize fund is over $200,000. Here are two games from our players so far:



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