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Gata Kamsky convincing in Liberty Bell Open 2015

Gata KamskyReigning US champion Gata Kamsky continued the string of excellent results in the open events having convincingly won the 47th Liberty Bell Open with 6,5/7 points.

The nearest followers were left full point behind. Kamsky collected 2130 USD for the effort.

The Liberty Bell Open was held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 16-19, 2015, at the Sonesta Hotel, 1800 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The event had six sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250.

Open section final standings:
1. GM Gata Kamsky 2746 NY – 6,5
2-4. IM Dean Ippolito 2553 NJ, IM Thomas Bartell 2457 PA and FM Arthur Shen 2439 NJ – 5,5
5-7. GM Alexander Fishbein 2589 NJ, IM Victor C Shen 2510 NJ and Qibiao Wang 2343 NY – 5,0
8-13. GM Marc Arnold 2612 NY, FM Adarsh Jayakumar 2388 NY, Christopher Wu 2371 NJ, FM Awonder Liang 2350 WI, Matthew W Larson 2271 MO and Runya Xu 2117 PA – 4,5 etc

The total prize fund was around $20,000.

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