The 2nd Metropolitan International was held from August 14th to August 18th, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
GM Timur Gareev, new-comer to the US chess federation, and IM Dionisio Aldama jointly won the tournament on Saturday, August 18th, 2012, in Los Angeles, finishing both with 7.0 out of 9. In the armageddon tie-break, IM Dionisio Aldama claimed the Swarovski Trophy.
Kayden Troff scored 5.5 out of 9, becoming America’s newest IM-elect via the event.
Official website – www.metrochessla.com