11th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational

Metropolitan Chess, Inc. is hosting an International Grand Master norm round robin tournament on August 23 to 27 of 2011. This tournament is the 11th in its series and is being held in Suite C998 of the California Market Center on 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079.

The participants include: IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ), IM Raja Panjwani (CAN), GM Timur Gareev (UZB), GM Melikset Khachiyan (USA), GM Dejan Bojkov (BUL), IM Andranik Matikozyan (ARM), IM Mark Ginsburg (USA), IM Siddharth Ravichandran (IND), IM Mackenzie Molner (USA), and IM Levon Altounian (USA). 6.5 out of 9.0 is necessary for the GM norm.

The tournament is organized by Ankit Gupta and the chief arbiter is Randy Hough.

The tournament will be a 10 player round-robin (all play all), with rounds scheduled as follows – 23rd: 7:00 PM, 24th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 25th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 26th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 27th: 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM. Spectators are welcome and encouraged to come to watch the games in person at the tournament site.

Standings after round 7:
GM Timur Gareev 5.5
IM Zhanibek Amanov 4.5
GM Dejan Bojkov 4.5
IM Raja Panjwani 4.0
IM Siddharth Ravichanran 3.5
IM Mackenzie Molner 3.5
IM Andranik Matikozyan 3.5
GM Melikset Khachiyan 3.0
IM Levon Altounian 2.0
IM Mark Ginsburg 1.0

Tournament website

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