Metropolitan Chess, Inc. is hosting an International Master norm round robin tournament from February 22nd to 26th of 2012.
This tournament is the 16th in its series and is being held in Suite C1002 of the California Market Center on 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079. The tournament is organized by Ankit Gupta, FA, IO and the chief arbiter is Randy Hough, IA.
The participants include: IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ), IM Andranik Matikozyan (ARM), IM Larry Remlinger (USA), FM Alexandre Kretchetov (RUS), FM Konstantin Kavutskiy (USA), FM Kayden Troff (USA), Alexander King (USA), CM Giovanni Carreto (MEX), NM Michael Bodek (USA) and FM Philip Xiao Wang (USA). The IM norm is 6.5/9.0.
The tournament will be a 10 player round-robin (all play all), with rounds scheduled as follows – 22nd: 7:00 PM, 23rd: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 24th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 25th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 26th: 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM.
Spectators are welcome and encouraged to come to watch the games in person at the tournament site.
The tournament is sponsored by California Market Center, Fashion Business, Inc, Chess.com, MonRoi, LawyerFy, and Betty Bottom Showroom.
The standings can be found on the Metropolitan Chess, Inc. website at: http://metrochessla.com/schedule.php