Gata Kamsky is New York State Champion

Gata Kamsky

Gata Kamsky

Grandmaster Gata Kamsky convincingly won the 136th Annual New York State Championship that was held from August 29-September 1, 2014, at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY.

Kamsky finished first in the main Open section with 5,5/6 points, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. He earned $1600 for the effort.

The event had 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. The playing format was 6-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10.

Open section final standings:
1. GM Gata Kamsky 2785 – 5,5
2-3. GM Maxim Dlugy 2553 and IM Jay R Bonin 2454 – 4,5
4-9. Igor Sorkin 2465, IM Timothy Taylor 2427, Matan Prilleltensky 2308, Patrick Chi 2274, Mahiro Abe 2208 and Joshua Rubin 2155 – 4,0 etc (39 players)

Tournament website

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