2014

Gata Kamsky winner of Eastern Class Championships

The reigning US Champion Gata Kamsky won the Master section of the 23rd Annual Eastern Class Championships that were held on March 14-16 at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Kamsky finished clear first with 4,5/5 points, ahead of a group of American Grandmasters. Last weekend he shared the first place in Marchand Open.

The Master section had 39 participants. There were six other elo sections – Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E.

Master section final standings:

1. GM Gata Kamsky 2778 NY – 4,5 ($2060 prize)
2-5. GM Sam Shankland 2698 CA, GM Aleksandr Lenderman 2693 NY, IM Victor C Shen 2494 NJ and Deepak Aaron 2448 NY – 4,0 ($430 each)
6-7. GM Alexander Ivanov 2590 MA and GM Alexander Fishbein 2565 NJ – 3,5 etc

Gata Kamsky

Gata Kamsky

The total prize fund was $20,000

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