Grandmaster Timur Gareev won the main Open section of the 3rd Annual Larry Evans Memorial in Reno, Nevada.
The event, formerly known as Far West Open, was held on 18-20th April. A total of 200 players competed in five regular and two extra sections.
Timur Gareev edged the opposition to finish clear first in the Open section with 5,5 points from six games. This group had 72 participants.
The prize fund was $21,000 based on 250 entries, with $14,000 guaranteed.
Final standings, Open:
1. GM Timur Gareev 2751 – 5,5
2-3. GM Melikset Khachiyan 2634 and GM Jesse Kraai 2574 – 5,0
4-11. GM Alexander Onischuk 2751, GM Alexander Ivanov 2571, GM Enrico Sevillano 2535, IM Roman Yankovsky 2513, IM John Bryant 2493, IM Ricardo de Guzman 2478, IM Vladimir Mezentsev 2432 and IM Ray Kaufman 2403 – 4,5 etc