Thursday, February 24, 2011

3rd Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational

Metropolitan Chess will host a International Master norm round robin tournament on February 23rd to 27th of 2011. The participants include: IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ), IM Timothy Taylor (USA), IM Jacek Stopa (POL), FM Alexandre Kretchetov, FM Joel Banawa, FM Michael Casella, FM Philip Wang, NM Konstantin Kavutskiy, NM Kayden Troff, and CM Giovanni Nieto Carreto. The FIDE average of the field is 2305, for a respectable category 4.

From August 17th to 21st, super-GM Mickey Adams, GM Loek van Wely, GM Ilya Smirin, GM Dejan Bojkov, GM Mark Paragua, GM Mesgen Amanov and GM Melikset Khachiyan are currently slated to play in a 9 round Swiss tournament, the 1st Metropolitan International, that will offer the opportunity for GM and IM norms. DO YOU WANT TO PLAY?

for more info see the announcement or their website.


Anonymous said...

Hi Elizabeth,
Love your blog. Please correct the typo on the header: "intermittant thoughts on my life and work as the chess coach at IS 318, a public middle school in Brooklyn" to intermittent...

-Another Wisconsin voter against Scott Walker

Anonymous said...

Dear Another Wisconsin Voter against Scott Walker,

Do you have ADHD?

Elizabeth Vicary said...

I don't really get the relevance of comment 2?

Anonymous said...

No, I don't have ADHD, but I treat it. I am a physician. Can you let me in on your diagnostic acumen?

-Another Wisconsin voter against Scott Walker

anjiaoshi said...

I think he meant OCD. But he FAILED.