Saturday, November 15, 2008

Shin plays for Japanese Olympiad team, beats IM

Shin Uesugi is playing third board for Japan at the Olympiad. In round two, he beat IM Husein Nezad (2401, Qatar). He lost to GM Lupulescu (Rom, 2597) today, but is still 2-1.

Shinsaku Uesugi

part of the Japanese delegation (Shin, far left; Hikaru Nakamura, far right)

the scoreboard for round two

Feel free to leave Shin messages of encouragement and congratulations!

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