12th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational

Metropolitan Chess, Inc. is hosting an International Master norm round robin tournament from November 9th to 13th of 2011. The tournament is sponsored by California Market Center, Fashion Business, Inc, Chess.com, MonRoi, LawyerFy, and Betty Bottom Showroom.

This tournament is the 12th in its series and is being held in Suite C998 of the California Market Center on 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079. The tournament is organized by Ankit Gupta.

The participants include:

IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ)
IM Andranik Matikozyan (ARM)
IM Timothy Taylor (USA)
FM Michael Casella (USA)
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan (USA)
Vadim Kudryavtsev (RUS)
FM Dale Haessel (CAN)
NM Konstantin Kavutskiy (USA)
FM Kayden Troff (USA)
and FM Harutyan Akopyan (USA)

The tournament will be a 10 player round-robin (all play all), with rounds scheduled as follows – 9th: 7:00 PM, 10th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 11th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 12th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 13th: 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM. Spectators are welcome and encouraged to come to watch the games in person at the tournament site

The standings can be found on the Metropolitan Chess, Inc. website at: http://metrochessla.com/schedule.php

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