GM Shabalov, IM Sevillano, and IM Milovanovic (coach of UTD) tied for 1st at the 2008 US Open in Dallas. All three scored 8-1 and all three won their last round with the Black pieces. IM Root made a remarkable comeback after not having played chess for around 10 years. He finished with 7.5 points.

Here is the results page.

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Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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