Vinay Bhat in semi-finals of WCL tournament of champions
Posted by tomlangland on Tuesday, April 15

In the 2008 U.S. State champion of champions tournament , held on World Chess Live on April 12 and 19-20 , IM David Vigorito of Massachusettes and our IM Vinay Bhat of Northern California won the Eastern and Western divisions. IM-elect Ray Robson and IM Enrico Sevillano came in second in their respective divisions, so they also advance to the semifinals. Bhat will face Sevillano while Robson takes on Vigorito. The format for the qualifier was a blitz (five minutes+ one second incremement) double-round robin.


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