October 18 – 24, 2008

The 16th North American FIDE Invitational is about to begin!

For events specifics including round times visit – http://www.nachess.org/fide

All games will be held at the Holiday Inn Northshore Hotel in Skokie, IL

Round times are 1pm and 6:30pm Chicago time on Sat & Sun; 6:30pm Chicago time Mon – Fri.

Participants include:

IM Ben Finegold (USA)
IM Valay Parikh (IND)
IM Angelo Young (PHI)
IM Emorty Tate (USA)
IM-elect (FM) Mehmed Pasalic (GER)
FM Florin Felecan (USA) – holds 1 IM norm
FM Peter Bereolos (USA)
FM Aleksander Stamnov (MKD)
FM Dale Haessel (CAN)
WIM-elect (WFM) Alisa Melekina (USA) – holds 1 WGM norm and 1 IM norm both earned at the 10th NA FIDE Invitational

IM Norm – 6/9; WGM norm 5.5/9

Spectators are welcome!

Games will be available LIVE on the MonRoi World Databank of Chess.

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