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26th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational

Metropolitan Chess, Inc. hosted a Grandmaster norm round robin tournament from May 08 to May 12, 2013.

This tournament was the 26th in its series and was held in Suite C855 of the California Market Center on 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles 90079. The tournament was organized by Ankit Gupta, FA, IO.

The participants included: GM Magesh Panchanathan (IND), GM Vladimir Georgiev (MKD), GM Enrico Sevillano (USA), IM Zhanibek Amanov (KAZ), FM Alex Kretchetov (RUS), and Madiyar Amerkeshev (KAZ).

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The tournament was a 6 player double round-robin (all play all), with rounds scheduled as follows – 8th: 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM, 9th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 10th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 11th: 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM, 12th: 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM

GM Magesh Panchanathan took clear first in the tournament finishing with 6.5/10.0. NM Madiyar Amerkeshev earned an IM norm with a final result of 5.0/10.0.

The tournament was sponsored by California Market Center, Fashion Business, Inc,, MonRoi, LawyerFy, the Law Offices of Steinfl & Bruno, EventForte Inc, and Betty Bottom Showroom.

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