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1998 World Open
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WBCA Blitz Championship Photos from the blitz!

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GM Ilia Smirin whitewashed the field with a perfect 10-0 score. Adding to his blitz victory after the New York Open, GM Smirin is a blitz force to be reckoned with! GM Smirin shakes hands with FM Miles Ardaman, who finished with 8-2 to take second place.
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FM Ardaman pondering a move against Smirin GM matchup between Dmitry Gurevich and Alex Wojtkeiwicz. The GM from Poland won the match.
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Final round classic matchup features GM Alexander Wojtkeiwicz with 7.5/8 and GM Smirin with 8/8 GM Smirin wins both games and the tournament

 

 

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