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1998 World Open
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Open Section Round Five, Merged 2 weekend, 5 and 7 day schedules

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GM Epsihin, undefeated at 4-0 vs IM Stripunsky IM Stripunsky, also undefeated at 4-0 on the stage
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GM Hernandez, playing black and undefeated at 4-0 vs GM Fedorowicz...South Africa's IM Watu Kobese waits for his opponent in the background GM Boris Gulko, playing the white peices against FM Miles Ardaman in fifth round action.
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NM Donny Ariel waits for GM Blatney GM Gtregory Kaidanov playing against NM Eugene Perelshteyn who defeated GM Shabalov yesterday
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Top-ranked GM Alex Shabalov (2712) against Dean Ippolito in round 5 action NM Irinia Krush getting ready to play GM Alex Sherzer.
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IM Richard Delaune waiting to play Yurij Lapshun GM Sherzer sets up peices against Irina Krush