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1998 World Open
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Game/15 Championship

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GM Vladimir Epishin (2675) on Board 1 in the Game/15 Quick Championship. The second GM in the Game/15 is Pavel Blatney, playing white against Richard Johnson
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IM Rashid Ziatdinov (black) on board 3 in rd 1 action. He is playing in both G/15 and Tournament of Champions at the same time! Kevin Dresher (2030) gets the tough first round assignment of GM Epishin.
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GM Blatney (white) getting ready for 6th round game GM Vladimir Epishin considering 6th round game
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GM Blatney in a classic chess pose in the last round Tournament organizer Bill Goichburg awards first place money to GM Vladimir Epishin

 

 

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