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The drama has begun!  It started on Friday when a very stong field of players showed up for the Tournament of Champions, including GMs Akopian, Ehlvest (co-winner of the CCA-ChessWise International),  Minasian, Kacheishvili, Ziatdinov, Wojtkiewicz, Timoshenko, Shabalov, and Blatny.

World Open Two-Weekend Schedule -- Then GMs Yermolinsky, Bologan, and  Sagalchik, as well as Anna Khan, showed up to play in the two weekend schedule.  See Results!   And Games!

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Bookmark this website for daily coverage ... including (beginning July 1st) streaming audio interviews with top players, games in a Java Viewer, and daily contests.  Enter the current contest now!

  • Tourney Info -- This page gives basic information about the tournament (schedules, fees, hotel).
  • Results -- Go here to see results from the World Open and Side Tournaments
  • Photos/Audio -- This section will include daily photographs as well as interviews with the players.
  • Games -- We will be posting games in a Java Viewer.
  • Contests -- Daily contests. Enter Now!
  • News Index -- We will archive our dialy news pages here. It should provide a great way to get a feel of how the tournament is progressing.
  • 1998 Tournament -- Click here to see last year's website which included all of the above!

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