Results in at U.S. Open- Timur Gareyev is the Champ

GM Timur Gareyev, Photo Henk Prinsloo

Results are in at the U.S. Open, held from July 28-August 5th in Madison, Wisconsin. Timur Gareyev took clear first after defeating U.S. Junior Champion Awonder Liang in the final round. The other two main contenders for the title, Ruifeng Li and Alexander Fishbein drew. Gareyev, aka the “Blindfold King” wins clear first, the title and a spot in the 2019 US Chess Championship. Browse full results at http://www.uschess.org/results/2018/usopen/ Full story coming soon from Al Lawrence.

Local Grandmaster Awonder Liang, Photo Henk Prinsloo

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