Saturday, November 19, 2005

Incoming Dallas Tournament

The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will host international chess tournament on 6th-14th December. UTD has one of the strongest college teams and this tourney will be good preparation for its members for the "Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship".

List of participants(with FIDE ratings):
1. GM Igor Novikov (2580)
2. GM Alexander M. Goldin (2600)
3. GM Varuzhan Akobian (2600)
4. GM Magesh Chandran Panchanathan (2495)
5. IM Dmitry Schneider (2490)
6. IM Amon Simutowe (2458)
7. IM Marko Zivanic (2454)
8. IM Drasko Boskovic (2433)
9. IM Peter M. Vavrak (2387)
10. IM Davorin Kuljasevic (2381)
11. FM John D. Bartholomew (2407)
12. FM Michal Kujovic (2346)

In an effort to reach out to the local community and promote greater interest in UTD’s Chess Program, tournament organizers have decided to hold this year’s UTD Grandmaster Invitational at the Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Road, and the First Bank of Canyon Creek, 429 Belle Grove, instead of on the university campus, where the previous events were held.

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