Thursday, January 05, 2006

North American Open 2005

This strong open tournament was held on December 26th-29th 2005 in Las Vegas. There were 713 participants (20 GMs) and prize fund was around 140.000$. US Champion GM Hikaru Nakamura took the clear first place half point ahead of competition.

Final standings (Ratings are USCF):
1. GM Hikaru Nakamura (2762) with 6 points out of 7 games
2-7. GM Julio Becerra (2624), GM Ildar Ibragimov (2702), IM Eugene Perelshteyn (2590), GM Nikola Mitkov (2635), GM Alexander Shabalov (2680) and GM Jaan Ehlvest (2678) 5,5 etc

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