2nd Metropolitan International -- Conclusion Print
Friday, 31 August 2012 09:29
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The 2nd Metropolitan International was held from August 14th to August 18th, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. 58 players competed in the 9-round Swiss open which was valid for FIDE title norms. Top seeded were GM Timur Gareev (USA), GM Robert Hess (USA) and GM Varuzhan Akobian (USA).

GM Timur Gareev and IM Dionisio Aldama won the 2nd Metropolitan International chess tournament on Saturday, August 18th, 2012, in Los Angeles, finishing both with 7.0 out of 9.0. In the armageddon tie-break, IM Dionisio Aldama claimed the Swarovski Trophy (Photo of Trophy Attached).

Kayden Troff scored 5.5 out of 9.0, becoming America's newest IM-elect via the event.
 
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