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SAINT LOUIS, April 11, 2013 -- The fields are set for both the 2013 U.S. Championship and 2013 U.S. Women’s Championship, scheduled to be held simultaneously May 2 through May 13 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL).

This marks the fifth consecutive year that each of these prestigious events will be held in Saint Louis. The opening ceremony takes place on May 2, and the first round for both events will kick off at 1 p.m. CDT on May 3.

In honor of the five-year anniversary, the 2013 U.S. Championship will feature a 24-player Swiss, the same format that was featured the first time the CCSCSL hosted a national championship in 2009. This year’s event will feature a guaranteed prize fund of more than $180,000.

 

The complete list of players and their current USCF ratings is as follows:

 

1     GM Gata Kamsky (2815)
2     GM Timur Gareev (2766)
3     GM Alexander Onischuk (2732)
4     GM Ray Robson (2698)
5     GM Sam Shankland (2698)
6     GM Varuzhan Akobian (2690)
7     GM Alex Stripunsky (2680)
8     GM Gregory Kaidanov (2673)
9     GM Alexander Ivanov (2664)
10     GM Robert Hess (2661)
11     GM Larry Christiansen (2657)
12     GM Yury Shulman (2639)
13     GM Alex Shabalov (2633)
14     GM Marc Arnold (2626)
15     GM Melikset Khachiyan (2625)
16     FM Jorge Sammour-Hasbun (2621)
17     GM Joel Benjamin (2618)
18     IM-elect Yaacov Norowitz (2612)
19     GM Alejandro Ramirez (2606)
20     GM Conrad Holt (2591)
21     GM Ben Finegold (2570)
22     FM John Bryant (2542)
23     IM Kayden Troff (2505)
24     IM-elect Sam Sevian (2467)

 

1     IM Anna Zatonskih (2506)
2     IM Irina Krush (2489)
3     WGM Tatev Abrahamyan (2409)
4     WGM Sabina Foisor (2397)
5     WGM Camilla Baginskaite (2358)
6     WIM Viktorija Ni (2353)
7     WIM Iryna Zenyuk (2341)
8     WGM Anjelina Belakovskaia (2334)
9     WFM Sarah Chiang (2238)
10     WFM Alena Kats (2229)

 

Szerző: Sakk-mester  2013.04.11. 20:14