Thursday, April 27, 2006

Historic Chess Tournament in New York City

The Susan Polgar Foundation, the New York City Sports Commission, the Office of NY City Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Athletic Club are proud to present the 2006 Mayor's Cup Invitational Super Chess Tournament.

The event will take place on Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26, 2006 at the New York Athletic Club located at 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019.

The event will be a double round robin format. The participants are:

Title - Name - USCF - FIDE

GM Gata Kamsky 2736 - 2671
GM Alex Onischuk 2704 - 2650
GM Ildar Ibragimov 2704 - 2637
GM Boris Gulko 2659 - 2585
GM Alex Stripunsky 2659 - 2569
GM Susan Polgar 2557 - 2577

This would be the strongest round robin tournament in US history! More details will follow soon!
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