Wednesday, April 13, 2011

2011 U.S. Championships April in St Louis

Just north and up the river to St. Louis!

Hosted by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis.

2011 U.S. Women's Championship

1. IM Anna Zatonskih
2. IM Irina Krush
3. IM Rusadan Goletiani
4. WGM Camilla Baginskaite
5. WIM Tatev Abrahamyan
6. WIM Sabina Foisor
7. FM Alisa Melekhina
8. WIM Iryna Zenyuk

Catch live coverage Friday April 15, 2011 click here.

GM Maurice Ashley
WGM Jennifer Shahade

MY NOTES:It is a definate fact, that TN needs more ladies in serious chess play. This brings to mind another fact about Mid-South Chess Camp. Did you realize that they bring in high rated women chess players.

GM Susan Polgar
WGM Jennifer Shahade
WGM Martica Fierro
WIM Alisa Melekhina
WIM Iryna Zenyuk
Eve Kutvak
IM Irina Krush

Three of the eight players in this years 2011 U. S. Women's Championship have been instructors at the Mid-South Chess Camp. This year returns WGM Alisa Melekhina. Along with these three, WGM Jennifer Shahade one of the commentators has also been an instructor here at the camp.
Click here for my complete post on this.


2011 U.S. Chess Championship
Click here for information.

1.GM Gata Kamsky
2.GM Alex Onischuk
3.GM Varuzhan Akobian
4.GM Yasser Seirawan
5.GM Yury Shulman
6.GM Jaan Ehlvest
7.GM Alex Stripunsky
8.GM Larry Christiansen
9.GM Robert Hess
10.GM Alex Shabalov
11.GM Alexander Ivanov
12.GM-elect Sam Shankland
13.GM Ben Finegold
14.IM Daniel Naroditsky
15.GM Gregory Kaidanov
16.GM Ray Robson

For live game coverage click here, starting April 15, 2:00pm

You will find GM Alex Stripunsky and GM Robert Hess at this years Mid-South Chess Camp, right here in Memphis!

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