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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Chess Mates Ch. - Round 2 Live Blog

4:09 p.m.

The 2nd round is underway. Anthony Norris (1986) has late-joined, replacing R. Singh, who was filling-in.

The board by board pairings are:

1. Crump (1.0) - Privman (1.0)
2. West (0.5) - Kumar (0.5)
3. T. Idnani (0.5) - Camejo (0.5)
4. R. Idnani (0.0) - Norris (0.5)

4:28 p.m.

We are 43 minutes in. West playing an English, via 1.b3, and Norris is defending an Accelerated Dragon. Didn't see what the other openings were.

4:48 p.m.

T. Idnani is up an Exchange against Camejo and has advanced passers on b6 & d5.

4:57 p.m.

West getting the upper hand vs. Kumar: extra pawn, B pair, R on the 7th. R. Idnani a pawn up on Norris, who has only partial compensation.

5:08 p.m.

T. Idnani beat Camejo. West now a Bishop & Pawn up on Kumar... it should end soon. Privman winning against Crump.

5:29 p.m.

1 game left. Norris won a piece vs. R. Idnani. Don't know how it happened. Roshan has a passed a-pawn but Black should prevail.

5:42 p.m.

R. Idnan- 1/2-1/2 Norris. Anthony was short of time.

Standings after 2 rounds of 5: 1. Privman 2.0,

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