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Friday, May 1, 2015

Balakrishnan Sweeps Super Swiss, Becomes SM

NM Praveen Balakrishnan won Chess Mates Super Swiss #2 on Sunday, defeating GM Leonid Yudasin & NM Hans Niemann in the last 2 rounds to complete a perfect 5-0 result and gain Senior Master status.

Robert Keough & Jack Silver were clear winners among the U2100s & U1600s.

Here is the full list of prize-winners:

Open Section
1. Balakrishnan
2. Yudasin
U2350 FM Boris Privman
3. Niemann
2nd U2300: NM Arthur Macaspac

U2100 Section
1. Keough
2. Libaski Garcia
U1850: John Lekocevic
= 3rd. Errol Singh & Anthony Parker

U1600 Section
1. J. Silver
2. Nikhil Kalyanraman
3rd & U1350: Kesava Dhanasekaran & Charlie Silver
= 2nd U1350: Ken Cohen & Bhupinder Sohal

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