Saturday, July 30

People's Open in Berkeley

Top boards in 3-day schedule, from left to right: GM Parimarjan Negi (W),
GM Nick DeFirmian (B), FM Cameron Wheeler (W) and IM Kesav Viswanadha (B).

The 41st Annual People's Tournament returned to its traditional roots on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley.  Due to the lack of a suitable venue in Berkeley, this event was held at Santa Clara in recent years.  This year, chess came home to The Faculty Club on campus.

  • Top players:
    • GM Parimarjan Negi, GM Cristian Chirila
    • IM Kesav Viswanadha, IM Ricardo DeGuzman, IM Elliott Winslow
    • FM Cameron Wheeler, SM Arun Sharma, FM Andy Lee
  • 169 total participants 

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