Sunday, July 17

Naroditsky Finds GM Norm in Spanish Mountains

I submitted this article to Chess Life Online. The photo at left was taken at the 2011 US Championship. Congratulations Danya!

Always looking for interesting new places to play in Europe, IM Daniel Naroditsky participated in the XXXI Open International Villa de Benasque on July 7-16.
Located in the Pyrenees Mountains, this Spanish town is less than 10 miles from France, but 200 miles from the nearest large city, Barcelona. The majestic scenery attracted 31 Grandmasters and a total of 471 chess players seeking an excuse for a mountain vacation.15-year-old Naroditsky came to play Grandmasters and chase his first GM norm. ...
Please read the full article at Chess Life Online. There you will find a small sample of his games against Grandmasters.