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The World Open

Philadelphia, June 30 to July 4

With over 10 000 players, and a $300 000 projected prize fund, it’s one of the biggest chess events in the world!

Canadian GM Mark Bluvshtein scored 5.0/8 in the open section to finish tied for 15th.

Fellow Canadians, Liam Henry (3.5), Shiyam Thavandiran (4.5), Leonid Gerzhoy (5.0), Mike Yuan, Victor Plotkin (5.5), and Arthur Calugar (5.5) also played in the open.

And our own Daniel Wiebe scored 4.0/8 in the U2000 section.

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