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GM Artashes Minasian defeats Georgiev to take clear first at 8-1!!!
details to follow..... Minasian has a 2837 performance rating!!

All results are linked on the results page.     There were also IM & GM norms earned!

The Class Section Satndings Page has Xtables for Sections 2-4 that are the exact wallcharts used here!

Chesswise Online University is presenting New York Open games in a Java Viewer!!!!!!!

1998 New York Open is history now, and what history it was!!

GM Bareev draws with 3 players out of 14. He had some interesting comments in an interview after the simul  

Over a dozen annotated games are here, special to the NY Open by noted chess writer and author, NM Steve Mayer

results.GIF (8558 bytes)   New Sponsor,  Lladró USA, Inc  donated the fine porcelain Mideval Chess Set below which was given to GM Minasian as clear winner of the Open section.

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Round by round reports, complete for all nine rounds  by Chief TD, International Arbiter Carol Jarecki