Wednesday, February 27, 2013

#1096 Norowitz Earns IM Title

2009 Kenilworth CC Champion Yaacov Norowitz earned his final IM norm today by tying for 3rd 4th place at the Reykjavik Open.


After starting out 1-1 (with a loss to an FM), Yaacov scored 6.5 over the last 8 rounds, including +3-0=2 vs. 5 GMs, to finish a half-point behind winners Pavel Eljanov, Wesley So and Amin Bassem.

To play-through all of the new IM-elect's games from the event, click here.

1 comment:

Kenneth Chieu said...

Wonderful!
NM Kenneth Joseph Chieu