Final standings (top 35)
After 9 rounds, 3 chess players tied for 1st. But Chess GM Alex Shimanov won on tiebreaks to win the chess title and $6,133.34. SPICE Junior Chess member GM Awonder Liang also tied for 1st to win $5,833.34.
Local young chess star Sam Schmakel finished with 6 points to earn his final IM norm and title! Congratulations!