Invitational GM/IM Norm Event
Apr 6th-11th , 2022
IM Balaji Daggupati got 1st place with 7/9, achieving the last GM Norm he needs and will become a GM once he gets over the rating cutoff.
FM Kirk Ghazarian got 2nd place with 6.5/9, also achieving the final IM Norm he needs in the mean time surpassing the 2400 rating and is now an IM-elect!
GM David Berczes and GM Joshua Castillo tied for 3rd place with 5.5/9.
Congratulations to all of them!
Hotels: Sonesta Silicon Valley Chess Rate $89+tax/night
Nearest airport: SJC
A free vanpool shuttle between Sonesta and chess club will be arranged 30 minutes prior to the round (or start of the opening ceremony for 1st round) and 4 hours after each round.