In addition to the PGN file will all the games from the 1st Washington International. Below is a board where you can play through any game from the tournament.
At the end of this year's Washington International we ask the players a few questions about the tournament. We received responses from over half of the players. Below are the unedited responses.
Overall, I liked the playing conditions
|Strongly Agree||Agree||Neither agree nor disagree||Disagree||Stongly Disagree|
Coments: Spacious, Good lighting
The Washington International finished on August 1st with Gata Kamasky taking first place. Below is the final crosstable
The 1st Annual Washington International was held July 28 - Aug 1 just outside of Washington, DC. The strong field was led by Gata Kamsky, Alexander Onischuk, and Timur Gareev. A total of 55 players participated in the nine-round tournament. It was a nine-round tournament with a time control of 40/90, SD/30 with a 30" increment. The first two rounds had a large number of upsets. The highest rated to lose was GM Sergi Azarov from Belarus. He lost to local untitled player Jared Defibaugh.