20th North American Open
December 26-29, 2010
The 20th annual North American Open was held from December 26-29, 2010, at Ballys Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Czech GM Jiri Stocek, having the lead going into the final round, secured a draw against GM Alex Shabalov to ensure himself at least a share of 1st place, finishing with 6/7. Six players had a chance to catch Stocek but only New York resident, GM Giorgi Kacheishvili, was able to do so after beating overnight leader GM Josh Friedel. Kacheishvili had the higher tie-breaks of the two winners and took home $7,800 while Stocek collected $7,597.
Please use the following links for information from the North American Open 2010:
- Replay Games and Download pgn File
- Final Standings
- Tournament Information – Sections, entry fees, prize funds, hotel info, etc.