Photos from the first 2 days of the 2009 US Chess Championship!

The 2009 US Chess Championship is well under way at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Yesterday, May 9th, 2009, concluded two exciting days of fantastic chess, and with the Fischer Memorial Prize still on the table for three players (Brooklyn’s Gata Kamsky – 2798, Illinois’s Yury Shulman – 2697, and New York’s Robert Hess – 2545) this competition is bound to get more exciting up until its conclusion on May 18th, 2009.

Photos from the first two rounds of play are available below:

Round 1 Photos

Round 2 Photos