While his 14th US chess title was won in Virginia, Barbosa’s 13 other triumphs were all clinched in New York.
He won at the Original 4 rated Games Tonight (April 9), Marshall CC Saturday Game 60 (April 11), Marshall CC Sunday Game 60 (April 12), 10 Grand Prix Points Tonight (April 16), Original 4 rated Games Tonight (April 23), and 10th Bowyer Memorial GP (April 25).Barbosa went on to succeed at the 10 Points Older Tonight (May 7), PCC 05109 Swiss in Forest Hills (May 10), Original 4 rated Games Tonight (May 21), NY May Open (May 24), Polgar Chess May 2009 G90 (May 26), Original 4 rated Games Tonight (May 28) and Original 4 rated Games Tonight (June 11).
Team Russia leads the World Championship race - On June 23, the games of the 6th round of the World Chess Team Championships were played in Khanty-Mansiysk. In the men’s tournament the leaders, team Russ...
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