Adel Faridani, representing the USA has secured first place in the WZ GM-1 with only 4 unfinished games in the event. If he is able to get a win in his game against canadian player Pierre Jean he will also obtain his first SIM norm. With his current score he has obtained the IM title as well as his first WZ GM norm.
The recently titled IM José Guillermo de la Rosa Solórzano (CUB) has completed all his games and secured the second place in the tournament, with a brilliant performance.
Below we show one of Faridani’s nice wins against Unes Hassim (CAN)