Kenya’s highest rated player Peter Gilruth was in action at the National Open which took place earlier this year in the city of Las Vegas, USA.
Peter scored an impressive 4.5 points out of 6 rounds to end up in joint 3rd position and 9th in standing out of 94 players. He went home with USD 319 (KES 31,900).
Peter has annotated one his wins against Vladislav Yanovsky who is rated 2243. A game of fluctuating fortunes which proves that one must fight to the bitter end.
The 2017 edition of this event is set for 16th to 18th June 2017 and those who wish to take part should visit -Las Vegas Chess Festival.