Manchester March GM Norm Tournament Report

03.20.16 The Manchester March GM Norm took place from March 2-7, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. New Hampshire native GM Josh Friedel led wire to wire to win with 7/10. No players earned GM norms. The tournament was directed by Ken Ballou, Alex Relyea, and Matt Phelps for Relyea Chess. Here's the illustrated tournament report with USCF crosstables, and games.

Tournament winner International Grandmaster and New Hampshire native Josh Friedel (left) plays Razvan Preotu in the Manchester March GM Norm Tournament.
images courtesy Nita Patel

Thanks to Alex Relyea for contributing to this report.

USCF crosstable from this event

Games from this event


Sriram Jha (left) plays Alex Lenderman.


Eugene Perelshteyn (left) and Denys Shmelov mix it up.


The whole group with arbiters.


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