Updated 4/131/17: corrections to PGN & annotations by Dmitry Gurevich.
Thanks to Carolyn Blackman and our gracious hosts at Avant for a wonderful Day One!
Of course, we would not have had an event without Jon Winick's open wallet and his will to make things happen.
All photos by Keith Ammann, except as noted.
And here are the games from Round One! Grandmaster Dmitry Gurevich kindly annotated Smirin-Colas and the fascinating Furfine-Chandra game.
Round Two pairings: