GM Evgeny Najer beat GM Jaan Ehlvest to secure a 1st place tie with GM Hikaru Nakamura, who had taken two half-point byes on the final day as he jetted off to another tournament.
Here are some games from Round Nine , the final round at the World Open at Philadelphia, Pa.
GM Nakamura had to take two byes in the eight and ninth rounds because of his flight schedule to play in an European tournament.
Here some games , courtesy of Mon Roi's web site.
Unfortunately, GM Mihkalevski lost his lost round game, had he won it , he would have also tied for first place. His lost was to GM Stocek.